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ZIP Code 18602

Post Office City:Bear Creek, PA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Luzerne County
Timezone: Eastern (12:26am)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.2, -75.8
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18602

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Primary/preferred city:
Bear Creek, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 18602 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18602 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 18602 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18602 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 257
Population Density 133 people per sq mi
Housing Units 155
Median Home Value $317,100
Land Area 1.94 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 119
Median Household Income $102,857

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 55Male Median Age: 56Female Median Age: 52


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56410
5-981321
10-144610
15-195510
20-24123
25-29011
30-34426
35-395712
40-4461016
45-49101424
50-5410616
55-5915924
60-64141428
65-69131528
70-749514
75-79111021
80-84415
85 Plus178

Gender

 Male 126 49%
 Female 131 51%
Gender

Race

 White 253 98.4%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.8%
 Asian 1 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24101
25-34404
35-44729
45-5422325
55-6430232
65-7422426
75-8416016
85 Plus606

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 71 60%
 Single Guardian 9 8%
 Singles 36 30%
 Singles With Roommate 3 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 98 82%
 Households with Kids 21 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1011
2202
3112
4213
5123
6549
7044
8134
9101
10123
11213
12101
13011
14022
15000
16112
17123
18213
19112
20011

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18602 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18602 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 18602 real estate data, the median home value of $317,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 18602 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18602 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 257 100%
 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 50 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 58 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 11 7%
 Households Vacant 36 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 78%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2 6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 38%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 5 63%
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 $102,857 is compared to the rest of the country.

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 18602 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

For more information, see Bear Creek Village, PA transportation.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 82 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 91 34%
 No Earnings 96 36%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 82 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 91 34%
 No Earnings 96 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 148 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2 1%
 Worked at Home 11 7%
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 21 9%
 High School Graduate 72 30%
 Associate's degree 19 8%
 Bachelor's degree 69 28%
 Master's degree 33 14%
 Professional school degree 18 7%
 Doctorate degree 11 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 11 15%
 Enrolled in Private School 59 82%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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