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ZIP Code 18642

Primary City:Duryea, PA (View All Cities)
County: Luzerne County
Timezone: Eastern (7:15pm)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.35, -75.77
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18642

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18642. 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 18642. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18642, 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:
Duryea, PA
Acceptable:
Pittston

Stats and Demographics for the 18642 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18642 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 18642 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18642 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,345
Population Density 801 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,062
Median Home Value $126,300
Land Area 5.42 sq mi
Water Area 0.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,903
Median Household Income $42,139

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1159214110510812012015915117415415214110994605237
Female95124108134101137122162160153178171144112114728985
Total210216249239209257242321311327332323285221208132141122

Gender

 Male 2,084 48%
 Female 2,261 52%
Gender

Race

 White 4,253 97.9%
 Black Or African American 20 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.1%
 Asian 29 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 20 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 18 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner812524629428721712963
Renter3099847578647331
Total3822433036936528120294

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 890 47%
 Single Guardian 297 16%
 Singles 611 32%
 Singles With Roommate 105 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,405 74%
 Households with Kids 498 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male252621182391624202823293823162324212114
Female1222201626222329242719193013312529212818
Total3748413449313953445542486836474853424932

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18642 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18642 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18642 real estate data, the median home value of $126,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 18642 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 18642 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18642 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,345 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 861 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 508 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 534 26%
 Households Vacant 159 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 47 29.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Sale Only 32 20.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 15.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 4.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 47 29.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 131 27%
 2 Bedroom 168 35%
 3+ Bedroom 185 38%
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 $42,139 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 18642 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 18642 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 18642 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,420 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 649 20%
 No Earnings 1,159 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 1,420 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 649 20%
 No Earnings 1,159 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,866 96.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 50 2.6%
 Worked at Home 15 0.8%
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 76 5%
 High School Graduate 876 62%
 Associate's degree 134 9%
 Bachelor's degree 203 14%
 Master's degree 96 7%
 Professional school degree 20 1%
 Doctorate degree 17 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 328 61.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 128 24.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 75 14.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18642

ZIP Code 18642 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18642.

Holy Rosary Elementary School
125 Stephenson St
Duryea, PA 18642
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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