ZIP Code 18421 - Forest City Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NameForest City
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wayne
Secondary County: Susquehanna
Area Code272 / 570
Current Population:4754
Racial Majority:White 96.73%
Public School Racial Majority:White 93.3%
Unemployment Rate:2.9%
Median Household Income$39329
Average Adjusted Gross Income$53490
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time23.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1286 - 1877 ft.
Area41 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.66760400, -75.48757300

Zip Code 18421 Profile

ZIP Code 18421 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Scranton - Wilkes-Barre metro area. ZIP code 18421 is primarily located in Wayne County. Portions of 18421 are also located in Susquehanna County. The official US Postal Service name for 18421 is FOREST CITY, Pennsylvania. Portions of ZIP code 18421 are contained within or border the city limits of Forest City, PA, Vandling, PA, and Union Dale, PA. The area code for ZIP code 18421 is 570. 18421 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 18421 is 2.9% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.3% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 18421 decreased to 4754 from 4908 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 18421 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 18421 public schools is White. 49.3% of students in 18421 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 4858 96.73% 4557 +7%
 Black Or African American 10 0.2% 34 -71%
 Hispanic 77 1.53% 78 -1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.52% 6 +333%
 Asian 17 0.34% 17 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 60 0.68% 60 -43%

Zip Code 18421 Race/Ethnicity

 White 93.3%
 Black Or African American 2%
 Hispanic 2%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 0.9%

Zip Code 18421 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population47544908
Male Population48.60%
Female Population51.40%
Total Households1971
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$39329
Income Under $50K Per Year61.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.40%
18421 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 8Matt CartwrightDemocrat
Pennsylvania District 12Fred KellerRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$118608
Average Real Estate Sale Price$210750
Current Unemployment Level 2.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 67e - Anthracite Subregion
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 21 - 31

Zip Code 18421 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)11122132425155544635281734
Avg Max Temp (°F)30324154667378766858453455
Avg Precip (In.)3.412.83.434.044.714.714.23.974.423.844.153.5847.25
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA
CBSA Type18421
CBSA Population551999
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours