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ZIP Code 18472

Primary City:Waymart, PA (View All Cities)
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Eastern (3:44pm)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.6, -75.4
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18472

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18472. 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 18472. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18472, 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:
Waymart, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 18472 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18472 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 18472 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18472 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,521
Population Density 117 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,150
Median Home Value $168,000
Land Area 64.07 sq mi
Water Area 2.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,740
Median Household Income $47,560

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male114121161171266512627587593572472320266177107676940
Female86128147147117105103136169180162146148119988691111
Total200249308318383617730723762752634466414296205153160151

Gender

 Male 5,242 70%
 Female 2,279 30%
Gender

Race

 White 5,864 78.0%
 Black Or African American 1,178 15.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 47 0.6%
 Asian 47 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 275 3.7%
 Two Or More Races 110 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner119723732829021615048
Renter2869637051333217
Total3916630039834124918265

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 945 54%
 Single Guardian 259 15%
 Singles 449 26%
 Singles With Roommate 87 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,237 71%
 Households with Kids 503 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2018332122252724232731323239373138353025
Female2219151527262119353127273329303127362328
Total4237483649514843585858596568676265715353

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18472 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18472 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18472 real estate data, the median home value of $168,000 is slightly higher 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 18472. Rentals in 18472 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18472 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,314 57.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 3,069 40.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 100 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 27 0.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 11 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 818 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 559 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 363 17%
 Households Vacant 410 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 27 6.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.5%
 For Sale Only 24 5.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 2.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 276 67.3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 71 17.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 2%
 1 Bedroom 31 10%
 2 Bedroom 80 25%
 3+ Bedroom 207 63%
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 $47,560 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 18472 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 18472 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 1,483 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,646 25%
 No Earnings 3,545 53%
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 1,483 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,646 25%
 No Earnings 3,545 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,638 89.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 68 3.7%
 Worked at Home 117 6.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 910 21.1%
 High School Graduate 2,942 68.1%
 Associate's degree 192 4.4%
 Bachelor's degree 159 3.7%
 Master's degree 93 2.2%
 Professional school degree 9 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 17 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 621 79.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 97 12.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 66 8.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18472

ZIP Code 18472 is in the Western Wayne School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18472.

Wilson Elementary School
74 Belmont St
Waymart, PA 18472
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Western Wayne School District

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