Palmerton, PA 18071 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 18071: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Palmerton, PA 18071

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 284
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,197
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 202
  • County: Carbon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.808, Longitude -75.617
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 18071 has segments in 2 Counties (Carbon, Monroe).

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Palmerton, PA 18071 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 11,185
Population in Households 11,173
Population in Familes 8,984
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 316
Diversity Index2 11
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,596
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 3,114
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,006 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,366 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,230 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 410 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $141,377
Average Home Value $156,469
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,978
Average Household Income $61,004
Per Capita Income $25,073
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.13% 0.04%
Households 0.22% 0.06%
Families 0.09% -0.04%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.5%
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.

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Palmerton, PA 18071 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18071 to the other 1,635 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 385 77th
Population Density1 # 743 55th
Diversity Index2 # 772 52nd
Median Household Income # 724 56th
Per Capita Income # 790 52nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.