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ZIP Code 18249

Primary City:Sugarloaf, PA (View All Cities)
County: Luzerne County
Timezone: Eastern (7:23pm)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.98, -76.10
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18249

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18249. 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 18249. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18249, 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:
Sugarloaf, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 18249 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18249 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 18249 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 18249 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,129
Population Density 129 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,724
Median Home Value $211,500
Land Area 31.92 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,642
Median Household Income $65,795

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male10813212014688809111016418216217917014173543533
Female8011812511865619212815516318121716312567787154
Total18825024526415314118323831934534339633326614013210687

Gender

 Male 2,068 50%
 Female 2,061 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,033 97.7%
 Black Or African American 6 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.0%
 Asian 38 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 14 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 37 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner19422933938322613244
Renter1127293232192816
Total1212125837141524516060

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,068 65%
 Single Guardian 158 10%
 Singles 346 21%
 Singles With Roommate 70 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,175 72%
 Households with Kids 467 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2323182921352819293220202523353424322111
Female1714172221183520241629302624233021261815
Total4037355142536339534849505147586445583926

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18249 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18249 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 18249 real estate data, the median home value of $211,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 18249. Rentals in 18249 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18249 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,129 100%
 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 927 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 521 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 194 11%
 Households Vacant 82 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 9 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 32%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 32 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 2%
 1 Bedroom 9 7%
 2 Bedroom 56 43%
 3+ Bedroom 63 48%
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 $65,795 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 18249 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 18249 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 1,351 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 715 24%
 No Earnings 894 30%
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 1,351 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 715 24%
 No Earnings 894 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,658 90.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 11 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 31 1.7%
 Worked at Home 141 7.7%
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 76 6%
 High School Graduate 686 50%
 Associate's degree 94 7%
 Bachelor's degree 401 29%
 Master's degree 74 5%
 Professional school degree 42 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 525 70.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 129 17.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 92 12.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18249

ZIP Code 18249 is in the Hazleton Area School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18249.

Valley El/Ms
100 Rock Glen Rd
Sugarloaf, PA 18249
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hazleton Area School District
Anne Mclaughlin'S Child Care
98 W County Rd
Sugarloaf, PA 18249
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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