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ZIP Code 19079

Primary City:Sharon Hill, PA (View All Cities)
County: Delaware County
Timezone: Eastern (10:52pm)
Area code: 484 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.90, -75.27
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19079

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19079. 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 19079. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19079, 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:
Sharon Hill, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 19079 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19079 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 19079 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19079 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,168
Population Density 4,964 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,714
Median Home Value $117,000
Land Area 1.85 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,464
Median Household Income $41,096

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male34137436040530124524424624728527224918311986826538
Female33331834438032230730835034338336935227019714310511983
Total674692704785623552552596590668641601453316229187184121

Gender

 Male 4,142 45%
 Female 5,026 55%
Gender

Race

 White 1,934 21.1%
 Black Or African American 6,712 73.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.3%
 Asian 122 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 59 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 316 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1522642351847223723289
Renter62269249304196121483
Total7749567282266835828092

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,068 31%
 Single Guardian 1,271 37%
 Singles 998 29%
 Singles With Roommate 127 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,149 62%
 Households with Kids 1,315 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6876786572737973776775707177917584797662
Female7153736558506374736076636877727489697676
Total139129151130130123142147150127151133139154163149173148152138

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19079 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19079 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 19079 real estate data, the median home value of $117,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 19079 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 19079 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19079 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,163 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,657 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 555 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,252 34%
 Households Vacant 250 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 104 42%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 5%
 For Sale Only 53 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 60 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 83 7%
 1 Bedroom 208 18%
 2 Bedroom 434 38%
 3+ Bedroom 419 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 $41,096 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19079 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. ZIP code 19079 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 19079 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. However, that is not the case in 19079. 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 2,802 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,518 23%
 No Earnings 2,407 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 2,802 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,518 23%
 No Earnings 2,407 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,558 74%
 Public transportation 657 19%
 Taxicab 42 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 163 5%
 Worked at Home 52 1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 211 9%
 High School Graduate 1,727 75%
 Associate's degree 82 4%
 Bachelor's degree 119 5%
 Master's degree 102 4%
 Professional school degree 77 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,603 69%
 Enrolled in Private School 548 24%
 Not Enrolled in School 156 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19079

ZIP Code 19079 is in the Southeast Delco School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19079.

Sharon Hill School
701 Coates St
Sharon Hill, PA 19079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Southeast Delco School District
Academy Park High School
300 Calcon Hook Rd
Sharon Hill, PA 19079
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Southeast Delco School District
Bumble Bee Preschool and Kindergarten
1015 Laurel Rd
Sharon Hill, PA 19079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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