Glen Lyon, PA 18617 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 18617: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Glen Lyon, PA 18617

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Luzerne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.172, Longitude -76.075
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 36
  • PO Box Addresses: 21
  • Residential Addresses: 900
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 43
    • Single Family Addresses: 857

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

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Glen Lyon, PA 18617 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,062
Daytime Population: Workers 70
Daytime Population: Residents 1,225
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,295
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.42
Population in Households 1,916
Population in Familes 1,475
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,146
Population Density2 606
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $38,159
Average Household Income $47,799
Per Capita Income $14,951


Total Housing Units 1,061 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 433 (40.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 348 (32.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 280 (26.4%)
Median Home Value $83,294
Average Home Value $114,030


Total Households 781
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 478
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 0.05% -0.1%
Households -0.19% -0.23%
Families -0.29% -0.29%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

Glen Lyon, PA 18617 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18617 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 # 824 51st
Population Density # 583 65th
Diversity Index # 81 95th
Median Household Income # 1495 10th
Per Capita Income # 1608 3rd

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