18640 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Pittston, PA (5.92%), Hughestown, PA (3.02%), Inkerman, PA (2.54%), Yatesville, PA (1.99%), Browntown, PA (1.61%), Dupont, PA (0.56%), Laflin, PA (0.21%), Duryea, PA (0.01%)
County: Luzerne County, PA
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 17,219
Zip code population in 2010: 17,155
Zip code population in 2000: 18,014

Houses and condos: 7,995
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,328
% of renters here:

32%
State:

31%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 18640: 95.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 28.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 607 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

1.7% ($1,884)
Pennsylvania:

1.5% ($2,521)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,146 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,521 (1.6%)

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Males: 8,127  (47.2%)
Females: 9,092  (52.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 18640:

For population 15 years and over in 18640:

Zip code 18640 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Races in zip code 18640

  • Zip code 18640 races chart
    • 16,384White population
    • 195Black population
    • 6American Indian population
    • 72Asian population
    • 1Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 9Some other race population
    • 166Two or more races population
    • 322Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 16,133
Rural population: 1,085

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $111,100
18640:

$111,100
Pennsylvania:

$164,200



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in 18640 zip code as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 18640 to the number of sex offenders is 1,690 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:

45.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 18640, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $47,095 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$47,095
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $40,174 (reported on 82.2% of returns)
Here:

$40,174
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 70.3% for AGIs below $25k, 78.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 44.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,546 (reported on 32.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,546
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,964 (reported on 23.3% of returns)
Here:

$4,964
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$5,124 (reported on 13.4% of returns)
Here:

+$5,124
State:

+$14,495
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$15,951 (reported on 9.1% of returns)
Here:

+$15,951
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $12,032 (reported on 11.2% of returns)
18640:

$12,032
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $14,933 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
18640:

$14,933
Pennsylvania:

$20,922

Total itemized deductions: $19,708 (18% of AGI, reported on 18.7% of returns)
Here:

$19,708
State:

$23,538

Here:

18.0% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $25k, 5.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,503 (reported on 14.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,503
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, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,888 (reported on 18.6% of returns)
18640:

$7,888
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,978 (reported on 16.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,978
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 18640, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $36,519 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,519
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $32,750 (reported on 84.0% of returns)
Here:

$32,750
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 93.9% for AGIs below $10k, 74.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 81.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 58.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,415 (reported on 47.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,415
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.2% for AGIs below $10k, 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,565 (reported on 27.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,565
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$2,979 (reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

+$2,979
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -3.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$14,959 (reported on 9.1% of returns)
Here:

+$14,959
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.2% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,074 (reported on 2.8% of returns)
18640:

$3,074
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: $18,459 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
Here:

$18,459
Pennsylvania:

$14,674

Total itemized deductions: $15,769 (19% of AGI, reported on 17.9% of returns)
Here:

$15,769
State:

$18,804

Here:

18.9% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.6% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,148 (2% of AGI, reported on 15.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,148
State:

$3,337

Here:

2.4% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,261 (reported on 73.3% of returns)
18640:

$5,261
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,572 (reported on 13.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,572
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 51.9%
Here:

52%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 46.6% for AGIs below $10k, 49.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 51.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 56.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 59.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$44,152
Pennsylvania:

$52,007
Pittston, PA (18640) map Nearest zip codes: 18641, 18642, 18702, 18518, 18507, 18517.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

45.5%
Pennsylvania:

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

7.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,083
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,117


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 233 (152 now married, 81 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,537 (1,583 now married, 1,954 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 18640 with a mortgage: 2,697 (85 second mortgage, 439 home equity loan, 18 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,175

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,255
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S520

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

13.0%
Whole state:

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

6.9%
Whole state:

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

6.5
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.4
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  • Notable locations in zip code 18640: Yatesville Station (A), Pittston Station (B), Jenkins Junction Station (C), Number 7 Junction (D), Suscon Station (E), Jenkins Township Volunteer Hose Company 1 (F), Yatesville Volunteer Fireman Association (G), Pittston Township Volunteer Fire Department (H), Hughestown Hose Company (I), Boston Colliery (J), Pittston City Fire Department Niagara Engine Company 2 (K), Pittston City Fire Department Eagle Hose Company 1 (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

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Year house built

  • 222010 or later
  • 5302000 to 2009
  • 6951990 to 1999
  • 6221980 to 1989
  • 9501970 to 1979
  • 5501960 to 1969
  • 5391950 to 1959
  • 7491940 to 1949
  • 3,3381939 or earlier

Zip code 18640 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Pittston, PA (18640)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 381 bedroom
  • 1,0472 bedrooms
  • 2,7213 bedrooms
  • 8494 bedrooms
  • 2175+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pittston, PA (18640)

  • 102no bedroom
  • 6511 bedroom
  • 8392 bedrooms
  • 6793 bedrooms
  • 574 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Pittston, PA (18640) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 273no vehicle
  • 1,4211 vehicle
  • 2,0682 vehicles
  • 8763 vehicles
  • 1704 vehicles
  • 645+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Pittston, PA (18640) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 565no vehicle
  • 1,3111 vehicle
  • 3792 vehicles
  • 473 vehicles
  • 114 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $669.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $111,100
18640:

$111,100
Pennsylvania:

$164,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $77,200 - $179,700

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $159,062
Here:

$159,062
State:

$221,511

Townhouses or other attached units: $80,326
Here:

$80,326
State:

$157,348

In 2-unit structures: $98,600
Here:

$98,600
State:

$141,335

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $155,650
Here:

$155,650
State:

$186,490

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $163,685
Here:

$163,685
State:

$212,799

Mobile homes: $30,440
Here:

$30,440
State:

$45,445

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $9,825
Here:

$9,825
State:

$42,830

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 9.5%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 79.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,882

Size of family households: 2,238 2-persons, 1,089 3-persons, 796 4-persons, 378 5-persons, 87 6-persons, 34 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,214 1-person, 328 2-persons, 23 3-persons, 13 4-persons

2,045 married couples with children.
836 single-parent households (111 men, 725 women).

96.7% of residents of 18640 zip code speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% very well, 2% well, 13% not well, 4% not at all).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% very well, 16% well, 12% not well, 3% not at all).

Foreign born population: 387 (2.2%)
(78.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.2%
Whole state:

6.2%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 46%Colombia
  • 13%Italy
  • 9%Other Northern Africa
  • 7%India
  • 5%Canada
  • 4%Brazil
  • 3%Germany

Most common first ancestries reported in 18640 (%)

  • 30%Italian
  • 17%Irish
  • 15%Polish
  • 9%German
  • 5%Other groups
  • 3%English
  • 3%American

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 762000 to 2009
  • 2481990 to 1999
  • 231Before 1990

Zip code 18640 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 18640 marital status for males
Zip code 18640 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 38%Utility gas
  • 30%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21%Electricity
  • 6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3%Coal or coke
  • 1%Wood
  • 1%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 18,888. Population change in the 1990s: -874 (-4.6%).

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


72% of the 18640 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 84% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

91% of the 18640 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% 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, 9% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% 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): 195
Here:

13.6%
Pennsylvania:

13.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 73
Here:

10.4%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 261
Here:

38.0%
Pennsylvania:

35.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 92,625Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 70,735Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 65,000Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 63,194Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 53,514Management occupations
  • 47,188Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

Companies with biggest federal contracts located in this zip code:

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


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 169 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 59 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 26 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 380 people in nursing homes
  • 52 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED52$108,82279$105,260349$134,35352$31,7840$029$71,6194$74,495
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$104,2055$83,82231$99,7758$24,5380$02$74,2002$27,520
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$89,32217$63,769184$113,99951$24,6790$015$98,8453$50,993
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$137,20011$88,41596$118,2725$147,8121$90,0007$68,2890$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$144,5801$332,00028$130,4050$00$00$00$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$115,81512$137,779
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$182,8153$101,283
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$64,7030$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$209,5805$235,516
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$130,740

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 18640 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary50180.5 years
Joseph39872.8 years
John33972.4 years
Anna20981.6 years
William18172.6 years
Helen18181.0 years
James15671.4 years
Frank15072.7 years
Margaret13680.6 years
Michael13672.8 years
Most common last names in zip code 18640 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams4874.4 years
Walsh4574.6 years
Musto2877.7 years
Gallagher2775.6 years
Burke2577.7 years
Smith2371.5 years
Miller2373.0 years
Jones2279.3 years
Murphy2275.8 years
Evans2277.2 years
Businesses in zip code 18640
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Kroger1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets7
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Rite Aid2
Burger King1Subway3
CVS1Super 81
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
FedEx4U-Haul1
GNC1UPS2
H&R Block1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's1
Knights Inn1YMCA1

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