Allentown, PA 18106 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 18106: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Allentown, PA 18106

Acceptable Alternative
Wescosville, PA 18106

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 776
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,554
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 260
  • County: Lehigh County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.582, Longitude -75.528
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Allentown, PA 18106 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,016
Daytime Population: Workers 15,578
Daytime Population: Residents 3,484
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,062
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.72
Population in Households 6,955
Population in Familes 5,999
Population in Group Qrtrs 61
Population Density2 845
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $84,037
Average Household Income $113,742
Per Capita Income $45,080


Total Housing Units 2,838 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,366 (83.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 403 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 69 ( 2.4%)
Median Home Value $295,178
Average Home Value $299,398


Total Households 2,769
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 2,038
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 0.26% 0.44%
Households 0.16% 0.34%
Families 0.06% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Allentown, PA 18106 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18106 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 # 534 68th
Population Density # 508 70th
Diversity Index # 250 85th
Median Household Income # 128 92nd
Per Capita Income # 116 93rd

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