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ZIP Code 18235

Primary City:Lehighton, PA (View All Cities)
County: Carbon County
Timezone: Eastern (11:26am)
Coordinates:40.8, -75.7
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18235

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18235. 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 18235. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18235, 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:
Lehighton, PA
Acceptable:
Lehightn Bor0, Lehighton Borough, Weissport

Stats and Demographics for the 18235 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18235 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 18235 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 slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18235 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,353
Population Density 244 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,489
Median Home Value $169,300
Land Area 79.17 sq mi
Water Area 2.62 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,713
Median Household Income $51,865

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male504524598572461451538608717755841744646468380283219151
Female548568527482462512504635720797818755591519431383325316
Total1,0521,0921,1251,0549239631,0421,2431,4371,5521,6591,4991,237987811666544467

Gender

 Male 9,460 49%
 Female 9,893 51%
Gender

Race

 White 18,888 97.6%
 Black Or African American 90 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 31 0.2%
 Asian 68 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.1%
 Other Race 78 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 183 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner324761,0271,3711,317900598173
Renter10532834935725919815667
Total1378041,3761,7281,5761,098754240

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,282 56%
 Single Guardian 1,184 15%
 Singles 1,801 23%
 Singles With Roommate 446 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,465 71%
 Households with Kids 2,248 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1001011221019512011497981241261181211091161421151128794
Female1091211101171131221091151091059910510011811793108877794
Total209222232218208242223212207229225223221227233235223199164188

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18235 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18235 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 18235 real estate data, the median home value of $169,300 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 18235. Rentals in 18235 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18235 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,084 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 18 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 225 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 26 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,677 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,217 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,819 21%
 Households Vacant 776 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 106 13.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.4%
 For Sale Only 110 14.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 3.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 228 29.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 305 39.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 62 4%
 1 Bedroom 307 19%
 2 Bedroom 798 48%
 3+ Bedroom 492 30%
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 $51,865 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 18235 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. However, that is not the case in 18235. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,755 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,001 25%
 No Earnings 6,198 39%
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 5,755 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,001 25%
 No Earnings 6,198 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,664 89.0%
 Public transportation 1 0.0%
 Taxicab 100 1.2%
 Motorcycle 13 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 542 6.3%
 Worked at Home 287 3.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 914 14%
 High School Graduate 4,072 61%
 Associate's degree 639 10%
 Bachelor's degree 627 9%
 Master's degree 307 5%
 Professional school degree 86 1%
 Doctorate degree 67 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,504 75.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 403 12.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 404 12.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18235

ZIP Code 18235 is in the Lehighton Area School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18235.

Shull-David Elementary School
200 Beaver Run Rd
Lehighton, PA 18235
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lehighton Area School District
Mahoning Elementary School
2466 Mahoning Dr East
Lehighton, PA 18235
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lehighton Area School District
East Penn Elementary School
496 West Lizard Creek Rd
Lehighton, PA 18235
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lehighton Area School District
Franklin Elementary School
1122 Fairyland Rd
Lehighton, PA 18235
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lehighton Area School District
Lehighton Area Ms
301 Beaver Run Rd
Lehighton, PA 18235
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lehighton Area School District
Towamensing Elementary School
7920 Interchange Rd
Lehighton, PA 18235
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palmerton Area School District
Lehighton Area High School
1 Indian Ln
Lehighton, PA 18235
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lehighton Area School District
Educare of Pa
413 Bridge St
Weissport, PA 18235
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Bha Academy
325 Alum St
Lehighton, PA 18235
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Packer Ridge Academy
50 Mauch Chunk St
Lehighton, PA 18235
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Lighthouse Baptist School
1349 Green St
Lehighton, PA 18235
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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