Tunkhannock, PA 18657 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 18657: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tunkhannock, PA 18657

Acceptable Alternative
Forkston Township, PA 18657
Forkston Twp, PA 18657
Mehoopany Twp, PA 18657
Monroe Township, PA 18657
Monroe Twp, PA 18657

Not Acceptable, USPS
Mehoopany Township, PA 18657

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 519
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,729
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 115
  • County: Wyoming County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.537, Longitude -75.975
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Tunkhannock, PA 18657 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,027
Population in Households 11,808
Population in Familes 9,614
Population in Group Qrtrs 219
Population Density1 94
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 4,893
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 3,319
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,618 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,701 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,192 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 725 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $174,249
Average Home Value $210,585


Median Household Income $51,992
Average Household Income $66,960
Per Capita Income $27,640
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.04% -0.06%
Households 0.2% 0.06%
Families 0.09% -0.01%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.

Tunkhannock, PA 18657 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18657 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 # 359 79th
Population Density1 # 1152 31st
Diversity Index2 # 984 41st
Median Household Income # 705 58th
Per Capita Income # 604 64th

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