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ZIP Code 18517

Post Office City:Taylor, PA (View All Cities)
County: Lackawanna County
Timezone: Eastern (8:25am)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.39, -75.72
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18517

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 18517. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 18517 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:
Taylor, PA
Acceptable:
Scranton

Stats and Demographics for the 18517 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18517 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 18517 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18517 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,274
Population Density 1,258 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,276
Median Home Value $107,400
Land Area 4.19 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,148
Median Household Income $41,901

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5123139262
5-9138146284
10-14167149316
15-19170139309
20-24146120266
25-29164143307
30-34114143257
35-39128163291
40-44186180366
45-49181209390
50-54194192386
55-59187207394
60-64173204377
65-69158150308
70-7498137235
75-7972104176
80-8454104158
85 Plus53139192

Gender

 Male 2,506 48%
 Female 2,768 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,020 95.2%
 Black Or African American 36 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.1%
 Asian 34 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 102 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 76 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24113748
25-34106125231
35-44212116328
45-54331113444
55-64353104457
65-7427962341
75-8415952211
85 Plus662288

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 995 46%
 Single Guardian 406 19%
 Singles 635 30%
 Singles With Roommate 112 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,549 72%
 Households with Kids 599 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1282149
2233053
3243559
4323163
5313263
6233457
7322456
8282250
9243458
10283664
11272451
12363571
13422567
14342963
15413576
16283664
17412768
18261743
19342458
20302353

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18517 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18517 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18517 real estate data, the median home value of $107,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 18517 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 18517 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18517 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,134 97.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 136 2.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 791 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 726 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 631 28%
 Households Vacant 128 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 40 31.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.8%
 For Sale Only 13 10.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 2.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 70 54.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 105 17%
 2 Bedroom 133 22%
 3+ Bedroom 365 61%
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 $41,901 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 18517 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, 18517 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. More commuters in 18517 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.

For more information, see Taylor, PA poverty.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,529 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,078 26%
 No Earnings 1,554 37%
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 1,529 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,078 26%
 No Earnings 1,554 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,168 91%
 Public transportation 76 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 98 4%
 Worked at Home 34 1%
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 556 14.8%
 High School Graduate 2,228 59.3%
 Associate's degree 304 8.1%
 Bachelor's degree 445 11.8%
 Master's degree 181 4.8%
 Professional school degree 35 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 438 69%
 Enrolled in Private School 57 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 137 22%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18517

ZIP Code 18517 is in the Riverside School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18517.

Riverside Elementary School West
308 Davis St
Taylor, PA 18517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Riverside School District
Riverside Jshs
310 Davis St
Taylor, PA 18517
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Riverside School District

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