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ZIP Code 18504

Primary City:Scranton, PA (View All Cities)
County: Lackawanna County
Timezone: Eastern (3:34am)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.42, -75.72
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18504

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18504. 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 18504. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18504, 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:
Scranton, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 18504 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18504 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 18504 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 small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18504 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,265
Population Density 2,467 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,093
Median Home Value $110,900
Land Area 8.62 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,951
Median Household Income $41,693

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male663576686724646699616600707749797747552431318240215155
Female643609637783672742643628699826857783622498404382358358
Total1,3061,1851,3231,5071,3181,4411,2591,2281,4061,5751,6541,5301,174929722622573513

Gender

 Male 10,121 48%
 Female 11,144 52%
Gender

Race

 White 19,159 90.1%
 Black Or African American 728 3.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 32 0.2%
 Asian 216 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 688 3.2%
 Two Or More Races 437 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner433937591,2171,171765586250
Renter276857682684544314256154
Total3191,2501,4411,9011,7151,079842404

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,550 40%
 Single Guardian 1,967 22%
 Singles 2,946 33%
 Singles With Roommate 488 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,365 71%
 Households with Kids 2,586 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male132121115153118115116112115128126158147127132159147145141142
Female145124118123120123120129117124117123126147167160172153131130
Total277245233276238238236241232252243281273274299319319298272272

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18504 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 18504 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18504 real estate data, the median home value of $110,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 18504 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 18504 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18504 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,178 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 50 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 37 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,249 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,935 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,767 37%
 Households Vacant 1,142 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 400 35.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 34 3.0%
 For Sale Only 153 13.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 2.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 519 45.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 73 2%
 1 Bedroom 860 25%
 2 Bedroom 1,132 33%
 3+ Bedroom 1,339 39%
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 $41,693 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 18504 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 18504 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 18504 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 6,900 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,995 24%
 No Earnings 5,935 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 6,900 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,995 24%
 No Earnings 5,935 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,881 93%
 Public transportation 238 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 315 3%
 Worked at Home 164 2%
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 770 11.5%
 High School Graduate 4,057 60.8%
 Associate's degree 522 7.8%
 Bachelor's degree 977 14.6%
 Master's degree 216 3.2%
 Professional school degree 78 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 51 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,392 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 489 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 302 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18504

ZIP Code 18504 is in the Scranton School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18504.

Frances Willard #32
1100 Eynon St
Scranton, PA 18504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scranton School District
Isaac Tripp Elementary School
1000 North Evertt Ave
Scranton, PA 18504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scranton School District
Charles Sumner #18
North Sumner Ave and Swetland
Scranton, PA 18504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scranton School District
West Scranton Intrmd School
1401 Fellows St
Scranton, PA 18504
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Scranton School District
West Scranton High School
1201 Luzerne St
Scranton, PA 18504
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Scranton School District
All Saints Academy
1425 Jackson St
Scranton, PA 18504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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