Lehighton, PA 18235 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 18235: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lehighton, PA 18235

Acceptable Alternative
Lehightn Boro, PA 18235
Lehighton Borough, PA 18235
Weissport, PA 18235

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Carbon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.843, Longitude -75.694
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 567
  • PO Box Addresses: 181
  • Residential Addresses: 7,881
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 246
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,635

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 18235 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 18235 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Lehighton, PA 18235 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 18,889
Population in Households 18,617
Population in Familes 15,143
Population in Group Qrtrs 272
Population Density2 226
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $55,024
Average Household Income $67,729
Per Capita Income $27,237


Total Housing Units 8,428 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,390 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,118 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 920 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $182,656
Average Home Value $210,983


Total Households 7,508
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 5,231
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.23% -0.39%
Households -0.29% -0.42%
Families -0.42% -0.51%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Lehighton, PA 18235 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18235 to the other 1,675 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 217 87th
Population Density # 864 48th
Diversity Index # 787 53rd
Median Household Income # 690 59th
Per Capita Income # 855 49th

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