Towanda, PA 18848 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 18848: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Towanda, PA 18848

Acceptable Alternative
Burlingtn Twp, PA 18848
Burlington Township, PA 18848

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 385
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,671
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 212
  • County: Bradford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.771, Longitude -76.447
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Towanda, PA 18848 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,280
Population in Households 9,130
Population in Familes 7,159
Population in Group Qrtrs 150
Population Density1 82
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 3,861
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 2,484
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,611 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,607 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,254 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 750 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $131,186
Average Home Value $162,505


Median Household Income $46,546
Average Household Income $57,540
Per Capita Income $24,118
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% -0.21%
Households -0.3% -0.29%
Families -0.43% -0.38%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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.

Towanda, PA 18848 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18848 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 # 447 73rd
Population Density1 # 1199 28th
Diversity Index2 # 864 49th
Median Household Income # 1022 39th
Per Capita Income # 1011 39th

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