18701 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to WILKES BARRE, PA 18701

18701 is a densely populated, urban zip code in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. Median household income here ($15,656) is significantly lower than US average ($56,604). The population is primarily white, younger, and mostly single. At $137,100 the average home value here is a bit higher than average for the Scranton--Wilkes-Barre metro area, so this probably isn't the place to look for housing bargains.

The average family income here is $40,832/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 18701 is $32,857.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 18701 earn an average of $11,136/year. Women earn only $8,434/year.

987 people in 18701 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 18701? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 16.9 minutes.

The median age here is 22. There are 1,669 men and 1,778 women. The median age for men is 22 while for women the median age is 22.

To give you a sense of the community, 1,319 people (out of the 3,447 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 1,208 homes, and 561 businesses every day. 328 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

18701 Zip code is located in the Eastern time zone at 41 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Tashkent, Uzbekistan!) and -76 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 534 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 3,447
  • White Population: 3,115
  • Black Population: 222
  • Hispanic Population: 183
  • Asian Population: 89
  • Hawaiian Population: 1
  • Indian Population: 25
  • Male Population: 1,669
  • Female Population: 1,778
  • Median Age: 22
  • Median Age of Males: 22
  • Median Age of Females: 22
  • Geography

  • Region: Northeast
  • Division: Middle Atlantic
  • State: Pennsylvania
  • CBSA Type: Metropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Scranton--Wilkes-Barre PA
  • County: Luzerne
  • City: Wilkes Barre
  • Longitude: -75.9
  • Latitude: 41.2
  • Elevation: 535 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 570
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 969
  • Drive alone: 499
  • Carpool: 90
  • Public transit: 52
  • Ride bikes or walk: 328

  • Average commute time: 16.9 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 120
  •    5 - 9: 177
  •    10 - 14: 220
  •    15 - 19: 87
  •    20 - 24: 185
  •    25 - 29: 20
  •    30 - 34: 92
  •    35 - 39: 9
  •    40 - 44: 15
  •    45 - 59: 0
  •    60 - 89: 25
  •    90 plus: 19
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $137,100
  • Average Annual Household Income: $14,231
  • Businesses: 319
  • Employees: 5,543
  • Annual Payroll: $182,727,000
  • Average Family Income: $40,832
  • Median Family Income: $15,656
  • Average Income for Men: $11,136
  • Average Income for Women: $8,434
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 079
  • State FIPS Code: 42

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Schools in 18701 Zip Code

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High Schools
James M Coughlin Jshs
80 N Washington St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
(570) 826-7201

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Sex Offender Information

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In the 18701 zip code, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.pameganslaw.state.pa.us/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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