Pittston, PA 18643 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 18643: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittston, PA 18643

Acceptable Alternative
Exeter, PA 18643
Harding, PA 18643
West Pittston, PA 18643

Not Acceptable, USPS
Exeter Township, PA 18643

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 316
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,566
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 133
  • County: Luzerne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.329, Longitude -75.815
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pittston, PA 18643 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,657
Daytime Population: Workers 4,340
Daytime Population: Residents 6,472
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,812
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 12,535
Population in Familes 9,811
Population in Group Qrtrs 122
Population Density2 651
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $53,209
Average Household Income $68,395
Per Capita Income $29,689


Total Housing Units 6,068 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,767 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,688 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 613 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $142,433
Average Home Value $173,235


Total Households 5,455
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 3,408
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 -0.38% -0.28%
Households -0.37% -0.3%
Families -0.48% -0.38%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Pittston, PA 18643 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18643 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 # 340 80th
Population Density # 569 66th
Diversity Index # 806 52nd
Median Household Income # 729 56th
Per Capita Income # 540 68th

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