18657 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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Tunkhannock, PA

ZIP Code 18657: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tunkhannock, PA 18657

Acceptable Alternative
Forkston Township, PA 18657
Forkston Twp, PA 18657
Mehoopany Twp, PA 18657
Monroe Township, PA 18657
Monroe Twp, PA 18657

Not Acceptable, USPS
Mehoopany Township, PA 18657

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wyoming County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.537, Longitude -75.975
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 478
  • PO Box Addresses: 114
  • Residential Addresses: 4,813
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 115
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,698

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: July 1, 2023, Maps updated: May 3, 2023.


Tunkhannock, PA 18657 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2023)


Total Population 10,642 (100%)
Population in Households 10,457 (98.3%)
Population in Families 8,471 (79.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 185 ( 1.7%)
Population Density 87
Diversity Index2 16


Median Household Income $65,489
Average Household Income $88,180
% of Income for Mortgage4 18%
Per Capita Income $37,900
Wealth Index5 79
Socioeconomic Status Index6 Moderate (54.5)


Total HU (Housing Units) 5,378 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,557 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,014 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 807 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $198,304
Average Home Value $219,757
Housing Affordability Index3 123


Total Households 4,571
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 3,007
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.
  6. The Socioeconomic Index ranges from zero (lowest relative status) to 100 (highest relative status). This measure quantifies disparities in social position of an area's inhabitants and is built from a broad range of demographic, housing, and socioeconomic inputs. More information on this measure can be found in Esri's SEI tutorial.


2020-2023 2023-2028
Population -0.88% -0.44%
Households -0.29% -0.04%
Families   -0.15%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   3.09%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.01%

Tunkhannock, PA 18657 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 18657 to the other 1,685 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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 # 402 76th
Population Density # 1153 32nd
Median Household Income # 777 54th
Housing Affordability Index # 1022 61st
Per Capita Income # 666 61st
Diversity Index # 937 44th

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