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ZIP Code 18101

Primary City:Allentown, PA (View All Cities)
County: Lehigh County
Timezone: Eastern (8:45am)
Area code: 484 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.60, -75.47
ZIP (~1600 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18101

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18101. 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 18101. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18101, 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:
Allentown, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 18101 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18101 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 18101 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 an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18101 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,897
Population Density 11,166 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,821
Median Home Value $102,800
Land Area 0.35 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,540
Median Household Income $17,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 29

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1951621681351561611371271271421299265583539178
Female1781831611571761561311211101238396785760352019
Total37334532929233231726824823726521218814311595743727

Gender

 Male 1,953 50%
 Female 1,944 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,638 42.0%
 Black Or African American 792 20.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.7%
 Asian 22 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1,157 29.7%
 Two Or More Races 260 6.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner21429383420108
Renter1422822412691971588016
Total1442962703072311789024

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 261 17%
 Single Guardian 509 33%
 Singles 654 42%
 Singles With Roommate 116 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 979 64%
 Households with Kids 561 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4234343245303425283542352828332722332035
Female4130293734393038423834242738292532264539
Total8364636979696463707376595566625254596574

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18101 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 18101 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18101 real estate data, the median home value of $102,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 18101 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18101 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,695 95%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 42 1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 160 4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 120 7%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 35 2%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,385 76%
 Households Vacant 281 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 135 48.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.7%
 For Sale Only 22 7.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 1.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 116 41.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 173 13%
 1 Bedroom 488 37%
 2 Bedroom 362 27%
 3+ Bedroom 304 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 $17,250 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 18101 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 18101 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 18101 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 18101 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 862 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,254 32%
 No Earnings 1,847 47%
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 862 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,254 32%
 No Earnings 1,847 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 707 55.8%
 Public transportation 408 32.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 144 11.4%
 Worked at Home 8 0.6%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 663 35%
 High School Graduate 1,023 54%
 Associate's degree 98 5%
 Bachelor's degree 51 3%
 Master's degree 31 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 21 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 525 67.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 81 10.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 169 21.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18101

ZIP Code 18101 is in the Allentown City School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18101.

Harrison-Morton Ms
137 North 2nd St
Allentown, PA 18101
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Allentown City School District
Grace Montessori School
814 W Linden St
Allentown, PA 18101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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