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ZIP Code 15853

Primary City:Ridgway, PA (View All Cities)
County: Elk County
Timezone: Eastern (7:19pm)
Area code: 814 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.4, -78.8
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15853

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15853. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 15853. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15853, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Ridgway, PA
Acceptable:
Portland Mills, Portland Mls

Stats and Demographics for the 15853 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15853 is located in west Pennsylvania and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 15853 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 15853 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,578
Population Density 44 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,721
Median Home Value $76,400
Land Area 150.67 sq mi
Water Area 1.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,824
Median Household Income $43,246

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1782072241811541701711882472643142752041421311007839
Female171197223193137150166175239279286240218151138130118100
Total349404447374291320337363486543600515422293269230196139

Gender

 Male 3,267 50%
 Female 3,311 50%
Gender

Race

 White 6,455 98.1%
 Black Or African American 29 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.1%
 Asian 27 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 50 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1514832851349230124186
Renter4614511314690587131
Total61293441659582359312117

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,404 50%
 Single Guardian 422 15%
 Singles 877 31%
 Singles With Roommate 121 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,063 73%
 Households with Kids 761 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3629473441463640444836474548423842362330
Female4137303232314534553343623550514646252526
Total77667766737781749981791098098938488614856

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15853 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 15853 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 15853 real estate data, the median home value of $76,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 15853 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 15853 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 15853 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,517 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 51 0.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,165 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 959 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 700 19%
 Households Vacant 897 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 88 9.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.3%
 For Sale Only 63 7.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 2.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 571 63.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 152 16.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 1%
 1 Bedroom 159 26%
 2 Bedroom 269 44%
 3+ Bedroom 178 29%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $43,246 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 15853 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 15853 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,034 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,357 26%
 No Earnings 1,740 34%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,034 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,357 26%
 No Earnings 1,740 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,655 92%
 Public transportation 23 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 143 5%
 Worked at Home 50 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 157 6.7%
 High School Graduate 1,537 65.5%
 Associate's degree 300 12.8%
 Bachelor's degree 247 10.5%
 Master's degree 69 2.9%
 Professional school degree 13 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 24 1.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 841 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 192 18%
 Not Enrolled in School 56 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 15853

ZIP Code 15853 is in the Ridgway Area School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 15853.

Francis S Grandinetti Elementary School
62 School Dr
Ridgway, PA 15853
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ridgway Area School District
Ridgway Area Ms
1403 Hill St
Ridgway, PA 15853
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ridgway Area School District
Ridgway Area High School
1403 Hill St
Ridgway, PA 15853
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ridgway Area School District

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