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Zip Code 18661 Population

Population breakdown by gender

Population in zip code 18661 is 5,418 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:0.96 | Zip Code 18661 land area is 135.014 sq. miles | Population density is 40.13 residents per square mile

Median age in zip code 18661

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 45.3
Median Age - Male 44.6
Median Age - Female 46.5

Median age of zip code 18661 is 7.6% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 21.8% higher compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 18661 is 9.9% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 24.6% higher compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 18661 median age is 6.9% higher in comparison to nearby zip codes and 20.8% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population breakdown by age

Racial makeup of zip code 18661

White population 5165
Black or African American population 72
Asian population 71
American Indian and Alaska Native population 3
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 24

Region of birth

Zip code 18661 ancestry distribution

Arab 0.4% Czech 1.6%
Danish 0.1% Dutch 7%
English 6.9% French No Basque 1.9%
French Canadian 0.2% German 23.8%
Greek 0.9% Hungarian 1.5%
Irish 19.8% Italian 12.6%
Lithuanian 1.2% Norwegian 0.1%
Polish 15.2% Portuguese 0.2%
Russian 1.7% Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Scottish 1.3% Slovak 4.4%
Subsaharan African 0.1% Swedish 0.6%
Swiss 0.1% Ukrainian 1.7%
USA 4.4% Welsh 4.2%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 0% Other Ancestries 7.8%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 18661

Family Type Distribution
Total families 1479
Married couples 80.8%
Other couples 19.2%

Family and household income distribution in zip code 18661

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 17.04% 26.8%
$30,000 and $50,000 25.15% 26.8%
$50,000 and $100,000 38.81% 31.12%
$100,000 and $200,000 15.55% 12.8%
$200,000 or more 3.45% 2.48%

Households by size in zip code 18661

Household language in zip code 18661

English language 94.99%
Spanish language 1.34%
Other European language 3.12%
Asian language 0.55%
Other language 0%

Population by housing unit in zip code 18661

Total Occupied housing units 2179
Detached housing units 78.94%
Attached housing units 1.7%
2 units 2.98%
3 - 4 units 2.29%
5 - 9 units 0%
10 - 19 units 0.78%
20 - 49 units 0%
50 or more units 0%
Mobile homes 13.31%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 18661

Use car, track or Van 96.62%
Use public transportation 0.12%
Use Motorcycle 0%
Use bicycle 0.12%
Walk to work 0.78%
Work at home 2.35%

School attendance in zip code 18661

Attent Preschool programs 1.8%
Attend Public School 15.07%
Attend college undergraduate program 2.58%
Attent graduate studies 1.2%
Not enrolled in school 79.35%

Highest school attainment in zip code 18661

Less then 9th grade 2.47%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 8.82%
High school diploma 43.03%
Some college, no degree 23.46%
Associate degree 9.33%
Bachelor's degree 12.49%
Graduate or professional degree 0.4%

Real Estate in zip code 18661

Housing occupied 59.93%
Housing vacant 40.07%
Housing occupied by owner 85.59%
Housing occupied by tenant 14.41%
Total Rented Units 314
Median Contract Gross Rent $627
Median Gross Rent $819
Median Home Value $133,200

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 18661 median gross rent is 30.62% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 18661

Studio $610
1 Bedroom $680
2 Bedrooms $800
3 Bedrooms $960
4 Bedrooms $990
AVERAGE RENT $769

Average rent in zip code 18661 ($769.00) is 19.1% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 17.8% lower compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 18661 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 39.6% higher, one bedroom apartment rent is 29.5% higher, two bedroom rent is 27.4% higher, three bedroom rent is 20.3% higher, four bedroom rent is 17.9% higher.

Housing units in zip code 18661

Total housing units 3636
Detached housing units 78.41%
Attached housing units 6.71%
2 units 2.06%
3 - 4 units 1.62%
5 - 9 units 0.44%
10 - 19 units 0.47%
20 - 49 units 0.25%
50 or more units 0%
Mobile homes 10.04%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 18661

Total Real Estate Taxes $3,549,300
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $2,372,300
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $1,177,000

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18702 Wilkes Barre Luzerne 7.57 ml
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