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ZIP Code 18103

Primary City:Allentown, PA (View All Cities)
County: Lehigh County
Timezone: Eastern (11:21am)
Area code: 484 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.57, -75.48
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18103

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18103. 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 18103. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18103, 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 18103 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18103 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 18103 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18103 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 45,336
Population Density 2,575 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,827
Median Home Value $167,500
Land Area 17.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,779
Median Household Income $48,289

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,5031,4611,5221,4831,2751,4441,4601,3471,4281,5361,7531,4901,200895716583456367
Female1,4841,3581,4181,3861,4721,6151,4521,4011,4501,6991,7711,5861,4161,062835721651640
Total2,9872,8192,9402,8692,7473,0592,9122,7482,8783,2353,5243,0762,6161,9571,5511,3041,1071,007

Gender

 Male 21,919 48%
 Female 23,417 52%
Gender

Race

 White 33,033 72.9%
 Black Or African American 3,615 8.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 125 0.3%
 Asian 1,291 2.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.0%
 Other Race 5,794 12.8%
 Two Or More Races 1,467 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1081,1771,8822,7102,5731,7141,288485
Renter6071,6011,1211,009701344259200
Total7152,7783,0033,7193,2742,0581,547685

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,533 48%
 Single Guardian 3,493 20%
 Singles 4,599 26%
 Singles With Roommate 1,154 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 12,137 68%
 Households with Kids 5,642 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male246301313318299291289304278300299316260347299313337282252265
Female269322295306283276254286259300297278281262244279309283271271
Total515623608624582567543590537600596594541609543592646565523536

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18103 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 18103 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 18103 real estate data, the median home value of $167,500 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 18103. Rentals in 18103 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18103 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 44,940 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 354 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 38 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,181 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,756 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,842 31%
 Households Vacant 1,048 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 435 41.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 26 2.5%
 For Sale Only 178 17.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 36 3.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 140 13.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 232 22.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 60 1%
 1 Bedroom 2,285 39%
 2 Bedroom 2,067 35%
 3+ Bedroom 1,441 25%
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 $48,289 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 18103 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 18103 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 14,906 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,195 26%
 No Earnings 13,451 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 14,906 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,195 26%
 No Earnings 13,451 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 20,013 93%
 Public transportation 190 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 613 3%
 Worked at Home 783 4%
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 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 2,762 19%
 High School Graduate 7,303 49%
 Associate's degree 1,148 8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,219 15%
 Master's degree 926 6%
 Professional school degree 316 2%
 Doctorate degree 166 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,883 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,209 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,125 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18103

ZIP Code 18103 is in the Arts Academy Charter Schools. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18103.

Arts Academy Cs
1610 East Emmaus Ave
Allentown, PA 18103
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Arts Academy Charter Schools
Hiram W Dodd Elementary School
1944 South Church St
Allentown, PA 18103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allentown City School District
Jefferson Elementary School
750 Saint John St
Allentown, PA 18103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allentown City School District
Lehigh Park Elementary School
1708 Coronado St
Allentown, PA 18103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allentown City School District
Roosevelt Elementary School
210 West Susquehanna St
Allentown, PA 18103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allentown City School District
South Mountain Ms
709 West Emmaus Ave
Allentown, PA 18103
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Allentown City School District
Western Salisbury Elementary School
3201 Devonshire Rd
Allentown, PA 18103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salisbury Township School District
Salisbury Ms
3301 Devonshire Rd
Allentown, PA 18103
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Salisbury Township School District
Harry S Truman Elementary School
1400 Gaskill Ave
Allentown, PA 18103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salisbury Township School District
Salisbury Shs
500 East Montgomery St
Allentown, PA 18103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Salisbury Township School District
St Thomas More School
1040 Flexer Ave
Allentown, PA 18103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Swain School
1100 S 24th St
Allentown, PA 18103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Devine School
1255 S Cedar Crest Blvd Ste 2300
Allentown, PA 18103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Little People Daycare School
2310 S 12th St
Allentown, PA 18103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lehigh Christian Academy
1151 S Cedar Crest Blvd
Allentown, PA 18103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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