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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 2019: 10,260
Zip code population in 2010: 10,578
Zip code population in 2000: 10,036

Houses and condos: 4,471
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,079
% of renters here:

27%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 18071: 98.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 30.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 337 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 2019:
This zip code:

1.8% ($3,239)
Pennsylvania:

1.5% ($2,887)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,211 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,298 (1.9%)

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Males: 4,892  (47.7%)
Females: 5,368  (52.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 18071:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 18071:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

Zip code 18071 compared to 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.
  • 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 (2019)
    • 10,12595.7%White
    • 3082.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 570.5%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: 6,031
Rural population: 4,228

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $177,915
18071:

$177,915
Pennsylvania:

$192,600



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in 18071 zip code as of November 26, 2021.
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:

44.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.4 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 2019:
This zip code:

$69,666
Pennsylvania:

$63,463
Palmerton, PA (18071) map Nearest zip codes: 18088, 18038, 18058, 18035, 18333, 18086.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

47.4%
Pennsylvania:

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

11.0%
Pennsylvania:

46.4%
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: 258
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,824


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 87 (88 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,205 (904 now married, 1,301 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 18071 with a mortgage: 1,867 (33 second mortgage, 183 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,117

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,332
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $604

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

8.2%
Whole state:

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

3.6%
Whole state:

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

6.7
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
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)
  • 582014 or later
  • 442010 to 2013
  • 3702000 to 2009
  • 1961990 to 1999
  • 3931980 to 1989
  • 5301970 to 1979
  • 3091960 to 1969
  • 3941950 to 1959
  • 4511940 to 1949
  • 1,6531939 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
  • 281 bedroom
  • 4592 bedrooms
  • 1,7083 bedrooms
  • 6164 bedrooms
  • 1725+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Palmerton, PA (18071)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Palmerton, PA (18071)
  • 33no bedroom
  • 1811 bedroom
  • 4782 bedrooms
  • 2973 bedrooms
  • 494 bedrooms
  • 375+ 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
  • 21no vehicle
  • 4401 vehicle
  • 1,1112 vehicles
  • 7983 vehicles
  • 4564 vehicles
  • 1905+ 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
  • 107no vehicle
  • 5441 vehicle
  • 2852 vehicles
  • 943 vehicles
  • 484 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles

  • Zip code 18071 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 18071 household income distribution in 2019
  • 216Less than $10,000
  • 72$10,000 to $14,999
  • 82$15,000 to $19,999
  • 171$20,000 to $24,999
  • 152$25,000 to $29,999
  • 202$30,000 to $34,999
  • 162$35,000 to $39,999
  • 224$40,000 to $44,999
  • 167$45,000 to $49,999
  • 281$50,000 to $59,999
  • 656$60,000 to $74,999
  • 417$75,000 to $99,999
  • 444$100,000 to $124,999
  • 305$125,000 to $149,999
  • 393$150,000 to $199,999
  • 123$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 18071

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 18071
  • 23Less than $10,000
  • 11$10,000 to $14,999
  • 4$15,000 to $19,999
  • 11$30,000 to $34,999
  • 8$35,000 to $39,999
  • 19$50,000 to $59,999
  • 96$60,000 to $69,999
  • 56$70,000 to $79,999
  • 152$80,000 to $89,999
  • 173$90,000 to $99,999
  • 289$100,000 to $124,999
  • 260$125,000 to $149,999
  • 424$150,000 to $174,999
  • 259$175,000 to $199,999
  • 477$200,000 to $249,999
  • 122$250,000 to $299,999
  • 327$300,000 to $399,999
  • 25$400,000 to $499,999
  • 52$500,000 to $749,999
  • 19$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 18071

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 18071
  • 3$100 to $149
  • 63$200 to $249
  • 30$250 to $299
  • 16$350 to $399
  • 14$450 to $499
  • 92$500 to $549
  • 55$550 to $599
  • 14$600 to $649
  • 159$650 to $699
  • 131$700 to $749
  • 127$750 to $799
  • 70$800 to $899
  • 54$900 to $999
  • 33$1,000 to $1,249
  • 20$3,000 to $3,499
  • 141No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $863.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $113,677.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $184,663
  • Black or African American householders: $281,187
  • Two or more races householders: $173,824
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $199,796

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $177,915
18071:

$177,915
Pennsylvania:

$192,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $119,745 - $238,484

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $211,025
Here:

$211,025
State:

$255,931

Townhouses or other attached units: $112,781
Here:

$112,781
State:

$201,403

Mobile homes: $65,251
Here:

$65,251
State:

$62,605
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: 2,829
  • One, attached: 927
  • Two: 69
  • 3 or 4: 39
  • 5 to 9: 75
  • 10 to 19: 264
  • 20 to 49: 81
  • 50 or more: 39
  • Mobile homes: 128

Unemployment: 2.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 18071

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 18071
  • 80.3%4,180Drove a car alone
  • 8.6%446Carpooled
  • 0.3%16Ferryboat
  • 0.2%12Bicycle
  • 2.0%103Walked
  • 0.5%27Other means
  • 8.3%432Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 18071

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 18071
  • 129Less than 5 minutes
  • 5505 to 9 minutes
  • 34010 to 14 minutes
  • 35915 to 19 minutes
  • 46020 to 24 minutes
  • 21425 to 29 minutes
  • 57030 to 34 minutes
  • 21535 to 39 minutes
  • 46640 to 44 minutes
  • 92145 to 59 minutes
  • 34260 to 89 minutes
  • 21590 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 37.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,260
  • Male householders: 1,800 (418 living alone), Female householders: 2,263 (536 living alone)
  • 2,177 spouses (2,158 opposite-sex spouses), 412 unmarried partners, (399 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,648 children (2,481 natural, 62 adopted, 105 stepchildren), 321 grandchildren, 11 brothers or sisters, 105 parents, 15 foster children, 100 other relatives, 357 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 66 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,406 2-persons, 513 3-persons, 483 4-persons, 325 5-persons, 47 6-persons, 32 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 954 1-person, 276 2-persons, 12 3-persons, 10 5-persons

1,267 married couples with children.
267 single-parent households (85 men, 182 women).

96.2% of residents of 18071 zip code speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% very well, 43% not well).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% very well, 10% well, 25% not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 265 (2.6%)
(88.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.6%
Whole state:

7.0%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 34%Bulgaria
  • 15%Denmark
  • 8%Honduras
  • 7%Croatia
  • 7%India
  • 6%Italy
  • 5%France
Most common first ancestries reported in 18071
  • 38%German
  • 12%Pennsylvania German
  • 11%American
  • 3%Polish
  • 3%Dutch
  • 3%Italian
  • 3%Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 1092000 to 2009
  • 571990 to 1999
  • 138Before 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: 1.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 42.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.1%Electricity
  • 15.4%Utility gas
  • 6.8%Wood
  • 3.9%Coal or coke
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 11,535.

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

  • This state: 8,528
  • Northeast: 606
  • Midwest: 169
  • South: 294
  • West: 315

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, 49% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 4% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% 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): 84
Here:

9.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

2.1%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 11
Here:

5.5%
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 ($)
  • 87,871Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 86,158Community and social service occupations
  • 63,692Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 61,523Sales and related occupations
  • 59,673Business and financial operations occupations
  • 56,669Computer and mathematical occupations

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

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 15. The highest number of reported fires - 52 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 18071 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (61.1%), and Outside Fires (24.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 18071
    • 14661.1%Structure Fires
    • 5824.3%Outside Fires
    • 218.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 145.9%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 18071, Pennsylvania

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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