Shickshinny, PA 18655 ZIP Code Profile

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Mocanaqua, PA | Shickshinny, PA

ZIP Code 18655: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shickshinny, PA 18655

Acceptable Alternative
Mocanaqua, PA 18655

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Luzerne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.171, Longitude -76.14
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 18655 has segments in 2 Counties (Columbia, Luzerne).

  • Businesses Addresses: 82
  • PO Box Addresses: 35
  • Residential Addresses: 2,693
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 50
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,643

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

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  1. 18655 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 18655 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Shickshinny, PA 18655 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,215
Population in Households 6,189
Population in Familes 5,135
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density2 86
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $52,547
Average Household Income $64,248
Per Capita Income $26,206


Total Housing Units 3,089 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,040 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 486 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 563 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $161,644
Average Home Value $189,081


Total Households 2,526
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,766
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 -0.42% -0.34%
Households -0.45% -0.37%
Families -0.54% -0.43%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   3.22%

Shickshinny, PA 18655 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18655 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 # 574 66th
Population Density # 1174 30th
Diversity Index # 772 54th
Median Household Income # 829 51st
Per Capita Income # 975 42nd

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