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ZIP Code 18424

Post Office City:Gouldsboro, PA (View All Cities)
County: Lackawanna County
Timezone: Eastern (10:30am)
Coordinates:41.2, -75.5
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18424

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 18424. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 18424 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Gouldsboro, PA
Acceptable:
Clifton, Clifton Township, Clifton Twp, Covington Township, Covington Twp, Thornhurst
Unacceptable:
Moscow

Stats and Demographics for the 18424 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18424 is located in eastern 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 18424 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18424 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,613
Population Density 68 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,182
Median Home Value $160,500
Land Area 82.52 sq mi
Water Area 1.83 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,276
Median Household Income $49,795

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5130126256
5-9166146312
10-14182152334
15-19173185358
20-24125104229
25-29124118242
30-3412299221
35-39141151292
40-44203209412
45-49294275569
50-54267246513
55-59223218441
60-64230223453
65-69180182362
70-74126140266
75-7910181182
80-844662108
85 Plus263763

Gender

 Male 2,859 51%
 Female 2,754 49%
Gender

Race

 White 5,351 95.3%
 Black Or African American 89 1.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.1%
 Asian 43 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 50 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 75 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24131831
25-3411457171
35-4428350333
45-5452189610
55-6445941500
65-7436116377
75-8419816214
85 Plus36440

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,290 57%
 Single Guardian 311 14%
 Singles 535 24%
 Singles With Roommate 140 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,652 73%
 Households with Kids 624 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1281442
2222850
3263258
4322456
5293059
6342256
7333568
8353065
9352964
10282351
11373572
12422769
13402464
14354378
15453883
16284876
17334982
18353166
19321951
20232851

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18424 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18424 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 18424 real estate data, the median home value of $160,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 18424 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 18424 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18424 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,613 100%
 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 1,265 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 720 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 291 7%
 Households Vacant 1,906 46%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 31 1.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.2%
 For Sale Only 63 3.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,712 89.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 87 4.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 17 6%
 2 Bedroom 150 50%
 3+ Bedroom 134 45%
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 $49,795 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 18424 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 18424 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.

For more information, see Big Bass Lake, PA incomes.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,577 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 864 20%
 No Earnings 1,786 42%
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 1,577 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 864 20%
 No Earnings 1,786 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,974 90.1%
 Public transportation 18 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 15 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 53 2.4%
 Worked at Home 130 5.9%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 445 12%
 High School Graduate 2,353 63%
 Associate's degree 250 7%
 Bachelor's degree 367 10%
 Master's degree 227 6%
 Professional school degree 42 1%
 Doctorate degree 36 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 678 79.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 70 8.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 107 12.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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