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ZIP Code 18055

Primary City:Hellertown, PA (View All Cities)
County: Northampton County
Timezone: Eastern (4:50pm)
Coordinates:40.59, -75.30
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18055

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18055. 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 18055. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18055, 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:
Hellertown, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 18055 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18055 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 18055 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is 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 18055 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,780
Population Density 550 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,324
Median Home Value $205,500
Land Area 21.43 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,978
Median Household Income $61,265

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male293338352337288367314354423437466427333264205192154137
Female311350320323252318338367421470487398386336265213236308
Total604688672660540685652721844907953825719600470405390445

Gender

 Male 5,681 48%
 Female 6,099 52%
Gender

Race

 White 11,169 94.8%
 Black Or African American 142 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.2%
 Asian 184 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 115 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 152 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner14315636868771552437175
Renter92280190155119115111148
Total1065958261,023890667548323

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,580 52%
 Single Guardian 657 13%
 Singles 1,420 29%
 Singles With Roommate 321 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,609 72%
 Households with Kids 1,369 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6665624875487766727171736572707177645549
Female5062716864678072676259717157589563525542
Total11612713311613911515713813913313014413612912816614011611091

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18055 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18055 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 18055 real estate data, the median home value of $205,500 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 18055. Rentals in 18055 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18055 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,720 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 44 0.4%
 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 2,561 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,207 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,210 23%
 Households Vacant 346 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 116 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 4%
 For Sale Only 64 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 35 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 94 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 40 3%
 1 Bedroom 431 36%
 2 Bedroom 460 38%
 3+ Bedroom 265 22%
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 $61,265 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 18055 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 18055 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 4,056 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,559 25%
 No Earnings 3,621 35%
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 4,056 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,559 25%
 No Earnings 3,621 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,529 93.7%
 Public transportation 22 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 20 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 149 2.5%
 Worked at Home 180 3.1%
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 417 9%
 High School Graduate 2,325 52%
 Associate's degree 161 4%
 Bachelor's degree 930 21%
 Master's degree 474 11%
 Professional school degree 86 2%
 Doctorate degree 62 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,793 79.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 269 12.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 181 8.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18055

ZIP Code 18055 is in the Saucon Valley School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18055.

Saucon Valley Elementary School
2085 Polk Valley Rd
Hellertown, PA 18055
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Saucon Valley School District
Saucon Valley Ms
2095 Polk Valley Rd
Hellertown, PA 18055
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Saucon Valley School District
Saucon Valley Shs
2100 Polk Valley Rd
Hellertown, PA 18055
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Saucon Valley School District
St Theresa School
300 Leonard St
Hellertown, PA 18055
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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