Zip Code 17978 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSpring Glen
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Schuylkill
Secondary County: Dauphin
Area Code272 / 570
Current Population:224
Racial Majority:White 98.61%
Unemployment Rate:8.9%
Median Household Income$47631
Average Adjusted Gross Income$52260
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time29.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range722 - 991 ft.
Area11 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.60464500, -76.68796800

Zip Code 17978 Description

Zip Code 17978 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Scranton - Wilkes-Barre metro area. Zip code 17978 is primarily located in Schuylkill County. Portions of 17978 are also located in Dauphin County. The official US Postal Service name for 17978 is SPRING GLEN, Pennsylvania. Portions of zip code 17978 are contained within or border the city limits of Gratz, PA, . Zip code 17978 is within area code 570 and area code 717. 17978 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 17978 is 8.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 8.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 17978 decreased to 224 from 324 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 17978 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 17978 public schools is . % of students in 17978 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 142 98.61% 218 -35%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 2 1.39% 1 +100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 1 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 4 0% 4 -100%

Zip Code 17978 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 17978 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population224324
Male Population48.20%
Female Population51.80%
Total Households100
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$47631
Income Under $50K Per Year52.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.30%
17978 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 1Scott PerryRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$100778
Average Real Estate Sale Price$92646
Current Unemployment Level 8.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 67b - Northern Shale Valleys
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 17978 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)17182736465660595140322339
Avg Max Temp (°F)33364658697782807261493858
Avg Precip (In.)3.192.63.413.74.284.643.913.654.583.413.693.1244.21
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Pottsville, PA
CBSA Type17978
CBSA Population148853
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours