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ZIP Code 18104

Primary City:Allentown, PA (View All Cities)
County: Lehigh County
Timezone: Eastern (5:18am)
Area code: 484 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.62, -75.55
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18104

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18104. 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 18104. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18104, 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 18104 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18104 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 18104 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults 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 18104 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 43,236
Population Density 1,872 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,599
Median Home Value $214,100
Land Area 23.10 sq mi
Water Area 0.21 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 16,718
Median Household Income $67,929

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0221,1691,2171,6191,4441,0291,0861,1681,3571,4711,6131,5041,250920658579538551
Female9391,1021,1891,8491,8571,0971,1701,2151,4151,6261,6861,6301,3961,0067929099111,252
Total1,9612,2712,4063,4683,3012,1262,2562,3832,7723,0973,2993,1342,6461,9261,4501,4881,4491,803

Gender

 Male 20,195 47%
 Female 23,041 53%
Gender

Race

 White 37,223 86.1%
 Black Or African American 1,818 4.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 78 0.2%
 Asian 1,938 4.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.0%
 Other Race 1,330 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 838 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner751,0792,0362,8572,8101,6151,234515
Renter302852694690531400559469
Total3771,9312,7303,5473,3412,0151,793984

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,657 52%
 Single Guardian 2,047 12%
 Singles 4,937 30%
 Singles With Roommate 1,077 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,184 73%
 Households with Kids 4,534 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male178229213209200231248242248212276258238233281286272364416371
Female180186180200216213212218243245229254243218247248277478599530
Total3584153934094164444604604914575055124814515285345498421,015901

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18104 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18104 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 18104 real estate data, the median home value of $214,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 18104. Rentals in 18104 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18104 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 39,551 91.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 32 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 1,029 2.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,401 5.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 223 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,453 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,768 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,497 26%
 Households Vacant 881 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 279 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 3%
 For Sale Only 267 30%
 Sold & Unoccupied 56 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 108 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 148 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 78 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,437 34%
 2 Bedroom 1,455 34%
 3+ Bedroom 1,314 31%
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 $67,929 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 18104 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. More commuters in 18104 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 14,197 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,096 28%
 No Earnings 12,029 33%
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 14,197 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,096 28%
 No Earnings 12,029 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18,708 88.6%
 Public transportation 187 0.9%
 Taxicab 13 0.1%
 Motorcycle 10 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 800 3.8%
 Worked at Home 1,390 6.6%
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 1,033 7%
 High School Graduate 6,321 44%
 Associate's degree 1,186 8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,967 21%
 Master's degree 1,756 12%
 Professional school degree 697 5%
 Doctorate degree 438 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,162 74.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,175 17.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 553 8.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18104

ZIP Code 18104 is in the Allentown City School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18104.

Muhlenberg Elementary School
740 North 21st St
Allentown, PA 18104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allentown City School District
Union Terrace Elementary School
1939 West Union St
Allentown, PA 18104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allentown City School District
Francis D Raub Ms
102 South Saint Cloud St
Allentown, PA 18104
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Allentown City School District
Springhouse Ms
1200 Springhouse Rd
Allentown, PA 18104
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Parkland School District
Cetronia School
3635 Broadway
Allentown, PA 18104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Parkland School District
Parkway Manor School
768 Parkway Rd
Allentown, PA 18104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Parkland School District
Kratzer School
2200 Huckleberry Rd
Allentown, PA 18104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Parkland School District
William Allen High School
126 North 17th St
Allentown, PA 18104
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Allentown City School District
Parkland High School
2700 North Cedar Crest Blvd
Allentown, PA 18104
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Parkland School District
St John Vianney Regional School
210 N 18th St
Allentown, PA 18104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Jewish Day School of the Lehigh Valley
2313 W Pennsylvania St
Allentown, PA 18104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Building Blocks Learning Center
6750 Iroquois Trl
Allentown, PA 18104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lifespan School & Daycare
1651 N Cedar Crest Blvd Ste 103
Allentown, PA 18104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Datzyk Montessori School
3300 Broadway
Allentown, PA 18104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Jewish Community Center Kindergarten
702 N 22nd St
Allentown, PA 18104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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