Hellertown, PA 18055 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 18055: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hellertown, PA 18055

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 352
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,877
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 167
  • County: Northampton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.58, Longitude -75.333
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 18055 has segments in 2 Counties (Bucks, Northampton).

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Hellertown, PA 18055 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,479
Daytime Population: Workers 2,527
Daytime Population: Residents 6,219
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,746
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 12,434
Population in Familes 10,042
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density2 599
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $67,657
Average Household Income $92,246
Per Capita Income $38,902


Total Housing Units 5,629 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,010 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,242 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 377 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $241,689
Average Home Value $325,941


Total Households 5,252
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 3,482
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 0.27% 0.39%
Households 0.2% 0.34%
Families 0.12% 0.29%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Hellertown, PA 18055 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18055 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 # 347 79th
Population Density # 589 65th
Diversity Index # 440 74th
Median Household Income # 275 84th
Per Capita Income # 177 89th

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