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ZIP Code 18518

Primary City:Old Forge, PA (View All Cities)
County: Lackawanna County
Timezone: Eastern (2:48am)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.37, -75.74
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18518

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18518. 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 18518. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18518, 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:
Old Forge, PA
Acceptable:
Scranton

Stats and Demographics for the 18518 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18518 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 18518 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18518 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,313
Population Density 2,057 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,040
Median Home Value $132,900
Land Area 4.04 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,734
Median Household Income $49,347

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5203197400
5-9190195385
10-14213244457
15-19232218450
20-24207198405
25-29233267500
30-34231261492
35-39243236479
40-44289289578
45-49295323618
50-54326346672
55-59296300596
60-64297289586
65-69216216432
70-74150217367
75-7995187282
80-84116182298
85 Plus84232316

Gender

 Male 3,916 47%
 Female 4,397 53%
Gender

Race

 White 8,053 96.9%
 Black Or African American 85 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.1%
 Asian 60 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 44 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 62 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24166682
25-34195246441
35-44373206579
45-54563190753
55-64560151711
65-74394129523
75-84300101401
85 Plus15193244

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,717 46%
 Single Guardian 559 15%
 Singles 1,246 33%
 Singles With Roommate 212 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,817 75%
 Households with Kids 917 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1394079
2373370
3363773
4444892
5475299
6353772
7363470
8353469
9373875
10385593
11494392
12363571
13424688
144865113
15395190
165556111
17544599
18423375
19423375
20374077

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18518 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18518 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18518 real estate data, the median home value of $132,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 18518. Rentals in 18518 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18518 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,310 100.0%
 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 3 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,433 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,119 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,182 29%
 Households Vacant 306 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 68 22.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.7%
 For Sale Only 45 14.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 2.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 2.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 175 57.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 63 5%
 1 Bedroom 294 23%
 2 Bedroom 550 43%
 3+ Bedroom 369 29%
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 $49,347 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 18518 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 18518 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 18518 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,832 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,845 26%
 No Earnings 2,366 34%
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 2,832 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,845 26%
 No Earnings 2,366 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,586 92.9%
 Public transportation 50 1.3%
 Taxicab 15 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 187 4.8%
 Worked at Home 23 0.6%
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 252 8.0%
 High School Graduate 1,737 55.5%
 Associate's degree 386 12.3%
 Bachelor's degree 552 17.6%
 Master's degree 159 5.1%
 Professional school degree 23 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 23 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,008 74.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 214 15.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 139 10.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18518

ZIP Code 18518 is in the Old Forge School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18518.

Old Forge Elementary School
401 Melmore St
Old Forge, PA 18518
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Old Forge School District
Old Forge Jshs
300 Marion St
Old Forge, PA 18518
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Old Forge School District
Triboro Christian Academy
100 S Main St
Old Forge, PA 18518
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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