Noxen, PA 18636 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 18636: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Noxen, PA 18636

Acceptable Alternative
Forkston Township, PA 18636
Forkston Twp, PA 18636
Monroe Township, PA 18636
Monroe Twp, PA 18636

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 17
  • Single Family Addresses: 591
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Wyoming County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.418, Longitude -76.075
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 18636 has segments in 2 Counties (Luzerne, Wyoming).

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Noxen, PA 18636 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,392
Daytime Population: Workers 114
Daytime Population: Residents 716
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 830
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 1,392
Population in Familes 1,118
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 37
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $52,593
Average Household Income $62,057
Per Capita Income $25,278


Total Housing Units 665 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 448 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 119 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $133,721
Average Home Value $175,335


Total Households 567
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 378
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 -0.23% -0.42%
Households -0.19% -0.43%
Families -0.36% -0.43%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   3.42%

Noxen, PA 18636 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18636 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 # 1086 35th
Population Density # 1456 13th
Diversity Index # 1285 23rd
Median Household Income # 766 54th
Per Capita Income # 987 41st

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