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18071 Zip Code (Palmerton, PA) Detailed Profile




Cities: Palmerton, PA (8.29%), Parryville, PA (2.58%), Bowmanstown, PA (1.05%)
Counties: Carbon County, PA (99.11%), Monroe County, PA (0.89%)
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 10,206
Zip code population in 2010: 10,578
Zip code population in 2000: 10,036

Houses and condos: 4,461
Renter-occupied apartments: 904
% of renters here:

22%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 18071: 98.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 30.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 335 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 18071
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.8% ($3,085)
Pennsylvania:

1.6% ($2,855)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,904 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,386 (2.0%)

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Males: 5,081  (49.8%)
Females: 5,125  (50.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 18071:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 18071:

  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

Zip code 18071 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 18071 (2017)
    • 10,125100.9%White
    • 3083.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 570.6%Two or more races
    • 400.4%Asian
    • 350.3%Black
    • 60.06%American Indian
    • 40.04%Some other race
    • 30.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 5,999
Rural population: 4,206

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $173,630
18071:

$173,630
Pennsylvania:

$181,200



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in 18071 zip code as of August 15, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 18071 is 1,504 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is much lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

44.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 18071, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $47,384 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$47,384
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $42,258 (reported on 84.2% of returns)
Here:

$42,258
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 69.4% for AGIs below $25k, 79.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 29.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,251 (reported on 32.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,251
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,858 (reported on 20.2% of returns)
Here:

$3,858
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$5,307 (reported on 11.9% of returns)
Here:

+$5,307
State:

+$14,495
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,131 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
Here:

+$9,131
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,919 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
18071:

$10,919
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,518 (20% of AGI, reported on 25.9% of returns)
Here:

$17,518
State:

$23,538

Here:

20.1% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.3% for AGIs below $25k, 8.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,220 (reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,220
State:

$4,025
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,105 (reported on 25.7% of returns)
18071:

$7,105
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,941 (reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,941
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 55.3%
Here:

55%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 51.9% for AGIs below $25k, 54.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 58.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 75.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 18071, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $39,264 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$39,264
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $35,810 (reported on 85.8% of returns)
Here:

$35,810
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 92.7% for AGIs below $10k, 72.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 84.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 86.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 55.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,376 (reported on 46.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,376
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,891 (reported on 23.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,891
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $10k, 2.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,624 (reported on 14.9% of returns)
Here:

+$5,624
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.8% for AGIs below $10k, -0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,115 (reported on 11.0% of returns)
Here:

+$10,115
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 4.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.7% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,862 (reported on 2.7% of returns)
18071:

$2,862
Pennsylvania:

$2,903
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $14,788 (20% of AGI, reported on 25.5% of returns)
Here:

$14,788
State:

$18,804

Here:

20.2% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $10k, 5.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,015 (3% of AGI, reported on 20.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,015
State:

$3,337

Here:

2.6% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,033 (reported on 77.2% of returns)
18071:

$5,033
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,473 (reported on 13.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,473
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 58.4%
Here:

58%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 54.1% for AGIs below $10k, 57.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 58.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 57.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$61,085
Pennsylvania:

$59,195
Palmerton, PA (18071) map Nearest zip codes: 18088, 18038, 18058, 18035, 18333, 18086.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

46.3%
Pennsylvania:

45.4%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

8.5%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 394
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,714


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 99 (53 now married, 44 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,051 (904 now married, 1,145 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 18071 with a mortgage: 1,943 (51 second mortgage, 220 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,257

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,316
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $597

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

10.7%
Whole state:

12.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

7.4%
Whole state:

6.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 18071: Palmerton East Station (A), Lehigh Gap Station (B), Bowmanstown Volunteer Fire Company (C), Aquashicola Volunteer Fire Company (D), Palmerton Fire Company 1 (E), West End Fire Company 2 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Towamensing Cemetery (1), Saint Johns Church Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creeks: Mill Creek (A), Aquashicola Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1002014 or later
  • 772010 to 2013
  • 2132000 to 2009
  • 1771990 to 1999
  • 4321980 to 1989
  • 6121970 to 1979
  • 2861960 to 1969
  • 4161950 to 1959
  • 4081940 to 1949
  • 1,7371939 or earlier

Zip code 18071 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Palmerton, PA (18071)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Palmerton, PA (18071)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 481 bedroom
  • 7862 bedrooms
  • 1,8323 bedrooms
  • 4614 bedrooms
  • 2195+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Palmerton, PA (18071)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Palmerton, PA (18071)
  • 102no bedroom
  • 1031 bedroom
  • 3552 bedrooms
  • 1833 bedrooms
  • 414 bedrooms
  • 265+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Palmerton, PA (18071) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Palmerton, PA (18071) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 78no vehicle
  • 5361 vehicle
  • 1,3842 vehicles
  • 7413 vehicles
  • 3094 vehicles
  • 1735+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Palmerton, PA (18071) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Palmerton, PA (18071) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 157no vehicle
  • 4801 vehicle
  • 2142 vehicles
  • 463 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles

  • Zip code 18071 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 18071 household income distribution in 2017
  • 197Less than $10,000
  • 153$10,000 to $14,999
  • 267$15,000 to $19,999
  • 186$20,000 to $24,999
  • 113$25,000 to $29,999
  • 210$30,000 to $34,999
  • 164$35,000 to $39,999
  • 311$40,000 to $44,999
  • 171$45,000 to $49,999
  • 255$50,000 to $59,999
  • 748$60,000 to $74,999
  • 384$75,000 to $99,999
  • 337$100,000 to $124,999
  • 293$125,000 to $149,999
  • 208$150,000 to $199,999
  • 76$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 18071

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 18071
  • 10Less than $10,000
  • 39$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2$15,000 to $19,999
  • 7$20,000 to $24,999
  • 14$30,000 to $34,999
  • 7$35,000 to $39,999
  • 17$40,000 to $49,999
  • 11$50,000 to $59,999
  • 135$60,000 to $69,999
  • 126$70,000 to $79,999
  • 135$80,000 to $89,999
  • 158$90,000 to $99,999
  • 430$100,000 to $124,999
  • 239$125,000 to $149,999
  • 430$150,000 to $174,999
  • 308$175,000 to $199,999
  • 502$200,000 to $249,999
  • 128$250,000 to $299,999
  • 218$300,000 to $399,999
  • 64$400,000 to $499,999
  • 40$500,000 to $749,999
  • 18$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 18071

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 18071
  • 42Less than $100
  • 90$200 to $249
  • 25$250 to $299
  • 15$400 to $449
  • 20$450 to $499
  • 46$500 to $549
  • 20$550 to $599
  • 118$600 to $649
  • 65$650 to $699
  • 82$700 to $749
  • 45$750 to $799
  • 110$800 to $899
  • 69$900 to $999
  • 16$1,000 to $1,249
  • 16$3,000 to $3,499
  • 76No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $818.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $180,216
  • Black or African American householders: $274,415
  • Two or more races householders: $169,638
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $194,984

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $173,630
18071:

$173,630
Pennsylvania:

$181,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $113,733 - $231,816
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 18071
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,932
  • One, attached: 830
  • Two: 51
  • 3 or 4: 113
  • 5 to 9: 111
  • 10 to 19: 142
  • 20 to 49: 75
  • 50 or more: 18
  • Mobile homes: 181

Unemployment: 5.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 18071

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 18071
  • 81.2%4,091Drove a car alone
  • 8.1%409Carpooled
  • 0.1%3Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.5%25Ferryboat
  • 3.3%168Taxi
  • 0.2%11Bicycle
  • 3.7%188Walked
  • 0.3%16Other means
  • 3.3%167Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 18071

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 18071
  • 165Less than 5 minutes
  • 4745 to 9 minutes
  • 35010 to 14 minutes
  • 60715 to 19 minutes
  • 37120 to 24 minutes
  • 15125 to 29 minutes
  • 63330 to 34 minutes
  • 32535 to 39 minutes
  • 44940 to 44 minutes
  • 91545 to 59 minutes
  • 28660 to 89 minutes
  • 12690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 39.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,142
  • In family households: 8,357 (1,331 male householders, 1,423 female householders)
    2,185 spouses, 2,749 children (2,443 natural, 75 adopted, 232 stepchildren), 162 grandchildren, 8 brothers or sisters, 150 parents, 29 other relatives, 254 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,785 (656 male householders (498 living alone)), 688 female householders (512 living alone)), 440 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 66 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,387 2-persons, 570 3-persons, 393 4-persons, 287 5-persons, 88 6-persons, 30 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,010 1-person, 291 2-persons, 15 3-persons, 21 4-persons, 7 5-persons

1,241 married couples with children.
361 single-parent households (52 men, 309 women).

94.0% of residents of 18071 zip code speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (43% very well, 29% well, 25% not well, 2% not at all).
2.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% very well, 40% not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 350 (3.4%)
(54.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.4%
Whole state:

7.0%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 32%Bulgaria
  • 21%Italy
  • 11%Costa Rica
  • 4%Croatia
  • 3%England
  • 3%France
  • 1%Hong Kong
Most common first ancestries reported in 18071
  • 38%German
  • 12%Pennsylvania German
  • 9%American
  • 4%Dutch
  • 3%Italian
  • 3%Portuguese
  • 3%Polish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1162010 or later
  • 2212000 to 2009
  • 691990 to 1999
  • 60Before 1990

Zip code 18071 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • AMPAL MFG (2125 LITTLE GAP ROAD in PALMERTON, PA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - AFS-22-1840978-1, AIR PROGRAM, RCRIS-PAD987329893, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: PRIMARY METAL PRODUCTS
    Business NAICS classification: ALL OTHER METAL ORE MINING.
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , AMPAL INC (CONTACT/OWNER) , AMPAL, INC. (OWNER/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: AMPAL INC, AMPAL INC., ATOMIZED METAL POWDE/PALMERTON, ATOMIZED METAL POWDEr
  • BLUE MOUNTAIN SKI AREA (BLUE MOUNTAIN DRIVE in PALMERTON, PA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-2003-0154, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-03-2004-0027,
    Business SIC classification: HOTELS AND MOTELS
  • AIRGAS SPECIALTY PRODUCTS-PALMERTON PA (900 DELAWARE AVENUE in PALMERTON, PA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: CHEMICALS AND ALLIED PRODUCTS
    Alternative names: AIRGAS SPECIALTY PRODUCTS PALMERTON, LAROCHE INDS. INC.
  • ALS USED AUTO PARTS (RD 2 BOX 147B2 in PALMERTON, PA)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , GOULER ALWYN (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ATLANTIC SERVICE STATION (577 DELAWARE AVE in PALMERTON, PA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , ATLANTIC REFINING & MARKETING (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BLUE MOUNTAIN SKI AREA (1660 BLUE MTN DR in PALMERTON, PA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: AMUSEMENT AND RECREATION SERVICES
  • ARFAN INC/PALMERTON (525 DELAWARE AVE in PALMERTON, PA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: FUNERAL SERVICE AND CREMATORIES
    Alternative names: CAMPTON FUNERAL HOME/PALMERTON

Zip code 18071 marital status for males
Zip code 18071 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 45.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 25.4%Electricity
  • 14.7%Utility gas
  • 6.1%Wood
  • 4.1%Coal or coke
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 11,535.

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

  • This state: 8,467
  • Northeast: 772
  • Midwest: 136
  • South: 127
  • West: 210

67% of the 18071 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

92% of the 18071 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 11% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Palmerton, PA (18071)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 45
Here:

5.4%
Pennsylvania:

13.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 6
Here:

1.4%
Pennsylvania:

13.0%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 14
Here:

5.9%
Pennsylvania:

37.8%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 70,592Legal occupations
  • 63,928Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 61,109Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 54,664Management occupations
  • 50,286Education, training, and library occupations
  • 46,109Health technologists and technicians

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • AMPAL, INC (2125 LITTLE GAP ROAD in PALMERTON, NJ; small business)
    50 employees, $0 revenue. : $11,093,880 in 15 contracts from 2001 to 2006
    Contracts for Chemicals by Army, Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $79,080; 2002: $2,314,963; 2003: $1,297,806; 2004: $1,982,208; 2005: $3,128,300; 2006: $2,291,523.

    Biggest contracts:
    $2,764,124 with Army for Chemicals. Signed on 2005-03-09. Completion date: 2005-11-30.
    $2,314,963, same as above. Signed on 2002-10-29. Completion date: 2003-07-28.
    $2,291,523, same as above. Signed on 2006-05-31. Completion date: 2007-09-30.
    $1,978,322, same as above. Signed on 2004-07-29. Completion date: 2005-02-08.

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

  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Skiing Facilities (500-999 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (250-499: 1)
  • Information: Cable and Other Program Distribution (100-249: 1, 20-49: 1)
  • Information: Internet Service Providers (100-249: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (50-99: 1, 10-19: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (10-19: 3, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 5)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (5-9: 8, 1-4: 3)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (10-19: 2, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 1)

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 2010:

  • 15 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 41 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 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 ORIGINATED99$118,51493$119,353426$125,89767$35,88131$113,72610$58,231
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$07$72,34734$137,5655$19,4227$70,7891$13,520
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$141,73815$103,882197$148,01025$46,95610$109,2379$54,347
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$143,84910$120,410114$146,1876$11,4827$250,7570$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$219,4101$349,09025$98,5041$73,7500$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0208.00 , 0209.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$109,4874$96,9932$44,310
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$156,0724$227,9250$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$84,6851$349,0900$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$349,0900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$215,1101$167,1700$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0208.00 , 0209.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 18071
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 18071 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 18071 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John13272.8 years
Mary10681.2 years
Charles8475.3 years
William6473.1 years
Robert6370.4 years
Helen6378.7 years
Joseph5977.1 years
George5977.5 years
Anna5980.3 years
Frank4776.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 18071 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6673.3 years
Snyder3476.9 years
Green3172.7 years
George2877.7 years
Strohl2874.2 years
Serfass2872.3 years
Costenbader2579.7 years
Borger2576.5 years
Miller2073.2 years
Berger1979.7 years
Businesses in zip code 18071
NameCountNameCount
H&R Block1Rite Aid1
La-Z-Boy1Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets1U-Haul1
Quiznos1
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