This page looks at a variety of ZIP code 18912 Pennsylvania housing market data taken from the most recent 2020 American Community Survey census data. Housing units are structures such as a single family home, apartment community, mobile home park, public housing, etc. where a person or family live and live separately from other residents of the building. Figure 1 shows the total number of housing units for each city. 18912 shows it has a Housing Units of 50 which is the smallest in terms of housing units of all the other zip codes in the metropolitan area.
Figure 2 illustrates the housing density in the ZIP code 18912 housing market as measured by housing units per square land mile (includes single family homes, apartments, etc.) ZIP code 18912 shows it has a Housing Density of 125.9 which is the second smallest when sorted by housing density of all the other zip codes in the greater region. The zip code with the highest housing density in the area is 18901 which indicates a density of 554.0 (approximately 4.4 times bigger). Comparing housing density to the United States average of 38.9, ZIP code 18912 is approximately 3.2 times bigger. Also, measured against the state of Pennsylvania, housing density of 127.1, ZIP code 18912 is about the same size.
In Figure 4, ZIP code 18912 area change in the number of housing units and is a forward gauge (along with population change) for any potential housing shortage. ZIP code 18912 depicts it has a Housing Unit Change of 212.5% which is the largest of all zip codes in the greater ZIP code 18912 region. Comparing change in the housing units to the United States average of 5.7%, ZIP code 18912 is very much bigger. Also, benchmarked against the state of Pennsylvania, change in the housing units of 2.3%, ZIP code 18912 is markedly bigger.
Figure 6 illustrates the total number of housing units that are occupied by owners. it has a Owner Percent of 100.0% which is ranked #1 of all zip codes in the greater ZIP code 18912 region.
ZIP code 18912 Home Cost Charts
Figure 9 provides the frequency distribution of home prices for the area and is useful for understanding affordable housing fund. ZIP code 18912 has the largest proportion of home price worth between $200,000 to $300,000 at 100% of the total and is ranked #1.
Figure 16 shows the distribution in total housing cost for owners of property (so not renters.) This cost includes mortgages, lines of credit interest, utilities, taxes, insurance, etc. ZIP code 18912 has the largest proportion of owner cost between $2,500 and $3,000 at 90% of the total and is ranked #1.
Figure 20 shows the total housing cost for both home owners and apartment community renters in the area. ZIP code 18912 has the largest proportion of housing cost between $2,500 and $3,000 at 90% of the total and is ranked #1.
ZIP code 18912 Home Financing Charts
The analysis in Figure 25 shows the detailed distribution of owned homes by mortgage status. 18912 has the smallest proportion of with mortgage at 10% of the total. Second, it has the smallest proportion of 2nd mortgage at 10% of the total. Third, it has the largest proportion of both 2nd mortgage and heloc at 90% of the total and is ranked #1.
ZIP code 18912 Home Characteristics Charts
Figure 28 shows the household size for families living in the area and it has a Family size of 6.0 which is ranked #1 of all zip codes in the metro area. Comparing family members per housing unit to the United States average of 3.3, ZIP code 18912 is 79.9% larger. Also, compared with the state of Pennsylvania, family members per housing unit of 3.1, ZIP code 18912 is about twice as large.
Figure 31 looks at the distribution of housing units by the median age that the homes were built. it has the largest proportion of homes built between 1940 to 1949 at 90% of the total and is ranked #1.
The next two charts show both the average household size of homeowners versus the average household size of renters. Starting with Figure 36 we see the household size of homeowners for ZIP code 18912 residents. it has a Owner-Household Size of 5.6 which is more than all other zip codes in the greater ZIP code 18912 region. Figure 38 shows the year that people who own homes moved into this region. it has the largest proportion of owners moved in 2015 to 2016 at 96% of the total and is ranked #1. Second, it has the smallest proportion of owners moved in 1990 to 1999 at 4% of the total.
Figure 42 shows the frequency distribution of various types of energy sources used for homes in the community. it has the largest proportion of home using electricity at 100% of the total and is ranked #1.
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Census Designated Place or "CDP")
and Census County Division "CCD".)
For comparison purposes, the US national average and the state average value are provided. Additionally, the "Combined Statistical Area" or CSA is shown that is closest to the city, county, or zip code shown. A CSA is a large grouping of adjacent metropolitan areas that identified by the Census Bureau based on social and economic ties. (See: Combined Statistical Area)
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