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ZIP Code 18505

Primary City:Scranton, PA (View All Cities)
County: Lackawanna County
Timezone: Eastern (7:09am)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.39, -75.65
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18505

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18505. 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 18505. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18505, 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:
Scranton, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 18505 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18505 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 18505 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18505 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,586
Population Density 2,419 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,559
Median Home Value $113,200
Land Area 8.51 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,573
Median Household Income $38,796

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57656971,462
5-96165971,213
10-146235401,163
15-197525841,336
20-247097161,425
25-297297921,521
30-346536281,281
35-395805811,161
40-446046121,216
45-496996661,365
50-547077351,442
55-596706761,346
60-645186391,157
65-69367428795
70-74309408717
75-79245399644
80-84223423646
85 Plus203493696

Gender

 Male 9,972 48%
 Female 10,614 52%
Gender

Race

 White 16,640 80.8%
 Black Or African American 1,296 6.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 56 0.3%
 Asian 562 2.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 1,475 7.2%
 Two Or More Races 548 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2432413445
25-343859891,374
35-446856361,321
45-549546831,637
55-641,0544961,550
65-74662319981
75-84543318861
85 Plus259145404

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,132 37%
 Single Guardian 1,922 22%
 Singles 2,941 34%
 Singles With Roommate 578 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,122 71%
 Households with Kids 2,451 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1140136276
2169147316
3155149304
4136130266
5161119280
6109114223
7120119239
8116123239
9110122232
10144110254
11129105234
1210699205
13131116247
14113110223
15139103242
16130124254
17161110271
18170114284
19152133285
20143116259

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18505 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18505 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18505 real estate data, the median home value of $113,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 18505 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 18505 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 18505 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,070 97.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 36 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 298 1.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 131 0.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 51 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,679 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,895 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,999 42%
 Households Vacant 986 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 294 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 1%
 For Sale Only 121 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 47 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 486 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 29 0.7%
 1 Bedroom 1,121 28.4%
 2 Bedroom 1,393 35.3%
 3+ Bedroom 1,407 35.6%
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 $38,796 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 18505 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. More commuters in 18505 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,272 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,933 23%
 No Earnings 6,540 39%
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 6,272 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,933 23%
 No Earnings 6,540 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,956 90%
 Public transportation 251 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 492 6%
 Worked at Home 178 2%
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 899 13.6%
 High School Graduate 3,728 56.5%
 Associate's degree 576 8.7%
 Bachelor's degree 974 14.8%
 Master's degree 301 4.6%
 Professional school degree 78 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 44 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,966 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 451 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 345 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18505

ZIP Code 18505 is in the Scranton School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18505.

John J. Audubon #42
400 Hickory St
Scranton, PA 18505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scranton School District
South Scranton Intrmd School
355 Maple St
Scranton, PA 18505
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Scranton School District
John F. Kennedy #7
Prospect Ave and Saginaw St
Scranton, PA 18505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scranton School District
John G Whittier #2
700 Orchard St
Scranton, PA 18505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scranton School District
Mcnichols Plaza
1111 South Irving Ave
Scranton, PA 18505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scranton School District
Milton Eisner Yeshiva High School
930 Hickory St
Scranton, PA 18505
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Stanislaus Elementary School
530 E Elm St
Scranton, PA 18505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Friendship House
1615 E Elm St
Scranton, PA 18505
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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