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ZIP Code 16226

Primary City:Ford City, PA (View All Cities)
County: Armstrong County
Timezone: Eastern (1:44pm)
Area code: 724 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.7, -79.5
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 16226

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 16226. 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 16226. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 16226, 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:
Ford City, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 16226 ZIP Code

ZIP code 16226 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 16226 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely 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 16226 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,279
Population Density 143 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,197
Median Home Value $82,200
Land Area 57.88 sq mi
Water Area 1.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,654
Median Household Income $40,519

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male220221247266198194205243258315361315277194165139126101
Female204215246224197192227221256321358313280217210167175211
Total424436493490395386432464514636719628557411375306301312

Gender

 Male 4,045 49%
 Female 4,234 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,068 97.5%
 Black Or African American 120 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.1%
 Asian 9 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 65 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner24184351599617402330176
Renter6317516016310410211688
Total87359511762721504446264

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,719 47%
 Single Guardian 584 16%
 Singles 1,192 33%
 Singles With Roommate 159 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,718 74%
 Households with Kids 936 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3547574346414446445941484752526059593640
Female3339385328514949384451495151514351463341
Total6886959674929395821039297981031031031101056981

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 16226 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 16226 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 16226 real estate data, the median home value of $82,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 16226 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 16226 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 16226 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,273 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,322 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,361 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 971 23%
 Households Vacant 543 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 84 15.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 70 12.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 2.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 144 26.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 228 42.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 78 8%
 1 Bedroom 158 16%
 2 Bedroom 465 46%
 3+ Bedroom 311 31%
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 $40,519 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 16226 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. Most commuters in 16226 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 2,516 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,307 20%
 No Earnings 2,742 42%
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 2,516 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,307 20%
 No Earnings 2,742 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,070 90.7%
 Public transportation 20 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 168 5.0%
 Worked at Home 120 3.5%
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 215 7.7%
 High School Graduate 2,014 71.8%
 Associate's degree 191 6.8%
 Bachelor's degree 277 9.9%
 Master's degree 65 2.3%
 Professional school degree 17 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 26 0.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,245 84.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 106 7.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 124 8.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 16226

ZIP Code 16226 is in the Armstrong School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 16226.

Lenape Elementary School
2300 Center Ave
Ford City, PA 16226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Armstrong School District
Ford City Jshs
4th Ave and 11th St
Ford City, PA 16226
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Armstrong School District
Lenape Tech
2215 Chaplin Ave
Ford City, PA 16226
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lenape Tech School District
Divine Redeemer School
726 4th Ave
Ford City, PA 16226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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