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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 2015: 11,279
Zip code population in 2010: 11,188
Zip code population in 2000: 11,473

Houses and condos: 5,211
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,495
% of renters here:

33%
State:

31%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 18252: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 59.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 191 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 18252
Zip code 18252 (Tamaqua, Pennsylvania) real estate house value trends
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

1.8% ($1,565)
Pennsylvania:

1.6% ($2,671)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,742 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,492 (2.0%)

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Males: 5,444  (48.3%)
Females: 5,835  (51.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 18252:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 18252:

  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

Zip code 18252 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly 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: 7,924
Rural population: 3,354

Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $88,900
18252:

$88,900
Pennsylvania:

$170,600



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in 18252 zip code as of May 22, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 18252 to the number of sex offenders is 1,137 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

42.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 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)

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 2015:
This zip code:

$45,189
Pennsylvania:

$55,702
Tamaqua, PA (18252) map Nearest zip codes: 17982, 17960, 18218, 17952, 17925, 18245.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

45.9%
Pennsylvania:

47.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

8.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 753
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,783


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 156 (90 now married, 66 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,035 (929 now married, 1,106 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 18252 with a mortgage: 1,490 (69 second mortgage, 140 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,551

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,056
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $469

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

14.4%
Whole state:

13.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

6.9%
Whole state:

7.3%
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

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 25Built 2010 to 2013
  • 168Built 2000 to 2009
  • 278Built 1990 to 1999
  • 131Built 1980 to 1989
  • 518Built 1970 to 1979
  • 379Built 1960 to 1969
  • 558Built 1950 to 1959
  • 363Built 1940 to 1949
  • 2,791Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 18252 population

Zip code 18252 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 521 bedroom
  • 3962 bedrooms
  • 1,9523 bedrooms
  • 4304 bedrooms
  • 2115+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 18252 population

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

  • 50no bedroom
  • 4121 bedroom
  • 4902 bedrooms
  • 3843 bedrooms
  • 1324 bedrooms
  • 275+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 18252 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 153no vehicle
  • 8631 vehicle
  • 1,1762 vehicles
  • 5853 vehicles
  • 1934 vehicles
  • 715+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 18252 population

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

  • 291no vehicle
  • 7541 vehicle
  • 3482 vehicles
  • 583 vehicles
  • 224 vehicles
  • 225+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 18252 population

  • Zip code 18252 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 18252 household income distribution in 2015
  • 356Less than $10,000
  • 346$10,000 to $14,999
  • 341$15,000 to $19,999
  • 374$20,000 to $24,999
  • 182$25,000 to $29,999
  • 295$30,000 to $34,999
  • 259$35,000 to $39,999
  • 110$40,000 to $44,999
  • 184$45,000 to $49,999
  • 434$50,000 to $59,999
  • 564$60,000 to $74,999
  • 517$75,000 to $99,999
  • 366$100,000 to $124,999
  • 86$125,000 to $149,999
  • 112$150,000 to $199,999
  • 10$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 18252

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 18252
  • 34Less than $10,000
  • 44$10,000 to $14,999
  • 61$15,000 to $19,999
  • 94$20,000 to $24,999
  • 69$25,000 to $29,999
  • 80$30,000 to $34,999
  • 118$35,000 to $39,999
  • 187$40,000 to $49,999
  • 298$50,000 to $59,999
  • 204$60,000 to $69,999
  • 191$70,000 to $79,999
  • 158$80,000 to $89,999
  • 201$90,000 to $99,999
  • 223$100,000 to $124,999
  • 140$125,000 to $149,999
  • 342$150,000 to $174,999
  • 117$175,000 to $199,999
  • 220$200,000 to $249,999
  • 101$250,000 to $299,999
  • 69$300,000 to $399,999
  • 33$400,000 to $499,999
  • 33$500,000 to $749,999
  • 17$750,000 to $999,999
  • 7$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 18252

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 18252
  • 16Less than $100
  • 17$100 to $149
  • 18$150 to $199
  • 68$200 to $249
  • 18$250 to $299
  • 17$300 to $349
  • 72$350 to $399
  • 145$400 to $449
  • 126$450 to $499
  • 327$500 to $549
  • 165$550 to $599
  • 107$600 to $649
  • 123$650 to $699
  • 34$700 to $749
  • 37$750 to $799
  • 13$1,000 to $1,249
  • 7$2,500 to $2,999
  • 29$3,500 or more
  • 156No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $639.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $87,138
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $117,900

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $88,900
18252:

$88,900
Pennsylvania:

$170,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,500 - $163,100

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $154,681
Here:

$154,681
State:

$233,967

Townhouses or other attached units: $58,432
Here:

$58,432
State:

$171,258

In 2-unit structures: $81,065
Here:

$81,065
State:

$159,964

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $72,823
Here:

$72,823
State:

$187,323

Mobile homes: $67,823
Here:

$67,823
State:

$59,475

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,623
  • One, attached: 1,571
  • Two: 232
  • 3 or 4: 273
  • 5 to 9: 81
  • 10 to 19: 63
  • 20 to 49: 63
  • 50 or more: 174
  • Mobile homes: 131

Unemployment: 9.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 18252

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 18252
  • 78.4%3,655Drove a car alone
  • 7.1%330Carpooled
  • 0.3%14Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.4%18Subway or elevated
  • 5.0%232Walked
  • 1.8%83Other means
  • 7.1%331Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 18252

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 18252
  • 189Less than 5 minutes
  • 4705 to 9 minutes
  • 54210 to 14 minutes
  • 39215 to 19 minutes
  • 56620 to 24 minutes
  • 29125 to 29 minutes
  • 58430 to 34 minutes
  • 26535 to 39 minutes
  • 6940 to 44 minutes
  • 39745 to 59 minutes
  • 34660 to 89 minutes
  • 22190 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 59.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,146
  • In family households: 9,429 (1,583 male householders, 1,448 female householders)
    2,181 spouses, 3,169 children (2,973 natural, 92 adopted, 106 stepchildren), 396 grandchildren, 68 brothers or sisters, 108 parents, 85 other relatives, 359 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,717 (779 male householders (683 living alone)), 726 female householders (656 living alone)), 212 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 133 (128 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,334 2-persons, 796 3-persons, 499 4-persons, 308 5-persons, 73 6-persons, 21 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,339 1-person, 132 2-persons, 27 3-persons, 7 4-persons

1,410 married couples with children.
623 single-parent households (128 men, 495 women).

95.4% of residents of 18252 zip code speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (36% very well, 64% not well).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% very well, 19% well, 6% not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 245 (2.2%)
(42.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.2%
Whole state:

6.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 12%France
  • 11%Greece
  • 9%Bangladesh
  • 7%Kuwait
  • 3%Croatia
  • 3%Moldova
  • 1%Serbia

Most common first ancestries reported in 18252 (%)

  • 29%German
  • 10%American
  • 9%Italian
  • 6%Pennsylvania German
  • 6%Irish
  • 5%Polish
  • 4%Slovak

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 322010 or later
  • 422000 to 2009
  • 921990 to 1999
  • 128Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 18252 population

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: 2.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 68%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15%Electricity
  • 10%Coal or coke
  • 3%Wood
  • 2%Utility gas
  • 1%Bottled, tank, or LP 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:

  • This state: 9,818
  • Northeast: 497
  • Midwest: 160
  • South: 428
  • West: 82

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, 77% 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, 11% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 0% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 86
Here:

7.4%
Pennsylvania:

14.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 15
Here:

3.2%
Pennsylvania:

13.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 162
Here:

31.2%
Pennsylvania:

36.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 85,125Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 55,577Management occupations
  • 51,908Business and financial operations occupations
  • 51,638Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 48,661Education, training, and library occupations
  • 48,594Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
Note: State values scaled to 18252 population

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 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 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
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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