ZIP Code 18071 - Palmerton Pennsylvania

ZIP Code 18071 is located in Palmerton Pennsylvania. Portions of 18071 are also in Bowmanstown and Lower Towamensing Township and Towamensing Township and Franklin Township (Carbon County) and East Penn Township and Polk Township (Monroe County). 18071 is entirely within Carbon County. Regionally, it is located in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre Area.

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ZIP Code 18071 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NamePalmerton
Primary CountyCarbon County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)11,107
Area Code(s)484 / 610 / 835
Current Time

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18071 Demographics

18071 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 18071 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 18071 is White. The current unemployment level in 18071 is 4.8%.

Population Growth Rate6.95%
Population Density353 People per Square Mile
Total Households4,443
Percentage High Income Households1.0%
Median Houshold Income (2021)$62,472
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$57,020
Current Unemployment Rate (February 2024)4.8%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 96.85%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 91.19%

18071 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

18071 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

18071 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College4086.21%
Bachelor Degree6449.8%
High School Diploma3,17948.36%
No High School Diploma1001.52%
GED or Alternate3415.19%
1 or More Years of College85513.01%
Associates Degree70610.74%
Masters Degree2964.5%
Professional Degree300.46%
Doctorate Degree140.21%

18071 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 18071
RegionScranton-Wilkes-Barre Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaAllentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area31 Square Miles

18071 Politics

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18071 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Average First Frost DateOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateMay 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion67b - Northern Shale Valleys

18071 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19212938485762605240332440
Avg Max Temp (°F)38415062738186847665534263
Avg Precip (In.)3.142.443.443.54.714.

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