Pittston, PA 18641 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 18641: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittston, PA 18641

Acceptable Alternative
Avoca, PA 18641
Dupont, PA 18641

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 198
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,025
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 20
  • County: Luzerne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.329, Longitude -75.747
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 18641 has segments in 2 Counties (Lackawanna, Luzerne).

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Pittston, PA 18641 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,417
Population in Households 6,407
Population in Familes 5,155
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 1,346
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 2,771
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 1,790
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,116 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,024 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 747 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 345 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $111,463
Average Home Value $161,672


Median Household Income $48,648
Average Household Income $64,714
Per Capita Income $27,980
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.29% -0.2%
Households -0.22% -0.19%
Families -0.37% -0.28%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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 18641 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18641 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 # 562 66th
Population Density1 # 402 76th
Diversity Index2 # 715 58th
Median Household Income # 911 45th
Per Capita Income # 568 66th

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