ZIP Code 18071 - Palmerton Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NamePalmerton
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Carbon
Secondary County: Monroe
Area Code484 / 610
Current Population:10578
Racial Majority:White 93.64%
Public School Racial Majority:White 95%
Unemployment Rate:3.9%
Median Household Income$45205
Average Adjusted Gross Income$56760
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time29.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range666 - 938 ft.
Area33 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.82919900, -75.58398800

Zip Code 18071 Profile

ZIP Code 18071 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Scranton - Wilkes-Barre metro area. ZIP code 18071 is primarily located in Carbon County. Portions of 18071 are also located in Monroe County. The official US Postal Service name for 18071 is PALMERTON, Pennsylvania. Portions of ZIP code 18071 are contained within or border the city limits of Palmerton, PA, Parryville, PA, and Bowmanstown, PA. ZIP code 18071 is within area code 484 and area code 610. 18071 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 18071 is 3.9% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 18071 increased to 10578 from 10036 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 18071 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 18071 public schools is White. 33.1% of students in 18071 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 9666 93.64% 10125 -5%
 Black Or African American 9 0.09% 35 -74%
 Hispanic 413 4% 308 +34%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 6 -100%
 Asian 34 0.33% 40 -15%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 4 0% 4 -100%
 Two Or More Races 57 1.95% 57 +253%

Zip Code 18071 Race/Ethnicity

 White 95%
 Black Or African American 1.1%
 Hispanic 3%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.3%

Zip Code 18071 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1057810036
Male Population49.30%
Female Population50.70%
Total Households4309
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
33.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
75.0%
Median Household Income$45205
Income Under $50K Per Year56.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.30%
18071 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 7Susan WildDemocrat
Pennsylvania District 9Dan MeuserRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$153827
Average Real Estate Sale Price$134372
Current Unemployment Level 3.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 67b - Northern Shale Valleys
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 18071 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)19212938485762605240332440
Avg Max Temp (°F)38415062738186847665534263
Avg Precip (In.)3.142.443.443.54.714.34.174.24.473.373.683.2144.61
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
CBSA Type18071
CBSA Population822160
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours