Glen Lyon, PA 18617 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 18617: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Glen Lyon, PA 18617

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 38
  • Single Family Addresses: 844
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 41
  • County: Luzerne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.172, Longitude -76.075
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Glen Lyon, PA 18617 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,909
Population in Households 1,909
Population in Familes 1,469
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 686
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 782
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 477
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,061 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 432 (40.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 350 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 279 (26.3%)
Median Home Value $78,708
Average Home Value $106,597


Median Household Income $36,500
Average Household Income $44,795
Per Capita Income $18,350
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.13% -0.19%
Households -0.2% -0.18%
Families -0.36% -0.3%
Median Household Income   -0.39%
Per Capita Income   0.7%
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.

Glen Lyon, PA 18617 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18617 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 # 993 41st
Population Density1 # 565 66th
Diversity Index2 # 428 74th
Median Household Income # 1505 10th
Per Capita Income # 1557 7th

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