Sugarloaf, PA 18249 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 18249: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sugarloaf, PA 18249

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 63
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,521
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Luzerne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.992, Longitude -76.073
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sugarloaf, PA 18249 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 4,495
Population in Households 4,307
Population in Familes 3,657
Population in Group Qrtrs 188
Population Density1 159
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 1,809
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,304
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,898 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,532 (80.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 277 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $248,525
Average Home Value $275,881


Median Household Income $66,540
Average Household Income $85,786
Per Capita Income $34,757
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.74% 0.34%
Households 1.0% 0.42%
Families 0.78% 0.29%
Median Household Income   3.67%
Per Capita Income   2.94%
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.


Sugarloaf, PA 18249 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18249 to the other 1,635 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 681 58th
Population Density1 # 961 41st
Diversity Index2 # 669 59th
Median Household Income # 272 83rd
Per Capita Income # 215 87th

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