Scranton, PA 18508 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 18508: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Scranton, PA 18508

Acceptable Alternative
N Scranton, PA 18508
North Scranton, PA 18508

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 575
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,604
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 520
  • County: Lackawanna County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.437, Longitude -75.663
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Scranton, PA 18508 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,748
Daytime Population: Workers 9,508
Daytime Population: Residents 6,817
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,325
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.39
Population in Households 11,515
Population in Familes 8,836
Population in Group Qrtrs 233
Population Density2 1,833
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $38,424
Average Household Income $54,122
Per Capita Income $22,314


Total Housing Units 5,388 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,516 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,233 (41.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 639 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $97,103
Average Home Value $121,930


Total Households 4,749
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 2,905
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 -0.01% 0.06%
Households -0.12% 0.0%
Families -0.25% -0.08%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Scranton, PA 18508 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18508 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 # 370 78th
Population Density # 304 82nd
Diversity Index # 137 92nd
Median Household Income # 1487 11th
Per Capita Income # 1388 17th

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