18252 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Tamaqua, PA (16.37%), Hometown, PA (3.37%)
County: Schuylkill County, PA
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 11,174
Zip code population in 2010: 11,188
Zip code population in 2000: 11,473

Houses and condos: 5,299
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,620
% of renters here:

34%
State:

31%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 18252: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 59.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 189 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

1.7% ($1,495)
Pennsylvania:

1.5% ($2,521)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,460 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,546 (1.8%)

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Males: 5,393  (48.3%)
Females: 5,781  (51.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 18252:

For population 15 years and over in 18252:

Zip code 18252 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 18252

  • Zip code 18252 races chart
    • 10,696White population
    • 49Black population
    • 12American Indian population
    • 39Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 3Some other race population
    • 101Two or more races population
    • 288Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 7,850
Rural population: 3,323

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $88,700
18252:

$88,700
Pennsylvania:

$164,200



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in 18252 zip code as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 18252 to the number of sex offenders is 1,422 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

45.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 18252, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $41,924 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,924
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $39,008 (reported on 81.2% of returns)
Here:

$39,008
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 67.4% for AGIs below $25k, 77.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 74.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 56.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,144 (reported on 31.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,144
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,363 (reported on 23.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,363
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$2,683 (reported on 14.4% of returns)
Here:

+$2,683
State:

+$14,495
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,254 (reported on 10.7% of returns)
Here:

+$9,254
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,850 (reported on 11.5% of returns)
18252:

$10,850
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,039 (20% of AGI, reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

$17,039
State:

$23,538

Here:

19.6% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $25k, 4.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,758 (reported on 12.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,758
State:

$4,025
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,325 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
18252:

$6,325
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,843 (reported on 17.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,843
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 18252, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $33,403 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,403
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $31,760 (reported on 81.6% of returns)
Here:

$31,760
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 88.3% for AGIs below $10k, 68.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 82.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 84.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 57.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,299 (reported on 44.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,299
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,095 (reported on 27.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,095
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs below $10k, 2.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$2,991 (reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

+$2,991
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,609 (reported on 9.9% of returns)
Here:

+$11,609
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.2% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.2% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,483 (reported on 3.4% of returns)
18252:

$2,483
Pennsylvania:

$2,903
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $14,632 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
Here:

$14,632
Pennsylvania:

$14,674

Total itemized deductions: $13,912 (21% of AGI, reported on 16.5% of returns)
Here:

$13,912
State:

$18,804

Here:

21.4% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.9% for AGIs below $10k, 5.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,954 (3% of AGI, reported on 14.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,954
State:

$3,337

Here:

2.8% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,074 (reported on 72.2% of returns)
18252:

$4,074
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $10k, 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,526 (reported on 14.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,526
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 58.7%
Here:

59%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 55.4% for AGIs below $10k, 58.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 60.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 56.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$37,003
Pennsylvania:

$52,007
Tamaqua, PA (18252) map Nearest zip codes: 17982, 17960, 18218, 17952, 17925, 18245.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

45.1%
Pennsylvania:

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

7.2%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 795
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,969


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 166 (74 now married, 92 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,996 (931 now married, 1,065 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 18252 with a mortgage: 1,567 (125 second mortgage, 222 home equity loan, 11 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,577

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,039
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S492

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

17.7%
Whole state:

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

9.6%
Whole state:

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

6.9
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 18252: Arlington Yards (A), Valley Park Estates (B), Camp Wildcat (C), Longacre Siding Station (D), New England (E), Mintzers Siding (F), South Ward Fire Company (G), Hometown Volunteer Fire Company (H), American Hose Company 1 Tamaqua (I), Saint Michaels Home (J), Citizens Fire Company 1 (K), New England Fire Company (L), East End Fire Company (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Village Square Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

    Reservoirs: Upper Owl Creek Reservoir (A), Neifert Creek Impoundment (B), Tamaqua Reservoirs (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Robin Run (A), Wash Creek (B), Wabash Creek (C), Neifert Creek (D), Rabbit Run (E), Still Creek (F), Slum Creek (G), Locust Creek (H), Brushy Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 18252 include: Skyview Memorial Park (1), State Game Lands Number 222 (2), State Game Lands Number 227 (3), State Game Lands Number 257 (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 32010 or later
  • 1312000 to 2009
  • 2011990 to 1999
  • 1391980 to 1989
  • 6391970 to 1979
  • 3571960 to 1969
  • 5221950 to 1959
  • 4621940 to 1949
  • 2,8451939 or earlier

Zip code 18252 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Tamaqua, PA (18252)

  • 8no bedroom
  • 331 bedroom
  • 3742 bedrooms
  • 1,8643 bedrooms
  • 6804 bedrooms
  • 1855+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tamaqua, PA (18252)

  • 64no bedroom
  • 5261 bedroom
  • 6452 bedrooms
  • 2513 bedrooms
  • 1044 bedrooms
  • 305+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Tamaqua, PA (18252) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 180no vehicle
  • 8291 vehicle
  • 1,1572 vehicles
  • 6703 vehicles
  • 2274 vehicles
  • 815+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Tamaqua, PA (18252) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 403no vehicle
  • 8651 vehicle
  • 2572 vehicles
  • 733 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 135+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $594.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $88,700
18252:

$88,700
Pennsylvania:

$164,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,700 - $160,400

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $164,219
Here:

$164,219
State:

$221,511

Townhouses or other attached units: $54,030
Here:

$54,030
State:

$157,348

In 2-unit structures: $50,475
Here:

$50,475
State:

$141,335

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $98,350
Here:

$98,350
State:

$186,490

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $40,441
Here:

$40,441
State:

$212,799

Mobile homes: $49,268
Here:

$49,268
State:

$45,445

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 11.6%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 63.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,108

Size of family households: 1,422 2-persons, 798 3-persons, 476 4-persons, 340 5-persons, 16 6-persons, 28 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,564 1-person, 99 2-persons, 8 3-persons, 3 4-persons, 10 5-persons

1,383 married couples with children.
467 single-parent households (74 men, 393 women).

95.6% of residents of 18252 zip code speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (43% very well, 16% well, 41% not well).
2.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% very well, 20% well, 7% not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 179 (1.6%)
(54.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.6%
Whole state:

6.2%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 44%Mexico
  • 23%Italy
  • 16%Germany
  • 7%Colombia
  • 6%Poland
  • 4%Lebanon

Most common first ancestries reported in 18252 (%)

  • 27%German
  • 10%Irish
  • 8%Italian
  • 6%Other groups
  • 4%American
  • 4%Polish
  • 4%Dutch

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 282010 or later
  • 452000 to 2009
  • 631990 to 1999
  • 104Before 1990

Zip code 18252 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 18252 marital status for males
Zip code 18252 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 65%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18%Electricity
  • 12%Coal or coke
  • 2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%Wood
  • 1%Utility gas
  • 1%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 10,446. Population change in the 1990s: +1,027 (+9.8%).

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


69% of the 18252 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 73% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

92% of the 18252 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 81% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 11% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 107
Here:

10.4%
Pennsylvania:

13.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8
Here:

1.9%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 129
Here:

25.2%
Pennsylvania:

35.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 85,673Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 55,625Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 50,250Business and financial operations occupations
  • 47,750Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 47,014Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 42,652Health technologists and technicians

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

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


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 125 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 140 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in religious group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Most common first names in zip code 18252 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John27373.8 years
Mary24180.5 years
William15274.5 years
Anna14981.6 years
Joseph14774.6 years
Charles12577.3 years
Robert12571.0 years
Helen12079.1 years
George11173.5 years
Margaret8779.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 18252 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller7775.0 years
Jones3575.8 years
Houser3276.6 years
Boyer3176.4 years
Smith3175.1 years
Breiner2978.8 years
Evans2877.1 years
Derr2580.6 years
Boyle2477.2 years
Williams2471.6 years
Businesses in zip code 18252
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
Dunkin Donuts2T-Mobile1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS3
Kroger2Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets2YMCA1
McDonald's1

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