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ZIP Code 18256

Primary City:Weston, PA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
Neighborhood: Black Creek
County: Luzerne County
Timezone: Eastern (12:55pm)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.942, -76.144
ZIP (~300 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18256

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18256. 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 18256. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18256, 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:
Weston, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 18256 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18256 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 18256 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18256 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 359
Population Density 330 people per sq mi
Housing Units 170
Median Home Value $129,400
Land Area 1.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 158
Median Household Income $50,700

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1061381214891015161912791142
Female6986771191018131811713867
Total16152114192119182033293723142219109

Gender

 Male 185 52%
 Female 174 48%
Gender

Race

 White 349 97.2%
 Black Or African American 2 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 7 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11111333120124
Renter251053334
Total31621383423158

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 76 48%
 Single Guardian 20 13%
 Singles 50 32%
 Singles With Roommate 12 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 123 78%
 Households with Kids 35 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12501110304243123021
Female00312302222220021210
Total12813412526463144231

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18256 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18256 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18256 real estate data, the median home value of $129,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 18256 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 359 100%
 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 55 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 68 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 35 21%
 Households Vacant 12 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 9 75%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $50,700 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 18256 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 18256 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. More commuters in 18256 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 80 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 54 17%
 No Earnings 185 58%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 80 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 54 17%
 No Earnings 185 58%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 134 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 18256 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 5 4%
 High School Graduate 83 61%
 Associate's degree 18 13%
 Bachelor's degree 29 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 73 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 5 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 6 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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