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ZIP Code 16101

Primary City:New Castle, PA (View All Cities)
County: Lawrence County
Timezone: Eastern (12:59pm)
Area code: 724 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.0, -80.3
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 16101

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 16101. 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 16101. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 16101, 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:
New Castle, PA
Unacceptable:
Castle

Stats and Demographics for the 16101 ZIP Code

ZIP code 16101 is located in west 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 16101 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 16101 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 34,042
Population Density 478 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,658
Median Home Value $79,300
Land Area 71.24 sq mi
Water Area 0.70 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,947
Median Household Income $36,929

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9801,0381,1151,1978889259279541,0681,1591,3441,2551,010739536526405352
Female9799661,0041,0198169889259641,0731,2441,3771,3071,068848753713726854
Total1,9592,0042,1192,2161,7041,9131,8521,9182,1412,4032,7212,5622,0781,5871,2891,2391,1311,206

Gender

 Male 16,418 48%
 Female 17,624 52%
Gender

Race

 White 30,134 88.5%
 Black Or African American 2,827 8.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.1%
 Asian 97 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 99 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 854 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner857991,4512,1502,1821,3911,218466
Renter337768673744615438383247
Total4221,5672,1242,8942,7971,8291,601713

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,142 44%
 Single Guardian 2,864 21%
 Singles 4,327 31%
 Singles With Roommate 614 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,902 71%
 Households with Kids 4,045 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male192198204163211186244193204210230228205242247248266256180176
Female189194212203202183175193213196203186190229192219234195179165
Total381392416366413369419386417406433414395471439467500451359341

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 16101 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 16101 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 16101 real estate data, the median home value of $79,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 16101 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 16101 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 16101 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 33,149 97.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 223 0.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 18 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 505 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 147 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,597 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 4,145 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,205 27%
 Households Vacant 1,711 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 602 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 28 2%
 For Sale Only 321 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 125 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 64 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 571 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 210 5%
 1 Bedroom 994 24%
 2 Bedroom 1,543 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,402 34%
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 $36,929 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 16101 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 16101 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 16101 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 9,105 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,319 23%
 No Earnings 12,238 44%
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 9,105 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,319 23%
 No Earnings 12,238 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,623 94.4%
 Public transportation 256 1.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 281 2.1%
 Worked at Home 201 1.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,700 15.7%
 High School Graduate 6,774 62.5%
 Associate's degree 830 7.7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,045 9.6%
 Master's degree 361 3.3%
 Professional school degree 85 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 41 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,656 84.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 486 7.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 557 8.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 16101

ZIP Code 16101 is in the New Castle Youth Dev Ctr School District. There are 17 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 16101.

New Castle Youth Dev Center
1745 Frew Mill Rd
New Castle, PA 16101
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: New Castle Youth Dev Ctr School District
Laurel Elementary School
223 McCaslin Rd
New Castle, PA 16101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Laurel School District
Harry W Lockley Kdg Center
1111 South Cascade St
New Castle, PA 16101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Castle Area School District
West Side School
708 West Washington St
New Castle, PA 16101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Castle Area School District
John F Kennedy School
326 Laurel Blvd
New Castle, PA 16101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Castle Area School District
Thaddeus Stevens School
831 Harrison St
New Castle, PA 16101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Castle Area School District
Croton Pre-Kdg Center
420 Fern St
New Castle, PA 16101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Castle Area School District
Shenango Elementary School
2501 Old Pittsburgh Rd
New Castle, PA 16101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shenango Area School District
Union Memorial Elementary School
500 South Scotland Ln
New Castle, PA 16101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union Area School District
Union Area Ms
2106 Camden Ave
New Castle, PA 16101
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Union Area School District
Laurel Jshs
2497 Harlansburg Rd
New Castle, PA 16101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Laurel School District
Lawrence County Ctc
750 Phelps Way
New Castle, PA 16101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lawrence County Ctc School District
New Castle Jshs
300 East Lincoln Ave
New Castle, PA 16101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New Castle Area School District
Shenango High School
2550 Ellwood Rd
New Castle, PA 16101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Shenango Area School District
Union Area High School
2106 Camden Ave
New Castle, PA 16101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Union Area School District
St Vitus School
915 S Jefferson St
New Castle, PA 16101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Faith Country Chapel Preschool & Kindergarten
3818 Old Butler Rd
New Castle, PA 16101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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