ZIP Code 18229 - Jim Thorpe Pennsylvania

ZIP Code 18229 is located in Jim Thorpe Pennsylvania. Portions of 18229 are also in Penn Forest Township and Franklin Township (Carbon County) and Towamensing Township. 18229 is entirely within Carbon County. Regionally, it is located in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre Area.

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ZIP Code 18229 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameJim Thorpe
Primary CountyCarbon County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)9,049
Area Code(s)272 / 484 / 570 / 610 / 835
Current Time

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18229 Demographics

18229 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 18229 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 18229 is White. The current unemployment level in 18229 is 4.8%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density158 People per Square Mile
Total Households3,612
Percentage High Income Households1.9%
Median Household Income (2021)$63,663
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$395,950
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)4.8%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 93.90%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 84.15%

18229 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander110.12%

18229 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American20.13%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

18229 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College4156.55%
Bachelor Degree95115.01%
High School Diploma2,73243.13%
No High School Diploma941.48%
GED or Alternate1552.45%
1 or More Years of College99515.71%
Associates Degree4817.59%
Masters Degree3475.48%
Professional Degree1021.61%
Doctorate Degree620.98%

18229 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 18229
RegionScranton-Wilkes-Barre Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaAllentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area57 Square Miles

18229 Politics

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18229 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
Ecoregion67c - Northern Sandstone Ridges

18229 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)17192736465560595139312339
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384759707883817363503960
Avg Precip (In.)

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