Zip Code 17983 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameValley View
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Schuylkill
Area Code272 / 570
Current Population:1620
Racial Majority:White 94.61%
Public School Racial Majority:White 95.4%
Unemployment Rate:5.2%
Median Household Income$49552
Average Adjusted Gross Income$52800
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time31.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range984 - 1004 ft.
Area5 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.64260900, -76.54780900

Zip Code 17983 Description

Zip Code 17983 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Scranton - Wilkes-Barre metro area. Zip code 17983 is primarily located in Schuylkill County. The official US Postal Service name for 17983 is VALLEY VIEW, Pennsylvania. Portions of zip code 17983 are contained within or border the city limits of Valley View, PA, . The area code for zip code 17983 is 570. 17983 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 17983 is 5.2% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.9% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 17983 increased to 1620 from 1542 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 17983 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 17983 public schools is White. 39.6% of students in 17983 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1317 94.61% 1591 -17%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 2 -100%
 Hispanic 10 0.72% 13 -23%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -100%
 Asian 6 0.43% 5 +20%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 8 4.24% 8 +638%

Zip Code 17983 Race/Ethnicity

 White 95.4%
 Black Or African American 0.5%
 Hispanic 2.2%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 1.4%

Zip Code 17983 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population16201542
Male Population49.50%
Female Population50.50%
Total Households704
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
39.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$49552
Income Under $50K Per Year50.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.20%
17983 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 9Dan MeuserRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$199333
Average Real Estate Sale Price$65667
Current Unemployment Level 5.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.6%
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 DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 17983 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)17182636465660595140312339
Avg Max Temp (°F)33354558687681807260483858
Avg Precip (In.)3.22.613.433.734.274.693.883.674.743.43.713.1344.46
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Pottsville, PA
CBSA Type17983
CBSA Population148853
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours