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ZIP Code 18240

Primary City:Nesquehoning, PA (View All Cities)
County: Carbon County
Timezone: Eastern (7:40am)
Coordinates:40.9, -75.8
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18240

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18240. 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 18240. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18240, 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:
Nesquehoning, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 18240 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18240 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 18240 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18240 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,891
Population Density 132 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,034
Median Home Value $107,200
Land Area 29.47 sq mi
Water Area 1.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,677
Median Household Income $39,641

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1139593110113117135991471581651471379091675341
Female6811210377871009210310114614613712211610475106125
Total181207196187200217227202248304311284259206195142159166

Gender

 Male 1,971 51%
 Female 1,920 49%
Gender

Race

 White 3,770 96.9%
 Black Or African American 40 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.2%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 32 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 38 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner99215628326921017258
Renter2279475956354882
Total31171203342325245220140

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 803 48%
 Single Guardian 223 13%
 Singles 567 34%
 Singles With Roommate 84 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,289 77%
 Households with Kids 388 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2417252416261919152220172113211926271719
Female1114111713282317312421172219151417141711
Total3531364129544236464641344332363343413430

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18240 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18240 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18240 real estate data, the median home value of $107,200 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 18240. Rentals in 18240 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18240 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,727 95.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 159 4.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 1 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 689 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 560 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 428 21%
 Households Vacant 357 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 61 17.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 37 10.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 5.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 185 51.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 54 15.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 3%
 1 Bedroom 94 19%
 2 Bedroom 152 31%
 3+ Bedroom 234 47%
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 $39,641 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 18240 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 18240 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. 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 18240 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 859 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 705 21%
 No Earnings 1,757 53%
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 859 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 705 21%
 No Earnings 1,757 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,047 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 39 3%
 Worked at Home 117 10%
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 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 282 18.4%
 High School Graduate 737 48.1%
 Associate's degree 143 9.3%
 Bachelor's degree 247 16.1%
 Master's degree 82 5.4%
 Professional school degree 29 1.9%
 Doctorate degree 12 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 433 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 49 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18240

ZIP Code 18240 is in the Panther Valley School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18240.

Panther Valley Elementary School
1 North Mermon Ave
Nesquehoning, PA 18240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Panther Valley School District

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