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ZIP Code 18603

Primary City:Berwick, PA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (11:40am)
Coordinates:41.1, -76.3
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18603

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18603. 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 18603. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18603, 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:
Berwick, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 18603 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18603 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 18603 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18603 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,320
Population Density 375 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,021
Median Home Value $115,400
Land Area 51.56 sq mi
Water Area 1.60 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,215
Median Household Income $42,966

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
Male521533580673506512516565678695719658624481324262195184
Female525480561653542536457567639752795678661533403428391493
Total1,0461,0131,1411,3261,0481,0489731,1321,3171,4471,5141,3361,2851,014727690586677

Gender

 Male 9,226 48%
 Female 10,094 52%
Gender

Race

 White 18,474 95.6%
 Black Or African American 209 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 31 0.2%
 Asian 135 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 188 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 283 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner754778851,2571,237884594247
Renter216443437417319240286201
Total2919201,3221,6741,5561,124880448

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,778 46%
 Single Guardian 1,404 17%
 Singles 2,566 31%
 Singles With Roommate 467 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,943 72%
 Households with Kids 2,272 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male112119999910711210810010611610211312912013015914611812095
Female1061019311197931021028697110116125113136130157117113109
Total218220192210204205210202192213212229254233266289303235233204

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18603 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 18603 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18603 real estate data, the median home value of $115,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 18603 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 18603 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 18603 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,066 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 230 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 24 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,275 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,381 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,559 28%
 Households Vacant 806 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 186 23.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 1.4%
 For Sale Only 109 13.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 56 6.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 90 11.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 353 43.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 113 4%
 1 Bedroom 542 21%
 2 Bedroom 951 37%
 3+ Bedroom 949 37%
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 $42,966 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 18603 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 18603 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 6,463 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,750 24%
 No Earnings 5,637 36%
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 6,463 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,750 24%
 No Earnings 5,637 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,364 93.7%
 Public transportation 17 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 291 3.3%
 Worked at Home 258 2.9%
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 1,133 17.4%
 High School Graduate 4,108 63.2%
 Associate's degree 301 4.6%
 Bachelor's degree 717 11.0%
 Master's degree 129 2.0%
 Professional school degree 109 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,027 84.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 302 8.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 260 7.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18603

ZIP Code 18603 is in the Berwick Area School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18603.

Salem Elementary School
810 East Tenth St
Berwick, PA 18603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Berwick Area School District
Fourteenth Street Elementary School
1401 North Market St
Berwick, PA 18603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Berwick Area School District
Orange Street Elementary School
845 Orange St
Berwick, PA 18603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Berwick Area School District
Berwick Area Ms
1100 Evergreen Dr
Berwick, PA 18603
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Berwick Area School District
Berwick Area High School
1100 Fowler Ave
Berwick, PA 18603
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Berwick Area School District
New Story School
218 W 6th St
Berwick, PA 18603
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Holy Family Consolidated School
728 Washington St
Berwick, PA 18603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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