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ZIP Code 15946

Primary City:Portage, PA (View All Cities)
County: Cambria County
Timezone: Eastern (3:57am)
Area code: 814 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.4, -78.6
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15946

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15946. 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 15946. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15946, 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:
Portage, PA
Acceptable:
Puritan

Stats and Demographics for the 15946 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15946 is located in southwest Pennsylvania and covers a slightly less 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 15946 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 15946 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,093
Population Density 140 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,218
Median Home Value $82,900
Land Area 50.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,923
Median Household Income $44,747

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male199241209235193166208224227255301289242179131768961
Female173181192187181195183214217254297261267167172144122161
Total372422401422374361391438444509598550509346303220211222

Gender

 Male 3,525 50%
 Female 3,568 50%
Gender

Race

 White 7,005 98.8%
 Black Or African American 21 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.1%
 Asian 8 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 52 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner21202349489530361253119
Renter461239310178655538
Total67325442590608426308157

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,523 52%
 Single Guardian 448 15%
 Singles 821 28%
 Singles With Roommate 131 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,121 73%
 Households with Kids 802 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4440423862593739445337383843494854394542
Female3637274237333535414332443934364339373224
Total8077698099927274859669827777859193767766

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15946 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 15946 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 15946 real estate data, the median home value of $82,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 15946 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 15946 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 15946 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,015 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 38 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 40 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,125 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,199 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 599 19%
 Households Vacant 295 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 56 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Sale Only 36 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 66 22%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 115 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 1%
 1 Bedroom 131 22%
 2 Bedroom 220 37%
 3+ Bedroom 232 39%
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 $44,747 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 15946 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. Most commuters in 15946 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,093 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,232 22%
 No Earnings 2,288 41%
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 2,093 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,232 22%
 No Earnings 2,288 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,786 93.8%
 Public transportation 8 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 31 1.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 83 2.8%
 Worked at Home 63 2.1%
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 181 7.5%
 High School Graduate 1,544 64.3%
 Associate's degree 261 10.9%
 Bachelor's degree 290 12.1%
 Master's degree 97 4.0%
 Professional school degree 22 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,193 89.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 39 2.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 105 7.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 15946

ZIP Code 15946 is in the Portage Area School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 15946.

Portage Area Elementary School
84 Mountain Ave
Portage, PA 15946
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portage Area School District
Portage Area Jshs
85 Mountain Ave
Portage, PA 15946
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Portage Area School District
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart School
812 Orchard St
Portage, PA 15946
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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