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ZIP Code 18222

Primary City:Drums, PA (View All Cities)
County: Luzerne County
Timezone: Eastern (10:39am)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.0, -76.0
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18222

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18222. 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 18222. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18222, 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:
Drums, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 18222 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18222 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 18222 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 a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18222 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,020
Population Density 240 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,760
Median Home Value $166,900
Land Area 37.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,391
Median Household Income $67,753

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5219219438
5-9235253488
10-14256224480
15-19437336773
20-24314225539
25-29177188365
30-34242242484
35-39296294590
40-44338342680
45-49383366749
50-54333322655
55-59332356688
60-64333319652
65-69237200437
70-74125161286
75-79107110217
80-8475134209
85 Plus71219290

Gender

 Male 4,510 50%
 Female 4,510 50%
Gender

Race

 White 8,289 91.9%
 Black Or African American 419 4.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.2%
 Asian 104 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 92 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 98 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24102434
25-3427574349
35-4457670646
45-5473364797
55-6469657753
65-7437841419
75-8420054254
85 Plus5485139

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,038 60%
 Single Guardian 393 12%
 Singles 787 23%
 Singles With Roommate 173 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,399 71%
 Households with Kids 992 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1304070
2494493
3514697
4434790
55843101
6405595
75358111
8475198
9374683
105756113
11543993
12483886
135548103
14424385
156749116
165850108
1710585190
1810690196
1910162163
208563148

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18222 has a slightly less than average 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 18222 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 18222 real estate data, the median home value of $166,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 18222. Rentals in 18222 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18222 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,344 93%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 176 2%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 500 6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,037 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 885 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 469 12%
 Households Vacant 369 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 4.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 53 14.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 5.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 213 57.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 66 17.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 63 16%
 1 Bedroom 128 32%
 2 Bedroom 36 9%
 3+ Bedroom 179 44%
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 $67,753 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 18222 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 18222 can expect to fall in that range. 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 3,688 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,358 18%
 No Earnings 2,709 35%
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 3,688 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,358 18%
 No Earnings 2,709 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,302 92.3%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 12 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 136 2.9%
 Worked at Home 209 4.5%
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 194 6%
 High School Graduate 1,866 58%
 Associate's degree 280 9%
 Bachelor's degree 571 18%
 Master's degree 156 5%
 Professional school degree 77 2%
 Doctorate degree 67 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,001 63.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 408 26.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 161 10.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18222

ZIP Code 18222 is in the Hazleton Area School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18222.

Drums El/Ms
82 South Old Turnpike Rd
Drums, PA 18222
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hazleton Area School District

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