Pittston, PA 18640 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 18640: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittston, PA 18640

Acceptable Alternative
Hughestown, PA 18640
Inkerman, PA 18640
Jenkins Township, PA 18640
Jenkins Twp, PA 18640
Pittston Township, PA 18640
Pittston Twp, PA 18640
Port Griffith, PA 18640
Yatesville, PA 18640

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 777
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,133
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 386
  • County: Luzerne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.321, Longitude -75.793
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pittston, PA 18640 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 17,148
Population in Households 16,868
Population in Familes 13,165
Population in Group Qrtrs 280
Population Density1 603
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 7,436
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 4,549
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,168 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,809 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,627 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 732 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $111,034
Average Home Value $141,651


Median Household Income $40,849
Average Household Income $56,571
Per Capita Income $24,622
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.13% -0.05%
Households -0.03% -0.03%
Families -0.22% -0.15%
Median Household Income   3.36%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
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.


Pittston, PA 18640 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18640 to the other 1,635 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 244 85th
Population Density1 # 570 65th
Diversity Index2 # 609 63rd
Median Household Income # 1291 21st
Per Capita Income # 847 48th

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