Scranton, PA 18512 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 18512: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Scranton, PA 18512

Acceptable Alternative
Dunmore, PA 18512
Throop, PA 18512

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 639
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,624
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 56
  • County: Lackawanna County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.421, Longitude -75.625
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Scranton, PA 18512 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,457
Daytime Population: Workers 7,592
Daytime Population: Residents 6,380
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,972
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 12,080
Population in Familes 9,237
Population in Group Qrtrs 377
Population Density2 1,174
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $50,352
Average Household Income $64,780
Per Capita Income $29,625


Total Housing Units 6,109 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,463 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,106 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 540 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $155,829
Average Home Value $176,530


Total Households 5,569
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 3,263
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 0.16% 0.19%
Households 0.05% 0.1%
Families -0.07% 0.02%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Scranton, PA 18512 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18512 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 # 348 79th
Population Density # 433 74th
Diversity Index # 593 65th
Median Household Income # 943 43rd
Per Capita Income # 544 67th

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