ZIP Code 18508 - Scranton Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NameScranton
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lackawanna
Area Code272 / 570
Current Population:12292
Racial Majority:White 80.49%
Public School Racial Majority:White 55.8%
Unemployment Rate:3.5%
Median Household Income$38816
Average Adjusted Gross Income$37610
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time18.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range984 - 1273 ft.
Area7 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.45477200, -75.65910800

Zip Code 18508 Profile

ZIP Code 18508 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Scranton - Wilkes-Barre metro area. ZIP code 18508 is primarily located in Lackawanna County. The official US Postal Service name for 18508 is SCRANTON, Pennsylvania. Portions of ZIP code 18508 are contained within or border the city limits of Scranton, PA, Dickson City, PA, and Blakely, PA. The area code for ZIP code 18508 is 570. 18508 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 18508 is 3.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.4% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.5% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 18508 increased to 12292 from 11573 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 18508 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 18508 public schools is White. 73% of students in 18508 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 9671 80.49% 10107 -4%
 Black Or African American 1068 8.89% 479 +123%
 Hispanic 1039 8.65% 1213 -14%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 32 0.27% 20 +60%
 Asian 52 0.43% 202 -74%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 7 -100%
 Other Race 41 0.66% 41 +93%
 Two Or More Races 223 0.62% 223 -67%

Zip Code 18508 Race/Ethnicity

 White 55.8%
 Black Or African American 8.3%
 Hispanic 24.9%
 Asian 2.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 1.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 6.7%

Zip Code 18508 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1229211573
Male Population47.50%
Female Population52.50%
Total Households4982
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$38816
Income Under $50K Per Year62.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.10%
18508 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 8Matt CartwrightDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$93862
Average Real Estate Sale Price$65071
Current Unemployment Level 3.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 67e - Anthracite Subregion
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 18508 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)16162535455458575039302237
Avg Max Temp (°F)33354557697882807261483758
Avg Precip (In.)2.712.312.943.473.924.283.923.3943.213.342.8240.31
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA
CBSA Type18508
CBSA Population551999
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours