Old Forge, PA 18518 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 18518: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Old Forge, PA 18518

Acceptable Alternative
Scranton, PA 18518

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 241
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,875
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 28
  • County: Lackawanna County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.376, Longitude -75.741
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Old Forge, PA 18518 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 8,324
Population in Households 8,321
Population in Familes 6,452
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 2,356
Diversity Index2 16
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,727
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 2,250
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,064 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,476 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,251 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 337 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $145,302
Average Home Value $167,488
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,799
Average Household Income $58,474
Per Capita Income $26,189
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% -0.02%
Households -0.02% -0.07%
Families -0.18% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.

Old Forge, PA 18518 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18518 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 # 477 71st
Population Density1 # 250 85th
Diversity Index2 # 598 64th
Median Household Income # 782 53rd
Per Capita Income # 757 55th

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