Hazleton, PA 18202 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Hazleton, PA 18202

Acceptable Alternative
Hazle Township, PA 18202
Hazle Townshp, PA 18202
Pardeesville, PA 18202
W Hazleton, PA 18202
West Hazleton, PA 18202

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 646
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,305
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 177
  • County: Luzerne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.96, Longitude -75.976
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 18202 has segments in 2 Counties (Luzerne, Schuylkill).

Hazleton, PA 18202 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18202 to the other 1,556 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 297 81st
Population Density1 # 691 56th
Diversity Index2 # 78 95th
Median Household Income # 1400 10th
Per Capita Income # 1394 10th

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Hazleton, PA 18202 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 14,469
Population in Households 13,820
Population in Familes 10,888
Population in Group Qrtrs 649
Population Density1 351
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 5,708
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 3,611
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,624 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,840 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,868 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 916 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $115,947
Average Home Value $135,840


Median Household Income $36,482
Average Household Income $47,408
Per Capita Income $18,952
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.8% 0.3%
Households 0.7% 0.26%
Families 0.54% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   2.69%
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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