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ZIP Code 16506

Primary City:Erie, PA (View All Cities)
County: Erie County
Timezone: Eastern (7:20pm)
Area code: 814 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.07, -80.17
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 16506

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 16506. 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 16506. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 16506, 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
Unacceptable:
Presque Isle

Stats and Demographics for the 16506 ZIP Code

ZIP code 16506 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 16506 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 single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 16506 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,720
Population Density 1,694 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,345
Median Home Value $161,000
Land Area 14.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,911
Median Household Income $59,902

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5707079208376256235426327798871,010884739478396304304231
Female5466977987825776115627218779591,026923775551524423399501
Total1,1161,4041,7181,6191,2021,2341,1041,3531,6561,8462,0361,8071,5141,029920727703732

Gender

 Male 11,468 48%
 Female 12,252 52%
Gender

Race

 White 22,495 94.8%
 Black Or African American 300 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 0.1%
 Asian 484 2.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 109 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 308 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner404461,2131,8431,640990681258
Renter291662392397313211289245
Total3311,1081,6052,2401,9531,201970503

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,154 52%
 Single Guardian 1,350 14%
 Singles 2,864 29%
 Singles With Roommate 543 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,974 70%
 Households with Kids 2,937 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male118119129115133127143144160192181181177189176199194168100100
Female10211413210814111712115915914818414116416117817117814511096
Total220233261223274244264303319340365322341350354370372313210196

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 16506 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 16506 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1950s. Looking at 16506 real estate data, the median home value of $161,000 is slightly higher 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 16506. Rentals in 16506 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 16506 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,439 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 44 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 158 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 79 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,601 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,510 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,800 27%
 Households Vacant 434 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 174 40.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 2.1%
 For Sale Only 86 19.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 4.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 53 12.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 91 21.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 64 3%
 1 Bedroom 589 23%
 2 Bedroom 1,320 52%
 3+ Bedroom 572 22%
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 $59,902 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 16506 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. The commute in 16506 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 7,926 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,014 26%
 No Earnings 6,108 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 7,926 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,014 26%
 No Earnings 6,108 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,583 93.8%
 Public transportation 50 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 184 1.6%
 Worked at Home 461 4.1%
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 503 6%
 High School Graduate 3,873 49%
 Associate's degree 461 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,741 22%
 Master's degree 827 10%
 Professional school degree 254 3%
 Doctorate degree 247 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,025 70.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 904 21.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 381 8.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 16506

ZIP Code 16506 is in the Millcreek Township School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 16506.

North Coast School
3814 Asbury Rd
Erie, PA 16506
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Millcreek Township School District
Millcreek Learning Center
3814 Asbury Rd
Erie, PA 16506
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Millcreek Township School District
Montessori Regional Cs
2910 Sterrettania Rd
Erie, PA 16506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montessori Regional Charter Schools
Ridgefield Elementary School
3227 Highland Rd
Erie, PA 16506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Millcreek Township School District
Grandview Elementary School
4301 Lancaster Rd
Erie, PA 16506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Millcreek Township School District
Mcdowell High School
3580 West 38th St
Erie, PA 16506
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Millcreek Township School District
Our Lady of Peace Elementary School
2401 W 38th St
Erie, PA 16506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Community Country Day School
5800 Old Zuck Rd
Erie, PA 16506
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
South Hills Child Development Center
3808 Caughey Rd
Erie, PA 16506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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