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ZIP Code 18221

Primary City:Drifton, PA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Luzerne County
Timezone: Eastern (8:23pm)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.999, -75.911
ZIP (~200 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18221

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18221. 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 18221. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18221, 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:
Drifton, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 18221 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18221 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 18221 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18221 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 389
Population Density 197 people per sq mi
Housing Units 173
Median Home Value $120,600
Land Area 1.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 156
Median Household Income $59,722

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 510818
5-9101323
10-14131528
15-1915621
20-2414721
25-298715
30-346410
35-39101121
40-44161834
45-49131427
50-54201232
55-5915722
60-64101323
65-6981523
70-74121325
75-79102030
80-847512
85 Plus224

Gender

 Male 199 51%
 Female 190 49%
Gender

Race

 White 378 97.2%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.5%
 Asian 1 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24202
25-34617
35-4427633
45-5430434
55-6428129
65-7422022
75-8425328
85 Plus101

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 76 49%
 Single Guardian 43 28%
 Singles 34 22%
 Singles With Roommate 3 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 109 70%
 Households with Kids 47 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1202
2134
3325
4325
5033
6516
7156
8213
9235
10022
113710
12303
13303
144610
15213
16505
17303
18224
19336
20213

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18221 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18221 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18221 real estate data, the median home value of $120,600 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 18221.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 389 100%
 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 58 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 83 48%
 Renter Occupied Households 15 9%
 Households Vacant 17 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 6%
 For Sale Only 1 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 76%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $59,722 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 18221 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 18221 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 18221 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 109 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 61 15%
 No Earnings 241 59%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 109 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 61 15%
 No Earnings 241 59%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 145 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 9 6%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 18221 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 170 80%
 Associate's degree 43 20%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 101 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 12 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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