Penns Creek, PA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 668
Males: 316 (47.3%), Females: 352 (52.7%)

Snyder County

Zip code: 17862

Median resident age: 30.8 years
Median household income: $28,500 (year 2000)
Median house value: $72,400 (year 2000)

Races in Penns Creek:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.7%)
  • Black (1.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (41.5%), United States (14.1%), Irish (6.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.4%), Dutch (2.8%), Italian (2.4%).

Elevation: 567 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Penns Creek

  • High school or higher: 65.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Penns Creek CDP

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

1.3% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Penns Creek:

  • EVANGELICAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; LEWISBURG, PA)
  • SUNBURY COMMUNITY HOSP (about 20 miles; SUNBURY, PA)
  • DIVINE PROVIDENCE HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Penns Creek:

  • WILLIAMSPORT RGNL (about 28 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; ID: IPT)
  • HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 52 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; ID: MDT)
  • UNIVERSITY PARK (about 54 miles; STATE COLLEGE, PA; ID: UNV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Penns Creek:

  • PENN VALLEY (about 15 miles; SELINSGROVE, PA; ID: SEG)
  • SUNBURY (about 21 miles; SUNBURY, PA; ID: 71N)
  • SUNBURY (about 24 miles; SUNBURY, PA; ID: H11)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Penns Creek:

  • PENN VIEW BIBLE INSTITUTE (Location: BOX 970 MOUNTAIN RD; Private, not-for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Penns Creek:

  • BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; LEWISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,534)
  • PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 28 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • LOCK HAVEN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 33 miles; LOCK HAVEN, PA; FT enrollment: 3,738)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 41 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 4,653)
  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 45 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 6,880)
  • DICKINSON COLLEGE (about 47 miles; CARLISLE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,098)
  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 49 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; FT enrollment: 2,761)
Private high school in Penns Creek:

  • PENN VIEW CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 187; Location: 125 PENN VIEW DRIVE; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Penns Creek:

  • PENNS CREEK EL SCH (Students: 109; Grades: KG – 05)