Emmaus, PA 18049 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 18049: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Emmaus, PA 18049

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 603
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,967
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 732
  • County: Lehigh County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.535, Longitude -75.506
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Emmaus, PA 18049 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 17,457
Population in Households 17,441
Population in Familes 13,964
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 1,191
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 7,267
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 4,767
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,687 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,014 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,253 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 420 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $228,962
Average Home Value $262,231


Median Household Income $62,052
Average Household Income $79,996
Per Capita Income $33,321
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.41%
Households 0.13% 0.28%
Families -0.03% 0.18%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Emmaus, PA 18049 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18049 to the other 1,669 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 238 86th
Population Density1 # 437 74th
Diversity Index2 # 393 77th
Median Household Income # 324 81st
Per Capita Income # 277 83rd

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