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Zip Code 18103 Population

Population breakdown by gender

Population in zip code 18103 is 48,021 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.10 | Zip Code 18103 land area is 17.6093 sq. miles | Population density is 2,727.02 residents per square mile

Median age in zip code 18103

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 38.6
Median Age - Male 37.9
Median Age - Female 39.1

Median age of zip code 18103 is 1.8% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 3.8% higher compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 18103 is 2.2% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 5.9% higher compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 18103 median age is 0.8% higher in comparison to nearby zip codes and 1.6% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population breakdown by age

Racial makeup of zip code 18103

White population 36439
Black or African American population 3948
Asian population 1340
American Indian and Alaska Native population 104
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 4912

Region of birth

Zip code 18103 ancestry distribution

Arab 3% Czech 0.6%
Danish 0.1% Dutch 2.8%
English 4.3% French No Basque 1.4%
French Canadian 0.3% German 26.4%
Greek 0.5% Hungarian 3.3%
Irish 10.5% Italian 8%
Lithuanian 0.4% Norwegian 0.3%
Polish 4.2% Portuguese 0.1%
Russian 0.9% Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Scottish 1.1% Slovak 3.3%
Subsaharan African 0.5% Swedish 0.4%
Swiss 0.3% Ukrainian 1.7%
USA 4.5% Welsh 2%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 0.5% Other Ancestries 30.2%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 18103

Family Type Distribution
Total families 12981
Married couples 69.07%
Other couples 30.93%

Family and household income distribution in zip code 18103

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 24.3% 29.84%
$30,000 and $50,000 17.73% 20.24%
$50,000 and $100,000 35.17% 31.58%
$100,000 and $200,000 18.22% 14.97%
$200,000 or more 4.58% 3.37%

Households by size in zip code 18103

Household language in zip code 18103

English language 69.26%
Spanish language 23.46%
Other European language 3.9%
Asian language 2.27%
Other language 1.12%

Population by housing unit in zip code 18103

Total Occupied housing units 18476
Detached housing units 51.54%
Attached housing units 22.27%
2 units 2.55%
3 - 4 units 5.73%
5 - 9 units 5.49%
10 - 19 units 7.78%
20 - 49 units 1.49%
50 or more units 2.37%
Mobile homes 0.78%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 18103

Use car, track or Van 92.94%
Use public transportation 1.11%
Use Motorcycle 0.17%
Use bicycle 0.61%
Walk to work 1.6%
Work at home 3.57%

School attendance in zip code 18103

Attent Preschool programs 2.99%
Attend Public School 15.78%
Attend college undergraduate program 3.7%
Attent graduate studies 1.21%
Not enrolled in school 76.32%

Highest school attainment in zip code 18103

Less then 9th grade 7.11%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 11.16%
High school diploma 34.01%
Some college, no degree 19.82%
Associate degree 10.63%
Bachelor's degree 15.23%
Graduate or professional degree 2.03%

Real Estate in zip code 18103

Housing occupied 95.9%
Housing vacant 4.1%
Housing occupied by owner 65.82%
Housing occupied by tenant 34.18%
Total Rented Units 6316
Median Contract Gross Rent $765
Median Gross Rent $887
Median Home Value $174,900

Contract rent is the monthly cash rent agreed to, regardless of any furnishings, utilities, fees, meals, or services that may be included. Gross rent is the contract rent plus the estimated average monthly cost of utilities and fuels if these are paid by the renter. In zip code 18103 median gross rent is 15.95% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 18103

Studio $660
1 Bedroom $740
2 Bedrooms $870
3 Bedrooms $1,040
4 Bedrooms $1,070
AVERAGE RENT $876

Average rent in zip code 18103 ($876.00) is 7.4% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 6.3% lower compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 18103 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 7.2% lower, one bedroom apartment rent is 7% lower, two bedroom rent is 6.8% lower, three bedroom rent is 7.7% lower, four bedroom rent is 7.8% lower.

Housing units in zip code 18103

Total housing units 19266
Detached housing units 51.22%
Attached housing units 21.96%
2 units 3.13%
3 - 4 units 5.61%
5 - 9 units 5.77%
10 - 19 units 7.71%
20 - 49 units 1.43%
50 or more units 2.42%
Mobile homes 0.75%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 18103

Total Real Estate Taxes $42,190,800
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $28,276,800
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $13,914,100

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18032 Catasauqua Lehigh 0.12 ml
18101 Allentown Lehigh 0.27 ml
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18037 Coplay Lehigh 1.21 ml
18104 Allentown Lehigh 3.93 ml
18052 Whitehall Lehigh 3.94 ml
18031 Breinigsville Lehigh 5.1 ml
18018 Bethlehem Northampton 5.1 ml
18034 Center Valley Lehigh 5.21 ml
18049 Emmaus Lehigh 5.87 ml