Pittston, PA 18640 ZIP Code Profile


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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

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

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 774
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,098
  • 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

Pittston, PA 18640 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18640 to the other 1,556 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 261 83rd
Population Density1 # 505 68th
Diversity Index2 # 641 59th
Median Household Income # 1205 23rd
Per Capita Income # 852 45th

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Pittston, PA 18640 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 16,507
Population in Households 16,287
Population in Familes 12,784
Population in Group Qrtrs 220
Population Density1 726
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 7,158
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 4,416
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,897 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,696 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,462 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 739 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $91,396
Average Home Value $122,061


Median Household Income $40,958
Average Household Income $54,425
Per Capita Income $23,675
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.17% -0.13%
Households -0.03% -0.1%
Families -0.21% -0.21%
Median Household Income   3.58%
Per Capita Income   3.64%
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.

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