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ZIP Code 18643

Primary City:Pittston, PA (View All Cities)
County: Luzerne County
Timezone: Eastern (5:20pm)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.37, -75.84
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18643

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18643. 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 18643. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18643, 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:
Exeter, Harding, West Pittston
Unacceptable:
Exeter Township

Stats and Demographics for the 18643 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18643 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 18643 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 slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18643 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,908
Population Density 679 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,013
Median Home Value $134,000
Land Area 19.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.88 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,557
Median Household Income $50,817

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male305344397364336319347435473507473421379323260189162111
Female308327370370302358345440476487505470470390296270274305
Total613671767734638677692875949994978891849713556459436416

Gender

 Male 6,145 48%
 Female 6,763 52%
Gender

Race

 White 12,603 97.6%
 Black Or African American 109 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.1%
 Asian 47 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 49 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 89 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner23269684865818650445189
Renter11632328326220917815093
Total1395929671,1271,027828595282

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,535 46%
 Single Guardian 967 17%
 Singles 1,729 31%
 Singles With Roommate 326 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,107 74%
 Households with Kids 1,450 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5345817266587868747295808070577980737570
Female5559628166686969557269896674747979825651
Total108104143153132126147137129144164169146144131158159155131121

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18643 has a small 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 18643 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18643 real estate data, the median home value of $134,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 18643 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 18643 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18643 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,788 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 113 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 7 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,370 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,573 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,614 27%
 Households Vacant 456 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 111 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 3%
 For Sale Only 75 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 54 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 180 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 358 23%
 2 Bedroom 499 32%
 3+ Bedroom 705 45%
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 $50,817 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 18643 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 18643 can expect to fall in that range. 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 4,428 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,361 22%
 No Earnings 3,800 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 4,428 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,361 22%
 No Earnings 3,800 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,764 94.6%
 Public transportation 12 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 97 1.6%
 Worked at Home 218 3.6%
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 305 7%
 High School Graduate 2,512 55%
 Associate's degree 451 10%
 Bachelor's degree 851 19%
 Master's degree 243 5%
 Professional school degree 97 2%
 Doctorate degree 78 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,525 79.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 110 5.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 273 14.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18643

ZIP Code 18643 is in the Wyoming Area School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18643.

Kennedy El Center
50 Penn Ave
Exeter, PA 18643
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wyoming Area School District
Sara J Dymond Elementary School
Sutton Creek Rd
Pittston, PA 18643
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wyoming Area School District
Montgomery Avenue Elementary School
100 Montgomery Ave
West Pittston, PA 18643
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wyoming Area School District
Wyoming Area Sec Center
20 Memorial St
Exeter, PA 18643
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wyoming Area School District
Wyoming Area Catholic School
1690 Wyoming Ave
Exeter, PA 18643
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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