Nicholson, PA 18446 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 18446: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Nicholson, PA 18446

Acceptable Alternative
Clifford Township, PA 18446
Clifford Twp, PA 18446

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 82
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,247
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 24
  • County: Wyoming County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.627, Longitude -75.785
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 18446 has segments in 3 Counties (Lackawanna, Susquehanna, Wyoming).

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Nicholson, PA 18446 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,567
Population in Households 3,549
Population in Familes 2,883
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 71
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 1,430
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 975
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,655 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,095 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 335 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 225 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $158,598
Average Home Value $217,694


Median Household Income $44,236
Average Household Income $59,476
Per Capita Income $23,911
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% -0.01%
Households 0.35% 0.13%
Families 0.21% 0.04%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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.

Nicholson, PA 18446 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18446 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 # 769 54th
Population Density1 # 1246 25th
Diversity Index2 # 932 44th
Median Household Income # 1154 31st
Per Capita Income # 1042 38th

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