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ZIP Code 18704

Primary City:Kingston, PA (View All Cities)
County: Luzerne County
Timezone: Eastern (5:17am)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.28, -75.89
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18704

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18704. 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 18704. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18704, 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:
Kingston, PA
Acceptable:
Courtdale, Edwardsville, Forty Fort, Larksville, Pringle, Swoyersville, Wilkes Barre

Stats and Demographics for the 18704 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18704 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 18704 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of seniors 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 18704 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,206
Population Density 3,118 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,230
Median Home Value $119,300
Land Area 10.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.45 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,921
Median Household Income $47,977

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8358278621,0469579997939381,0231,0521,0601,1241,003655481399380274
Female8017728011,0329481,0748599231,0221,0891,2271,2501,094846624666735735
Total1,6361,5991,6632,0781,9052,0731,6521,8612,0452,1412,2872,3742,0971,5011,1051,0651,1151,009

Gender

 Male 14,708 47%
 Female 16,498 53%
Gender

Race

 White 29,288 93.9%
 Black Or African American 763 2.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 0.1%
 Asian 414 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 228 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 464 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner696521,2131,6881,9961,1821,030405
Renter5081,166948911788547540278
Total5771,8182,1612,5992,7841,7291,570683

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,448 39%
 Single Guardian 2,610 19%
 Singles 4,999 36%
 Singles With Roommate 864 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,461 75%
 Households with Kids 3,460 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male169179156161168170162155172180173161170178192228203217206168
Female180140169144178145137160152156166142174163175209224223201186
Total349319325305346315299315324336339303344341367437427440407354

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18704 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18704 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18704 real estate data, the median home value of $119,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 18704. Rentals in 18704 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 $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18704 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 30,655 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 328 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 101 0.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 122 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,986 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,249 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,686 37%
 Households Vacant 1,309 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 407 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 22 2%
 For Sale Only 188 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 43 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 53 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 596 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 168 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,614 29%
 2 Bedroom 2,082 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,793 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 $47,977 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 18704 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. More commuters in 18704 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 11,106 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,786 22%
 No Earnings 9,640 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 11,106 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,786 22%
 No Earnings 9,640 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,951 92.6%
 Public transportation 274 1.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 33 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 521 3.5%
 Worked at Home 283 1.9%
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 910 8.6%
 High School Graduate 6,040 57.4%
 Associate's degree 743 7.1%
 Bachelor's degree 1,991 18.9%
 Master's degree 592 5.6%
 Professional school degree 197 1.9%
 Doctorate degree 57 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,651 76.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 790 16.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 356 7.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18704

ZIP Code 18704 is in the Wyoming Valley West School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18704.

Dana El Center
50 Dana St
Forty Fort, PA 18704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wyoming Valley West School District
Pringle Street Elementary School
230 Pringle St
Kingston, PA 18704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wyoming Valley West School District
Schuyler Avenue Elementary School
715 Schuyler Ave
Kingston, PA 18704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wyoming Valley West School District
Third Avenue Elementary School
Rear Third Ave and Davis St
Kingston, PA 18704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wyoming Valley West School District
Chester Street Elementary School
110 East Chester St
Kingston, PA 18704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wyoming Valley West School District
Wyoming Valley West Ms
201 Chester St
Kingston, PA 18704
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wyoming Valley West School District
State El Center
355 State St
Larksville, PA 18704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wyoming Valley West School District
State El Center
355 State St
Larksville, PA 18704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wyoming Valley West School District
West Side Ctc
75 Evans St
Kingston, PA 18704
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West Side Ctc School District
Good Shepherd Academy
316 N Maple Ave
Kingston, PA 18704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Wyoming Seminary Lower School
1560 Wyoming Ave
Forty Fort, PA 18704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Wyoming Valley Montessori School
851 W Market St
Kingston, PA 18704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Genesis School
562 Wyoming Ave
Kingston, PA 18704
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Jenny Lynn Ferraro Academy
131 E Vaughn St
Kingston, PA 18704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Little People Daycare School
154 3rd Ave
Kingston, PA 18704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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