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ZIP Code 18229

Primary City:Jim Thorpe, PA (View All Cities)
County: Carbon County
Timezone: Eastern (6:24am)
Coordinates:40.9, -75.7
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18229

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18229. 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 18229. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18229, 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:
Jim Thorpe, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 18229 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18229 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 18229 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 slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18229 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,498
Population Density 137 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,636
Median Home Value $179,500
Land Area 62.06 sq mi
Water Area 0.86 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,455
Median Household Income $58,315

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5222197419
5-9269246515
10-14273252525
15-19247253500
20-24168165333
25-29216206422
30-34229237466
35-39241244485
40-44340342682
45-49329339668
50-54371404775
55-59350356706
60-64321297618
65-69244252496
70-74162183345
75-79107112219
80-8473106179
85 Plus5590145

Gender

 Male 4,217 50%
 Female 4,281 50%
Gender

Race

 White 8,161 96.0%
 Black Or African American 94 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.2%
 Asian 45 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 55 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 127 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24113041
25-34212147359
35-44476114590
45-54671112783
55-6470475779
65-7446751518
75-8423050280
85 Plus8223105

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,898 55%
 Single Guardian 520 15%
 Singles 856 25%
 Singles With Roommate 181 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,476 72%
 Households with Kids 979 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1613596
2424587
3393473
4385391
5484997
65948107
75751108
8474895
95850108
105750107
11504292
126153114
13405393
146554119
155943102
163669105
176358121
18514697
19383775
20282452

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18229 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18229 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18229 real estate data, the median home value of $179,500 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 18229. Rentals in 18229 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18229 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,494 100.0%
 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 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,938 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 915 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 602 13%
 Households Vacant 1,181 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 51 4.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.3%
 For Sale Only 83 7.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 1.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 908 76.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 116 9.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 57 9%
 2 Bedroom 201 33%
 3+ Bedroom 354 58%
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 $58,315 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 18229 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. However, that is not the case in 18229. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,659 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,814 24%
 No Earnings 3,086 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 2,659 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,814 24%
 No Earnings 3,086 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,412 92%
 Public transportation 31 1%
 Taxicab 47 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 83 2%
 Worked at Home 154 4%
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 344 10%
 High School Graduate 2,128 63%
 Associate's degree 201 6%
 Bachelor's degree 522 15%
 Master's degree 149 4%
 Professional school degree 44 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,660 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 154 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 179 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18229

ZIP Code 18229 is in the Jim Thorpe Area School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18229.

L B Morris Elementary School
150 West 10th St
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jim Thorpe Area School District
Jim Thorpe Area High School
1 Olympian Way
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jim Thorpe Area School District
Carbon Career & Technical Institute
150 West 13th Stret
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Carbon Career & Technical Institute School District
St Joseph Regional Academy
25 W 6th St
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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