Nanticoke, PA 18634 ZIP Code Profile

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Nanticoke, PA | West Nanticoke, PA

ZIP Code 18634: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Nanticoke, PA 18634

Not Acceptable, USPS
West Nanticoke, PA 18634

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Luzerne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.196, Longitude -76.004
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 315
  • PO Box Addresses: 143
  • Residential Addresses: 6,450
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 340
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,110

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

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  1. 18634 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 18634 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Nanticoke, PA 18634 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 13,403
Population in Households 13,187
Population in Familes 9,829
Population in Group Qrtrs 216
Population Density2 858
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $40,796
Average Household Income $52,702
Per Capita Income $23,557


Total Housing Units 6,770 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,656 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,245 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 869 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $97,092
Average Home Value $120,001


Total Households 5,901
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 3,430
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 -0.05% -0.1%
Households -0.08% -0.13%
Families -0.26% -0.26%
Median Household Income   3.51%
Per Capita Income   3.2%

Nanticoke, PA 18634 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18634 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 # 327 81st
Population Density # 495 71st
Diversity Index # 500 70th
Median Household Income # 1455 13th
Per Capita Income # 1307 22nd

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