Scranton, PA 18509 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 18509: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Scranton, PA 18509

Acceptable Alternative
Dunmore, PA 18509

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 490
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,999
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 533
  • County: Lackawanna County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.423, Longitude -75.641
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Scranton, PA 18509 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 13,140
Population in Households 10,928
Population in Familes 7,915
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,212
Population Density1 5,017
Diversity Index2 41
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,818
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 2,514
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,505 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,184 (39.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,634 (47.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 687 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $165,234
Average Home Value $203,732
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,930
Average Household Income $55,953
Per Capita Income $23,820
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% 0.17%
Households 0.14% 0.12%
Families -0.03% 0.03%
Median Household Income   0.08%
Per Capita Income   1.29%
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.

Scranton, PA 18509 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18509 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 # 332 80th
Population Density1 # 113 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 193 89th
Median Household Income # 1372 18th
Per Capita Income # 1060 37th

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