Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 18229: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 302
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,941
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 47
  • County: Carbon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.878, Longitude -75.737
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,678
Population in Households 8,673
Population in Familes 7,081
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 166
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 3,506
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 2,440
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,718 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,837 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 669 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,212 (25.7%)
Median Home Value $183,346
Average Home Value $194,184


Median Household Income $55,570
Average Household Income $68,807
Per Capita Income $27,811
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.1%
Households 0.15% 0.04%
Families 0.04% -0.04%
Median Household Income   0.75%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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.

Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18229 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 # 461 72nd
Population Density1 # 969 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 536 68th
Median Household Income # 526 69th
Per Capita Income # 588 65th

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