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ZIP Code 18655

Primary City:Shickshinny, PA (View All Cities)
County: Luzerne County
Timezone: Eastern (8:07pm)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.2, -76.2
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18655

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18655. 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 18655. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18655, 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:
Shickshinny, PA
Acceptable:
Mocanaqua

Stats and Demographics for the 18655 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18655 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 18655 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18655 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,278
Population Density 87 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,050
Median Home Value $155,000
Land Area 72.23 sq mi
Water Area 1.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,566
Median Household Income $48,542

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male128185212210165124159191275261258227225192122875353
Female1461621872071531401592062592622142172331981199810784
Total274347399417318264318397534523472444458390241185160137

Gender

 Male 3,127 50%
 Female 3,151 50%
Gender

Race

 White 6,153 98.0%
 Black Or African American 17 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.2%
 Asian 18 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 23 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 57 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1316338647446132419577
Renter3180846368576030
Total44243470537529381255107

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,421 55%
 Single Guardian 377 15%
 Singles 659 26%
 Singles With Roommate 109 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,819 71%
 Households with Kids 747 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2220223433423438384336335644454747452635
Female3122313027353537283036414436514543343441
Total53425364607769756673727410080969290796076

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18655 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18655 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18655 real estate data, the median home value of $155,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 18655. Rentals in 18655 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18655 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,278 100%
 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 1,229 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 864 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 473 16%
 Households Vacant 484 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 51 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Sale Only 26 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 45 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 211 44%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 144 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 20 5%
 1 Bedroom 83 21%
 2 Bedroom 141 35%
 3+ Bedroom 154 39%
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 $48,542 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 18655 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. In 18655 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,947 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,272 24%
 No Earnings 2,079 39%
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 1,947 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,272 24%
 No Earnings 2,079 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,669 95.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 56 2.0%
 Worked at Home 56 2.0%
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 303 13%
 High School Graduate 1,460 64%
 Associate's degree 167 7%
 Bachelor's degree 291 13%
 Master's degree 44 2%
 Professional school degree 24 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 970 81.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 74 6.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 141 11.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18655

ZIP Code 18655 is in the Northwest Area School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18655.

Northwest Area Intermediate School
21 Sunset Lake Rd
Shickshinny, PA 18655
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northwest Area School District
Northwest Area Primary School
417 Shickshinny Lake Rd
Shickshinny, PA 18655
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northwest Area School District
Northwest Area High School
243 Thorne Hill Rd
Shickshinny, PA 18655
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Northwest Area School District

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