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ZIP Code 16159

Primary City:West Middlesex, PA (View All Cities)
County: Mercer County
Timezone: Eastern (9:10am)
Area code: 724 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.15, -80.44
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 16159

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 16159. 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 16159. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 16159, 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:
West Middlesex, PA
Acceptable:
W Middlesex

Stats and Demographics for the 16159 ZIP Code

ZIP code 16159 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 16159 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 16159 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,706
Population Density 173 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,109
Median Home Value $134,300
Land Area 27.26 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,945
Median Household Income $52,556

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male94132157140127109109125176200220193160108108626434
Female89134148143111122104135167208204182179126120806373
Total183266305283238231213260343408424375339234228142127107

Gender

 Male 2,318 49%
 Female 2,388 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,577 97.3%
 Black Or African American 59 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 13 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 15 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 39 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner129422939637824516961
Renter268375604640238
Total3817730445642428519269

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,080 56%
 Single Guardian 304 16%
 Singles 487 25%
 Singles With Roommate 74 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,406 72%
 Households with Kids 539 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1421161818213429303028293535312932262224
Female1415222628242522353530232931292529342622
Total2836384446455951656558526466605461604846

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 16159 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 16159 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 16159 real estate data, the median home value of $134,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 16159. Rentals in 16159 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 16159 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,706 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 894 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 690 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 361 17%
 Households Vacant 164 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 32 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 25 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 76 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 2%
 1 Bedroom 94 28%
 2 Bedroom 163 49%
 3+ Bedroom 67 20%
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 $52,556 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 16159 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 16159 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 16159 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 1,368 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 865 24%
 No Earnings 1,409 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 1,368 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 865 24%
 No Earnings 1,409 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,939 96.8%
 Public transportation 4 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 27 1.3%
 Worked at Home 33 1.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 169 10.9%
 High School Graduate 981 63.4%
 Associate's degree 41 2.7%
 Bachelor's degree 295 19.1%
 Master's degree 47 3.0%
 Professional school degree 9 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 820 89.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 35 3.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 59 6.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 16159

ZIP Code 16159 is in the West Middlesex Area School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 16159.

Luther W Low Elementary School
3591 Sharon Rd
West Middlesex, PA 16159
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Middlesex Area School District
Oakview Elementary School
3591 Sharon Rd
West Middlesex, PA 16159
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: West Middlesex Area School District
West Middlesex Area High School
3591 Sharon Rd
West Middlesex, PA 16159
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West Middlesex Area School District
West Middlesex Area Ms
3591 Sharon Rd
West Middlesex, PA 16159
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: West Middlesex Area School District

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