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ZIP Code 18020

Primary City:Bethlehem, PA (View All Cities)
County: Northampton County
Timezone: Eastern (6:42am)
Area code: 484 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.67, -75.33
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18020

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18020. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 18020. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18020, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Bethlehem, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 18020 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18020 is located in east Pennsylvania and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 18020 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18020 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,447
Population Density 1,478 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,772
Median Home Value $258,200
Land Area 13.83 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,549
Median Household Income $78,938

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male484686724751538418401587745870922753668459292248197165
Female471611684776521368425641804952948808762476336301287368
Total9551,2971,4081,5271,0597868261,2281,5491,8221,8701,5611,430935628549484533

Gender

 Male 9,908 48%
 Female 10,539 52%
Gender

Race

 White 17,879 87.4%
 Black Or African American 902 4.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 30 0.1%
 Asian 811 4.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 23 0.1%
 Other Race 446 2.2%
 Two Or More Races 356 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner223801,1731,8261,562840552167
Renter6316617816410464100188
Total855461,3511,9901,666904652355

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,858 64%
 Single Guardian 881 12%
 Singles 1,482 20%
 Singles With Roommate 328 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,037 67%
 Households with Kids 2,512 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male81107111108117124127158160138153141135157151154153140153153
Female778511710899127114137134144131119140150164169158157128130
Total158192228216216251241295294282284260275307315323311297281283

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18020 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18020 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 18020 real estate data, the median home value of $258,200 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 18020. Rentals in 18020 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18020 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,099 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 66 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 255 1.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 27 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,800 62%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,722 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,027 13%
 Households Vacant 223 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 66 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 56 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 60 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 176 17%
 1 Bedroom 151 14%
 2 Bedroom 351 33%
 3+ Bedroom 372 35%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $78,938 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 18020 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 18020 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,073 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,229 25%
 No Earnings 5,456 33%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,073 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,229 25%
 No Earnings 5,456 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,514 93.5%
 Public transportation 118 1.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 65 0.6%
 Worked at Home 481 4.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 589 9%
 High School Graduate 3,115 46%
 Associate's degree 572 9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,640 24%
 Master's degree 540 8%
 Professional school degree 114 2%
 Doctorate degree 158 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,819 77.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 580 15.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 242 6.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18020

ZIP Code 18020 is in the Bethlehem Area School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18020.

Miller Heights Elementary School
3605 Allen St
Bethlehem, PA 18020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bethlehem Area School District
Freedom High School
3149 Chester Ave
Bethlehem, PA 18020
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bethlehem Area School District
Bethlehem Avts
3300 Chester Ave
Bethlehem, PA 18020
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bethlehem Avts School District
Our Lady of Perpetual Help School
3221 Santee Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bethlehem Christian School
3100 Hecktown Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Moravian Academy Upper School
4313 Green Pond Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18020
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Cambridge Day School
3986 Township Line Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cambridge Day School
2201 Emrick Blvd
Bethlehem, PA 18020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Goddard School
4500 Falmer Dr
Bethlehem, PA 18020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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