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18252 Zip Code (Tamaqua, PA) Detailed Profile




Cities: Tamaqua, PA (16.37%), Hometown, PA (3.37%)
County: Schuylkill County, PA
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 10,605
Zip code population in 2010: 11,188
Zip code population in 2000: 11,473

Houses and condos: 5,553
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,660
% of renters here:

34%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 18252: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 59.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 179 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 18252
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.8% ($1,775)
Pennsylvania:

1.5% ($2,887)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,177 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,533 (1.9%)

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Males: 5,408  (51.0%)
Females: 5,196  (49.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 18252:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 18252:

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 18252 (2019)
    • 10,69695.6%White
    • 2882.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1010.9%Two or more races
    • 490.4%Black
    • 390.3%Asian
    • 120.1%American Indian
    • 30.03%Some other race
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Urban population: 7,451
Rural population: 3,153

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $96,200
18252:

$96,200
Pennsylvania:

$192,600



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in 18252 zip code as of December 05, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 18252 is 611 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

45.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.4 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)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 54.4%
Here:

54%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 50.2% for AGIs below $25k, 55.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 58.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 55.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 63.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 100.0% for AGIs over 200k)

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 2019:
This zip code:

$52,955
Pennsylvania:

$63,463
Tamaqua, PA (18252) map Nearest zip codes: 17982, 17960, 18218, 17952, 17925, 18245.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

39.7%
Pennsylvania:

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

6.9%
Pennsylvania:

46.4%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 769
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,041


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 90 (47 now married, 42 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,991 (1,118 now married, 862 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 18252 with a mortgage: 1,677 (56 second mortgage, 136 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,511

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,064
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $445

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

10.0%
Whole state:

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

5.3%
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:

4.8
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 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
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 62014 or later
  • 922010 to 2013
  • 2472000 to 2009
  • 2591990 to 1999
  • 2691980 to 1989
  • 5291970 to 1979
  • 2641960 to 1969
  • 5731950 to 1959
  • 3621940 to 1949
  • 2,8361939 or earlier

Zip code 18252 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Tamaqua, PA (18252)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Tamaqua, PA (18252)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 611 bedroom
  • 4342 bedrooms
  • 1,9203 bedrooms
  • 6704 bedrooms
  • 855+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tamaqua, PA (18252)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tamaqua, PA (18252)
  • 59no bedroom
  • 5551 bedroom
  • 4032 bedrooms
  • 4653 bedrooms
  • 1224 bedrooms
  • 575+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Tamaqua, PA (18252) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Tamaqua, PA (18252) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 140no vehicle
  • 9611 vehicle
  • 1,1522 vehicles
  • 4923 vehicles
  • 3094 vehicles
  • 1305+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Tamaqua, PA (18252) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Tamaqua, PA (18252) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 442no vehicle
  • 7841 vehicle
  • 3232 vehicles
  • 803 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 285+ vehicles

  • Zip code 18252 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 18252 household income distribution in 2019
  • 300Less than $10,000
  • 312$10,000 to $14,999
  • 298$15,000 to $19,999
  • 272$20,000 to $24,999
  • 250$25,000 to $29,999
  • 240$30,000 to $34,999
  • 279$35,000 to $39,999
  • 137$40,000 to $44,999
  • 166$45,000 to $49,999
  • 339$50,000 to $59,999
  • 632$60,000 to $74,999
  • 724$75,000 to $99,999
  • 316$100,000 to $124,999
  • 197$125,000 to $149,999
  • 221$150,000 to $199,999
  • 69$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 18252

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 18252
  • 13Less than $10,000
  • 24$10,000 to $14,999
  • 48$15,000 to $19,999
  • 75$20,000 to $24,999
  • 109$25,000 to $29,999
  • 106$30,000 to $34,999
  • 61$35,000 to $39,999
  • 167$40,000 to $49,999
  • 214$50,000 to $59,999
  • 224$60,000 to $69,999
  • 253$70,000 to $79,999
  • 118$80,000 to $89,999
  • 79$90,000 to $99,999
  • 166$100,000 to $124,999
  • 185$125,000 to $149,999
  • 271$150,000 to $174,999
  • 216$175,000 to $199,999
  • 330$200,000 to $249,999
  • 122$250,000 to $299,999
  • 19$300,000 to $399,999
  • 52$400,000 to $499,999
  • 26$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 18252

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 18252
  • 27Less than $100
  • 9$100 to $149
  • 104$200 to $249
  • 84$250 to $299
  • 12$300 to $349
  • 87$350 to $399
  • 88$400 to $449
  • 61$450 to $499
  • 206$500 to $549
  • 223$550 to $599
  • 232$600 to $649
  • 51$650 to $699
  • 130$700 to $749
  • 35$800 to $899
  • 41$900 to $999
  • 13$1,000 to $1,249
  • 12$1,250 to $1,499
  • 10$2,500 to $2,999
  • 99No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $755.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $94,293
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $127,582

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $96,200
18252:

$96,200
Pennsylvania:

$192,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $61,218 - $182,652

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $173,943
Here:

$173,943
State:

$255,931

Townhouses or other attached units: $78,108
Here:

$78,108
State:

$201,403

In 2-unit structures: $51,978
Here:

$51,978
State:

$189,304

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $658,351
Here:

$658,351
State:

$200,358

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $277,189
Here:

$277,189
State:

$294,099

Mobile homes: $126,833
Here:

$126,833
State:

$62,605
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 18252

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,546
  • One, attached: 1,833
  • Two: 370
  • 3 or 4: 189
  • 5 to 9: 127
  • 10 to 19: 63
  • 20 to 49: 84
  • 50 or more: 265
  • Mobile homes: 60

Unemployment: 5.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 18252

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 18252
  • 82.6%4,041Drove a car alone
  • 8.7%426Carpooled
  • 0.2%11Subway or elevated
  • 0.2%12Bicycle
  • 3.9%193Walked
  • 0.6%29Other means
  • 3.3%163Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 18252

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 18252
  • 255Less than 5 minutes
  • 5395 to 9 minutes
  • 53810 to 14 minutes
  • 48115 to 19 minutes
  • 51820 to 24 minutes
  • 47325 to 29 minutes
  • 86430 to 34 minutes
  • 11735 to 39 minutes
  • 9640 to 44 minutes
  • 35745 to 59 minutes
  • 35160 to 89 minutes
  • 12290 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 56.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,605
  • Male householders: 2,353 (872 living alone), Female householders: 2,485 (944 living alone)
  • 2,065 spouses (2,065 opposite-sex spouses), 254 unmarried partners, (241 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,609 children (2,328 natural, 66 adopted, 217 stepchildren), 257 grandchildren, 81 brothers or sisters, 129 parents, 0 foster children, 98 other relatives, 136 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 146 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,442 2-persons, 519 3-persons, 499 4-persons, 228 5-persons, 67 6-persons, 25 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,815 1-person, 231 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 9 4-persons

1,367 married couples with children.
572 single-parent households (119 men, 453 women).

97.4% of residents of 18252 zip code speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% very well, 20% not well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 116 (1.1%)
(67.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.1%
Whole state:

7.0%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 19%Honduras
  • 11%Sweden
  • 10%Ecuador
  • 10%France
  • 8%Chile
  • 4%Trinidad and Tobago
  • 1%Ukraine
Most common first ancestries reported in 18252
  • 31%German
  • 8%Irish
  • 8%American
  • 6%Italian
  • 6%Pennsylvania German
  • 5%Slovak
  • 3%Polish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1032010 or later
  • 302000 to 2009
  • 371990 to 1999
  • 114Before 1990

Zip code 18252 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • AIR PROD & CHEM TAMAQUA PLT (357 MARIAN AVENUE in TAMAQUA, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - PCS-PA0020028, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, PWSID-3540445, DRINKING WATER PROGRAM, AFS-23-1274455-3, AIR PROGRAM, PCS-PAR232201, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, RCRIS-PAD069778967, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TSD (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: INDUSTRIAL GASES; INDUSTRIAL INORGANIC CHEMICALS; INDUSTRIAL ORGANIC CHEMICALS
    Business NAICS classification: INDUSTRIAL GAS MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS, INC. (CONTACT/GENERAL) , AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS, INC. (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AIR PRODUCTS & CHEMICALS INC ELECTRONICS SPECIALTY MATERIALS, AIR PRODS. & CHEMICALS INC. SPECIALTY GAS DIV., AIR PRODUCTS & CHEMICALS INC TAMAQUA, AIR PRODS. & CHEMICALS INC. SPECIALTY GAS DIV.

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

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5.1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 51.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.5%Electricity
  • 17.4%Coal or coke
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 1.7%Utility gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Other fuel

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

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

  • This state: 9,145
  • Northeast: 613
  • Midwest: 159
  • South: 301
  • West: 75

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.

95% of the 18252 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 71% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% 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, 0% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Tamaqua, PA (18252)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 99
Here:

10.1%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 28
Here:

4.4%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 49
Here:

17.7%
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 ($)
  • 78,707Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 69,155Management occupations
  • 64,395Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 62,728Education, training, and library occupations
  • 58,012Business and financial operations occupations
  • 56,817Architecture and engineering occupations

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

  • J E MORGAN KNITTING MILLS, IN (R D #2) : $4,026,519 in 10 contracts from 2000 to 2005
    Contracts for Clothing, Special Purpose by Defense Logistics Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $569,222; 2001: $188,384; 2002: $565,152; 2003: $0; 2004: $1,460,313; 2005: $1,243,448; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $1,029,606 with Defense Logistics Agency for Clothing, Special Purpose. Signed on 2004-06-14. Completion date: 2005-05-05.
    $728,640, same as above. Signed on 2005-04-15. Completion date: 2005-12-02.
    $565,152, same as above. Signed on 2002-04-23. Completion date: 2003-01-17.
    $514,808, same as above. Signed on 2005-06-07. Completion date: 2006-03-06.
  • HART METALS INC (1415 E BROAD ST; small business) : $3,295,294 in 23 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Chemicals, Miscellaneous Chemical Specialties, Pyrotechnics by Defense Logistics Agency, Army, Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $191,520; 2001: $0; 2002: $168,544; 2003: $221,460; 2004: $730,495; 2005: $1,958,025; 2006: $25,250.

    Biggest contracts:
    $511,200 with Defense Logistics Agency for Chemicals. Signed on 2005-02-22. Completion date: 2005-05-10.
    $480,000, same as above. Signed on 2005-12-21. Completion date: 2006-02-19.
    $330,000, same as above. Signed on 2005-11-16. Completion date: 2006-01-02.
    $308,850, same as above. Signed on 2005-05-13. Completion date: 2005-06-22.
  • MORGAN J E KNITTING MILLS (ROUTE 54; small business) : $2,284,304 in 4 contracts from 2000 to 2005
    $753,536 with Defense Logistics Agency for Clothing, Special Purpose. Signed on 2005-06-08. Completion date: 2005-07-30.
    $753,536, same as above. Signed on 2001-01-05. Completion date: 2002-12-19.
    $400,464, same as above. Signed on 2000-11-02. Completion date: 2001-10-10.
    $376,768, same as above. Signed on 2001-02-20. Completion date: 2002-04-19.
  • DUOFOLD INC (1 LIBERTY ST; small business) : $173,622 in 5 contracts from 2000 to 2005
    Contracts for Underwear and Nightwear, Men's, Clothing, Special Purpose by Air Force, Department of Defense
    Signed by year: 2000: $39,900; 2001: $81,040; 2002: $34,000; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $18,682; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $81,040 with Air Force for Underwear and Nightwear, Men's. Signed on 2001-03-08. Completion date: 2001-04-10.
    $39,900, same as above. Signed on 2000-03-28. Completion date: 2000-05-30.
    $34,000 with Air Force for Clothing, Special Purpose. Signed on 2002-04-01. Completion date: 2002-05-28.
    $12,850 with Department of Defense for Underwear and Nightwear, Men's. Signed on 2005-04-11. Completion date: 2005-04-30.
  • ROMAN, DAMIEN A (962 W PENN PIKE; small business) : $43,193 in 4 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $30,787 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Maintenance Buildings. Signed on 2005-11-14. Completion date: 2005-12-30.
    $7,451 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Unimproved Real Property (Land). Signed on 2004-05-11. Completion date: 2004-06-18.
    $3,655 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Maintenance Buildings. Signed on 2005-11-14. Completion date: 2006-01-06.
    $1,300 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Unimproved Real Property (Land). Signed on 2004-07-06. Completion date: 2004-06-18.
  • COPPERHEAD CHEMICAL COMPANY, I (120 RIVER RD; small business) : $29,640 in 7 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Chemicals, Bulk Explosives by Navy, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $5,600; 2004: $0; 2005: $19,358; 2006: $4,682.

    Biggest contracts:
    $7,341 with Navy for Chemicals. Signed on 2005-02-23. Completion date: 2005-03-23.
    $5,600, same as above. Signed on 2003-09-30. Completion date: 2003-10-30.
    $4,530, same as above. Signed on 2005-07-30. Completion date: 2005-07-30.
    $3,950 with Navy for Bulk Explosives. Signed on 2005-12-28. Completion date: 2006-02-28.
  • KNF FLEXPAK CORPORATION (RR 309 BOX S; small business)
    40 employees, $8300000 revenue. : $6,895 in 4 contracts in 2003
    $3,064 with Federal Supply Service for Packaging and Packing Bulk Materials. Signed on 2003-07-15. Completion date: 2003-08-15.
    $1,915, same as above. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2003-10-15.
    $958, same as above. Signed on 2003-04-15. Completion date: 2003-04-15.
    $958, same as above. Signed on 2003-04-15. Completion date: 2003-05-15.

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

  • Management of Companies and Enterprises: Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices (100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 1 establishment, 5-9 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 2, 1-4: 7)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 3, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 4)

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:

  • 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 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

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 34. The highest number of fires - 95 took place in 2017, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 18252 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (73.9%), and Outside Fires (10.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 18252
    • 39773.9%Structure Fires
    • 5610.4%Outside Fires
    • 519.5%Other
    • 336.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 18252, Pennsylvania

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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