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ZIP Code 16249

Primary City:Rural Valley, PA (View All Cities)
County: Armstrong County
Timezone: Eastern (7:05pm)
Area code: 724 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.76, -79.30
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 16249

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 16249. 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 16249. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 16249, 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:
Rural Valley, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 16249 ZIP Code

ZIP code 16249 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 16249 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 large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 16249 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,089
Population Density 75 people per sq mi
Housing Units 931
Median Home Value $101,700
Land Area 27.76 sq mi
Water Area 0.39 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 843
Median Household Income $52,738

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6365728070566163688310175715631202212
Female645054544369606474709181674833373427
Total12711512613411312512112714215319215613810464575639

Gender

 Male 1,069 51%
 Female 1,020 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,068 99.0%
 Black Or African American 2 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 1 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 11 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner658103146138967129
Renter155434372712125
Total211121371831651088334

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 473 56%
 Single Guardian 119 14%
 Singles 204 24%
 Singles With Roommate 47 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 585 69%
 Households with Kids 258 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1212131618101412111510171416131518191520
Female1112131712614711171375121015131247
Total2324263330162819223223241928233031311927

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 16249 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 16249 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 16249 real estate data, the median home value of $101,700 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 16249. Rentals in 16249 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 16249 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,089 100%
 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 318 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 329 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 196 21%
 Households Vacant 88 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 14 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 41 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 3%
 1 Bedroom 28 14%
 2 Bedroom 113 56%
 3+ Bedroom 54 27%
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 $52,738 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 16249 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. However, that is not the case in 16249. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 652 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 483 29%
 No Earnings 535 32%
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 652 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 483 29%
 No Earnings 535 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 933 94.0%
 Public transportation 4 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 14 1.4%
 Worked at Home 42 4.2%
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 67 10%
 High School Graduate 447 66%
 Associate's degree 50 7%
 Bachelor's degree 78 12%
 Master's degree 27 4%
 Professional school degree 9 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 291 87.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 18 5.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 24 7.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 16249

ZIP Code 16249 is in the Armstrong School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 16249.

Shannock Valley Elementary School
210 Cowanshannock Ave
Rural Valley, PA 16249
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Armstrong School District
West Shamokin Jshs
178 Wolf Dr
Rural Valley, PA 16249
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Armstrong School District

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