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ZIP Code 16601

Primary City:Altoona, PA (View All Cities)
County: Blair County
Timezone: Eastern (1:24pm)
Area code: 814 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.6, -78.4
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 16601

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 16601. 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 16601. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 16601, 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:
Altoona, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 16601 ZIP Code

ZIP code 16601 is located in south 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 16601 are primarily white. The number of young adults is large while the number of middle aged adults 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 16601 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 33,870
Population Density 392 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,980
Median Home Value $91,800
Land Area 86.51 sq mi
Water Area 0.41 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,703
Median Household Income $38,121

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0041,0049591,9061,3869428809479991,1491,2351,1251,005685520427296195
Female9519289081,7241,2919339129209921,1331,2281,2441,086803659567486441
Total1,9551,9321,8673,6302,6771,8751,7921,8671,9912,2822,4632,3692,0911,4881,179994782636

Gender

 Male 16,664 49%
 Female 17,206 51%
Gender

Race

 White 31,954 94.3%
 Black Or African American 1,054 3.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 65 0.2%
 Asian 160 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.0%
 Other Race 116 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 510 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1099361,4561,9982,1161,359952326
Renter938748621682590417306149
Total1,0471,6842,0772,6802,7061,7761,258475

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,947 43%
 Single Guardian 2,405 18%
 Singles 4,164 30%
 Singles With Roommate 1,187 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,889 72%
 Households with Kids 3,814 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male224208200188203206195191209207185186185196198223205436844522
Female169210190178199185183181180223167154179185211198185431699451
Total3934183903664023913783723894303523403643814094213908671,543973

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 16601 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 16601 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 16601 real estate data, the median home value of $91,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 16601 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 16601 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 16601 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,686 96.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 9 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 120 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 882 2.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 173 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,561 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,691 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,451 30%
 Households Vacant 1,277 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 395 30.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 1.2%
 For Sale Only 135 10.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 55 4.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 53 4.2%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 622 48.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 227 6%
 1 Bedroom 1,182 29%
 2 Bedroom 1,127 28%
 3+ Bedroom 1,477 37%
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 $38,121 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 16601 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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 16601 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 9,492 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,470 27%
 No Earnings 10,300 38%
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 9,492 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,470 27%
 No Earnings 10,300 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,621 90.9%
 Public transportation 74 0.5%
 Taxicab 81 0.6%
 Motorcycle 23 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 716 5.2%
 Worked at Home 365 2.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 921 9.0%
 High School Graduate 6,805 66.6%
 Associate's degree 663 6.5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,333 13.0%
 Master's degree 330 3.2%
 Professional school degree 121 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 44 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,961 81.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 634 10.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 529 8.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 16601

ZIP Code 16601 is in the Altoona Area School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 16601.

Juniata Elementary School
418 North 8th Ave Juniata
Altoona, PA 16601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Altoona Area School District
Irving Elementary School
110 Cherry Ave
Altoona, PA 16601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Altoona Area School District
Juniata Gap Elementary School
Rr 4 Juniata Gap Rd
Altoona, PA 16601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Altoona Area School District
Wright Elementary School
1800 11th St
Altoona, PA 16601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Altoona Area School District
Mowrie a Ebner Elementary School
910 Poland Ave
Altoona, PA 16601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Altoona Area School District
Shady Pond School
501 Golf Course Rd
Altoona, PA 16601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Tender Love for Children Child Care
1461 12th Ave
Altoona, PA 16601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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