Coaldale, PA 18218 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 18218: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Coaldale, PA 18218

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 34
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,050
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Schuylkill County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.821, Longitude -75.913
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Coaldale, PA 18218 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,231
Population in Households 2,175
Population in Familes 1,638
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density1 1,538
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 926
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 546
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,169 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 655 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 271 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 243 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $53,277
Average Home Value $67,290


Median Household Income $31,690
Average Household Income $39,815
Per Capita Income $16,803
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.35% -0.31%
Households -0.59% -0.37%
Families -0.74% -0.44%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
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.

Coaldale, PA 18218 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18218 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 # 932 44th
Population Density1 # 367 78th
Diversity Index2 # 507 70th
Median Household Income # 1583 5th
Per Capita Income # 1592 5th

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