Nesquehoning, PA 18240 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 18240: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Nesquehoning, PA 18240

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 96
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,702
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 124
  • County: Carbon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.865, Longitude -75.816
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 18240 has segments in 2 Counties (Carbon, Schuylkill).

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Nesquehoning, PA 18240 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,980
Population in Households 3,815
Population in Familes 2,933
Population in Group Qrtrs 165
Population Density1 96
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 1,707
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 1,033
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,234 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 473 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 396 (18.8%)
Median Home Value $118,387
Average Home Value $143,537


Median Household Income $44,246
Average Household Income $56,324
Per Capita Income $25,064
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% 0.0%
Households 0.01% -0.04%
Families -0.12% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.

Nesquehoning, PA 18240 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18240 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 # 727 57th
Population Density1 # 1147 31st
Diversity Index2 # 678 60th
Median Household Income # 1153 31st
Per Capita Income # 894 46th

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