Lake Ariel, PA 18436 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 18436: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake Ariel, PA 18436

Acceptable Alternative
Cobbs Lake Preserve, PA 18436
Cobbs Lk Pres, PA 18436
Jefferson Township, PA 18436
Jefferson Twp, PA 18436
Mount Cobb, PA 18436
Roaring Bk Tp, PA 18436
Roaring Brook Twp, PA 18436

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 149
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,725
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Wayne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.402, Longitude -75.337
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 18436 has segments in 2 Counties (Lackawanna, Wayne).

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Lake Ariel, PA 18436 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,860
Daytime Population: Workers 3,149
Daytime Population: Residents 7,340
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,489
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 13,718
Population in Familes 11,502
Population in Group Qrtrs 142
Population Density2 144
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $55,834
Average Household Income $69,901
Per Capita Income $28,281


Total Housing Units 10,086 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,806 (47.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 777 ( 7.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,503 (44.6%)
Median Home Value $201,736
Average Home Value $251,909


Total Households 5,583
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 3,999
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 -0.09% -0.13%
Households -0.14% -0.15%
Families -0.21% -0.2%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Lake Ariel, PA 18436 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18436 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 # 315 81st
Population Density # 1004 40th
Diversity Index # 662 60th
Median Household Income # 602 64th
Per Capita Income # 665 60th

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