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18053 Zip Code (PA) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2019: 2,205
Zip code population in 2010: 2,375
Zip code population in 2000: 2,304

Houses and condos: 899
Renter-occupied apartments: 169
% of renters here:

20%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 18053: 95.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 16.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 134 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 18053
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.7% ($4,584)
Pennsylvania:

1.5% ($2,887)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,713 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,321 (1.8%)

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Males: 1,123  (50.9%)
Females: 1,081  (49.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 18053:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 18053:

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 61.9%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

Zip code 18053 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Races in zip code 18053 (2019)
    • 2,28196.0%White
    • 532.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 180.8%Two or more races
    • 120.5%Asian
    • 70.3%Black
    • 30.1%Some other race
    • 10.04%American Indian
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Urban population: 412
Rural population: 1,792

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $268,144
18053:

$268,144
Pennsylvania:

$192,600



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 18053 zip code as of February 01, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 18053 is 1,138 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

48.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Pennsylvania:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 18053, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $51,581 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$51,581
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $47,819 (reported on 84.5% of returns)
Here:

$47,819
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 70.6% for AGIs below $25k, 77.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 79.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $565 (reported on 39.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$565
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,834 (reported on 25.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,834
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$167 (reported on 15.5% of returns)
Here:

+$167
State:

+$14,495
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,625 (reported on 13.8% of returns)
Here:

+$10,625
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.3% for AGIs below $25k, 3.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,077 (reported on 11.2% of returns)
18053:

$10,077
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,845 (21% of AGI, reported on 32.8% of returns)
Here:

$17,845
State:

$23,538

Here:

21.4% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.1% for AGIs below $25k, 9.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $1,760 (reported on 25.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,760
State:

$4,025
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $7,311 (reported on 32.8% of returns)
18053:

$7,311
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $25k, 3.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $1,708 (reported on 11.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,708
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 54.3%
Here:

54%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 48.7% for AGIs below $25k, 55.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 60.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 57.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 18053, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $40,933 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$40,933
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $39,312 (reported on 87.4% of returns)
Here:

$39,312
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 117.3% for AGIs below $10k, 75.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 83.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 85.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 84.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $752 (reported on 53.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$752
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.7% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,359 (reported on 27.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,359
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $10k, 2.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$914 (reported on 17.3% of returns)
Here:

+$914
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,895 (reported on 15.0% of returns)
Here:

+$8,895
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$1,111 (reported on 1.6% of returns)
Here:

+$1,111
State:

+$274

IRA payment deduction: $2,844 (reported on 3.9% of returns)
18053:

$2,844
Pennsylvania:

$2,903

Total itemized deductions: $14,897 (22% of AGI, reported on 35.7% of returns)
Here:

$14,897
State:

$18,804

Here:

21.6% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 10.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,521 (2% of AGI, reported on 30.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,521
State:

$3,337

Here:

2.1% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,859 (reported on 77.8% of returns)
18053:

$4,859
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $10k, 4.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,432 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,432
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 55.3%
Here:

55%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 44.5% for AGIs below $10k, 54.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 58.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 62.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 53.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$77,553
Pennsylvania:

$63,463
18053 map Nearest zip codes: 18079, 18212, 18066, 18080, 18030, 18078.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

45.7%
Pennsylvania:

44.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

3.4%
Pennsylvania:

46.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 73
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 788


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 6 (6 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 440 (250 now married, 187 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 18053 with a mortgage: 416 (10 second mortgage, 30 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 275

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,642
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $682

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

4.3%
Whole state:

12.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

0.3%
Whole state:

6.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 902000 to 2009
  • 961990 to 1999
  • 1591980 to 1989
  • 2421970 to 1979
  • 541960 to 1969
  • 221950 to 1959
  • 101940 to 1949
  • 2091939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 18053
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 18053
  • 0no bedroom
  • 71 bedroom
  • 792 bedrooms
  • 4093 bedrooms
  • 1854 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 18053
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 18053
  • 54no bedroom
  • 291 bedroom
  • 232 bedrooms
  • 633 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in 18053 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 18053 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 0no vehicle
  • 751 vehicle
  • 3392 vehicles
  • 1913 vehicles
  • 214 vehicles
  • 705+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in 18053 in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 18053 in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 991 vehicle
  • 362 vehicles
  • 343 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 18053 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 18053 household income distribution in 2019
  • 59Less than $10,000
  • 13$15,000 to $19,999
  • 35$20,000 to $24,999
  • 12$25,000 to $29,999
  • 20$30,000 to $34,999
  • 53$35,000 to $39,999
  • 62$40,000 to $44,999
  • 15$45,000 to $49,999
  • 35$50,000 to $59,999
  • 117$60,000 to $74,999
  • 177$75,000 to $99,999
  • 140$100,000 to $124,999
  • 41$125,000 to $149,999
  • 63$150,000 to $199,999
  • 16$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 18053

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 18053
  • 12Less than $10,000
  • 13$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$20,000 to $24,999
  • 5$30,000 to $34,999
  • 5$50,000 to $59,999
  • 7$60,000 to $69,999
  • 14$80,000 to $89,999
  • 24$100,000 to $124,999
  • 63$125,000 to $149,999
  • 45$150,000 to $174,999
  • 28$175,000 to $199,999
  • 108$200,000 to $249,999
  • 135$250,000 to $299,999
  • 145$300,000 to $399,999
  • 36$400,000 to $499,999
  • 43$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 18053

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 18053
  • 8$400 to $449
  • 8$500 to $549
  • 6$600 to $649
  • 8$650 to $699
  • 40$700 to $749
  • 7$800 to $899
  • 15$900 to $999
  • 66$1,000 to $1,249
  • 5$1,250 to $1,499

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,176.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $274,305
  • Black or African American householders: $345,272
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $345,272

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $268,144
18053:

$268,144
Pennsylvania:

$192,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $166,499 - $344,275

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $288,235
Here:

$288,235
State:

$255,931

Townhouses or other attached units: $142,697
Here:

$142,697
State:

$201,403

Mobile homes: $59,301
Here:

$59,301
State:

$62,605
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 18053
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 649
  • One, attached: 93
  • Two: 27
  • 3 or 4: 52
  • Mobile homes: 70

Unemployment: 2.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 18053

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 18053
  • 86.9%980Drove a car alone
  • 5.1%57Carpooled
  • 2.1%24Other means
  • 5.9%67Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 18053

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 18053
  • 54Less than 5 minutes
  • 615 to 9 minutes
  • 8510 to 14 minutes
  • 3715 to 19 minutes
  • 17920 to 24 minutes
  • 15725 to 29 minutes
  • 20430 to 34 minutes
  • 5235 to 39 minutes
  • 5940 to 44 minutes
  • 8545 to 59 minutes
  • 5160 to 89 minutes
  • 3190 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 78.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,205
  • Male householders: 491 (136 living alone), Female householders: 369 (53 living alone)
  • 577 spouses (577 opposite-sex spouses), 16 unmarried partners, (16 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 615 children (577 natural, 11 adopted, 27 stepchildren), 19 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 79 parents, 0 foster children, 0 other relatives, 33 non-relatives

Size of family households: 262 2-persons, 181 3-persons, 127 4-persons, 53 5-persons, 10 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 188 1-person, 22 2-persons, 9 3-persons

380 married couples with children.
23 single-parent households (23 men).

95.7% of residents of 18053 zip code speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
3.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

7.0%
Most common first ancestries reported in 18053
  • 29%Pennsylvania German
  • 24%German
  • 5%Italian
  • 4%European
  • 3%Polish
  • 2%Dutch
  • 2%Irish

Zip code 18053 topographic map


Zip code 18053 marital status for males
Zip code 18053 marital status for females

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 46.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 34.2%Electricity
  • 6.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.2%Wood
  • 3.3%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Coal or coke

Population in 1990: 975. Population change in the 1990s: +1,329 (+136.3%).

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

  • This state: 1,957
  • Northeast: 144
  • Midwest: 52
  • South: 21
  • West: 22

78% of the 18053 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

91% of the 18053 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 88% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different county within same state.

Year householders moved into unit in 18053

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 9
Here:

5.0%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 11
Here:

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

11.0%
Pennsylvania:

38.5%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 66,336Construction and extraction occupations
  • 60,696Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 60,380Education, training, and library occupations
  • 53,231Management occupations
  • 47,505Material moving occupations
  • 43,099Sales and related occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • MS4 VACUUM (5141 INNWOOD DR in GERMANSVILLE, PA; small business)
    $2,250 with Army for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Electrical and Electronic Equipment Components. Signed on 2004-11-29. Completion date: 2005-11-30.

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

  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (20-49 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Residential Mental Retardation Facilities (10-19: 1)
  • Construction: Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors (10-19: 1)
  • Construction: Electrical Contractors (5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): General Automotive Repair (5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): All Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Residential Remodelers (1-4: 3)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$196,12618$162,132106$185,05814$112,1831$133,3304$94,5755$117,314
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$121,9602$197,1609$191,9061$28,4200$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$149,8703$151,94040$209,6016$41,0000$01$410,8603$122,480
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$201,5501$81,14017$211,1284$51,6800$01$106,4600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$177,1330$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0053.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$137,7252$196,385
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$196,3801$89,920
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0053.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 18053
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 18053 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 18053 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Frank973.7 years
Robert869.2 years
Helen788.8 years
William667.7 years
John667.2 years
George670.0 years
Clarence573.8 years
Ralph577.8 years
Carl575.6 years
Paul579.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 18053 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Snyder974.6 years
Mantz879.5 years
Handwerk882.3 years
Harter874.1 years
Smith772.0 years
Fink678.7 years
Rex656.7 years
Hunsicker581.4 years
Hamm584.6 years
Frey571.0 years
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