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ZIP Code 18222

Primary City:Drums, PA (View All Cities)
County: Luzerne County
Timezone: Eastern (5:04pm)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.0, -76.0
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18222

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18222. 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 18222. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18222, 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:
Drums, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 18222 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18222 is located in east 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 18222 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 large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18222 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,020
Population Density 240 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,760
Median Home Value $166,900
Land Area 37.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,391
Median Household Income $67,753

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
Male2192352564373141772422963383833333323332371251077571
Female219253224336225188242294342366322356319200161110134219
Total438488480773539365484590680749655688652437286217209290

Gender

 Male 4,510 50%
 Female 4,510 50%
Gender

Race

 White 8,289 91.9%
 Black Or African American 419 4.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.2%
 Asian 104 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 92 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 98 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1027557673369637820054
Renter2474706457415485
Total34349646797753419254139

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,038 60%
 Single Guardian 393 12%
 Singles 787 23%
 Singles With Roommate 173 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,399 71%
 Households with Kids 992 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3049514358405347375754485542675810510610185
Female4044464743555851465639384843495085906263
Total70939790101951119883113938610385116108190196163148

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18222 has a slightly less than average 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 18222 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 18222 real estate data, the median home value of $166,900 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 18222. Rentals in 18222 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18222 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,344 93%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 176 2%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 500 6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,037 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 885 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 469 12%
 Households Vacant 369 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 4.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 53 14.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 5.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 213 57.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 66 17.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 63 16%
 1 Bedroom 128 32%
 2 Bedroom 36 9%
 3+ Bedroom 179 44%
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 $67,753 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 18222 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 18222 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 3,688 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,358 18%
 No Earnings 2,709 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 3,688 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,358 18%
 No Earnings 2,709 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,302 92.3%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 12 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 136 2.9%
 Worked at Home 209 4.5%
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 194 6%
 High School Graduate 1,866 58%
 Associate's degree 280 9%
 Bachelor's degree 571 18%
 Master's degree 156 5%
 Professional school degree 77 2%
 Doctorate degree 67 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,001 63.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 408 26.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 161 10.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18222

ZIP Code 18222 is in the Hazleton Area School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18222.

Drums El/Ms
82 South Old Turnpike Rd
Drums, PA 18222
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hazleton Area School District

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