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ZIP Code 18252

Primary City:Tamaqua, PA (View All Cities)
County: Schuylkill County
Timezone: Eastern (11:30am)
Coordinates:40.8, -76.0
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18252

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18252. 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 18252. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18252, 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:
Tamaqua, PA
Unacceptable:
Hometown

Stats and Demographics for the 18252 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18252 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 18252 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18252 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,188
Population Density 189 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,322
Median Home Value $88,700
Land Area 59.13 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,649
Median Household Income $37,003

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male335325328334280308293365375417449365378251207174159104
Female330330300298328309270346367420403393370304243280208242
Total665655628632608617563711742837852758748555450454367346

Gender

 Male 5,447 49%
 Female 5,741 51%
Gender

Race

 White 10,841 96.9%
 Black Or African American 57 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.2%
 Asian 39 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 94 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 138 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner25240528708712519432124
Renter12425320724416415412590
Total149493735952876673557214

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,187 47%
 Single Guardian 824 18%
 Singles 1,384 30%
 Singles With Roommate 254 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,379 73%
 Households with Kids 1,270 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6161598765696564627362635476716462746356
Female5571786952716264817757535756686060634764
Total116132137156117140127128143150119116111132139124122137110120

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18252 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18252 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18252 real estate data, the median home value of $88,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 18252 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 18252 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18252 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,063 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 125 1%
 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 1,894 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,394 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,361 26%
 Households Vacant 673 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 195 29.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1.5%
 For Sale Only 85 12.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 4.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 67 10.0%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 286 42.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 64 4%
 1 Bedroom 526 32%
 2 Bedroom 645 40%
 3+ Bedroom 385 24%
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 $37,003 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 18252 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. Most commuters in 18252 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 3,009 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,308 25%
 No Earnings 3,822 42%
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 3,009 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,308 25%
 No Earnings 3,822 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,938 85.9%
 Public transportation 29 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 330 7.2%
 Worked at Home 288 6.3%
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 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 507 13%
 High School Graduate 2,349 59%
 Associate's degree 419 11%
 Bachelor's degree 353 9%
 Master's degree 241 6%
 Professional school degree 49 1%
 Doctorate degree 32 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,510 82.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 190 10.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 129 7.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18252

ZIP Code 18252 is in the Tamaqua Area School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18252.

Tamaqua Area Ms
502 Penn St
Tamaqua, PA 18252
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tamaqua Area School District
Tamaqua Elementary School
Boyle Ave
Tamaqua, PA 18252
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tamaqua Area School District
Rush Elementary School
50 Meadow Ave
Tamaqua, PA 18252
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tamaqua Area School District
Tamaqua Area Shs
500 Penn St
Tamaqua, PA 18252
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tamaqua Area School District
Marian Catholic High School
166 Marian Ave
Tamaqua, PA 18252
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Jerome Regional School
250 W Broad St
Tamaqua, PA 18252
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
New England Valley Mennonite
Valley Rd
Tamaqua, PA 18252
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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