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ZIP Code 16508

Primary City:Erie, PA (View All Cities)
County: Erie County
Timezone: Eastern (3:53am)
Area code: 814 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.09, -80.09
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 16508

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 16508. 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 16508. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 16508, 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:
South Erie

Stats and Demographics for the 16508 ZIP Code

ZIP code 16508 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 16508 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 16508 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,050
Population Density 5,682 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,214
Median Home Value $91,200
Land Area 2.82 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,852
Median Household Income $42,849

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male575555477489449669569528481501568496345270177171157157
Female619486473427526690598511480534636528432321254262310329
Total1,1941,0419509169751,3591,1671,0399611,0351,2041,024777591431433467486

Gender

 Male 7,634 48%
 Female 8,416 52%
Gender

Race

 White 14,527 90.5%
 Black Or African American 712 4.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 31 0.2%
 Asian 146 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 240 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 390 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner65705807988938553499238
Renter2386203213652329511177
Total3031,3251,1281,3531,170648610315

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,739 40%
 Single Guardian 1,404 20%
 Singles 2,225 32%
 Singles With Roommate 484 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,803 70%
 Households with Kids 2,049 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12212410910711710212112095941099783948313886879586
Female135120131107112991019084104938810880928283937792
Total257244240214229201222210179198202185191174175220169180172178

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 16508 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 16508 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 16508 real estate data, the median home value of $91,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 16508 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 16508 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 16508 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,839 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 9 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 198 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,237 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,556 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,059 29%
 Households Vacant 362 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 67 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 5%
 For Sale Only 85 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 153 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 35 2%
 1 Bedroom 414 20%
 2 Bedroom 918 45%
 3+ Bedroom 694 34%
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 $42,849 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 16508 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 16508 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 16508 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 5,641 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,698 28%
 No Earnings 3,833 29%
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 5,641 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,698 28%
 No Earnings 3,833 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,959 93.5%
 Public transportation 158 1.9%
 Taxicab 20 0.2%
 Motorcycle 36 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 210 2.5%
 Worked at Home 131 1.5%
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 482 9%
 High School Graduate 3,003 55%
 Associate's degree 380 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,153 21%
 Master's degree 281 5%
 Professional school degree 80 1%
 Doctorate degree 50 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,045 66.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 613 19.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 441 14.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 16508

ZIP Code 16508 is in the Erie City School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 16508.

Cleveland Elementary School
1540 West 38th St
Erie, PA 16508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Erie City School District
Glenwood Elementary School
3503 Peach St
Erie, PA 16508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Erie City School District
Perry Elementary School
955 West 29th St
Erie, PA 16508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Erie City School District
Roosevelt Ms
3325 Cherry St
Erie, PA 16508
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Erie City School District
Central High School
3325 Cherry St
Erie, PA 16508
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Erie City School District
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy
2825 State St
Erie, PA 16508
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Erie City School District
Bethel Christian School
1781 W 38th St
Erie, PA 16508
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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