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ZIP Code 18056

Primary City:Hereford, PA (View All Cities)
County: Berks County
Timezone: Eastern (1:43pm)
Coordinates:40.45, -75.55
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18056

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18056. 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 18056. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18056, 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:
Hereford, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 18056 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18056 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 18056 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18056 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 943
Population Density 562 people per sq mi
Housing Units 435
Median Home Value $18,600
Land Area 1.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 413
Median Household Income $48,074

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2920233128174283938484138282016810
Female13202026242110342446464929383122159
Total424043575238146263849490676651382319

Gender

 Male 466 49%
 Female 477 51%
Gender

Race

 White 868 92.0%
 Black Or African American 4 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 6 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 36 3.8%
 Two Or More Races 28 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner921578399694012
Renter015105101
Total9226293104704013

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 199 48%
 Single Guardian 74 18%
 Singles 115 28%
 Singles With Roommate 25 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 309 75%
 Households with Kids 104 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male74463535453753857745
Female062514113145425359729
Total71061149148598117811101614614

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18056 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18056 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 18056 real estate data, the median home value of $18,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 18056 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 18056 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18056 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 943 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 143 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 247 57%
 Renter Occupied Households 23 5%
 Households Vacant 22 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 5%
 For Sale Only 4 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 23%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 9 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 4 100%
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 $48,074 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 18056 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. A higher percentage of people in 18056 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 18056 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 248 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 84 12%
 No Earnings 374 53%
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 248 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 84 12%
 No Earnings 374 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 221 80%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 56 20%
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.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 48 19%
 High School Graduate 210 81%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8 12%
 Enrolled in Private School 49 75%
 Not Enrolled in School 8 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18056

ZIP Code 18056 is in the Upper Perkiomen School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18056.

Hereford Elementary School
1043 Gravel Pk
Hereford, PA 18056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Upper Perkiomen School District
Chapel Mennonite School
42 School House Rd
Hereford, PA 18056
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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