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ZIP Code 16505

Primary City:Erie, PA (View All Cities)
County: Erie County
Timezone: Eastern (7:25pm)
Area code: 814 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.12, -80.15
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 16505

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 16505. 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 16505. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 16505, 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 16505 ZIP Code

ZIP code 16505 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 16505 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 16505 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,168
Population Density 1,447 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,554
Median Home Value $135,400
Land Area 11.87 sq mi
Water Area 6.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,808
Median Household Income $54,592

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male452455561499355411439455554592712765582371292215205211
Female411450517489379423440486555605791812610475358337398506
Total8639051,0789887348348799411,1091,1971,5031,5771,192846650552603717

Gender

 Male 8,126 47%
 Female 9,042 53%
Gender

Race

 White 16,468 95.9%
 Black Or African American 190 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 29 0.2%
 Asian 124 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 131 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 219 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner434518141,2501,458792581241
Renter107339314351269199268331
Total1507901,1281,6011,727991849572

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,464 44%
 Single Guardian 1,132 14%
 Singles 2,791 36%
 Singles With Roommate 421 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,838 75%
 Households with Kids 1,970 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male859011375748210382114108108113132100123109128766362
Female67769610691929179971029983124109108131116795562
Total152166209181165174194161211210207196256209231240244155118124

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 16505 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and military bases nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 16505 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 16505 real estate data, the median home value of $135,400 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 16505. Rentals in 16505 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 16505 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,082 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 53 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 11 0.1%
 Other Noninstitutional 22 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,481 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,149 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,178 25%
 Households Vacant 746 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 135 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1%
 For Sale Only 79 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 36 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 343 46%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 145 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 124 5%
 1 Bedroom 511 23%
 2 Bedroom 1,097 48%
 3+ Bedroom 539 24%
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 $54,592 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 16505 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. More commuters in 16505 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 5,756 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,459 26%
 No Earnings 4,279 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 5,756 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,459 26%
 No Earnings 4,279 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,513 90.6%
 Public transportation 141 1.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 246 3.0%
 Worked at Home 385 4.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 379 7%
 High School Graduate 2,575 47%
 Associate's degree 305 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,244 23%
 Master's degree 551 10%
 Professional school degree 323 6%
 Doctorate degree 126 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,021 64.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 730 23.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 390 12.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 16505

ZIP Code 16505 is in the Erie City School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 16505.

Harding Elementary School
820 Lincoln Ave
Erie, PA 16505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Erie City School District
Tracy Elementary School
2624 West 6th St
Erie, PA 16505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Millcreek Township School District
Vernondale Elementary School
1432 Wilkins Rd
Erie, PA 16505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Millcreek Township School District
Westlake Ms
4330 West Lake Rd
Erie, PA 16505
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Millcreek Township School District
Villa Maria Elementary School
2551 W 8th St
Erie, PA 16505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Villa Maria Academy
2403 W 8th St
Erie, PA 16505
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Our Ladys Christian School
606 Lowell Ave
Erie, PA 16505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Erie Day School
1372 W 6th St
Erie, PA 16505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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