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ZIP Code 16342

Primary City:Polk, PA (View All Cities)
County: Venango County
Timezone: Eastern (3:18pm)
Coordinates:41.3, -79.9
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 16342

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 16342. 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 16342. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 16342, 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:
Polk, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 16342 ZIP Code

ZIP code 16342 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 16342 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 parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 16342 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,281
Population Density 37 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,142
Median Home Value $83,800
Land Area 61.75 sq mi
Water Area 0.74 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 828
Median Household Income $45,682

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male505564924239625975941371231047342351717
Female505257464646545964791071271087144293032
Total100107121138888511611813917324425021214486644749

Gender

 Male 1,180 52%
 Female 1,101 48%
Gender

Race

 White 2,214 97.1%
 Black Or African American 35 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 5 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 11 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 14 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner547102173193934726
Renter11372524189126
Total16841271972111025932

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 459 55%
 Single Guardian 108 13%
 Singles 220 27%
 Singles With Roommate 41 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 605 73%
 Households with Kids 223 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male13912108811151312131681523162220119
Female610101119116971581114949151448
Total1919222127191724202721272224272537341517

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 16342 has a large 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 16342 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 16342 real estate data, the median home value of $83,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 16342 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 16342 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 16342 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,951 86%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 25 1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 305 13%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 385 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 301 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 142 12%
 Households Vacant 314 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 2.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.6%
 For Sale Only 9 2.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 226 72.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 66 21.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2 2%
 1 Bedroom 14 11%
 2 Bedroom 46 35%
 3+ Bedroom 68 52%
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 $45,682 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 16342 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 16342 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. 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 16342 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 711 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 474 23%
 No Earnings 855 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 711 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 474 23%
 No Earnings 855 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 815 81%
 Public transportation 10 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 140 14%
 Worked at Home 47 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 257 28.4%
 High School Graduate 479 53.0%
 Associate's degree 92 10.2%
 Bachelor's degree 61 6.7%
 Master's degree 13 1.4%
 Professional school degree 2 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 247 69%
 Enrolled in Private School 86 24%
 Not Enrolled in School 26 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 16342

ZIP Code 16342 is in the Franklin Area School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 16342.

Polk Elementary School
196 Church St
Polk, PA 16342
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Franklin Area School District

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