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ZIP Code 16121

Primary City:Farrell, PA (View All Cities)
County: Mercer County
Timezone: Eastern (11:40am)
Area code: 724 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.20, -80.49
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 16121

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 16121. 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 16121. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 16121, 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:
Farrell, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 16121 ZIP Code

ZIP code 16121 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 16121 are primarily black or African American. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 16121 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,941
Population Density 2,177 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,520
Median Home Value $59,900
Land Area 2.27 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,113
Median Household Income $29,711

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male13218716118111511310812411714418818813510370746756
Female149149186167125159177150144153227194134111106126108113
Total281336347348240272285274261297415382269214176200175169

Gender

 Male 2,263 46%
 Female 2,678 54%
Gender

Race

 White 2,268 45.9%
 Black Or African American 2,385 48.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.2%
 Asian 8 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 17 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 250 5.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner149215324927718820498
Renter59186155154117755735
Total73278308403394263261133

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 648 31%
 Single Guardian 625 30%
 Singles 762 36%
 Singles With Roommate 78 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,491 71%
 Households with Kids 622 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4022282645373828392344332239434238391927
Female2732343132383027224040323539374125293517
Total6754625777756855616384655778808363685444

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 16121 has a slightly less than average 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 16121 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 16121 real estate data, the median home value of $59,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 16121 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 16121 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 16121 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,769 96.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 18 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 3 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 151 3.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 658 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 617 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 838 33%
 Households Vacant 407 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 59 14.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 36 8.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 0.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 306 75.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 17 2%
 1 Bedroom 116 16%
 2 Bedroom 293 42%
 3+ Bedroom 278 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 $29,711 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 16121 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 16121 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 1,108 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 820 22%
 No Earnings 1,874 49%
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 1,108 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 820 22%
 No Earnings 1,874 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,485 95.1%
 Public transportation 2 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 1.5%
 Worked at Home 51 3.3%
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 186 14.5%
 High School Graduate 847 66.1%
 Associate's degree 68 5.3%
 Bachelor's degree 145 11.3%
 Master's degree 26 2.0%
 Professional school degree 10 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,000 85.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 137 11.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 27 2.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 16121

ZIP Code 16121 is in the Farrell Area School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 16121.

Farrell Area Es/Lms
1600 Roemer Blvd
Farrell, PA 16121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Farrell Area School District
Farrell Area Hs/Ums
1700 Roemer Blvd
Farrell, PA 16121
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Farrell Area School District
Msgr Geno J Monti School
1225 Union St
Farrell, PA 16121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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