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ZIP Code 18102

Primary City:Allentown, PA (View All Cities)
County: Lehigh County
Timezone: Eastern (11:06am)
Area code: 484 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.61, -75.47
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18102

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18102. 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 18102. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18102, 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 18102 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18102 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 18102 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 large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18102 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 49,779
Population Density 16,610 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,434
Median Home Value $94,300
Land Area 3.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 16,387
Median Household Income $26,575

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,3782,1722,0272,1882,1761,9491,7641,5021,5691,6491,4791,147853543381307231174
Female2,2641,9762,0752,1932,0661,9111,7751,5841,6081,7151,4661,115928681530477426500
Total4,6424,1484,1024,3814,2423,8603,5393,0863,1773,3642,9452,2621,7811,224911784657674

Gender

 Male 24,489 49%
 Female 25,290 51%
Gender

Race

 White 22,795 45.8%
 Black Or African American 7,986 16.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 619 1.2%
 Asian 748 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 35 0.1%
 Other Race 14,414 29.0%
 Two Or More Races 3,182 6.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1006511,1791,5401,255668448187
Renter9472,5192,1331,9891,181693545352
Total1,0473,1703,3123,5292,4361,361993539

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,674 29%
 Single Guardian 5,871 36%
 Singles 4,577 28%
 Singles With Roommate 1,265 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,327 57%
 Households with Kids 7,060 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male452485497435447416414499396415441397388386447428436423454462
Female480450470430422364400393397431424449374397403432455431472435
Total932935967865869780814892793846865846762783850860891854926897

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18102 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 18102 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18102 real estate data, the median home value of $94,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 18102 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 18102 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18102 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 48,389 97.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,112 2.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 14 0.0%
 Other Institutional 44 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 216 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,568 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,460 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 10,359 56%
 Households Vacant 2,047 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 963 47%
 Rented & Unoccupied 31 2%
 For Sale Only 314 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 66 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 642 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 416 4%
 1 Bedroom 3,164 31%
 2 Bedroom 2,873 28%
 3+ Bedroom 3,916 38%
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 $26,575 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 18102 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. Residents in ZIP code 18102 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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 18102 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 11,017 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,445 25%
 No Earnings 14,140 42%
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 11,017 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,445 25%
 No Earnings 14,140 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,447 79.4%
 Public transportation 1,263 8.1%
 Taxicab 70 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,453 9.3%
 Worked at Home 449 2.9%
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 3,760 31.5%
 High School Graduate 6,666 55.9%
 Associate's degree 457 3.8%
 Bachelor's degree 762 6.4%
 Master's degree 186 1.6%
 Professional school degree 86 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 15 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 9,841 77.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 837 6.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 2,070 16.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18102

ZIP Code 18102 is in the Roberto Clemente Charter Schools. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18102.

Roberto Clemente Cs
136 South 4th St
Allentown, PA 18102
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Roberto Clemente Charter Schools
Jackson Elementary School
517 North 15th St
Allentown, PA 18102
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allentown City School District
Mckinley Elementary School
1124 West Turner St
Allentown, PA 18102
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allentown City School District
Washington Elementary School
837 North 9th St
Allentown, PA 18102
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allentown City School District
Central Elementary School
829 West Turner St
Allentown, PA 18102
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allentown City School District
Trexler Ms
851 North 15th St
Allentown, PA 18102
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Allentown City School District
Sheridan Elementary School
521 North 2nd St
Allentown, PA 18102
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allentown City School District
Cleveland Elementary School
424 North 9th St
Allentown, PA 18102
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allentown City School District
Lincoln Early Chld Center
1402 West Walnut St
Allentown, PA 18102
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allentown City School District
Luis A. Ramos Elementary School
1424 West Allen St
Allentown, PA 18102
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allentown City School District
Sacred Heart School
325 N 4th St
Allentown, PA 18102
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Central Catholic High School
301 N 4th St
Allentown, PA 18102
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Divine Learning Center Academy
916 Turner St
Allentown, PA 18102
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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