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ZIP Code 18509

Primary City:Scranton, PA (View All Cities)
County: Lackawanna County
Timezone: Eastern (8:18am)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.43, -75.64
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18509

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18509. 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 18509. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18509, 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
Acceptable:
Dunmore

Stats and Demographics for the 18509 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18509 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 18509 are primarily white. The number of young adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18509 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,589
Population Density 4,734 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,573
Median Home Value $145,700
Land Area 2.87 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,952
Median Household Income $43,648

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5385320705
5-9317305622
10-14330340670
15-194926731,165
20-246558161,471
25-295764571,033
30-34463398861
35-39411343754
40-44448386834
45-49460418878
50-54451442893
55-59426403829
60-64340423763
65-69213290503
70-74196251447
75-79150243393
80-8498251349
85 Plus106313419

Gender

 Male 6,517 48%
 Female 7,072 52%
Gender

Race

 White 12,022 88.5%
 Black Or African American 657 4.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.1%
 Asian 221 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 405 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 267 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2419215234
25-34216543759
35-44358356714
45-54586378964
55-64607348955
65-74404235639
75-84259199458
85 Plus117112229

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,835 37%
 Single Guardian 893 18%
 Singles 1,832 37%
 Singles With Roommate 392 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,684 74%
 Households with Kids 1,268 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16469133
29268160
37654130
48162143
55054104
67160131
76861129
87068138
95862120
105774131
116868136
128467151
136865133
145366119
157660136
166482146
177478152
18109205314
19169248417
20142250392

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18509 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 18509 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18509 real estate data, the median home value of $145,700 is slightly less 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 18509. Rentals in 18509 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18509 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,360 84%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 767 6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 215 2%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 896 7%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 351 3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,573 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 993 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,386 43%
 Households Vacant 621 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 203 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 3%
 For Sale Only 53 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 40 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 282 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 75 3%
 1 Bedroom 526 24%
 2 Bedroom 830 39%
 3+ Bedroom 717 33%
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 $43,648 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 18509 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. More commuters in 18509 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 3,993 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,400 30%
 No Earnings 4,101 36%
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 3,993 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,400 30%
 No Earnings 4,101 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,036 87.9%
 Public transportation 47 0.8%
 Taxicab 15 0.3%
 Motorcycle 23 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 382 6.7%
 Worked at Home 225 3.9%
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. 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 630 15.3%
 High School Graduate 2,029 49.1%
 Associate's degree 232 5.6%
 Bachelor's degree 745 18.0%
 Master's degree 293 7.1%
 Professional school degree 172 4.2%
 Doctorate degree 28 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,419 68.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 500 24.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 166 8.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18509

ZIP Code 18509 is in the Scranton School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18509.

John Adams #4
927 Capouse Ave
Scranton, PA 18509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scranton School District
Robert Morris #27
1824 Blvd Ave
Scranton, PA 18509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scranton School District
St Clare/St Paul School
1527 Penn Ave
Scranton, PA 18509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Scranton Preparatory School
1000 Wyoming Ave
Scranton, PA 18509
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Tony Domiano Early Childhood Center at Marywood Un
2300 Adams Ave Marywood University
Scranton, PA 18509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Children'S Cornerstone
1759 Sanderson Ave
Scranton, PA 18509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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