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ZIP Code 18042

Primary City:Easton, PA (View All Cities)
County: Northampton County
Timezone: Eastern (5:26pm)
Area code: 484 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.65, -75.22
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18042

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18042. 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 18042. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18042, 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:
Easton, PA
Acceptable:
College Hill, Glendon, West Easton, Williams Township, Williams Twp

Stats and Demographics for the 18042 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18042 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 18042 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18042 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 41,570
Population Density 1,964 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,642
Median Home Value $149,300
Land Area 21.17 sq mi
Water Area 1.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,140
Median Household Income $45,441

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3631,2521,2701,9212,1551,4061,4461,3681,3931,5671,4121,250959655425337290211
Female1,3511,2411,2241,7271,8091,4101,3801,2701,4211,5051,4701,2681,059731563481452528
Total2,7142,4932,4943,6483,9642,8162,8262,6382,8143,0722,8822,5182,0181,386988818742739

Gender

 Male 20,680 50%
 Female 20,890 50%
Gender

Race

 White 30,888 74.3%
 Black Or African American 5,290 12.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 131 0.3%
 Asian 998 2.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 31 0.1%
 Other Race 2,504 6.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,728 4.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner759421,5972,0781,834970660259
Renter6301,5651,2511,290917520341211
Total7052,5072,8483,3682,7511,4901,001470

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,002 40%
 Single Guardian 3,461 23%
 Singles 4,427 29%
 Singles With Roommate 1,250 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 10,067 66%
 Households with Kids 5,073 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male289248276287245260257254236256240260255259286308335417575524
Female280269255273235264264232246245241235273230267253295376536425
Total5695175315604805245214864825014814955284895535616307931,111949

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18042 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18042 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18042 real estate data, the median home value of $149,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 18042 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 18042 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18042 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,341 92.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 713 1.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 143 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 374 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,917 4.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 82 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,314 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,101 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,725 40%
 Households Vacant 1,502 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 641 43%
 Rented & Unoccupied 38 3%
 For Sale Only 250 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 46 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 95 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 432 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 350 5%
 1 Bedroom 2,280 35%
 2 Bedroom 2,053 31%
 3+ Bedroom 1,921 29%
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 $45,441 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 18042 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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 18042 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 12,557 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,896 29%
 No Earnings 11,307 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 12,557 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,896 29%
 No Earnings 11,307 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,872 88%
 Public transportation 645 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 820 5%
 Worked at Home 639 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,115 17%
 High School Graduate 7,417 58%
 Associate's degree 852 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,464 11%
 Master's degree 578 5%
 Professional school degree 160 1%
 Doctorate degree 155 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,662 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 683 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 843 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18042

ZIP Code 18042 is in the Easton Area School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18042.

March Elementary School
429 Reeder St
Easton, PA 18042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Easton Area School District
Cheston Elementary School
723 Coal St
Easton, PA 18042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Easton Area School District
Paxinosa Elementary School
1221 Northampton St
Easton, PA 18042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Easton Area School District
Avona Elementary School
2317 Front St
Easton, PA 18042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wilson Area School District
Williams Township Elementary School
2660 Morgan Hill Rd
Easton, PA 18042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wilson Area School District
Wilson Area Intermediate School
2400 Firmstone St
Easton, PA 18042
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wilson Area School District
Wilson Borough Elementary School
301 South 21st St
Easton, PA 18042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wilson Area School District
Wilson Area High School
424 Warrior Ln
Easton, PA 18042
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wilson Area School District
St Jane Frances De Chantal School
1900 Washington Blvd
Easton, PA 18042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hildebrandt Learning Centers - Lafayette
328 McCartney St
Easton, PA 18042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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