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ZIP Code 18640

Primary City:Pittston, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Pittston
County: Luzerne County
Timezone: Eastern (6:49pm)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.30, -75.76
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18640

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18640. 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 18640. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18640, 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:
Pittston, PA
Acceptable:
Hughestown, Inkerman, Jenkins Township, Jenkins Twp, Pittston Township, Pittston Twp, Port Griffith, Yatesville

Stats and Demographics for the 18640 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18640 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 18640 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 18640 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,155
Population Density 605 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,135
Median Home Value $111,100
Land Area 28.36 sq mi
Water Area 0.46 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,402
Median Household Income $44,152

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
Male430436466559469508452503576640642592515406320244205175
Female420455455480468477478526571650670655559504365370373541
Total8508919211,0399379859301,0291,1471,2901,3121,2471,074910685614578716

Gender

 Male 8,138 47%
 Female 9,017 53%
Gender

Race

 White 16,553 96.5%
 Black Or African American 232 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.1%
 Asian 73 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 76 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 197 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner353627771,0681,096803559240
Renter166460358427310235263243
Total2018221,1351,4951,4061,038822483

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,134 42%
 Single Guardian 1,428 19%
 Singles 2,440 33%
 Singles With Roommate 400 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,484 74%
 Households with Kids 1,918 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male96898293778886108779883958610412912110610796103
Female928984839093738711298708899100100110841018597
Total188178166176167181159195189196153183185204229231190208181200

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18640 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18640 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18640 real estate data, the median home value of $111,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 18640 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 18640 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18640 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,875 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 59 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 169 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 52 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,859 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,081 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,462 30%
 Households Vacant 733 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 133 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 2%
 For Sale Only 93 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 450 61%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 102 4%
 1 Bedroom 651 28%
 2 Bedroom 839 36%
 3+ Bedroom 736 32%
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 $44,152 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 18640 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 18640 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 5,342 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,105 22%
 No Earnings 5,903 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 5,342 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,105 22%
 No Earnings 5,903 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,938 94.1%
 Public transportation 42 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 214 2.9%
 Worked at Home 163 2.2%
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 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 772 13.3%
 High School Graduate 3,361 57.8%
 Associate's degree 510 8.8%
 Bachelor's degree 701 12.0%
 Master's degree 353 6.1%
 Professional school degree 77 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 45 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,095 75.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 432 15.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 239 8.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18640

ZIP Code 18640 is in the Pittston Area School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18640.

Pittston Area Pri Center
210 Rock St
Pittston, PA 18640
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pittston Area School District
Pittston Area Ms
120 New St
Pittston, PA 18640
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Pittston Area School District
Pittston City Intrmd Center
110 New St
Pittston, PA 18640
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pittston Area School District
Pittston Area Shs
5 Stout St Yatesville
Pittston, PA 18640
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pittston Area School District
Humpty Dumpty Kollege
107 New St
Pittston, PA 18640
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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