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ZIP Code 19027

Primary City:Elkins Park, PA (View All Cities)
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Eastern (2:22pm)
Coordinates:40.07, -75.13
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19027

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19027. 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 19027. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19027, 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:
Elkins Park, PA
Acceptable:
Lamott, Melrose, Melrose Park

Stats and Demographics for the 19027 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19027 is located in southeast 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 19027 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19027 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,067
Population Density 4,824 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,422
Median Home Value $284,600
Land Area 3.95 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,942
Median Household Income $69,793

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male510542592653569543471480559603612690597383301268216193
Female542550589610624606552608646777834794646502408374315308
Total1,0521,0921,1811,2631,1931,1491,0231,0881,2051,3801,4461,4841,243885709642531501

Gender

 Male 8,782 46%
 Female 10,285 54%
Gender

Race

 White 10,315 54.1%
 Black Or African American 6,485 34.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 57 0.3%
 Asian 1,508 7.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.1%
 Other Race 211 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 481 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner212637091,0931,263765642263
Renter29281455850437918013462
Total3131,0771,2671,5971,642945776325

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,682 46%
 Single Guardian 1,460 18%
 Singles 2,350 30%
 Singles With Roommate 450 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,515 69%
 Households with Kids 2,427 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male112991059511394111111113127105116121123139131149130104116
Female1181039213211012810310210711911311512012214712011311012084
Total230202197227223222214213220246218231241245286251262240224200

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19027 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 19027 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 19027 real estate data, the median home value of $284,600 is high 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 19027. Rentals in 19027 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19027 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,842 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 145 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 44 0.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 36 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,392 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,627 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,923 35%
 Households Vacant 480 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 194 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 4%
 For Sale Only 97 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 58 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 75 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 50 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,227 43%
 2 Bedroom 1,271 44%
 3+ Bedroom 321 11%
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 $69,793 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 19027 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. ZIP code 19027 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 19027. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,795 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,272 27%
 No Earnings 4,705 30%
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 6,795 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,272 27%
 No Earnings 4,705 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,541 77%
 Public transportation 1,327 14%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 381 4%
 Worked at Home 499 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 313 5%
 High School Graduate 2,245 37%
 Associate's degree 242 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,440 23%
 Master's degree 876 14%
 Professional school degree 612 10%
 Doctorate degree 400 7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,483 73%
 Enrolled in Private School 546 16%
 Not Enrolled in School 365 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19027

ZIP Code 19027 is in the Abington School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19027.

Mckinley School
370 Cedar Rd
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Abington School District
Myers Elementary School
7609 Montgomery Ave
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cheltenham Township School District
Glenside Elementary School
8149 New Second St
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cheltenham Township School District
Elkins Park School
8149 New Second St
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cheltenham Township School District
Beth Sholom Goldman Preschool
8231 Old York Rd
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Perelman Jewish Day School-Saligman Middle School
7613 Old York Rd
Melrose Park, PA 19027
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
Perelman Jewish Day School-Foreman Center
7601 Old York Rd
Melrose Park, PA 19027
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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