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: 762
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,173
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 392
  • 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, 2017)


Total Population 17,154
Daytime Population: Workers 11,779
Daytime Population: Residents 9,549
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,328
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.24
Population in Households 16,879
Population in Familes 13,171
Population in Group Qrtrs 275
Population Density2 588
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $45,462
Average Household Income $60,776
Per Capita Income $26,548


Total Housing Units 8,187 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,839 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,555 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 793 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $130,934
Average Home Value $170,552


Total Households 7,394
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 4,539
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 -0.07% -0.12%
Households -0.08% -0.15%
Families -0.18% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Pittston, PA 18640 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18640 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 # 243 85th
Population Density # 593 64th
Diversity Index # 590 65th
Median Household Income # 1193 28th
Per Capita Income # 859 48th

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