18706 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Laurel Run, PA (19.34%), Sugar Notch, PA (4.03%), Ashley, PA (3.45%), Warrior Run, PA (2.79%)
County: Luzerne County, PA
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 16,176
Zip code population in 2010: 16,105
Zip code population in 2000: 7,575

Houses and condos: 7,776
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,257
% of renters here:

32%
State:

31%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 18706: 94.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 26.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 610 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

1.8% ($1,608)
Pennsylvania:

1.5% ($2,521)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,769 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,443 (1.7%)

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Males: 7,644  (47.3%)
Females: 8,532  (52.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 18706:

For population 15 years and over in 18706:

Zip code 18706 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 18706

  • Zip code 18706 races chart
    • 14,936White population
    • 400Black population
    • 12American Indian population
    • 98Asian population
    • 1Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 16Some other race population
    • 218Two or more races population
    • 424Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 15,855
Rural population: 320

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $87,700
18706:

$87,700
Pennsylvania:

$164,200



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in 18706 zip code as of July 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 18706 to the number of sex offenders is 2,870 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:

44.8 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 18706, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $40,822 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$40,822
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $36,648 (reported on 83.7% of returns)
Here:

$36,648
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 72.9% for AGIs below $25k, 80.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 46.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,093 (reported on 30.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,093
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,492 (reported on 19.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,492
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$4,670 (reported on 11.0% of returns)
Here:

+$4,670
State:

+$14,495
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,769 (reported on 7.2% of returns)
Here:

+$11,769
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,430 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
18706:

$9,430
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,754 (20% of AGI, reported on 16.6% of returns)
Here:

$16,754
State:

$23,538

Here:

19.5% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $25k, 4.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,013 (reported on 12.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,013
State:

$4,025
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,777 (reported on 16.5% of returns)
18706:

$6,777
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,136 (reported on 18.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,136
State:

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

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 18706, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $33,027 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,027
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $30,965 (reported on 86.1% of returns)
Here:

$30,965
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 81.4% for AGIs below $10k, 77.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 84.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 84.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,099 (reported on 44.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,099
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,550 (reported on 22.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,550
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,976 (reported on 14.5% of returns)
Here:

+$1,976
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.8% for AGIs below $10k, -0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,425 (reported on 7.8% of returns)
Here:

+$10,425
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.4% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,830 (reported on 2.4% of returns)
18706:

$2,830
Pennsylvania:

$2,903
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $15,067 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
Here:

$15,067
Pennsylvania:

$14,674

Total itemized deductions: $14,280 (21% of AGI, reported on 15.9% of returns)
Here:

$14,280
State:

$18,804

Here:

20.6% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.7% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,731 (2% of AGI, reported on 14.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,731
State:

$3,337

Here:

2.4% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,145 (reported on 72.6% of returns)
18706:

$4,145
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $10k, 4.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,529 (reported on 15.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,529
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 54.4%
Here:

54%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 48.3% for AGIs below $10k, 54.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 54.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$39,239
Pennsylvania:

$52,007
Laurel Run, PA (18706) map Nearest zip codes: 18701, 18704, 18651, 18707, 18709, 18705.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

42.6%
Pennsylvania:

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

6.1%
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: 1,163
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 5,949


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 210 (80 now married, 130 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,418 (1,257 now married, 2,161 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 18706 with a mortgage: 2,472 (123 second mortgage, 412 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,383

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,085
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S465

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

15.2%
Whole state:

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

7.2%
Whole state:

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

6.1
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 18706: Buttonwood Station (A), Franklin Junction (B), Laurel Run and Olivers Mills Stations (C), Laurel Run Volunteer Fire Department (D), Breslau Hose Company 5 (E), Clear Brook Manor (F), Sugar Notch Fire and Hose Company 1 (G), Hanover Township Fire Department - Preston Hose Company 3 (H), Hanover Township Fire Department - Newtown Fire Company 2 (I), Hanover Township Fire Department - Goodwill Hose Company 1 (J), Hanover Township Fire Department - Askam Fire Company 6 (K), Rescue Hose Company 1 (L), Warrior Run Volunteer Fire Company (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Oak Lawn Cemetery (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2), Hanover Cemetery (3), Maple Hill Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Pine Run Reservoir (A), South Pond (B), Hanover Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Warrior Creek (A), Solomon Creek (B), Wadham Creek (C), Nanticoke Creek (D), Sugar Notch Run (E), Spring Run (F), Coal Creek (G), Pine Creek (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 18706 include: State Game Lands Number 207 (1), State Game Lands Number 292 (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 102010 or later
  • 1562000 to 2009
  • 4011990 to 1999
  • 4711980 to 1989
  • 1,3341970 to 1979
  • 5751960 to 1969
  • 6021950 to 1959
  • 6431940 to 1949
  • 3,5841939 or earlier

Zip code 18706 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Laurel Run, PA (18706)

  • 18no bedroom
  • 921 bedroom
  • 1,0622 bedrooms
  • 2,8383 bedrooms
  • 6914 bedrooms
  • 1545+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Laurel Run, PA (18706)

  • 143no bedroom
  • 6361 bedroom
  • 7682 bedrooms
  • 5883 bedrooms
  • 744 bedrooms
  • 485+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Laurel Run, PA (18706) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 300no vehicle
  • 1,8011 vehicle
  • 1,7642 vehicles
  • 7423 vehicles
  • 1964 vehicles
  • 525+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Laurel Run, PA (18706) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 477no vehicle
  • 1,3521 vehicle
  • 3382 vehicles
  • 713 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 195+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $584.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $87,700
18706:

$87,700
Pennsylvania:

$164,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,600 - $136,500

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $167,179
Here:

$167,179
State:

$221,511

Townhouses or other attached units: $38,108
Here:

$38,108
State:

$157,348

Mobile homes: $35,849
Here:

$35,849
State:

$45,445

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 8.1%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 91.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,977

Size of family households: 2,151 2-persons, 1,133 3-persons, 867 4-persons, 153 5-persons, 70 6-persons, 27 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,375 1-person, 314 2-persons, 12 3-persons, 10 4-persons

1,483 married couples with children.
1,121 single-parent households (214 men, 907 women).

97.2% of residents of 18706 zip code speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% very well, 6% well, 12% not well).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% very well, 11% well, 4% not well, 6% not at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (74% very well, 26% well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (63% very well, 16% well, 22% not well).

Foreign born population: 240 (1.5%)
(22.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.5%
Whole state:

6.2%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 34%India
  • 11%Haiti
  • 10%Poland
  • 9%Russia
  • 8%Pakistan
  • 6%Ukraine
  • 5%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland

Most common first ancestries reported in 18706 (%)

  • 25%Polish
  • 15%Irish
  • 10%Italian
  • 9%German
  • 6%Other groups
  • 4%American
  • 4%English

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 232010 or later
  • 1422000 to 2009
  • 221990 to 1999
  • 164Before 1990

Public high school in zip code 18706 not listed on the city page:

  • HANOVER AREA JSHS (Students: 1,017; Grades: 07 - 12)

Zip code 18706 topographic map

Public primary/middle schools in zip code 18706 not listed on the city page:

  • HANOVER AREA MEMORIAL EL SCH (Students: 325; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • LEE PARK EL SCH (Students: 301; Grades: 01 - 02)
  • HANOVER GREEN EL SCH (Students: 144; Grades: KG - KG)

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 18706 marital status for males
Zip code 18706 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 57%Utility gas
  • 21%Electricity
  • 16%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3%Coal or coke
  • 1%Wood

Population in 1990: 7,980. Population change in the 1990s: -405 (-5.1%).

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


71% of the 18706 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 82% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

92% of the 18706 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 7% 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): 135
Here:

10.6%
Pennsylvania:

13.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 114
Here:

13.9%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 279
Here:

38.3%
Pennsylvania:

35.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 95,048Legal occupations
  • 67,188Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 65,938Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 58,906Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 55,900Management occupations
  • 54,327Education, training, and library occupations

Companies with 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:

  • 97 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 44 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 25 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 8 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 ORIGINATED35$77,18751$70,603116$91,59529$15,6680$021$48,1768$16,815
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$86,36513$64,87116$105,3512$13,1150$00$03$28,750
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$76,51024$52,61483$85,82324$26,6602$80,4457$29,5069$33,399
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$150,7676$117,03069$102,8411$4,0000$04$55,9201$42,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$06$141,5551$117,8400$00$00$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$78,2119$117,331
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$136,4051$111,220
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$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 18706 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John26273.8 years
Mary24180.6 years
Joseph21673.6 years
Anna13781.2 years
Helen11680.8 years
William9771.6 years
Edward8472.5 years
Michael8272.1 years
Margaret8178.5 years
George6975.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 18706 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams2973.9 years
Evans2669.5 years
Jones2573.6 years
Thomas2271.1 years
Gaughan1974.0 years
Davis1878.0 years
Smith1773.1 years
Miller1573.3 years
Wallace1569.3 years
Lenahan1474.0 years
Businesses in zip code 18706
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
KFC1

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