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ZIP Code 18508

Primary City:Scranton, PA (View All Cities)
County: Lackawanna County
Timezone: Eastern (1:21pm)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.45, -75.65
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18508

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18508. 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 18508. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18508, 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
Acceptable:
N Scranton, North Scranton

Stats and Demographics for the 18508 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18508 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 18508 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18508 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,292
Population Density 1,807 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,530
Median Home Value $91,500
Land Area 6.80 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,982
Median Household Income $36,118

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male402387371404431415394338389400392356330232205157128106
Female399359351369441414396341354428398419392262223288247374
Total801746722773872829790679743828790775722494428445375480

Gender

 Male 5,837 47%
 Female 6,455 53%
Gender

Race

 White 10,566 86.0%
 Black Or African American 546 4.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.2%
 Asian 202 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.1%
 Other Race 650 5.3%
 Two Or More Races 290 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner23229412560577390300119
Renter247516375362339202220111
Total270745787922916592520230

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,817 36%
 Single Guardian 1,161 23%
 Singles 1,651 33%
 Singles With Roommate 353 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,532 71%
 Households with Kids 1,450 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6673799974856974858656737878618581839480
Female6888876885696866716776627373698188626995
Total134161166167159154137140156153132135151151130166169145163175

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18508 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18508 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18508 real estate data, the median home value of $91,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 18508 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 18508 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18508 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,866 96.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 319 2.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 35 0.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 72 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,618 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 992 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,372 43%
 Households Vacant 548 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 164 29.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 2.0%
 For Sale Only 54 9.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 2.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 304 55.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 546 24.9%
 2 Bedroom 894 40.7%
 3+ Bedroom 749 34.1%
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 $36,118 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 18508 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, 18508 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 18508 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 3,420 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,068 22%
 No Earnings 4,005 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 3,420 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,068 22%
 No Earnings 4,005 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,387 91.7%
 Public transportation 88 1.8%
 Taxicab 13 0.3%
 Motorcycle 13 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 211 4.4%
 Worked at Home 70 1.5%
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 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 652 18.2%
 High School Graduate 2,169 60.6%
 Associate's degree 231 6.5%
 Bachelor's degree 410 11.5%
 Master's degree 33 0.9%
 Professional school degree 62 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 21 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,535 77.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 252 12.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 188 9.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18508

ZIP Code 18508 is in the Howard Gardner Multiple Intelligence Charter Schools. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18508.

Howard Gardner Multiple Intelligence Cs
134 School St
Scranton, PA 18508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Howard Gardner Multiple Intelligence Charter Schools
George Bancroft #34
1002 Albright Ave
Scranton, PA 18508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scranton School District
Neil Armstrong #40
N Lincoln Ave and Clearview St
Scranton, PA 18508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scranton School District
Ctc of Lackawanna County
3201 Rockwell Ave
Scranton, PA 18508
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ctc of Lackawanna County School District
Howard Gardner School of Discovery
134 School St
Scranton, PA 18508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lutheran Academy - Scranton
238 Reese St
Scranton, PA 18508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Revival Baptist Christian School
2020 N Main Ave
Scranton, PA 18508
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Little People Daycare School
910 Oak St
Scranton, PA 18508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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