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, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,251
Population in Households 6,223
Population in Familes 5,193
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density1 85
Diversity Index2 10
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,549
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,790
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,088 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,033 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 516 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 539 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $155,088
Average Home Value $186,412
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,781
Average Household Income $59,413
Per Capita Income $24,323
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.53% -0.36%
Households -0.46% -0.32%
Families -0.52% -0.37%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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.

Shickshinny, PA 18655 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18655 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 # 574 66th
Population Density1 # 1186 29th
Diversity Index2 # 830 50th
Median Household Income # 857 49th
Per Capita Income # 982 41st

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