Easton, PA 18042 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 18042: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Easton, PA 18042

Acceptable Alternative
College Hill, PA 18042
Glendon, PA 18042
West Easton, PA 18042
Williams Township, PA 18042
Williams Twp, PA 18042

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,177
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,591
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,740
  • County: Northampton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.686, Longitude -75.241
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 18042 has segments in 2 Counties (Bucks, Northampton).

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Easton, PA 18042 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 42,816
Daytime Population: Workers 13,751
Daytime Population: Residents 23,330
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 37,081
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 39,548
Population in Familes 30,267
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,268
Population Density2 1,978
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $50,374
Average Household Income $66,645
Per Capita Income $25,166


Total Housing Units 17,144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,215 (47.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,272 (42.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,657 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $170,146
Average Home Value $227,298


Total Households 15,487
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 9,571
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.41% 0.42%
Households 0.32% 0.43%
Families 0.16% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Easton, PA 18042 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18042 to the other 1,663 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 37 98th
Population Density # 283 83rd
Diversity Index # 49 97th
Median Household Income # 940 44th
Per Capita Income # 1009 39th

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