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ZIP Code 16511

Primary City:Erie, PA (View All Cities)
County: Erie County
Timezone: Eastern (3:03am)
Area code: 814 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.17, -79.99
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 16511

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 16511. 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 16511. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 16511, 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 16511 ZIP Code

ZIP code 16511 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 16511 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 16511 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,382
Population Density 1,519 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,004
Median Home Value $117,600
Land Area 7.49 sq mi
Water Area 2.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,649
Median Household Income $53,118

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male407348339362308306278281294371440443323248169135132110
Female400333346399367369323306333391488455336280237183249293
Total807681685761675675601587627762928898659528406318381403

Gender

 Male 5,294 47%
 Female 6,088 53%
Gender

Race

 White 10,178 89.4%
 Black Or African American 797 7.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.1%
 Asian 51 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 153 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 185 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner28318463766781467336123
Renter201290173185148105137128
Total229608636951929572473251

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,223 48%
 Single Guardian 900 19%
 Singles 1,294 28%
 Singles With Roommate 232 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,216 69%
 Households with Kids 1,433 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7892837572666580657360696671795889726449
Female7678907472597174576970666378789880737059
Total154170173149144125136154122142130135129149157156169145134108

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 16511 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 16511 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 16511 real estate data, the median home value of $117,600 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 16511. Rentals in 16511 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 16511 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,117 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 42 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 175 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 48 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,085 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,197 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,367 27%
 Households Vacant 355 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 117 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 48 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 75 21%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 101 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 106 8%
 1 Bedroom 241 19%
 2 Bedroom 500 39%
 3+ Bedroom 443 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 $53,118 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 16511 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 16511 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 3,662 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,156 24%
 No Earnings 3,220 36%
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 3,662 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,156 24%
 No Earnings 3,220 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,810 93%
 Public transportation 109 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 115 2%
 Worked at Home 123 2%
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 365 10.9%
 High School Graduate 2,010 59.9%
 Associate's degree 261 7.8%
 Bachelor's degree 451 13.4%
 Master's degree 191 5.7%
 Professional school degree 74 2.2%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,772 72%
 Enrolled in Private School 395 16%
 Not Enrolled in School 301 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 16511

ZIP Code 16511 is in the Erie City School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 16511.

Edison Elementary School
1921 East Lake Rd
Erie, PA 16511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Erie City School District
Klein Elementary School
5325 East Lake Rd
Erie, PA 16511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harbor Creek School District
Iroquois Elementary School
4231 Morse St
Erie, PA 16511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Iroquois School District
Iroquois Jshs
4301 Main St
Erie, PA 16511
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Iroquois School District
Gannondale Residential Center for Girls
4635 E Lake Rd
Erie, PA 16511
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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