ZIP Code 18708 - Shavertown Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NameShavertown
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Luzerne
Area Code272 / 570
Current Population:8817
Racial Majority:White 88.93%
Unemployment Rate:4.5%
Median Household Income$66744
Average Adjusted Gross Income$103540
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time24.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1027 - 1240 ft.
Area24 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.29257000, -75.97126000

Zip Code 18708 Profile

ZIP Code 18708 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Scranton - Wilkes-Barre metro area. ZIP code 18708 is primarily located in Luzerne County. The official US Postal Service name for 18708 is SHAVERTOWN, Pennsylvania. Portions of ZIP code 18708 are contained within or border the city limits of Back Mountain, PA, Larksville, PA, and Courtdale, PA. The area code for ZIP code 18708 is 570. 18708 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 18708 is 4.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 18708 increased to 8817 from 8784 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 18708 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 18708 public schools is . % of students in 18708 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 8933 88.93% 8523 +5%
 Black Or African American 666 6.63% 46 +1348%
 Hispanic 315 3.14% 61 +416%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.18% 6 +200%
 Asian 33 0.33% 112 -71%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 2 0% 2 -100%
 Two Or More Races 66 0.8% 66 +21%

Zip Code 18708 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 18708 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population88178784
Male Population49.00%
Female Population51.00%
Total Households3517
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$66744
Income Under $50K Per Year36.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year29.50%
18708 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 8Matt CartwrightDemocrat
Pennsylvania District 9Dan MeuserRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$298208
Average Real Estate Sale Price$203573
Current Unemployment Level 4.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 60a - Glaciated Low Plateau
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 18708 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)16172636465560585039312238
Avg Max Temp (°F)33364658707782807261483858
Avg Precip (In.)2.922.433.013.594.084.334.083.634.253.473.482.9342.19
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA
CBSA Type18708
CBSA Population551999
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours