Shickshinny, PA 18655 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 18655: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shickshinny, PA 18655

Acceptable Alternative
Mocanaqua, PA 18655

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 83
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,639
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 50
  • County: Luzerne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.171, Longitude -76.14
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 18655 has segments in 2 Counties (Columbia, Luzerne).

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Shickshinny, PA 18655 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,445
Daytime Population: Workers 810
Daytime Population: Residents 3,647
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,457
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 6,420
Population in Familes 5,354
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density2 88
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $51,267
Average Household Income $62,327
Per Capita Income $25,372


Total Housing Units 3,191 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,088 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 527 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 576 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $154,835
Average Home Value $184,782


Total Households 2,615
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 1,839
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 -0.4% -0.27%
Households -0.4% -0.3%
Families -0.45% -0.34%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   3.23%

Shickshinny, PA 18655 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18655 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 # 561 66th
Population Density # 1164 30th
Diversity Index # 820 51st
Median Household Income # 861 48th
Per Capita Income # 976 41st

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