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ZIP Code 18106

Primary City:Allentown, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Allentown
County: Lehigh County
Timezone: Eastern (11:31pm)
Area code: 484 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.58, -75.59
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18106

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18106. 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 18106. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18106, 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
Acceptable:
Wescosville

Stats and Demographics for the 18106 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18106 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 18106 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18106 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,889
Population Density 850 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,836
Median Home Value $239,000
Land Area 8.11 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,740
Median Household Income $74,702

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male18324425221912814019521125427025625623016593796263
Female175247232189117172185236261285293276229175111106118182
Total358491484408245312380447515555549532459340204185180245

Gender

 Male 3,300 48%
 Female 3,589 52%
Gender

Race

 White 6,224 90.3%
 Black Or African American 98 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.1%
 Asian 326 4.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 113 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 119 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1120342353251632117143
Renter13827689412260137
Total24285499621557343231180

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,619 59%
 Single Guardian 288 11%
 Singles 717 26%
 Singles With Roommate 116 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,863 68%
 Households with Kids 877 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3937434256505146415348486142386144453118
Female2831354647464446644345434358445053231920
Total676878881039695921059693911041008211197685038

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18106 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 18106 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 18106 real estate data, the median home value of $239,000 is high 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 18106. Rentals in 18106 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18106 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,828 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 56 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,573 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 647 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 520 18%
 Households Vacant 96 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 25 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 5%
 For Sale Only 22 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 30 7%
 1 Bedroom 119 29%
 2 Bedroom 90 22%
 3+ Bedroom 177 43%
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 $74,702 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 18106 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 18106 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 2,560 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,283 23%
 No Earnings 1,758 31%
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 2,560 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,283 23%
 No Earnings 1,758 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,069 92.2%
 Public transportation 20 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 60 1.8%
 Worked at Home 180 5.4%
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 218 9%
 High School Graduate 1,033 45%
 Associate's degree 195 8%
 Bachelor's degree 415 18%
 Master's degree 321 14%
 Professional school degree 102 4%
 Doctorate degree 32 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,175 82.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 199 13.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 54 3.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18106

ZIP Code 18106 is in the East Penn School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18106.

Wescosville Elementary School
1064 Liberty Ln
Wescosville, PA 18106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Penn School District
New Story School
7462 Penn Dr
Allentown, PA 18106
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Devine School
740 N Brookside Rd
Allentown, PA 18106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Little People Country Club
357 S Route 100
Allentown, PA 18106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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