18049 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Emmaus, PA (19.25%)
County: Lehigh County, PA
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 17,302
Zip code population in 2010: 17,341
Zip code population in 2000: 17,153

Houses and condos: 7,370
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,936
% of renters here:

28%
State:

31%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 18049: 101.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 15.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 1,154 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

1.7% ($3,520)
Pennsylvania:

1.5% ($2,521)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,526 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,500 (1.7%)

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Males: 8,536  (49.3%)
Females: 8,766  (50.7%)

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For population 15 years and over in 18049:

Zip code 18049 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Races in zip code 18049

  • Zip code 18049 races chart
    • 15,967White population
    • 179Black population
    • 17American Indian population
    • 278Asian population
    • 4Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 8Some other race population
    • 188Two or more races population
    • 700Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 15,565
Rural population: 1,736

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $211,900
18049:

$211,900
Pennsylvania:

$164,200



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in 18049 zip code as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 18049 to the number of sex offenders is 1,517 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

42.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 18049, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $63,838 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$63,838
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $55,068 (reported on 81.8% of returns)
Here:

$55,068
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 67.3% for AGIs below $25k, 77.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 54.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,207 (reported on 42.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,207
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $5,092 (reported on 30.6% of returns)
Here:

$5,092
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$9,940 (reported on 21.4% of returns)
Here:

+$9,940
State:

+$14,495
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 10.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$16,794 (reported on 13.7% of returns)
Here:

+$16,794
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.9% for AGIs below $25k, 3.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $16,045 (reported on 13.8% of returns)
18049:

$16,045
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs below $25k, 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $15,267 (reported on 1.0% of returns)
18049:

$15,267
Pennsylvania:

$20,922
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $21,976 (19% of AGI, reported on 36.6% of returns)
Here:

$21,976
State:

$23,538

Here:

18.6% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.6% for AGIs below $25k, 9.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,270 (reported on 29.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,270
State:

$4,025
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $9,690 (reported on 36.6% of returns)
18049:

$9,690
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $25k, 3.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,747 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,747
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 18049, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $53,795 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$53,795
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $48,921 (reported on 82.9% of returns)
Here:

$48,921
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 94.7% for AGIs below $10k, 66.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 69.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,399 (reported on 59.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,399
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,132 (reported on 37.5% of returns)
Here:

$3,132
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$6,827 (reported on 27.3% of returns)
Here:

+$6,827
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.9% for AGIs below $10k, -0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$16,984 (reported on 13.6% of returns)
Here:

+$16,984
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $10k, 4.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.3% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,889 (reported on 3.4% of returns)
18049:

$2,889
Pennsylvania:

$2,903
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $14,636 (reported on 1.3% of returns)
Here:

$14,636
Pennsylvania:

$14,674
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,723 (18% of AGI, reported on 37.9% of returns)
Here:

$17,723
State:

$18,804

Here:

18.2% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.5% for AGIs below $10k, 9.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 11.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,949 (3% of AGI, reported on 34.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,949
State:

$3,337

Here:

2.9% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $9,199 (reported on 79.0% of returns)
18049:

$9,199
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $10k, 4.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,444 (reported on 7.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,444
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 54.9%
Here:

55%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 47.3% for AGIs below $10k, 56.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 54.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 56.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 54.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 64.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$63,636
Pennsylvania:

$52,007
Emmaus, PA (18049) map Nearest zip codes: 18068, 18092, 18103, 18046, 18034, 18105.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

54.2%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.4%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 450
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,430


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 203 (169 now married, 34 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,983 (1,809 now married, 2,174 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 18049 with a mortgage: 3,325 (143 second mortgage, 742 home equity loan, 65 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,619

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,631
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S589

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

7.8%
Whole state:

13.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

5.4%
Whole state:

7.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.4
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  • Notable locations in zip code 18049: Suamme Camp (A), Dillinger Station (B), Citizen Fire Company of Vera Cruz Station 28 (C), Emmaus Fire Department Station 7 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 18049 include: Evangelica Church (A), Faith Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Calvary Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rodale Run (A), Leibert Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 18049 include: Millbrook Farms Recreation Area (1), Emmaus Community Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 142010 or later
  • 2232000 to 2009
  • 7631990 to 1999
  • 1,0091980 to 1989
  • 1,0321970 to 1979
  • 8591960 to 1969
  • 1,0371950 to 1959
  • 5491940 to 1949
  • 1,8841939 or earlier

Zip code 18049 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Emmaus, PA (18049)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 371 bedroom
  • 5172 bedrooms
  • 2,7983 bedrooms
  • 1,3154 bedrooms
  • 2775+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Emmaus, PA (18049)

  • 69no bedroom
  • 8211 bedroom
  • 5982 bedrooms
  • 3153 bedrooms
  • 984 bedrooms
  • 355+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Emmaus, PA (18049) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 187no vehicle
  • 8641 vehicle
  • 2,2522 vehicles
  • 1,1633 vehicles
  • 3204 vehicles
  • 1585+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Emmaus, PA (18049) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 240no vehicle
  • 9661 vehicle
  • 6252 vehicles
  • 833 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 135+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $943.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $211,900
18049:

$211,900
Pennsylvania:

$164,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $162,200 - $291,200

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $214,940
Here:

$214,940
State:

$221,511

Townhouses or other attached units: $133,655
Here:

$133,655
State:

$157,348

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 6.3%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 75.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,280

Size of family households: 2,329 2-persons, 869 3-persons, 1,043 4-persons, 413 5-persons, 78 6-persons, 46 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,759 1-person, 316 2-persons, 18 3-persons, 9 4-persons

2,583 married couples with children.
673 single-parent households (101 men, 572 women).

94.0% of residents of 18049 zip code speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% very well, 17% well, 10% not at all).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% very well, 14% well, 11% not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (84% very well, 16% well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (62% very well, 38% well).

Foreign born population: 586 (3.4%)
(70.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.4%
Whole state:

6.2%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 14%Other Eastern Africa
  • 9%India
  • 8%England
  • 7%Germany
  • 7%Korea
  • 7%Dominican Republic
  • 6%Hungary

Most common first ancestries reported in 18049 (%)

  • 30%German
  • 10%Irish
  • 9%Other groups
  • 7%Pennsylvania German
  • 7%Italian
  • 6%English
  • 4%American

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 82010 or later
  • 1222000 to 2009
  • 981990 to 1999
  • 483Before 1990

Zip code 18049 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 18049 marital status for males
Zip code 18049 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 38%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 30%Electricity
  • 20%Utility gas
  • 4%Wood
  • 4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3%Coal or coke
  • 1%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 16,204. Population change in the 1990s: +949 (+5.9%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


64% of the 18049 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

90% of the 18049 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 182
Here:

14.4%
Pennsylvania:

13.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 72
Here:

7.7%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 220
Here:

27.9%
Pennsylvania:

35.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 90,048Management occupations
  • 80,125Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 73,125Legal occupations
  • 62,112Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 53,523Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 53,259Business and financial operations occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in religious group quarters
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED156$184,696160$176,822790$165,68686$49,00533$112,1111$75,320
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$205,75213$106,05243$176,14513$39,4552$93,0700$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$179,80024$143,258215$181,65616$40,7542$125,4952$19,950
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$151,49813$192,390159$182,7687$112,3294$125,1600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$195,0273$358,80039$165,5432$68,7000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0063.04 , 0064.00, 0065.00, 0066.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$209,21814$224,698
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$193,8527$197,519
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$170,7134$256,745
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$184,5400$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0063.04 , 0064.00, 0065.00, 0066.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 18049 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12976.4 years
Mary12679.6 years
William9374.2 years
Robert8673.3 years
Helen8379.7 years
Charles7376.0 years
Anna7384.2 years
George7276.3 years
Paul7172.0 years
Joseph5974.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 18049 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller7875.0 years
Kline4575.4 years
Moyer3779.1 years
Smith3676.9 years
Wieder2780.4 years
Schaffer2675.9 years
Knauss2374.8 years
Dries2277.8 years
Mohr2277.6 years
Reinhard1974.9 years
Businesses in zip code 18049
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Kroger1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
CVS1New Balance1
DHL1Nike2
Dunkin Donuts1Penske1
FedEx3Pizza Hut1
H&R Block1Rite Aid1
Honda1The Room Place1
Hyundai1U-Haul2
Kincaid1Wendy's1

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