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ZIP Code 18621

Primary City:Hunlock Creek, PA (View All Cities)
County: Luzerne County
Timezone: Eastern (5:16am)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.25, -76.09
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18621

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18621. 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 18621. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18621, 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:
Hunlock Creek, PA
Acceptable:
Hunlock Township, Hunlock Twp

Stats and Demographics for the 18621 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18621 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 18621 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 large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18621 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,248
Population Density 141 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,358
Median Home Value $123,600
Land Area 44.45 sq mi
Water Area 1.52 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,984
Median Household Income $44,093

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male 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
Male120138143205299313323298356359295237215147102646528
Female12312916615912911111317017323521420218513691826261
Total24326730936442842443646852959450943940028319314612789

Gender

 Male 3,707 59%
 Female 2,541 41%
Gender

Race

 White 5,461 87.4%
 Black Or African American 574 9.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.1%
 Asian 18 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 141 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 49 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1912029043442324716248
Renter2052333430302418
Total3917232346845327718666

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,224 62%
 Single Guardian 260 13%
 Singles 411 21%
 Singles With Roommate 89 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,392 70%
 Households with Kids 592 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1823312127322823281922333336373548434241
Female2430262023232229323138303334373527352532
Total4253574150555052605060636670747075786773

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18621 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18621 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 18621 real estate data, the median home value of $123,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 18621 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 18621 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18621 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,120 81.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,120 17.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,038 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 705 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 241 10%
 Households Vacant 374 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 2%
 For Sale Only 30 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 233 62%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 76 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 3%
 1 Bedroom 28 13%
 2 Bedroom 84 38%
 3+ Bedroom 103 47%
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 $44,093 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 18621 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. However, that is not the case in 18621. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,379 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,246 25%
 No Earnings 2,451 48%
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 1,379 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,246 25%
 No Earnings 2,451 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,778 92.5%
 Public transportation 3 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 5 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 57 3.0%
 Worked at Home 80 4.2%
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 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 436 15.6%
 High School Graduate 1,981 70.7%
 Associate's degree 122 4.4%
 Bachelor's degree 179 6.4%
 Master's degree 58 2.1%
 Professional school degree 11 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 15 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 689 79.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 53 6.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 123 14.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18621

ZIP Code 18621 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18621.

Muhlenburg Christian Academy
362 Hunlock-harveyville Rd
Hunlock Creek, PA 18621
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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