Duryea, PA 18642 ZIP Code Profile

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Duryea, PA | Pittston, PA

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ZIP Code 18642: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Duryea, PA 18642

Acceptable Alternative
Pittston, PA 18642

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 102
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,891
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 115
  • County: Luzerne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.326, Longitude -75.79
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Duryea, PA 18642 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,453
Population in Households 4,453
Population in Familes 3,502
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 831
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 1,939
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 1,206
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,109 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,355 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 584 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 170 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $127,542
Average Home Value $162,620


Median Household Income $48,545
Average Household Income $62,431
Per Capita Income $27,185
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.06%
Households -0.02% -0.09%
Families -0.18% -0.2%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.

Duryea, PA 18642 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18642 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 # 681 59th
Population Density1 # 515 69th
Diversity Index2 # 719 57th
Median Household Income # 914 45th
Per Capita Income # 646 61st

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