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18603 Zip Code (Berwick, PA) Detailed Profile



Cities: Berwick, PA (6.12%), Briar Creek, PA (3.46%), East Berwick, PA (1.93%), Foundryville, PA (1.04%)
Counties: Columbia County, PA (59.77%), Luzerne County, PA (40.23%)
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 19,362
Zip code population in 2010: 19,320
Zip code population in 2000: 19,465

Houses and condos: 8,822
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,298
% of renters here:

29%
State:

31%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 18603: 88.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 51.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 376 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 18603
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

1.3% ($1,559)
Pennsylvania:

1.6% ($2,671)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,739 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,393 (1.4%)

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Males: 9,249  (47.8%)
Females: 10,113  (52.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 18603:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 18603:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

Zip code 18603 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 18603

  • Zip code 18603 races chart
    • 18,206White population
    • 196Black population
    • 16American Indian population
    • 129Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 12Some other race population
    • 241Two or more races population
    • 520Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 14,182
Rural population: 5,179

Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $117,100
18603:

$117,100
Pennsylvania:

$170,600



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 36 registered sex offenders living in 18603 zip code as of December 15, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 18603 to the number of sex offenders is 531 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:

42.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 18603, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $42,128 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$42,128
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $37,971 (reported on 85.5% of returns)
Here:

$37,971
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 74.4% for AGIs below $25k, 81.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 60.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $931 (reported on 28.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$931
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,263 (reported on 19.2% of returns)
Here:

$3,263
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$4,127 (reported on 9.6% of returns)
Here:

+$4,127
State:

+$14,495
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$13,265 (reported on 8.8% of returns)
Here:

+$13,265
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,180 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
18603:

$10,180
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,874 (19% of AGI, reported on 16.2% of returns)
Here:

$17,874
State:

$23,538

Here:

19.4% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $25k, 3.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,676 (reported on 11.4% of returns)
Here:

$3,676
State:

$4,025
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,375 (reported on 16.1% of returns)
18603:

$6,375
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,103 (reported on 18.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,103
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 53.7%
Here:

54%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 48.5% for AGIs below $25k, 52.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 62.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 60.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 77.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 18603, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $33,905 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,905
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $31,581 (reported on 86.4% of returns)
Here:

$31,581
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 109.5% for AGIs below $10k, 76.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 83.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,293 (reported on 41.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,293
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.8% for AGIs below $10k, 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,307 (reported on 23.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,307
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$4,596 (reported on 13.7% of returns)
Here:

+$4,596
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,101 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
Here:

+$10,101
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$2,333 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
Here:

+$2,333
State:

+$274

IRA payment deduction: $2,885 (reported on 2.8% of returns)
18603:

$2,885
Pennsylvania:

$2,903
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $10,800 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
Here:

$10,800
Pennsylvania:

$14,674

Total itemized deductions: $15,002 (21% of AGI, reported on 18.2% of returns)
Here:

$15,002
State:

$18,804

Here:

20.9% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $10k, 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,741 (4% of AGI, reported on 14.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,741
State:

$3,337

Here:

3.5% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,347 (reported on 71.2% of returns)
18603:

$4,347
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,654 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,654
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 55.0%
Here:

55%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 49.5% for AGIs below $10k, 55.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 57.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 54.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 54.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$42,246
Pennsylvania:

$55,702
Berwick, PA (18603) map Nearest zip codes: 18631, 18635, 17878, 18655, 18622, 18246.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

48.8%
Pennsylvania:

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

7.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,097
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,886


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 174 (51 now married, 123 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,383 (2,109 now married, 2,274 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 18603 with a mortgage: 3,094 (132 second mortgage, 239 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,591

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,121
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $460

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

15.0%
Whole state:

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

8.9%
Whole state:

7.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
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 18603: Hicks Ferry Station (A), Summerhill Fire Company (B), Eagle Hose Company 2 (C), East Berwick Hose Company 2 (D), Defender Hose Company (E), West Berwick Hose Company 1 (F), Salem Township Volunteer Fire Company 1 (G), Reliance Fire Company 1 (H), Ranger Hose Company 2 (I), PPL Susquehanna Fire Brigade (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 18603 include: White Church (A), Saint Peters Church (B), Old Stone Church (C), Ebenezer Church (D), Stone Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Greek Catholic Cemetery (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2), Roselawn Cemetery (3), Russian Orthodox Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Briar Creek Reservoir (A), Glen Brook Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Walker Run (A), Glen Brook (B), Salem Creek (C), Briar Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 18603 include: State Game Lands Number 55 (1), Ber Vaughn Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 6Built 2014 or later
  • 45Built 2010 to 2013
  • 466Built 2000 to 2009
  • 463Built 1990 to 1999
  • 731Built 1980 to 1989
  • 1,332Built 1970 to 1979
  • 798Built 1960 to 1969
  • 1,019Built 1950 to 1959
  • 896Built 1940 to 1949
  • 3,066Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 18603 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Berwick, PA (18603)

  • 10no bedroom
  • 1101 bedroom
  • 1,3492 bedrooms
  • 3,1013 bedrooms
  • 8224 bedrooms
  • 2935+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 18603 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Berwick, PA (18603)

  • 110no bedroom
  • 4731 bedroom
  • 8242 bedrooms
  • 7063 bedrooms
  • 1184 bedrooms
  • 675+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 18603 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Berwick, PA (18603) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 186no vehicle
  • 1,6171 vehicle
  • 2,4472 vehicles
  • 9953 vehicles
  • 3194 vehicles
  • 1215+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 18603 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Berwick, PA (18603) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 591no vehicle
  • 9881 vehicle
  • 5522 vehicles
  • 1003 vehicles
  • 504 vehicles
  • 175+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 18603 population

  • Zip code 18603 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 18603 household income distribution in 2015
  • 439Less than $10,000
  • 614$10,000 to $14,999
  • 668$15,000 to $19,999
  • 482$20,000 to $24,999
  • 637$25,000 to $29,999
  • 553$30,000 to $34,999
  • 417$35,000 to $39,999
  • 361$40,000 to $44,999
  • 324$45,000 to $49,999
  • 666$50,000 to $59,999
  • 925$60,000 to $74,999
  • 796$75,000 to $99,999
  • 593$100,000 to $124,999
  • 235$125,000 to $149,999
  • 171$150,000 to $199,999
  • 102$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 18603

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 18603
  • 133Less than $10,000
  • 57$10,000 to $14,999
  • 85$15,000 to $19,999
  • 37$20,000 to $24,999
  • 37$25,000 to $29,999
  • 14$30,000 to $34,999
  • 11$35,000 to $39,999
  • 114$40,000 to $49,999
  • 185$50,000 to $59,999
  • 200$60,000 to $69,999
  • 369$70,000 to $79,999
  • 494$80,000 to $89,999
  • 553$90,000 to $99,999
  • 811$100,000 to $124,999
  • 572$125,000 to $149,999
  • 792$150,000 to $174,999
  • 248$175,000 to $199,999
  • 326$200,000 to $249,999
  • 365$250,000 to $299,999
  • 191$300,000 to $399,999
  • 20$400,000 to $499,999
  • 34$500,000 to $749,999
  • 22$750,000 to $999,999
  • 15$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 18603

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 18603
  • 47Less than $100
  • 17$100 to $149
  • 28$150 to $199
  • 29$200 to $249
  • 55$250 to $299
  • 111$300 to $349
  • 160$350 to $399
  • 226$400 to $449
  • 264$450 to $499
  • 445$500 to $549
  • 127$550 to $599
  • 159$600 to $649
  • 210$650 to $699
  • 80$700 to $749
  • 42$750 to $799
  • 43$800 to $899
  • 47$900 to $999
  • 50$1,000 to $1,249
  • 8$1,500 to $1,999
  • 13$3,000 to $3,499
  • 137No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $689.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $118,264.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $121,064
  • Black or African American householders: $197,758
  • Asian householders: $406,648
  • Some other race householders: $129,602
  • Two or more races householders: $171,533
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $129,602

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $117,100
18603:

$117,100
Pennsylvania:

$170,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $83,600 - $168,700

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $180,799
Here:

$180,799
State:

$233,967

Townhouses or other attached units: $134,745
Here:

$134,745
State:

$171,258

In 2-unit structures: $112,969
Here:

$112,969
State:

$159,964

Mobile homes: $44,729
Here:

$44,729
State:

$59,475

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Note: State values scaled to Here population

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,972
  • One, attached: 456
  • Two: 615
  • 3 or 4: 580
  • 5 to 9: 62
  • 10 to 19: 28
  • 20 to 49: 174
  • 50 or more: 90
  • Mobile homes: 845

Unemployment: 7.3%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 18603

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 18603
  • 85.6%7,602Drove a car alone
  • 8.9%786Carpooled
  • 0.1%12Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.3%28Bicycle
  • 2.8%247Walked
  • 0.8%69Other means
  • 1.5%137Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 18603

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 18603
  • 585Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,3235 to 9 minutes
  • 1,87110 to 14 minutes
  • 1,11515 to 19 minutes
  • 89720 to 24 minutes
  • 48625 to 29 minutes
  • 84530 to 34 minutes
  • 33635 to 39 minutes
  • 34940 to 44 minutes
  • 57745 to 59 minutes
  • 19760 to 89 minutes
  • 16390 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 61.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,118
  • In family households: 15,647 (2,791 male householders, 2,458 female householders)
    3,869 spouses, 5,109 children (4,559 natural, 130 adopted, 422 stepchildren), 263 grandchildren, 64 brothers or sisters, 255 parents, 168 other relatives, 454 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,471 (1,127 male householders (894 living alone)), 1,607 female householders (1,282 living alone)), 737 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 244 (265 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,562 2-persons, 1,083 3-persons, 1,040 4-persons, 354 5-persons, 167 6-persons, 43 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,176 1-person, 469 2-persons, 33 3-persons, 56 4-persons

2,207 married couples with children.
1,315 single-parent households (424 men, 891 women).

94.6% of residents of 18603 zip code speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% very well, 40% well, 2% not well).
2.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% very well, 23% well, 2% not well, 3% not at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (5% very well, 30% well, 65% not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 450 (2.3%)
(56.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.3%
Whole state:

6.5%

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

  • 14%Brazil
  • 13%Bangladesh
  • 11%Cambodia
  • 10%Moldova
  • 6%Nepal
  • 4%Uruguay
  • 3%France

Most common first ancestries reported in 18603 (%)

  • 35%German
  • 11%American
  • 10%Italian
  • 6%Irish
  • 5%Pennsylvania German
  • 4%Polish
  • 4%English

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 12010 or later
  • 1962000 to 2009
  • 1131990 to 1999
  • 317Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 18603 population

Zip code 18603 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BERWICK OFFRAY LLC (9TH STREET & BOMBOY LANE in BERWICK, PA)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    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) - AFS-23-3011481-1, AIR PROGRAM, RCRIS-PAD003040763, 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)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: COMMERCIAL PRINTING, GRAVURE
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , CSS INDS INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BERWICK INDUSTRIES, BERWICK IND LLC, BERWICK IND LLC/BERWICK
  • BERWICK AREA SR HIGH SCH (1100 FOWLER AVE in BERWICK, PA)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - AFS-23-1654551-1, AIR PROGRAM, RCRIS-PAD987345998, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRANSPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , BERWICK AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BASHUP (1108 W FRONT ST in BERWICK, PA)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - RCRIS-PAD075987503, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • BERWICK PLASTICS PLT (910 7TH AVENUE in BERWICK, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - AFS-04-2891825-1, AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: PLASTICS PRODUCTS
    Alternative names: CARLISLE PLASTIC, CARLISLE PLASTICS/BERWICK PLT, LIQUITANE PLASTICS
  • BERWICK PLT (499 WEST 3RD STREET in BERWICK, PA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - AFS-23-1648999-1, AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: PREFABRICATED WOOD BUILDINGS AND COMPONENTS
    Alternative names: DELUXE HOMES OF PA, DELUXE HOMES OF PA/BERWICK PLT, DELUXE HOMES PA
  • BERWICK AREA HS ( in BERWICK, PA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-1605
    Organizations: BERWICK AREA SD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BERWICK AREA MS ( in BERWICK, PA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-6808
    Organizations: BERWICK AREA SD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BERWICK AUTO SALES (1127 PINE ST in BERWICK, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS (NEW AND USED); AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR SHOPS
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , TYRONE (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BERWICK CHEVROLET
  • BEAR PLYMOUTH INCORPORATED (1243 EAST FRONT STREET in BERWICK, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS (NEW AND USED); GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR SHOPS; AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR SHOPS
    Organizations: LEROY O DIEHL JR (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BEAR CHRYSLER PLYMOUTH DODGE
  • BERWICK FREIGHT CAR COMPANY (3RD AND OAK STS BIDA COMPLEX in BERWICK, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: RAILROAD EQUIPMENT
    Organizations: BERWICK HEAVY INDUSTRIES (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ARGO OF PENNA INC (9TH & OAK STS in BERWICK, PA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: ORNAMENTAL AND ARCHITECTURAL METAL WORK MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • BERWICK AREA JOINT SEWER AUTHORITY (SOUTH EATON STREET in BERWICK, PA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: BERWICK AREA JNT SEW AUTH, BERWICK AREA JNT SEWER AUTH, BERWICK MUN AUTH, BERWICK WWTP
  • BERWICK AREA SCH DIST/JR SR HIGH SCH (500 N MARKET ST in BERWICK, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Alternative names: BERWICK AREA SCH DIS JR SR HIGH SCH, BERWICK AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

Zip code 18603 marital status for males
Zip code 18603 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 43%Utility gas
  • 25%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21%Electricity
  • 5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4%Wood
  • 2%Coal or coke

Population in 1990: 19,977. Population change in the 1990s: -512 (-2.6%).

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

  • This state: 16,119
  • Northeast: 1,367
  • Midwest: 303
  • South: 826
  • West: 120

67% of the 18603 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

90% of the 18603 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% 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): 166
Here:

9.4%
Pennsylvania:

14.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 29
Here:

2.8%
Pennsylvania:

13.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 104
Here:

19.1%
Pennsylvania:

36.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 99,250Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 70,750Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 65,000Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 60,915Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 52,792Management occupations
  • 50,750Law enforcement workers including supervisors
Note: State values scaled to 18603 population

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

  • WISE FOODS, INC (228 RASELEY STREET) : $1,394,267 in 10 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    Contracts for Food Items For Resale by Defense Commissary Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $416,071; 2005: $620,923; 2006: $357,273.

    Biggest contracts:
    $384,694 with Defense Commissary Agency for Food Items For Resale. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-02-28.
    $357,273, same as above. Signed on 2006-01-01. Completion date: 2006-03-31.
    $312,178, same as above. Signed on 2005-04-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $168,707, same as above. Signed on 2005-01-01. Completion date: 2005-03-31.
  • IRONWOLF ENTERPRISES (203 E 2ND ST; small business) : $129,640 in 2 contracts in 2004
    $89,000 with Army for Tents and Tarpaulins. Signed on 2004-03-22. Completion date: 2004-04-21.
    $40,640 with Army for Individual Equipment. Signed on 2004-03-15. Completion date: 2004-04-14.
  • G & B SPECIALTIES, INC (535 W THIRD ST; small business)
    $6,700 with Army for Hand Tools, Edged, Nonpowered. Taking place in NC. Signed on 2002-05-14. Completion date: 2002-06-21.
  • MULTIPLEX MANUFACTURING COMPAN (600 FOWLER AVE; small business)
    $4,294 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Valves, Nonpowered. Taking place in OR. Signed on 2002-04-05. Completion date: 2002-05-06.
  • HOLOVIAKS CHURCH SUPPLY INC (2211 W FRONT ST; small business) : $3,181 in 2 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $2,349 with Army for Ecclesiastical Equipment, Furnishings, and Supplies. Signed on 2004-09-30. Completion date: 2004-11-30.
    $832, same as above. Signed on 2005-05-03. Completion date: 2004-11-30.
  • BACKYARD BO (304 E 5TH ST; small business)
    $240 with Army for Lease or Rental of Equipment -- Recreational and Athletic Equipment. Signed on 2005-04-07. Completion date: 2005-04-29.

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

  • Utilities: Nuclear Electric Power Generation (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (500-999: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 6)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 4, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 5)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Packaging and Labeling Services (100-249: 1, 1-4: 1)

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:

  • 230 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 274 people in nursing homes
  • 45 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in religious group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$130,98642$110,62990$103,83242$32,53310$113,0252$90,385
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$118,5620$016$115,7333$38,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$118,88810$93,48264$106,47010$46,7413$119,9735$46,904
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$130,2872$87,94531$113,3722$57,8152$63,5152$172,630
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$07$115,1660$00$00$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$111,2333$83,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$147,6602$43,160
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$127,0300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 18603 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary28681.2 years
John24175.1 years
William18973.7 years
Anna14280.7 years
Charles14075.5 years
Robert13271.3 years
Helen12978.3 years
Joseph11676.0 years
George10676.9 years
Margaret9680.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 18603 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8275.1 years
Hess7280.9 years
Miller6577.1 years
Bower6077.3 years
Kishbaugh5476.4 years
Davis5276.7 years
Thomas3675.4 years
Whitmire3676.4 years
Sitler3576.4 years
Slusser3472.5 years
Businesses in zip code 18603
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kmart1
Ace Hardware1Kroger1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
Burger King1New Balance1
CVS2Nike3
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1True Value1
GNC1U-Haul1
Giant1UPS1
H&R Block1YMCA1
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