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ZIP Code 16502

Primary City:Erie, PA (View All Cities)
County: Erie County
Timezone: Eastern (7:45am)
Area code: 814 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.11, -80.10
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 16502

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 16502. 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 16502. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 16502, 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:
Erie, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 16502 ZIP Code

ZIP code 16502 is located in northwest Pennsylvania and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 16502 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 16502 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,664
Population Density 6,533 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,894
Median Home Value $70,100
Land Area 2.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,087
Median Household Income $27,097

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male675562530600848809584484518583551457317186131949996
Female639554501564928850607496493482546446335248196169193293
Total1,3141,1161,0311,1641,7761,6591,1919801,0111,0651,097903652434327263292389

Gender

 Male 8,124 49%
 Female 8,540 51%
Gender

Race

 White 12,778 76.7%
 Black Or African American 2,266 13.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 71 0.4%
 Asian 182 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 415 2.5%
 Two Or More Races 947 5.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3933446160754930220388
Renter7211,223738765503221182151
Total7601,5571,1991,3721,052523385239

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,693 24%
 Single Guardian 1,850 26%
 Singles 2,692 38%
 Singles With Roommate 852 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,001 71%
 Households with Kids 2,086 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male134144146132118107115104118112100108106104104130134109123151
Female14214211511312510812598981118810610690112103108118123160
Total276286261245243215240202216223188214212194216233242227246311

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 16502 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 rented. Homes in ZIP code 16502 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 16502 real estate data, the median home value of $70,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 16502 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 16502 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 16502 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,345 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 3 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 20 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 198 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 9 0.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 89 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,783 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 800 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,504 57%
 Households Vacant 807 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 384 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 1%
 For Sale Only 86 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 285 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 131 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,436 31%
 2 Bedroom 1,756 38%
 3+ Bedroom 1,278 28%
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 $27,097 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 16502 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. The commute in 16502 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 4,442 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,241 32%
 No Earnings 4,754 35%
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 4,442 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,241 32%
 No Earnings 4,754 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,121 84.2%
 Public transportation 309 4.3%
 Taxicab 39 0.5%
 Motorcycle 24 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 631 8.7%
 Worked at Home 143 2.0%
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 767 14.8%
 High School Graduate 3,184 61.6%
 Associate's degree 341 6.6%
 Bachelor's degree 671 13.0%
 Master's degree 114 2.2%
 Professional school degree 33 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 56 1.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,675 78.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 295 8.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 432 12.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 16502

ZIP Code 16502 is in the Erie Rise Leadership Academy Charter School. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 16502.

Erie Rise Leadership Academy Charter School
2501 Plum St
Erie, PA 16502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Erie Rise Leadership Academy Charter School
Irving Elementary School
2310 Plum St
Erie, PA 16502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Erie City School District
Emerson-Gridley Elementary School
816 Park Ave North
Erie, PA 16502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Erie City School District
Strong Vincent High School
1330 West 8th St
Erie, PA 16502
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Erie City School District
Blessed Sacrament School
2510 Greengarden Rd
Erie, PA 16502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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