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18705 is the zip code for

Wilkes-Barre, PA

Also in this location:
Plains, PA
Hudson, PA
Hilldale, PA

Total population
14,806
Housing units
7,210
Land area
(sq. miles)
5.46
Density
(people per sq. mile)
2,711.72
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.06

Demographic data for zip code 18705

Gender:

Male
7,125
Female
7,681
Median age
Male
41.80
Female
45.90
Gender

Households:

Total households
6,493
Family households
4,042
Nonfamily households
2,451
Average household size
2.28
Average family size
2.86
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
7,210
Occupied housing units
6,493
Owner-occupied
4,373
Renter-occupied
2,120
Vacant housing units
717
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
717
5 to 9 years
771
10 to 14 years
790
15 to 19 years
853
20 to 24 years
886
25 to 34 years
1,803
35 to 44 years
1,802
45 to 54 years
2,135
55 to 59 years
1,084
60 to 64 years
1,010
65 to 74 years
1,344
75 to 84 years
1,144
85 years and over
467
Median age
43.80
Age

Race:

White
13,337
Hispanic or Latino
742
Black or African American
383
Asian
117
American Indian & Alaska Native
15
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
0
Other (One Race)
19
Two or More Races
193
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 18705

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
11,766
Civilian labor force
7,103
Employed
6,471
Unemployed
632
Armed Forces
8
Not in labor force
4,655
Percent Unemployed
8.9%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
6,378
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
5,090
Carpooled
691
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
91
Walked
244
Other means
90
Worked at home
172
Mean travel time
19.0 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
6,471
Management / business / science / arts
1,749
Service
1,267
Sales / office
1,848
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
592
Production / transportation / material moving
1,015
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
6,471
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
35
Construction
486
Manufacturing
649
Wholesale trade
305
Retail trade
822
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
378
Information
147
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
335
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
359
Educational services / health care / social assistance
1,566
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
608
Public administration
514
Other services
267
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
6,471
Private wage & salary workers
5,097
Government workers
1,119
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
225
Unpaid family workers
30
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
6,315
Less than $10,000
456
$10,000 to $14,999
448
$15,000 to $24,999
981
$25,000 to $34,999
918
$35,000 to $49,999
943
$50,000 to $74,999
1,100
$75,000 to $99,999
700
$100,000 to $149,999
632
$150,000 to $199,999
103
$200,000 or more
34
Median household income
$39,807
Mean household income
$54,692
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
12.8%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 18705

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Daniel J Flood El Sch
565 N Washington St
(570) 826-724553039014.1
Solomon/plains El Sch
41 Abbott St
(570) 826-722284925315.5
Solomon/plains Jhs
43 Abbott St
(570) 826-722454020515.6
Wilkes-barre Avts
Jumper Rd Plains Twp
(Vocational School)
(570) 822-413192536429.6

Public libraries around Wilkes-Barre, PA

NameAddress
Hoyt Library
284 Wyoming Ave
Kingston, PA 18704
Marian Sutherland Kirby Lib
35 Kirby Avenue
Mountaintop, PA 18707
Osterhout Free Library
71 South Franklin St
Wilkes-barre, PA 18701

Universities and Colleges around 18705

NameAddressPhone
Black & Blue Inc436 South Mountain Boulevard
Mountain Top, PA 18707
(570) 408-2068
King's College - Student GovernmentNorth River
Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
(570) 208-5991
King's College
North River Street
Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
(570) 826-5900

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 18705

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Clear Brook ManorRd 10 East Northampton Street
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
(570) 823-117150
First Hospital Wyoming Valley149 Dana Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
(570) 552-390096
Geisinger Wyoming Vly Med Ctr
1000 East Mountain Drive
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
(570) 826-7300111
John Heinz Institute Of Rehab
150 Mundy Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
(570) 826-3800112
Mercy Hospital Of Wilkes-Barre
25 Church Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18765
(570) 826-3100187
Veterans Affairs Medical Ctr
1111 East End Boulevard
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
(570) 824-3521281

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 18705

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Charlie Browns Restaurant31 South River St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18705
American, Italian570-822-3332
Parson's Family Restaurant13 Woodward St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18705
American570-829-3246

Crime rates


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