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, 2016)


Total Population 13,854
Population in Households 13,721
Population in Familes 11,498
Population in Group Qrtrs 133
Population Density1 141
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 5,631
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 4,022
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,071 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,838 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 793 ( 7.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,440 (44.1%)
Median Home Value $199,415
Average Home Value $248,243


Median Household Income $54,422
Average Household Income $67,166
Per Capita Income $27,417
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.13%
Households 0.2% 0.15%
Families 0.09% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
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.

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

The table below compares 18436 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 # 315 81st
Population Density1 # 1021 39th
Diversity Index2 # 661 61st
Median Household Income # 583 65th
Per Capita Income # 625 63rd

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