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18109 Zip Code (Allentown, PA) Detailed Profile




City: Allentown, PA (45.44%)
Counties: Lehigh County, PA (95.64%), Northampton County, PA (4.36%)
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 17,828

Houses and condos: 7,273
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,510
% of renters here:

53%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 18109: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 8.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 2,175 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

2.2% ($2,976)
Pennsylvania:

1.6% ($2,855)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,981 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,935 (2.1%)

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Males: 8,707  (48.8%)
Females: 9,120  (51.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 18109:

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 18109:

  • Never married: 41.0%
  • Now married: 39.8%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

Zip code 18109 compared to state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $138,207
18109:

$138,207
Pennsylvania:

$181,200



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in 18109 zip code as of November 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 18109 is 777 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:

34.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 18109, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $33,035 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,035
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $30,954 (reported on 84.6% of returns)
Here:

$30,954
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 72.3% for AGIs below $25k, 84.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $803 (reported on 20.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$803
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,701 (reported on 10.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,701
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$742 (reported on 6.8% of returns)
Here:

+$742
State:

+$14,495
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,013 (reported on 10.0% of returns)
Here:

+$9,013
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.5% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,998 (reported on 7.4% of returns)
18109:

$9,998
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $15,691 (27% of AGI, reported on 19.8% of returns)
Here:

$15,691
State:

$23,538

Here:

27.4% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.1% for AGIs below $25k, 9.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $1,999 (reported on 13.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,999
State:

$4,025
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $5,188 (reported on 19.8% of returns)
18109:

$5,188
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,402 (reported on 28.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,402
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k)

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

54%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 53.0% for AGIs below $25k, 55.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 53.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 55.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 59.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 18109, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $30,038 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$30,038
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $28,363 (reported on 85.6% of returns)
Here:

$28,363
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 81.4% for AGIs below $10k, 76.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 85.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,225 (reported on 35.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,225
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,894 (reported on 16.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,894
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$2,899 (reported on 12.1% of returns)
Here:

+$2,899
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.5% for AGIs below $10k, -0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,242 (reported on 8.0% of returns)
Here:

+$7,242
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.1% for AGIs below $10k, 4.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,181 (reported on 1.5% of returns)
18109:

$2,181
Pennsylvania:

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

Total itemized deductions: $13,652 (25% of AGI, reported on 21.9% of returns)
Here:

$13,652
State:

$18,804

Here:

25.2% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.9% for AGIs below $10k, 6.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 9.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,793 (3% of AGI, reported on 18.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,793
State:

$3,337

Here:

3.2% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,524 (reported on 67.8% of returns)
18109:

$3,524
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,788 (reported on 23.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,788
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 59.1%
Here:

59%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 58.0% for AGIs below $10k, 62.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 56.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 56.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$44,874
Pennsylvania:

$59,195
Nearest zip codes: 18032, 18101, 18018, 18102, 18016, 18017.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

50.4%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,409
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 5,205


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 293 (89 now married, 199 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,100 (1,409 now married, 2,702 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 18109 with a mortgage: 1,903 (47 second mortgage, 211 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,258

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,153
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $514

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

22.4%
Whole state:

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

13.4%
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:

4.3
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 18109: Allentown Shopping Plaza (A), East Side Fire Station (B), Hanover - Lehigh County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station 33 (C), Lehigh Valley International Airport Authority Department of Public Safety (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Church in zip code 18109: Saint Andrews Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Cemeteries: Woodlawn Memorial Park (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2), Cedar Hill Memorial Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lake: Catasauqua Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Parks in zip code 18109 include: Village View Park (1), William Kennedy Athletic Complex (2), Sherwood Park (3), Canal Park (4), Irving Park (5), Keck Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 5792010 to 2013
  • 4582000 to 2009
  • 3711990 to 1999
  • 3271980 to 1989
  • 1,3161970 to 1979
  • 1,0911960 to 1969
  • 1,2841950 to 1959
  • 7121940 to 1949
  • 1,0921939 or earlier
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Allentown, PA (18109)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Allentown, PA (18109)
  • 5no bedroom
  • 771 bedroom
  • 5372 bedrooms
  • 1,9853 bedrooms
  • 4574 bedrooms
  • 845+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Allentown, PA (18109)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Allentown, PA (18109)
  • 42no bedroom
  • 9531 bedroom
  • 1,4592 bedrooms
  • 8733 bedrooms
  • 544 bedrooms
  • 1115+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Allentown, PA (18109) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Allentown, PA (18109) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 140no vehicle
  • 1,1551 vehicle
  • 1,1482 vehicles
  • 4283 vehicles
  • 1964 vehicles
  • 785+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Allentown, PA (18109) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Allentown, PA (18109) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 500no vehicle
  • 1,9661 vehicle
  • 9012 vehicles
  • 1243 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 18109 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 18109 household income distribution in 2017
  • 636Less than $10,000
  • 572$10,000 to $14,999
  • 428$15,000 to $19,999
  • 349$20,000 to $24,999
  • 351$25,000 to $29,999
  • 430$30,000 to $34,999
  • 314$35,000 to $39,999
  • 235$40,000 to $44,999
  • 355$45,000 to $49,999
  • 662$50,000 to $59,999
  • 883$60,000 to $74,999
  • 688$75,000 to $99,999
  • 285$100,000 to $124,999
  • 187$125,000 to $149,999
  • 106$150,000 to $199,999
  • 59$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 18109

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 18109
  • 27Less than $10,000
  • 83$10,000 to $14,999
  • 43$15,000 to $19,999
  • 7$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3$30,000 to $34,999
  • 35$40,000 to $49,999
  • 45$50,000 to $59,999
  • 75$60,000 to $69,999
  • 105$70,000 to $79,999
  • 284$80,000 to $89,999
  • 162$90,000 to $99,999
  • 535$100,000 to $124,999
  • 420$125,000 to $149,999
  • 415$150,000 to $174,999
  • 304$175,000 to $199,999
  • 190$200,000 to $249,999
  • 102$250,000 to $299,999
  • 37$300,000 to $399,999
  • 3$400,000 to $499,999
  • 7$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 18109

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 18109
  • 48Less than $100
  • 96$100 to $149
  • 26$150 to $199
  • 45$200 to $249
  • 93$250 to $299
  • 24$300 to $349
  • 33$350 to $399
  • 70$400 to $449
  • 21$450 to $499
  • 132$500 to $549
  • 98$550 to $599
  • 161$600 to $649
  • 226$650 to $699
  • 76$700 to $749
  • 178$750 to $799
  • 507$800 to $899
  • 699$900 to $999
  • 655$1,000 to $1,249
  • 79$1,250 to $1,499
  • 12$2,500 to $2,999
  • 168No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $989.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $110,273.

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $138,207
18109:

$138,207
Pennsylvania:

$181,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $99,461 - $182,055

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $175,070
Here:

$175,070
State:

$246,314

Townhouses or other attached units: $147,782
Here:

$147,782
State:

$185,143

In 2-unit structures: $105,762
Here:

$105,762
State:

$167,412

Mobile homes: $7,974
Here:

$7,974
State:

$63,273
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 18109
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,304
  • One, attached: 2,215
  • Two: 415
  • 3 or 4: 440
  • 5 to 9: 552
  • 10 to 19: 779
  • 20 to 49: 241
  • 50 or more: 113
  • Mobile homes: 194

Unemployment: 7.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 18109

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 18109
  • 74.3%5,902Drove a car alone
  • 13.5%1,069Carpooled
  • 3.1%249Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.2%18Subway or elevated
  • 0.5%37Bicycle
  • 5.0%399Walked
  • 0.4%34Other means
  • 2.3%183Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 18109

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 18109
  • 216Less than 5 minutes
  • 5665 to 9 minutes
  • 1,21210 to 14 minutes
  • 1,94415 to 19 minutes
  • 1,46920 to 24 minutes
  • 54225 to 29 minutes
  • 89430 to 34 minutes
  • 10735 to 39 minutes
  • 6740 to 44 minutes
  • 36745 to 59 minutes
  • 14460 to 89 minutes
  • 20090 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 68.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,671
  • In family households: 14,554 (1,774 male householders, 2,702 female householders)
    2,411 spouses, 5,624 children (1 natural, 1 adopted, 1 stepchildren), 774 grandchildren, 296 brothers or sisters, 225 parents, 128 other relatives, 476 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,118 (1,151 male householders (708 living alone)), 1,045 female householders (862 living alone)), 926 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 160 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,865 2-persons, 1,171 3-persons, 900 4-persons, 320 5-persons, 68 6-persons, 142 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,570 1-person, 490 2-persons, 104 3-persons, 30 5-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons

1,346 married couples with children.
2,073 single-parent households (182 men, 1,891 women).

58.1% of residents of 18109 zip code speak English at home.
30.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% very well, 21% well, 13% not well, 5% not at all).
3.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% very well, 24% well, 10% not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (36% very well, 64% well).
8.4% of residents speak other language at home (52% very well, 20% well, 26% not well, 2% not at all).

Foreign born population: 3,459 (19.4%)
(55.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

19.4%
Whole state:

7.0%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 28%Dominica
  • 25%Saudi Arabia
  • 7%Colombia
  • 4%Kuwait
  • 3%Burma
  • 3%Chile
  • 2%Guatemala
Most common first ancestries reported in 18109
  • 7%Syrian
  • 6%German
  • 3%Pennsylvania German
  • 3%American
  • 2%Italian
  • 2%Irish
  • 2%Lebanese
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,6282010 or later
  • 1,1372000 to 2009
  • 9011990 to 1999
  • 1,663Before 1990
There are 85 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 18109.

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • AGERE SYS (555 UNION BLVD TRB 196 BG in ALLENTOWN, PA)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - PCS-NNOEX02202, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, RCRIS-PAD002389252, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH APPARATUS; SEMICONDUCTORS AND RELATED DEVICES; ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS
    Business NAICS classification: SEMICONDUCTOR AND RELATED DEVICE MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: AGERE SYSTEMS INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AGERE SYS INC ALLENTOWN, AGERE SYS. INC., LUCENT TECHS. INC., LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES ALLENTOWN
  • AERC COM (1801 UNION BLVD STE 108 in ALLENTOWN, PA)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - RCRIS-PAR000524462, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: INDUSTRIAL INORGANIC CHEMICALS
    Organizations: AERC.COM, INC. (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , LEHIGH VALLEY COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES LLC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • AGERE SYS LEHIGH VALLEY CTL CAMPUS (1110 AMERICAN PARKWAY NORTHEAST in ALLENTOWN, PA)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - RCRIS-PAR000506188, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, PCS-NNOEX00602, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business NAICS classification: SEMICONDUCTOR AND RELATED DEVICE MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: AGERE SYSTEMS (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: AGERE SYSTEM LEHIGH VALLEY CENTERAL CAMPUS, AGERE SYS LEHIGH VALLEY CENTRAL CAMPUS, AGERE SYSTEMS LVCC
  • BENNETT TOYOTA (2300 HANOVER AVENUE in ALLENTOWN, PA)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - RCRIS-PAD013792155, 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
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , BENNETT, J H INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BENNETT, J H INC
  • ALLENTOWN SECURE TREATMENT UNT ( in ALLENTOWN, PA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-7473
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 42.2%Electricity
  • 36.3%Utility gas
  • 18.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel

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

  • This state: 9,286
  • Northeast: 2,400
  • Midwest: 162
  • South: 630
  • West: 247

87% of the 18109 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 14% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from abroad.

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 465
Here:

26.4%
Pennsylvania:

13.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 71
Here:

7.6%
Pennsylvania:

13.0%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 157
Here:

15.5%
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 ($)
  • 57,875Management occupations
  • 57,615Business and financial operations occupations
  • 57,205Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 51,387Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 47,624Transportation occupations
  • 45,800Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

Companies with biggest federal contracts located in this zip code (ALLENTOWN, PA):

  • TAMA MFG CO INC (100A CASCADE DR; small business)
    $1,872,000 with Defense Logistics Agency for Clothing, Special Purpose. Signed on 2005-11-07. Completion date: 2006-11-26.
  • SUMMIT STRUCTURES LLC (946 N VAN BUREN ST; small business) : $1,425,048 in 10 contracts from 2003 to 2005
    Contracts for Prefabricated and Portable Buildings, Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Special Industry Machinery, Miscellaneous Prefabricated Structures by Federal Supply Service, Army, Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $616,474; 2004: $673,965; 2005: $134,609; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $616,474 with Federal Supply Service for Prefabricated and Portable Buildings. Signed on 2003-10-07. Completion date: 2003-12-09.
    $444,534 with Army for Prefabricated and Portable Buildings. Taking place in NY. Signed on 2004-05-05. Completion date: 2004-05-31.
    $176,640 with Navy for Prefabricated and Portable Buildings. Taking place in FL. Signed on 2004-08-31. Completion date: 2004-11-29.
    $68,429 with Army for Prefabricated and Portable Buildings. Signed on 2005-04-27. Completion date: 2005-08-31.
  • BETHLEHEM ALUMINUM, INC (270 E HAMILTON STREET; small business) : $1,033,637 in 122 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Plate, Sheet, Strip, and Foil; Nonferrous Base Metal, Structural Shapes, Nonferrous Base Metal, Hardware, Commercial, Pipe, Tube and Rigid Tubing, and more by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $72,174; 2001: $0; 2002: $38,407; 2003: $146,824; 2004: $278,900; 2005: $384,789; 2006: $112,543.

    Biggest contracts:
    $75,528 with Army for Plate, Sheet, Strip, and Foil; Nonferrous Base Metal. Signed on 2005-08-08. Completion date: 2005-08-22.
    $36,959, same as above. Signed on 2000-07-13. Completion date: 2000-11-17.
    $36,545 with Army for Structural Shapes, Nonferrous Base Metal. Signed on 2004-06-22. Completion date: 2004-07-13.
    $35,215 with Army for Plate, Sheet, Strip, and Foil; Nonferrous Base Metal. Signed on 2000-12-21. Completion date: 2001-01-25.
  • JULABO USA INC (754 ROBLE ROAD; small business) : $247,656 in 13 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Miscellaneous Special Industry Machinery, Laboratory Equipment and Supplies, Rockets, Rocket Ammunition and Rocket Components, Fans, Air Circulators, and Blower Equipment, and more by Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Army, Navy, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $147,825; 2004: $10,693; 2005: $83,458; 2006: $5,680.

    Biggest contracts:
    $99,280 with Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service for Miscellaneous Special Industry Machinery. Taking place in CA. Signed on 2003-11-06. Completion date: 2003-12-30.
    $53,504 with Army for Laboratory Equipment and Supplies. Signed on 2005-05-19. Completion date: 2005-06-30.
    $26,400, same as above. Signed on 2003-03-13. Completion date: 2003-04-24.
    $24,979 with Navy for Rockets, Rocket Ammunition and Rocket Components. Signed on 2005-08-30. Completion date: 2005-09-16.
  • GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY INC (1830 E RACE ST; small business)
    $51,139 with Navy for Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Components. Signed on 2002-03-06. Completion date: 2002-09-30.
  • VALLEY INSPECTION SERVICE INC (759 NORTH FENWICK STREET; small business) : $15,555 in 10 contracts from 2003 to 2005
    Contracts for Equipment and Materials Testing -- Instruments and Laboratory Equipment, Equipment and Materials Testing -- Metal Bars, Sheets, and Shapes, Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Electrical and Electronic Equipment Components by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $4,570; 2004: $4,070; 2005: $6,915; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $6,385 with Army for Equipment and Materials Testing -- Instruments and Laboratory Equipment. Signed on 2005-08-23. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $5,700, same as above. Signed on 2004-09-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $5,700, same as above. Signed on 2003-09-02. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $3,500, same as above. Signed on 2005-06-08. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
  • GERHART SCALE CORPORATION (744 ROBLE ROAD SUITE 200; small business)
    $12,950 with Army for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Non-Building Facilities. Taking place in NY. Signed on 2003-09-08. Completion date: 2003-10-01.
  • SCOT LUBRICANTS OF PENNSYLVANI (1801 E TREMONT ST; small business)
    $9,299 with Army for Oils and Greases: Cutting, Lubricating, and Hydraulic. Signed on 2005-12-05. Completion date: 2005-12-16.
  • RAPID RESPONSE, INC (719 ROBLE RD, STE 103; small business)
    $5,260 with Navy for Hazardous Substance Removal, Cleanup, and Disposal Services and Operational Support. Signed on 2002-07-22. Completion date: 2002-07-29.
  • BECK PACKAGING CORPORATION (1885 WEAVERSVILLE RD; small business)
    $2,780 with Army for Cleaning and Polishing Compounds and Preparations. Signed on 2003-06-13. Completion date: 2003-06-30.

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

  • Management of Companies and Enterprises: Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment, 50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 1 establishment, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Information: Cellular and Other Wireless Telecommunications (over 1000: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (500-999: 1, 100-249: 3, 50-99: 2, 20-49: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 5, 20-49: 3, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 5)
  • Wholesale Trade: Other Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers (250-499: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (250-499: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Sales Financing (250-499: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Educational Services: Elementary and Secondary Schools (100-249: 1, 20-49: 2, 1-4: 4)

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Most common first names in zip code 18109 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3875.5 years
John3480.7 years
Helen2585.2 years
Joseph2476.7 years
Mary2385.0 years
James2276.5 years
Robert2273.5 years
Michael1973.6 years
Charles1780.1 years
Margaret1681.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 18109 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1071.9 years
Miller881.0 years
Fritz578.0 years
Beck584.9 years
Snyder571.2 years
Krasley476.3 years
Kern475.0 years
Best479.5 years
Lopez483.5 years
Peters476.2 years
Businesses in zip code 18109
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Panera Bread1
Advance Auto Parts1Penske1
Arby's1Popeyes1
Blockbuster1Red Robin1
CVS1Red Roof Inn1
DHL2SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sam's Club1
Dunkin Donuts3Sears1
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx1Starbucks1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway3
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Hilton1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1Target1
Knights Inn1U-Haul2
Little Caesars Pizza1UPS2
McDonald's1Verizon Wireless2
New Balance1Waffle House1
On The Border1Walgreens1
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