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ZIP Code 16509

Primary City:Erie, PA (View All Cities)
County: Erie County
Timezone: Eastern (6:54pm)
Area code: 814 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.1, -80.0
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 16509

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 16509. 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 16509. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 16509, 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:
Belle Valley

Stats and Demographics for the 16509 ZIP Code

ZIP code 16509 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 16509 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 16509 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,810
Population Density 703 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,307
Median Home Value $143,100
Land Area 38.13 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,539
Median Household Income $56,680

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6347807948297928097117148379179771,003863613509425348290
Female6357177958217968176607328879611,1011,127889726611570536584
Total1,2691,4971,5891,6501,5881,6261,3711,4461,7241,8782,0782,1301,7521,3391,120995884874

Gender

 Male 12,845 48%
 Female 13,965 52%
Gender

Race

 White 25,364 94.6%
 Black Or African American 510 1.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 0.2%
 Asian 440 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 113 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 337 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner516361,2651,7951,9641,301941338
Renter502778453409332229302243
Total5531,4141,7182,2042,2961,5301,243581

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,750 50%
 Single Guardian 1,458 13%
 Singles 3,615 31%
 Singles With Roommate 716 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,603 75%
 Households with Kids 2,936 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male127119124143147150162153168166154161151162178180202135134130
Female124133119138152150140129146147173149166160173184184166114127
Total251252243281299300302282314313327310317322351364386301248257

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 16509 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 16509 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 16509 real estate data, the median home value of $143,100 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 16509. Rentals in 16509 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 16509 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,372 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 266 1.0%
 Other Institutional 41 0.2%
 College Student Housing 82 0.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 49 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,004 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,287 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,248 26%
 Households Vacant 768 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 401 52%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 1%
 For Sale Only 112 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 84 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 131 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 57 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,226 39%
 2 Bedroom 1,213 39%
 3+ Bedroom 641 20%
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 $56,680 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 16509 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 16509 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 9,425 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,780 25%
 No Earnings 7,877 34%
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 9,425 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,780 25%
 No Earnings 7,877 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,924 95.2%
 Public transportation 33 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 41 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 188 1.4%
 Worked at Home 394 2.9%
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 589 6%
 High School Graduate 4,797 52%
 Associate's degree 685 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,865 20%
 Master's degree 764 8%
 Professional school degree 389 4%
 Doctorate degree 185 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,834 62.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,174 26.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 512 11.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 16509

ZIP Code 16509 is in the Fort Leboeuf School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 16509.

Robison Elementary School
1651 Robison Rd West
Erie, PA 16509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Leboeuf School District
Belle Valley Elementary School
5300 Henderson Rd
Erie, PA 16509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Millcreek Township School District
Chestnut Hill Elementary School
1001 West 54th St
Erie, PA 16509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Millcreek Township School District
James S Wilson Ms
901 West 54 St
Erie, PA 16509
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Millcreek Township School District
Wattsburg Area El Center
10780 Wattsburg Rd
Erie, PA 16509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wattsburg Area School District
Wattsburg Area Ms
10774 Wattsburg Rd
Erie, PA 16509
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wattsburg Area School District
Aep/Transition School
3325 Cherry St
Erie, PA 16509
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Erie City School District
Seneca High School
10770 Wattsburg Rd
Erie, PA 16509
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wattsburg Area School District
Erie County Technical School
8500 Oliver Rd
Erie, PA 16509
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Erie County Technical School District
St Boniface Elementary School
9363 Wattsburg Rd
Erie, PA 16509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St George School
1612 Bryant St
Erie, PA 16509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Erie First Christian Academy
8150 Oliver Rd
Erie, PA 16509
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Montessori in the Woods
1390 Townhall Rd W
Erie, PA 16509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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