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272 Area Code

State: Pennsylvania
Major City: Scranton
Timezone: America/New_York
Current Time: 11:38 PM

Top 15 Cities in Area Code 272

City Population
Scranton 384,250
Altoona 74,829
Bloomsburg 49,840
Wilkes-Barre 40,766
Ashland 7,437
Stroudsburg 5,558
Tunkhannock 3,167
Watsontown 2,252
Sugar Notch 962
Loganton 478
Poughkeepsie N/A
Binghamton N/A
Dallas N/A
Plains N/A
Mandata N/A

Top 11 Counties in Area Code 272

County Population
Luzerne 317,663
Dutchess 293,754
Lackawanna 210,652
Broome 193,188
Monroe 168,032
Schuylkill 142,674
Blair 123,157
Northumberland 91,761
Columbia 65,715
Clinton 38,915
Wyoming 27,327

Age Distribution

Median age: 39.45

Median age in Area Code 272 is 39.45 years. 10.31% of residents are aged 0-9. 13.30% of residents are aged 10-19. The percentage of residents in their twenties is 15.30. 11.84 % are in their thirties, 11.75% in their fourties, 13.00 % in their fifties, and 12.01 % in their sixties. 7.81 % of residents are in their seventies and 4.63 % are eighty and over.

Demographics

50.78% are female
49.22% are male

49.22% of residents in Area Code 272 are male and 50.78% are female. 41.85% of residents are married and 13.07% are divorced. 38.12% have never been married. 6.94% are widowed. The average size of resident families is 2.99.

Household Income

Median household income: 54,133.10
51.66% have two income earners
24.57% of households earn $100,000+

Median household income in Area Code 272 is $54,133.10 with 51.66% of families having two income earners. 24.57% of households earn at least $100,000. 4.18% of households have an income under $5,000, 3.52% from $5,000-$10,000, 5.48% from $10,000-$15,000, 5.35% from $15,000-$20,000, 5.02% from $20,000-$25,000, 9.62% from $25,000-$35,000, 13.95% from $35,000-$50,000, 17.37% from $50,000-$75,000, 10.94% from $75,000-$100,000, 14.68% from $100,000-$150,000 and 9.89% over $150,000. The median income of individuals is $28,153.37.

Home Ownership and Rents

Median home value: $167,158.58
Median rent: $884.85
Rent burden: 33.20%

61.14% of households in Area Code 272 own (rather than rent) their residence. The median value of those homes is $167,158.58. The median rent paid by renters is $884.85 or 33.20% of the median renter's household income.

Education

43.14% have a Science and Engineering degree

10.62% of residents in Area Code 272 have less than a high school education. 36.38% have a high school diploma but no more. 26.73% of residents have some college but no more. 15.66% have a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) but no more. 10.62% have a graduate degree. 43.14% have a Bachelor's degree or higher in a Science and Engineering (or related) field.

Employment

24.27 minutes of commute time

58.38% of residents in Area Code 272 16 and older are in the labor force. 5.37% of residents are unemployed. The median commute time of resident workers in Area Code 272 is 24.27 minutes.

Races

7.87% report being Hispanic

81.62% of residents in Area Code 272 report their race as White. 9.82% report their race as Black or African American. 1.67% report their race as Asian. 0.32% report their race as American Indian and Alaska Native. 0.04% report their race as Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. 2.73% report their race as Some other race. 3.75% report their race as Two or more races. 7.87% report being Hispanic. Note: Hispanic is considered to be an ethnicity and not a race.

Other Statistics

14.66% report a disability
1.69% speak limited English
5.92% have no health insurance
6.98% are veterans

14.66% of residents in Area Code 272 report a disability. 1.69% of residents only speak limited English. 5.92% of residents report not having health insurance. 6.98% of residents are veterans.

Prefixes in Area Code 272

Prefix City
(272) 200-
(272) 201- Wilkes-Barre
(272) 202- Scranton
(272) 203- Scranton
(272) 204- Scranton
(272) 205- Scranton
(272) 206- Watsontown
(272) 207-
(272) 208- Wilkes-Barre
(272) 209- Scranton
(272) 210-
(272) 211-
(272) 212- Scranton
(272) 213- Sugar Notch
(272) 214- Bloomsburg
(272) 215-
(272) 216-
(272) 217-
(272) 218- Scranton
(272) 219- Wilkes-Barre
(272) 220- Wilkes-Barre
(272) 221- Sugar Notch
(272) 222- Scranton
(272) 223- Bloomsburg
(272) 224- Bloomsburg
(272) 225- Scranton
(272) 226- Scranton
(272) 227- Scranton
(272) 228- Scranton
(272) 229- Scranton
(272) 230- Bloomsburg
(272) 231- Wilkes-Barre
(272) 232- Scranton
(272) 233- Scranton
(272) 234- Scranton
(272) 235- Scranton
(272) 236-
(272) 237- Bloomsburg
(272) 238- Bloomsburg
(272) 239- Scranton
(272) 240- Scranton
(272) 241- Wilkes-Barre
(272) 242- Scranton
(272) 243- Scranton
(272) 244- Scranton
(272) 245- Bloomsburg
(272) 246- Wilkes-Barre
(272) 247- Tunkhannock
(272) 248- Ashland
(272) 249-
(272) 250- Scranton
(272) 251- Scranton
(272) 252- Scranton
(272) 253- Scranton
(272) 254- Scranton
(272) 255- Scranton
(272) 256- Scranton
(272) 257- Scranton
(272) 258- Scranton
(272) 259- Wilkes-Barre
(272) 260- Wilkes-Barre
(272) 261- Scranton
(272) 262-
(272) 263- Bloomsburg
(272) 264- Scranton
(272) 265- Scranton
(272) 266- Scranton
(272) 267- Scranton
(272) 268- Scranton
(272) 269- Scranton
(272) 270- Bloomsburg
(272) 271- Scranton
(272) 272-
(272) 273- Scranton
(272) 274- Scranton
(272) 275- Bloomsburg
(272) 276- Scranton
(272) 277- Poughkeepsie
(272) 278- Scranton
(272) 279- Scranton
(272) 280- Scranton
(272) 281- Altoona
(272) 282- Scranton
(272) 283- Scranton
(272) 284- Wilkes-Barre
(272) 285- Wilkes-Barre
(272) 288- Bloomsburg
(272) 289-
(272) 290- Bloomsburg
(272) 291- Scranton
(272) 292- Bloomsburg
(272) 295-
(272) 299-
(272) 300- Loganton
(272) 302- Bloomsburg
(272) 311-
(272) 313- Scranton
(272) 322- Scranton
(272) 333- Scranton
(272) 335- Scranton
(272) 336- Wilkes-Barre
(272) 344- Poughkeepsie
(272) 345-
(272) 353-
(272) 356-
(272) 359- Scranton
(272) 372- Bloomsburg
(272) 373- Bloomsburg
(272) 377- Bloomsburg
(272) 381- Scranton
(272) 382-
(272) 383-
(272) 400- Sugar Notch
(272) 409- Binghamton
(272) 411-
(272) 420- Scranton
(272) 422- Poughkeepsie
(272) 424-
(272) 426-
(272) 433- Scranton
(272) 435- Sugar Notch
(272) 437-
(272) 442-
(272) 443-
(272) 444- Scranton
(272) 445- Scranton
(272) 446-
(272) 447-
(272) 448-
(272) 462-
(272) 463-
(272) 464-
(272) 466- Scranton
(272) 467-
(272) 483- Bloomsburg
(272) 500-
(272) 511-
(272) 529-
(272) 555-
(272) 568-
(272) 570-
(272) 600-
(272) 607-
(272) 610-
(272) 611-
(272) 624-
(272) 632-
(272) 633-
(272) 634-
(272) 636- Poughkeepsie
(272) 637-
(272) 638-
(272) 639- Scranton
(272) 642-
(272) 662-
(272) 663-
(272) 664-
(272) 666- Scranton
(272) 672-
(272) 676-
(272) 700-
(272) 711-
(272) 722- Dallas
(272) 727-
(272) 746-
(272) 762- Stroudsburg
(272) 763-
(272) 766-
(272) 770- Scranton
(272) 772- Scranton
(272) 776-
(272) 777- Scranton
(272) 782-
(272) 786- Scranton
(272) 788-
(272) 800-
(272) 808- Plains
(272) 811-
(272) 822-
(272) 832-
(272) 837-
(272) 867-
(272) 879-
(272) 888- Scranton
(272) 890-
(272) 892- Scranton
(272) 900- Mandata
(272) 911-
(272) 936-
(272) 950-
(272) 958-
(272) 959-
(272) 976-
(272) 988-
(272) 990-
(272) 992-
(272) 999- Scranton