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ZIP Code 18071

Primary City:Palmerton, PA (View All Cities)
County: Carbon County
Timezone: Eastern (10:12pm)
Coordinates:40.84, -75.59
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18071

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18071. 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 18071. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18071, 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:
Palmerton, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 18071 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18071 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 18071 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18071 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,578
Population Density 347 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,648
Median Home Value $131,400
Land Area 30.49 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,309
Median Household Income $49,361

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5286298584
5-9333273606
10-14343329672
15-19321311632
20-24287266553
25-29305301606
30-34323310633
35-39361360721
40-44377403780
45-49432458890
50-54433425858
55-59414376790
60-64292334626
65-69245250495
70-74151203354
75-79133138271
80-8485135220
85 Plus96191287

Gender

 Male 5,217 49%
 Female 5,361 51%
Gender

Race

 White 10,358 97.9%
 Black Or African American 42 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.1%
 Asian 40 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 48 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 77 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-243871109
25-34310232542
35-44595196791
45-54754193947
55-64690141831
65-74412106518
75-8426880348
85 Plus118105223

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,253 52%
 Single Guardian 673 16%
 Singles 1,103 26%
 Singles With Roommate 280 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,994 69%
 Households with Kids 1,315 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16362125
26073133
34659105
46656122
55951110
66550115
76958127
86162123
97952131
105663119
117157128
128169150
135670126
147970149
156756123
167068138
177172143
186263125
195152103
206149110

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18071 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 18071 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18071 real estate data, the median home value of $131,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 18071 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 18071 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18071 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,563 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 15 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,093 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,092 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,124 24%
 Households Vacant 339 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 85 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 3%
 For Sale Only 48 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 89 26%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 96 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 68 8%
 1 Bedroom 318 39%
 2 Bedroom 214 26%
 3+ Bedroom 224 27%
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 $49,361 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 18071 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 18071 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. However, that is not the case in 18071. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,466 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,070 23%
 No Earnings 3,286 37%
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 3,466 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,070 23%
 No Earnings 3,286 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,505 87.8%
 Public transportation 41 0.8%
 Taxicab 130 2.5%
 Motorcycle 17 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 359 7.0%
 Worked at Home 81 1.6%
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 564 15.7%
 High School Graduate 2,294 63.8%
 Associate's degree 238 6.6%
 Bachelor's degree 331 9.2%
 Master's degree 99 2.8%
 Professional school degree 24 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 43 1.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,448 92.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 60 3.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 60 3.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18071

ZIP Code 18071 is in the Palmerton Area School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18071.

Palmer Franklin Education Center
680 Fourth St
Palmerton, PA 18071
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palmerton Area School District
S S Palmer Elementary School
298 Lafayette Ave
Palmerton, PA 18071
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palmerton Area School District
Palmerton Area High School
3525 Fireline Rd
Palmerton, PA 18071
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Palmerton Area School District
Palmerton Area Jhs
3529 Fireline Rd
Palmerton, PA 18071
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Palmerton Area School District
St John Neumann Regional School
259 Lafayette Ave
Palmerton, PA 18071
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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