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ZIP Code 18634

Primary City:Nanticoke, PA (View All Cities)
County: Luzerne County
Timezone: Eastern (7:20am)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.20, -76.02
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18634

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18634. 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 18634. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18634, 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:
Nanticoke, PA
Unacceptable:
West Nanticoke

Stats and Demographics for the 18634 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18634 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 18634 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 18634 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,569
Population Density 915 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,831
Median Home Value $88,100
Land Area 14.83 sq mi
Water Area 0.33 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,003
Median Household Income $37,220

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male311393341428422371395408467499481448420327255227169105
Female334335356381432421374438469434482470445403334318341335
Total645728697809854792769846936933963918865730589545510440

Gender

 Male 6,467 48%
 Female 7,102 52%
Gender

Race

 White 13,083 96.4%
 Black Or African American 186 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.1%
 Asian 50 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 85 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 147 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner36298583716811654478180
Renter201415371381291226255107
Total2377139541,0971,102880733287

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,361 39%
 Single Guardian 1,169 19%
 Singles 2,128 35%
 Singles With Roommate 345 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,533 76%
 Households with Kids 1,470 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5976556062807896779269575964948678898182
Female61576961847250686181668061688357758482108
Total120133124121146152128164138173135137120132177143153173163190

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18634 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 18634 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18634 real estate data, the median home value of $88,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 18634 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 18634 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18634 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,353 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 10 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 202 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,016 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,740 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,247 33%
 Households Vacant 828 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 261 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 1%
 For Sale Only 94 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 33 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 411 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 67 3%
 1 Bedroom 707 30%
 2 Bedroom 584 25%
 3+ Bedroom 1,012 43%
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 $37,220 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 18634 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 18634 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 3,929 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,766 24%
 No Earnings 4,720 41%
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 3,929 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,766 24%
 No Earnings 4,720 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,328 90%
 Public transportation 200 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 228 4%
 Worked at Home 173 3%
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 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 618 13.4%
 High School Graduate 2,856 61.9%
 Associate's degree 489 10.6%
 Bachelor's degree 419 9.1%
 Master's degree 145 3.1%
 Professional school degree 52 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 36 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,861 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 172 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 283 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18634

ZIP Code 18634 is in the Greater Nanticoke Area School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18634.

Greater Nanticoke Area Ed Center
600 East Union St
Nanticoke, PA 18634
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Greater Nanticoke Area School District
Gna El Center
601 Kosciuszko St
Nanticoke, PA 18634
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Greater Nanticoke Area School District
J F Kennedy Elementary School
513 Kosciuszko St
Nanticoke, PA 18634
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Greater Nanticoke Area School District
K M Smith Elementary School
25 Robert St
Nanticoke, PA 18634
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Greater Nanticoke Area School District
Greater Nanticoke Area Shs
425 Kosciuszko St
Nanticoke, PA 18634
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Greater Nanticoke Area School District

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