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ZIP Code 18512

Primary City:Scranton, PA (View All Cities)
County: Lackawanna County
Timezone: Eastern (5:28pm)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.42, -75.60
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18512

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18512. 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 18512. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18512, 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:
Dunmore, Throop

Stats and Demographics for the 18512 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18512 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 18512 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18512 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,218
Population Density 1,092 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,990
Median Home Value $148,200
Land Area 11.19 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,511
Median Household Income $44,688

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male308295320356334386362381420387489380371267214206144138
Female263311348331377413348361419450486427414331291277296317
Total571606668687711799710742839837975807785598505483440455

Gender

 Male 5,758 47%
 Female 6,460 53%
Gender

Race

 White 11,785 96.5%
 Black Or African American 134 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.1%
 Asian 86 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 82 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 117 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner19276549714736515479216
Renter160443366331241196169101
Total1797199151,045977711648317

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,260 41%
 Single Guardian 967 18%
 Singles 2,003 36%
 Singles With Roommate 281 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,193 76%
 Households with Kids 1,318 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6171605575586245555865646766756382775974
Female4361654355726252707371716172657483595070
Total1041321259813013012497125131136135128138140137165136109144

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18512 has a small 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 18512 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18512 real estate data, the median home value of $148,200 is slightly less 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 18512. Rentals in 18512 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18512 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,121 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 83 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 14 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,038 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,466 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,007 34%
 Households Vacant 479 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 155 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 3%
 For Sale Only 52 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 230 48%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 91 4%
 1 Bedroom 571 27%
 2 Bedroom 872 42%
 3+ Bedroom 544 26%
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 $44,688 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 18512 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. More commuters in 18512 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 4,449 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,253 22%
 No Earnings 3,362 33%
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 4,449 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,253 22%
 No Earnings 3,362 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,576 93.4%
 Public transportation 49 0.8%
 Taxicab 16 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 125 2.1%
 Worked at Home 203 3.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 439 10.5%
 High School Graduate 2,156 51.7%
 Associate's degree 530 12.7%
 Bachelor's degree 700 16.8%
 Master's degree 254 6.1%
 Professional school degree 70 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 23 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,462 75.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 370 19.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 111 5.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18512

ZIP Code 18512 is in the Dunmore School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18512.

Dunmore El Center
300 West Warren St
Dunmore, PA 18512
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dunmore School District
Mid Valley Ms
52 Underwood Rd
Throop, PA 18512
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mid Valley School District
Mid Valley El Center
50 Underwood Rd
Throop, PA 18512
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mid Valley School District
Dunmore Ms
300 West Warren St
Dunmore, PA 18512
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Dunmore School District
Dunmore High School
300 West Warren St
Dunmore, PA 18512
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dunmore School District
Mid Valley High School
52 Underwood Rd
Throop, PA 18512
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mid Valley School District
St Mary of Mt Carmel School
325 Chestnut St
Dunmore, PA 18512
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Holy Cross High School
501 E Drinker St
Dunmore, PA 18512
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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