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ZIP Code 18847

Primary City:Susquehanna, PA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (12:54pm)
Coordinates:41.9, -75.5
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18847

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18847. 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 18847. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18847, 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:
Susquehanna, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 18847 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18847 is located in northeast Pennsylvania and covers a slightly higher 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 18847 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18847 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,024
Population Density 43 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,319
Median Home Value $105,800
Land Area 141.05 sq mi
Water Area 2.26 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,432
Median Household Income $38,404

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5172181353
5-9192170362
10-14182165347
15-19216194410
20-24144152296
25-29151144295
30-34131143274
35-39169163332
40-44217184401
45-49221214435
50-54250279529
55-59256256512
60-64209202411
65-69176184360
70-74131122253
75-797690166
80-846675141
85 Plus41106147

Gender

 Male 3,000 50%
 Female 3,024 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,901 98.0%
 Black Or African American 21 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.2%
 Asian 32 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 10 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 46 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24223860
25-34119108227
35-44288106394
45-54419100519
55-6446869537
65-7433661397
75-8415460214
85 Plus533184

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,263 52%
 Single Guardian 418 17%
 Singles 616 25%
 Singles With Roommate 135 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,729 71%
 Households with Kids 703 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1313667
2423173
3353873
4273461
5254267
6423981
7382967
8503181
9372966
10393473
11353671
12263157
13453176
14373370
15353166
16523284
17523991
18374885
19404484
20183755

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18847 has a large 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 18847 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 18847 real estate data, the median home value of $105,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 18847 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 18847 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18847 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,973 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 51 1%
 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 1,038 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 821 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 573 17%
 Households Vacant 887 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 35 3.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 0.7%
 For Sale Only 53 6.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 2.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 620 69.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 151 17.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 9 2%
 1 Bedroom 65 12%
 2 Bedroom 232 42%
 3+ Bedroom 242 44%
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 $38,404 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 18847 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. Most commuters in 18847 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,527 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,202 26%
 No Earnings 1,976 42%
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 1,527 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,202 26%
 No Earnings 1,976 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,076 91.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 88 3.9%
 Worked at Home 93 4.1%
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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 236 11.7%
 High School Graduate 1,365 67.8%
 Associate's degree 143 7.1%
 Bachelor's degree 164 8.1%
 Master's degree 87 4.3%
 Professional school degree 6 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 12 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 957 86.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 28 2.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 128 11.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18847

ZIP Code 18847 is in the Susquehanna Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18847.

Susquehanna Community Elementary School
3192 Turnpike St
Susquehanna, PA 18847
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Susquehanna Community School District
Susquehanna Community Jshs
3192 Turnpike St
Susquehanna, PA 18847
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Susquehanna Community School District

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