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ZIP Code 18701

Primary City:Wilkes Barre, PA (View All Cities)
County: Luzerne County
Timezone: Eastern (1:42pm)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.24, -75.89
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18701

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18701. 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 18701. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18701, 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:
Wilkes Barre, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 18701 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18701 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 18701 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18701 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,447
Population Density 6,450 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,277
Median Home Value $157,500
Land Area 0.53 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,050
Median Household Income $15,227

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 22Male Median Age: 22Female Median Age: 22

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male15111244360263423325385659504041424354
Female219164455706130191927343143334286115177
Total3620288881,172124725244659090937383128158231

Gender

 Male 1,669 48%
 Female 1,778 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,065 88.9%
 Black Or African American 188 5.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.2%
 Asian 76 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 55 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 56 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0210162219119
Renter17011841829596198161
Total1701205198117115209170

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 120 11%
 Single Guardian 55 5%
 Singles 762 73%
 Singles With Roommate 113 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 1
 Households without Kids 996 95%
 Households with Kids 54 5%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12544212216113279148277232
Female16162420122633358152277227
Total28610663233874651217300554459

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18701 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 18701 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 18701 real estate data, the median home value of $157,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 18701 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18701 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,523 44%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 122 4%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 1,678 49%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 124 4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 53 4%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 36 3%
 Renter Occupied Households 961 75%
 Households Vacant 227 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 152 67%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 28 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 36 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 185 21%
 1 Bedroom 442 49%
 2 Bedroom 154 17%
 3+ Bedroom 121 13%
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 $15,227 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 18701 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 18701 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 296 9%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,570 49%
 No Earnings 1,308 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 296 9%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,570 49%
 No Earnings 1,308 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 608 60%
 Public transportation 37 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 326 32%
 Worked at Home 40 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 89 19%
 High School Graduate 185 40%
 Associate's degree 39 8%
 Bachelor's degree 111 24%
 Master's degree 31 7%
 Professional school degree 5 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 48 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 6 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18701

ZIP Code 18701 is in the Wilkes-Barre Area School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18701.

James M Coughlin Jshs
80 North Washington St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wilkes-Barre Area School District
St Nicholas-St Mary'S School
242 S Washington St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Holy Redeemer High School
159 S Pennsylvania Blvd
Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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