ZIP Code 18603 - Berwick Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NameBerwick
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Columbia
Secondary County: Luzerne
Area Code272 / 570
Current Population:19320
Racial Majority:White 94.14%
Public School Racial Majority:White 89.1%
Unemployment Rate:3.4%
Median Household Income$39476
Average Adjusted Gross Income$48530
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time19.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range669 - 1198 ft.
Area56 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.08752000, -76.24019700

Zip Code 18603 Profile

ZIP Code 18603 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Scranton - Wilkes-Barre metro area. ZIP code 18603 is primarily located in Columbia County. Portions of 18603 are also located in Luzerne County. The official US Postal Service name for 18603 is BERWICK, Pennsylvania. Portions of ZIP code 18603 are contained within or border the city limits of Berwick, PA, Briar Creek, PA, East Berwick, PA, and Foundryville, PA. The area code for ZIP code 18603 is 570. 18603 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 18603 is 3.4% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.2% and is higher 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 18603 decreased to 19320 from 19465 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 18603 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 18603 public schools is White. 51.3% of students in 18603 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 18229 94.14% 18206 +0%
 Black Or African American 126 0.65% 196 -36%
 Hispanic 597 3.08% 520 +15%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 16 -100%
 Asian 226 1.17% 129 +75%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 12 0% 12 -100%
 Two Or More Races 241 0.96% 241 -23%

Zip Code 18603 Race/Ethnicity

 White 89.1%
 Black Or African American 2.9%
 Hispanic 6.1%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.1%

Zip Code 18603 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1932019465
Male Population47.80%
Female Population52.20%
Total Households8215
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
51.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$39476
Income Under $50K Per Year61.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.60%
18603 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 9Dan MeuserRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$170585
Average Real Estate Sale Price$99286
Current Unemployment Level 3.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 67b - Northern Shale Valleys
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 18603 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)17182736475761595240322339
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384760718084827463503960
Avg Precip (In.)2.992.423.223.644.084.693.923.634.33.363.393.0142.64
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA
CBSA Type18603
CBSA Population83837
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours