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ZIP Code 18421

Primary City:Forest City, PA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (4:22pm)
Coordinates:41.7, -75.5
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18421

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18421. 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 18421. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18421, 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:
Forest City, PA
Acceptable:
Browndale, Clifford Township, Clifford Twp, Richmondale, Vandling

Stats and Demographics for the 18421 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18421 is located in northeast 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 18421 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely 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 18421 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,754
Population Density 135 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,287
Median Home Value $116,100
Land Area 35.23 sq mi
Water Area 0.40 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,971
Median Household Income $46,725

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
Male11713218417312211511612816319519814614411772725761
Female11412714114813612312313318618917815612010189111127140
Total231259325321258238239261349384376302264218161183184201

Gender

 Male 2,312 49%
 Female 2,442 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,610 97.0%
 Black Or African American 34 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.2%
 Asian 18 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 15 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 67 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1712924335529820417163
Renter28100866842437351
Total45229329423340247244114

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 926 47%
 Single Guardian 334 17%
 Singles 621 32%
 Singles With Roommate 90 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,390 71%
 Households with Kids 581 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2821252120303214364132404328413939361834
Female3221212835251626253322282434273535262534
Total6042464955554840617454686762687474624368

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18421 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 18421 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18421 real estate data, the median home value of $116,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 18421 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 18421 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18421 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,662 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 92 2%
 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 880 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 600 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 491 21%
 Households Vacant 316 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 50 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 50 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 101 32%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 106 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 125 27%
 2 Bedroom 180 38%
 3+ Bedroom 164 35%
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 $46,725 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 18421 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. Most commuters in 18421 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,514 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 992 26%
 No Earnings 1,338 35%
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 1,514 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 992 26%
 No Earnings 1,338 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,040 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 44 2%
 Worked at Home 38 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 176 11%
 High School Graduate 1,068 67%
 Associate's degree 88 6%
 Bachelor's degree 152 10%
 Master's degree 60 4%
 Professional school degree 13 1%
 Doctorate degree 26 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 697 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 44 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 54 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18421

ZIP Code 18421 is in the Forest City Regional School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18421.

Forest City Regional Elementary School
100 Susquehanna St
Forest City, PA 18421
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forest City Regional School District
Forest City Regional High School
100 Susquehanna St
Forest City, PA 18421
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Forest City Regional School District

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