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ZIP Code 18709

Primary City:Luzerne, PA (View All Cities)
County: Luzerne County
Timezone: Eastern (5:16pm)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.29, -75.90
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18709

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18709. 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 18709. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18709, 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:
Luzerne, PA
Acceptable:
Wilkes Barre

Stats and Demographics for the 18709 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18709 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 18709 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 an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18709 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,903
Population Density 3,678 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,543
Median Home Value $86,800
Land Area 0.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,403
Median Household Income $31,667

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6269776698968710096101138111896847433023
Female62707676851048187801151271041226052726663
Total124139153142183200168187176216265215211128991159686

Gender

 Male 1,401 48%
 Female 1,502 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,835 97.7%
 Black Or African American 17 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.2%
 Asian 7 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 16 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 21 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner77311817817611510435
Renter4211694107101485831
Total4918921228527716316266

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 499 36%
 Single Guardian 238 17%
 Singles 577 41%
 Singles With Roommate 89 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,113 79%
 Households with Kids 290 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8191114814141815201120917131211151522
Female102251113161514121218131716111520191114
Total1841162521302932273229332633242731342636

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18709 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18709 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18709 real estate data, the median home value of $86,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 18709 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 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 18709 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,902 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 459 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 347 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 597 39%
 Households Vacant 140 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 54 38.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 13 9.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 5.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 7.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 55 39.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 82 12%
 1 Bedroom 230 34%
 2 Bedroom 194 28%
 3+ Bedroom 178 26%
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 $31,667 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 18709 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 18709 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 907 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 569 23%
 No Earnings 1,007 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 907 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 569 23%
 No Earnings 1,007 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,161 92%
 Public transportation 51 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 35 3%
 Worked at Home 20 2%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 118 12%
 High School Graduate 696 71%
 Associate's degree 91 9%
 Bachelor's degree 41 4%
 Master's degree 15 2%
 Professional school degree 16 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 294 73%
 Enrolled in Private School 20 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 90 22%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18709

ZIP Code 18709 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18709.

Graham Academy
469 Miller St
Luzerne, PA 18709
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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