Berwick, PA 18603 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 18603: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Berwick, PA 18603

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 589
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,086
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 173
  • County: Columbia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.057, Longitude -76.245
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 18603 has segments in 2 Counties (Columbia, Luzerne).

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Berwick, PA 18603 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 19,356
Daytime Population: Workers 8,248
Daytime Population: Residents 10,180
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,428
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 19,109
Population in Familes 14,906
Population in Group Qrtrs 247
Population Density2 343
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $43,608
Average Household Income $56,307
Per Capita Income $24,298


Total Housing Units 9,154 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,571 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,685 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 898 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $125,277
Average Home Value $158,181


Total Households 8,256
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 5,176
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 -0.08% -0.21%
Households -0.03% -0.18%
Families -0.08% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   3.08%

Berwick, PA 18603 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18603 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 # 206 88th
Population Density # 743 55th
Diversity Index # 567 66th
Median Household Income # 1284 23rd
Per Capita Income # 1140 32nd

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