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ZIP Code 18248

Primary City:Sheppton, PA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
Neighborhood: East Union Twp
County: Schuylkill County
Timezone: Eastern (4:53am)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.897, -76.118
ZIP (~200 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18248

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18248. 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 18248. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18248, 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:
Sheppton, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 18248 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18248 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 18248 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 higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18248 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 631
Population Density 44 people per sq mi
Housing Units 295
Median Home Value $109,100
Land Area 14.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 261
Median Household Income $52,105

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male19162218151316193127233021209495
Female916251416819172231283120131512711
Total283247323121353653585161413324161616

Gender

 Male 317 50%
 Female 314 50%
Gender

Race

 White 612 97.0%
 Black Or African American 2 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.5%
 Asian 2 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 7 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11835504532197
Renter3891014613
Total426446059382010

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 132 51%
 Single Guardian 47 18%
 Singles 62 24%
 Singles With Roommate 20 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 190 73%
 Households with Kids 71 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male44453541362644533342
Female20342226454844224423
Total6479576771161488757765

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18248 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18248 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18248 real estate data, the median home value of $109,100 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 18248. Rentals in 18248 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18248 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 628 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 2 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 119 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 88 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 54 18%
 Households Vacant 34 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 21%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 53%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 20 48%
 3+ Bedroom 22 52%
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 $52,105 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 18248 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. More commuters in 18248 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 233 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 79 17%
 No Earnings 154 33%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 233 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 79 17%
 No Earnings 154 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 261 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5 2%
 Worked at Home 9 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 18248 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 9 4%
 High School Graduate 163 73%
 Associate's degree 27 12%
 Bachelor's degree 20 9%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 4 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 74 71%
 Enrolled in Private School 16 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 14 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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