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ZIP Code 18242

Primary City:Oneida, PA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
Neighborhood: East Union Twp
County: Schuylkill County
Timezone: Eastern (7:21pm)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.89, -76.11
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18242

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18242. 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 18242. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18242, 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:
Oneida, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 18242 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18242 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 18242 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18242 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 235
Population Density 187 people per sq mi
Housing Units 156
Median Home Value $69,500
Land Area 1.26 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 113
Median Household Income $25,833

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7106667115881210923333
Female71361487686109534757
Total14119122015181116142219145710810

Gender

 Male 119 51%
 Female 116 49%
Gender

Race

 White 232 99%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 3 1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner39921218158
Renter29503000
Total5181421248158

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 41 36%
 Single Guardian 10 9%
 Singles 49 43%
 Singles With Roommate 13 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 89 79%
 Households with Kids 24 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male02202231212030122100
Female24101000000210111212
Total26303231212240233312

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18242 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18242 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18242 real estate data, the median home value of $69,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 18242 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 18242 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18242 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 235 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 45 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 49 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 19 12%
 Households Vacant 43 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 7 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 30%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 20 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 20 87%
 3+ Bedroom 3 13%
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 $25,833 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 18242 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, 18242 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. Most commuters in 18242 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 70 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 39 22%
 No Earnings 69 39%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 70 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 39 22%
 No Earnings 69 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 93 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4 4%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 6 10%
 High School Graduate 38 62%
 Associate's degree 4 7%
 Bachelor's degree 13 21%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 20 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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