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Zip Code 18708 Population

Population breakdown by gender

Population in zip code 18708 is 9,937 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:0.82 | Zip Code 18708 land area is 16.5236 sq. miles | Population density is 601.38 residents per square mile

Median age in zip code 18708

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 41.2
Median Age - Male 39.6
Median Age - Female 43.4

Median age of zip code 18708 is 4.4% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 10.8% higher compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 18708 is 5% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 10.6% higher compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 18708 median age is 2.3% lower in comparison to nearby zip codes and 12.7% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population breakdown by age

Racial makeup of zip code 18708

White population 9169
Black or African American population 618
Asian population 29
American Indian and Alaska Native population 9
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 50

Region of birth

Zip code 18708 ancestry distribution

Arab 0.8% Czech 0.5%
Danish 0% Dutch 1.4%
English 13.2% French No Basque 1.8%
French Canadian 0% German 20.5%
Greek 0.5% Hungarian 0.9%
Irish 17.8% Italian 11.7%
Lithuanian 2.7% Norwegian 0.2%
Polish 23.6% Portuguese 0.1%
Russian 2.6% Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Scottish 1.8% Slovak 5.8%
Subsaharan African 0.2% Swedish 0.1%
Swiss 0.2% Ukrainian 2.1%
USA 4.3% Welsh 11.4%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 0% Other Ancestries 8.1%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 18708

Family Type Distribution
Total families 2611
Married couples 87.17%
Other couples 12.83%

Family and household income distribution in zip code 18708

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 13.52% 21.15%
$30,000 and $50,000 15.09% 16.22%
$50,000 and $100,000 36.65% 33.16%
$100,000 and $200,000 26.08% 22.51%
$200,000 or more 8.66% 6.96%

Households by size in zip code 18708

Household language in zip code 18708

English language 97.19%
Spanish language 1.65%
Other European language 0.54%
Asian language 0.33%
Other language 0.29%

Population by housing unit in zip code 18708

Total Occupied housing units 3447
Detached housing units 85.26%
Attached housing units 3.25%
2 units 0.96%
3 - 4 units 4.35%
5 - 9 units 0%
10 - 19 units 0%
20 - 49 units 0%
50 or more units 0%
Mobile homes 6.18%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 18708

Use car, track or Van 94.68%
Use public transportation 0%
Use Motorcycle 0.48%
Use bicycle 0%
Walk to work 2.6%
Work at home 2.25%

School attendance in zip code 18708

Attent Preschool programs 2.39%
Attend Public School 13.54%
Attend college undergraduate program 5.87%
Attent graduate studies 1.18%
Not enrolled in school 77.03%

Highest school attainment in zip code 18708

Less then 9th grade 0.93%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 9.26%
High school diploma 33.23%
Some college, no degree 23.54%
Associate degree 9.67%
Bachelor's degree 19.74%
Graduate or professional degree 3.63%

Real Estate in zip code 18708

Housing occupied 98.12%
Housing vacant 1.88%
Housing occupied by owner 82.65%
Housing occupied by tenant 17.35%
Total Rented Units 598
Median Contract Gross Rent $567
Median Gross Rent $740
Median Home Value $170,000

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 18708 median gross rent is 30.51% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 18708

Studio $390
1 Bedroom $470
2 Bedrooms $560
3 Bedrooms $710
4 Bedrooms $750
AVERAGE RENT $576

Average rent in zip code 18708 ($576.00) is 9.9% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 38.4% lower compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 18708 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 10.1% lower, one bedroom apartment rent is 9.2% lower, two bedroom rent is 10% lower, three bedroom rent is 10.2% lower, four bedroom rent is 10% lower.

Housing units in zip code 18708

Total housing units 3513
Detached housing units 84%
Attached housing units 3.19%
2 units 0.94%
3 - 4 units 5.81%
5 - 9 units 0%
10 - 19 units 0%
20 - 49 units 0%
50 or more units 0%
Mobile homes 6.06%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 18708

Total Real Estate Taxes $8,381,700
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $5,986,500
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $2,395,200

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