Coaldale, PA Population

Population: 2,295. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,170 (-5.4% change)
Males: 1,071 (46.7%), Females: 1,224 (53.3%)

Zip code: 18218

Median resident age: 43.6 years
Median household income: $23,362
Median house value: $40,900

Races in Coaldale:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (17.5%), Slovak (13.8%), Irish (11.1%), United States (11.0%), Dutch (7.8%), Polish (7.8%).

Land area: 2.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Coaldale

  • High school or higher: 77.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Coaldale borough

  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 14.9%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -237 (-9.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Coaldale:

  • ST LUKE’S MINERS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (360 WEST RUDDLE STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Coaldale:

  • HAZLETON GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; HAZLETON, PA)
  • HAZLETON-ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; HAZLETON, PA)
  • GNADEN HUETTEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; LEHIGHTON, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Coaldale:

  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 32 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 36 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: ABE)
  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 38 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; Abbreviation: AVP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Coaldale:

  • JAKE ARNER MEMORIAL (about 12 miles; LEHIGHTON, PA; Abbreviation: 22N)
  • HAZLETON MUNI (about 13 miles; HAZLETON, PA; Abbreviation: HZL)
  • FLYING M AERODROME (about 16 miles; GERMANSVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: P91)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Coaldale:

  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 22 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,101)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,145)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 31 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,334)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE BERKS (about 34 miles; READING, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,003)
  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 39 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,880)

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