ZIP Code 18655 - Shickshinny Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NameShickshinny
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Luzerne
Secondary County: Columbia
Area Code272 / 570
Current Population:6278
Racial Majority:White 97.9%
Public School Racial Majority:White 97.2%
Unemployment Rate:4.3%
Median Household Income$45926
Average Adjusted Gross Income$54700
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time32.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range784 - 1224 ft.
Area65 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.18352900, -76.19715000

Zip Code 18655 Profile

ZIP Code 18655 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Scranton - Wilkes-Barre metro area. ZIP code 18655 is primarily located in Luzerne County. Portions of 18655 are also located in Columbia County. The official US Postal Service name for 18655 is SHICKSHINNY, Pennsylvania. Portions of ZIP code 18655 are contained within or border the city limits of Shickshinny, PA, Jonestown, PA, New Columbus, PA, and Glen Lyon, PA. The area code for ZIP code 18655 is 570. 18655 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 18655 is 4.3% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 18655 decreased to 6278 from 6665 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 18655 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 18655 public schools is White. 42% of students in 18655 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 6235 97.9% 6106 +2%
 Black Or African American 12 0.19% 14 -14%
 Hispanic 97 1.52% 80 +21%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.19% 10 +20%
 Asian 6 0.09% 18 -67%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0.03% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 50 0.08% 50 -90%

Zip Code 18655 Race/Ethnicity

 White 97.2%
 Black Or African American 1.2%
 Hispanic 0.6%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.6%

Zip Code 18655 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population62786665
Male Population49.80%
Female Population50.20%
Total Households2566
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$45926
Income Under $50K Per Year54.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.00%
18655 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 9Dan MeuserRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$195389
Average Real Estate Sale Price$88913
Current Unemployment Level 4.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 67c - Northern Sandstone Ridges
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 18655 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)17182636465660595139312239
Avg Max Temp (°F)35374759707983817362493859
Avg Precip (In.)2.922.423.093.634.114.564.033.664.393.453.522.9342.72
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA
CBSA Type18655
CBSA Population551999
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours