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ZIP Code 18109

Primary City:Allentown, PA (View All Cities)
County: Lehigh County
Timezone: Eastern (7:08pm)
Area code: 484 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.64, -75.44
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18109

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18109. 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 18109. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18109, 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
Unacceptable:
Allentown Airport Branch

Stats and Demographics for the 18109 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18109 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 18109 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 slightly higher than average. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18109 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,932
Population Density 2,066 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,269
Median Home Value $141,500
Land Area 8.20 sq mi
Water Area 0.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,655
Median Household Income $38,506

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male597579558564565639561514561575575463411257245195165134
Female572579542506599702605551537591581535439321277251280306
Total1,1691,1581,1001,0701,1641,3411,1661,0651,0981,1661,156998850578522446445440

Gender

 Male 8,158 48%
 Female 8,774 52%
Gender

Race

 White 11,162 65.9%
 Black Or African American 1,736 10.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 75 0.4%
 Asian 402 2.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.1%
 Other Race 2,730 16.1%
 Two Or More Races 814 4.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner33411615810771478443183
Renter253797560508351187150105
Total2861,2081,1751,3181,122665593288

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,602 39%
 Single Guardian 1,657 25%
 Singles 1,951 29%
 Singles With Roommate 445 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,451 67%
 Households with Kids 2,204 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11712112312210811611611712210611013510410312911911197108115
Female11313491123117117126112107109110991111131001021189096119
Total230255214245225233242229229215220234215216229221229187204234

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18109 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 18109 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 18109 real estate data, the median home value of $141,500 is slightly less 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 18109. Rentals in 18109 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18109 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,813 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 106 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 13 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,515 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,229 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,911 40%
 Households Vacant 614 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 274 45%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 2%
 For Sale Only 95 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 186 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 67 3%
 1 Bedroom 884 34%
 2 Bedroom 1,026 39%
 3+ Bedroom 653 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 $38,506 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 18109 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 18109 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. More commuters in 18109 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 5,129 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,196 26%
 No Earnings 4,206 34%
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 5,129 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,196 26%
 No Earnings 4,206 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,479 91.0%
 Public transportation 270 3.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 244 3.4%
 Worked at Home 116 1.6%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 956 18.3%
 High School Graduate 3,215 61.6%
 Associate's degree 401 7.7%
 Bachelor's degree 539 10.3%
 Master's degree 47 0.9%
 Professional school degree 35 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 30 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,418 69.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 476 13.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 563 16.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18109

ZIP Code 18109 is in the Lincoln Leadership Academy Charter School. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18109.

Lincoln Leadership Academy Charter School
1414 East Cedar St
Allentown, PA 18109
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lincoln Leadership Academy Charter School
Mosser Elementary School
129 South Dauphin St
Allentown, PA 18109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allentown City School District
Ritter Elementary School
740 North Plymouth St
Allentown, PA 18109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allentown City School District
Louis E Dieruff High School
815 North Irving St
Allentown, PA 18109
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Allentown City School District
Our Lady Help of Christians School
934 Hanover Ave
Allentown, PA 18109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Life Academy
855 N Maxwell St
Allentown, PA 18109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Cuddle Zone Learning Center
445 Allentown Dr
Allentown, PA 18109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
A Childrens Place Learning Center
719 Roble Rd
Allentown, PA 18109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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