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ZIP Code 18049

Primary City:Emmaus, PA (View All Cities)
County: Lehigh County
Timezone: Eastern (11:22am)
Area code: 484 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.52, -75.50
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18049

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18049. 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 18049. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18049, 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:
Emmaus, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 18049 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18049 is located in southeast Pennsylvania and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 18049 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18049 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,341
Population Density 1,156 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,662
Median Home Value $211,900
Land Area 15.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,287
Median Household Income $63,636

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male473507525571436497506538618648708625531383263256202145
Female408465487551456489510547673700757675594416332332282235
Total8819721,0121,1228929861,0161,0851,2911,3481,4651,3001,125799595588484380

Gender

 Male 8,432 49%
 Female 8,909 51%
Gender

Race

 White 16,329 94.2%
 Black Or African American 213 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 27 0.2%
 Asian 280 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 223 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 263 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner284559191,2511,150708554197
Renter17649037932423715318482
Total2049451,2981,5751,387861738279

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,860 53%
 Single Guardian 1,012 14%
 Singles 1,942 27%
 Singles With Roommate 473 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,187 71%
 Households with Kids 2,100 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6811410392104110107929411310690117991211221191139679
Female758280857310010691951019290112921291301151067175
Total143196183177177210213183189214198180229191250252234219167154

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18049 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18049 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18049 real estate data, the median home value of $211,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 18049. Rentals in 18049 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18049 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,325 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 16 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,551 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,711 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,025 26%
 Households Vacant 375 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 149 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 2%
 For Sale Only 63 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 106 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 69 4%
 1 Bedroom 821 42%
 2 Bedroom 598 31%
 3+ Bedroom 448 23%
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 $63,636 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 18049 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 18049 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,315 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,853 27%
 No Earnings 4,026 28%
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 6,315 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,853 27%
 No Earnings 4,026 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,335 91.7%
 Public transportation 36 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 38 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 253 2.8%
 Worked at Home 430 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 516 9%
 High School Graduate 2,916 48%
 Associate's degree 528 9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,327 22%
 Master's degree 482 8%
 Professional school degree 172 3%
 Doctorate degree 93 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,192 75.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 538 18.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 165 5.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18049

ZIP Code 18049 is in the Seven Generations Charter School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18049.

Seven Generations Charter School
154 East Minor St
Emmaus, PA 18049
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seven Generations Charter School District
Lincoln Elementary School
233 Seem St
Emmaus, PA 18049
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Penn School District
Jefferson Elementary School
520 Elm St
Emmaus, PA 18049
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Penn School District
Emmaus High School
500 Macungie Ave
Emmaus, PA 18049
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Penn School District
St Ann Elementary School
435 S 6th St
Emmaus, PA 18049
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hildebrandt Learning Center
420 S 10th St
Emmaus, PA 18049
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Emmaus Baptist Academy
4702 Colebrook Ave
Emmaus, PA 18049
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Premier Child Care Center
3853 Allen St
Emmaus, PA 18049
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Discovery Preschool
225 North St
Emmaus, PA 18049
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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