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, 2017)


Total Population 8,760
Daytime Population: Workers 2,182
Daytime Population: Residents 5,159
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,341
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 8,755
Population in Familes 7,142
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 141
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $58,481
Average Household Income $72,757
Per Capita Income $29,348


Total Housing Units 4,791 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,860 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 672 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,259 (26.3%)
Median Home Value $186,323
Average Home Value $198,208


Total Households 3,532
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 2,461
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 0.2% -0.08%
Households 0.11% -0.14%
Families 0.03% -0.2%
Median Household Income   4.12%
Per Capita Income   3.2%

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

The table below compares 18229 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 # 461 72nd
Population Density # 1007 40th
Diversity Index # 540 67th
Median Household Income # 499 70th
Per Capita Income # 575 65th

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