Official Zip Code NameBethlehem
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code484 / 610
Current Population:37549
Racial Majority:White 70.11%
Public School Racial Majority:White 52%
Unemployment Rate:5.78%
Median Household Income$61565
Average Adjusted Gross Income$64596
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time23.9 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Primary County: Northampton
Elevation Range335 - 436 ft.
Area16 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.65884018, -75.39305115

Zip Code 18017 Description

Zip Code 18017 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Philadelphia metro area. Zip code 18017 is primarily located in Northampton County. Portions of 18017 are also located in Lehigh County. The official US Postal Service name for 18017 is BETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania. Portions of zip code 18017 are contained within or border the city limits of Bethlehem, PA, Freemansburg, PA, and Middletown, PA. Zip code 18017 is within area code 610 and area code 484. 18017 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 18017 is 5.78% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.2% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 18017 increased to 37549 from 35398 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 18017 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 18017 public schools is White. 48.4% of students in 18017 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 26101 70.11% 27952 -7%
 Black Or African American 1654 4.44% 1777 -7%
 Hispanic 7436 19.97% 5908 +26%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.03% 35 -69%
 Asian 1080 2.9% 1239 -13%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 8 -100%
 Other Race 96 0.33% 96 +28%
 Two Or More Races 534 2.21% 534 +54%

Zip Code 18017 Race/Ethnicity

 White 52%
 Black Or African American 9.1%
 Hispanic 32.3%
 Asian 4.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.7%

Zip Code 18017 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3754935398
Male Population47.00%
Female Population53.00%
Total Households15077
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
48.4%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
44.4%
Median Household Income$61565
Income Under $50K Per Year40.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year24.80%
114 US Congressional DistrictPennsylvania 15
RepresentativeCharles Dent
PartyRepublican
114 US Congressional DistrictPennsylvania 17
RepresentativeMatt Cartwright
PartyDemocrat
Average Real Estate Asking Price$240654
Average Real Estate Sale Price$195155
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)5.78%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.21%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.24%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 67a - Northern Limestone/Dolomite Valleys
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 18017 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)19212938485762605341332440
Avg Max Temp (°F)36394961718085827564524161
Avg Precip (In.)3.612.823.633.584.4944.234.34.453.383.773.4945.76
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
CBSA Type18017
CBSA Population822160
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours