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ZIP Code 18224

Primary City:Freeland, PA (View All Cities)
County: Luzerne County
Timezone: Eastern (6:42am)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.01, -75.84
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18224

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18224. 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 18224. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18224, 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:
Freeland, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 18224 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18224 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 18224 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 parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18224 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,017
Population Density 377 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,916
Median Home Value $85,400
Land Area 15.94 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,562
Median Household Income $39,900

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5216169385
5-9171147318
10-14165178343
15-19190194384
20-24177146323
25-29170170340
30-34162194356
35-39203176379
40-44193204397
45-49223222445
50-54238222460
55-59203197400
60-64178182360
65-69132154286
70-74101126227
75-7984140224
80-84103131234
85 Plus38118156

Gender

 Male 2,947 49%
 Female 3,070 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,810 96.6%
 Black Or African American 35 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.1%
 Asian 26 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 77 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 64 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24164662
25-34154146300
35-44286121407
45-54402134536
55-6438489473
65-7426769336
75-8426072332
85 Plus9026116

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,087 42%
 Single Guardian 519 20%
 Singles 806 31%
 Singles With Roommate 150 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,834 72%
 Households with Kids 728 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1312455
2463379
3503787
4493887
5332760
6352964
7353166
8282250
9403878
10442872
11282755
12323971
13285381
14333164
15474289
16404282
17403979
18353671
19283563
20292352

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18224 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18224 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18224 real estate data, the median home value of $85,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 18224 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 18224 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18224 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,017 100%
 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 958 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 901 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 703 24%
 Households Vacant 354 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 73 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 47 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 188 53%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 131 21%
 2 Bedroom 226 35%
 3+ Bedroom 280 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 $39,900 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 18224 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, 18224 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 18224 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 1,856 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,056 22%
 No Earnings 1,807 38%
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 1,856 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,056 22%
 No Earnings 1,807 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,469 96.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 68 2.7%
 Worked at Home 20 0.8%
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 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 239 12.8%
 High School Graduate 1,114 59.7%
 Associate's degree 117 6.3%
 Bachelor's degree 303 16.2%
 Master's degree 70 3.8%
 Professional school degree 10 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 12 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 812 86.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 66 7.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 64 6.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18224

ZIP Code 18224 is in the Hazleton Area School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18224.

Freeland El/Ms
400 Alvin St
Freeland, PA 18224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hazleton Area School District
MMI Preparatory School
154 Centre St
Freeland, PA 18224
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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