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ZIP Code 16137

Primary City:Mercer, PA (View All Cities)
County: Mercer County
Timezone: Eastern (1:59am)
Area code: 724 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.2, -80.2
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 16137

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 16137. 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 16137. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 16137, 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:
Mercer, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 16137 ZIP Code

ZIP code 16137 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 16137 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 16137 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,941
Population Density 120 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,179
Median Home Value $124,700
Land Area 107.99 sq mi
Water Area 0.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,655
Median Household Income $50,159

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male29030539136440049247353161069762353345535122716812193
Female305313360354264273244347385429479483412336263219178173
Total5956187517186647657178789951,1261,1021,016867687490387299266

Gender

 Male 7,124 55%
 Female 5,817 45%
Gender

Race

 White 12,074 93.3%
 Black Or African American 590 4.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.1%
 Asian 48 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 103 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 107 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner40271581830889638373128
Renter81181153189126835735
Total1214527341,0191,015721430163

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,584 56%
 Single Guardian 644 14%
 Singles 1,215 26%
 Singles With Roommate 212 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,376 73%
 Households with Kids 1,279 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6451645259615862658755857787797386656158
Female6755647061675459728166517884699475684830
Total13110612812212012811212113716812113615517114816716113310988

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 16137 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 16137 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 16137 real estate data, the median home value of $124,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 16137. Rentals in 16137 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 16137 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,249 86.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,540 11.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 12 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 131 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,100 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,650 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 905 17%
 Households Vacant 524 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 88 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 63 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 198 38%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 147 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 2%
 1 Bedroom 252 32%
 2 Bedroom 250 31%
 3+ Bedroom 284 36%
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 $50,159 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 16137 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 16137 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 3,813 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,739 26%
 No Earnings 4,172 39%
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 3,813 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,739 26%
 No Earnings 4,172 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,701 92.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 167 3.3%
 Worked at Home 214 4.2%
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 761 14.4%
 High School Graduate 3,356 63.5%
 Associate's degree 396 7.5%
 Bachelor's degree 548 10.4%
 Master's degree 145 2.7%
 Professional school degree 44 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 39 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,633 79.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 188 9.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 244 11.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 16137

ZIP Code 16137 is in the Mercer Area School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 16137.

Mercer Area Elementary School
301 Lamor Rd
Mercer, PA 16137
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mercer Area School District
Mercer Area Ms
545 West Butler St
Mercer, PA 16137
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Mercer Area School District
Mercer Area Shs
545 West Butler St
Mercer, PA 16137
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mercer Area School District
Mercer County Career Center
776 Greenville Rd
Mercer, PA 16137
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mercer County Career Center School District
Calvary Christian Academy
1033 N Perry Hwy
Mercer, PA 16137
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Orchard Hill School
450 Orchard Rd
Mercer, PA 16137
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hilltop Amish School
972 Skunk Run Rd
Mercer, PA 16137
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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