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ZIP Code 19081

Primary City:Swarthmore, PA (View All Cities)
County: Delaware County
Timezone: Eastern (11:28pm)
Area code: 484 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.90, -75.35
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19081

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19081. 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 19081. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19081, 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:
Swarthmore, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 19081 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19081 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 19081 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19081 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,337
Population Density 4,627 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,719
Median Home Value $280,800
Land Area 2.23 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,564
Median Household Income $90,275

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male24629234058159120020523428834140734625517013710310288
Female251286304594607199230276307385419361287224163183165170
Total4975786441,1751,198399435510595726826707542394300286267258

Gender

 Male 4,926 48%
 Female 5,411 52%
Gender

Race

 White 9,102 88.1%
 Black Or African American 349 3.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.2%
 Asian 539 5.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 50 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 270 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5211425714629394329170
Renter7812912613587484440
Total83340551849716442373210

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,054 58%
 Single Guardian 430 12%
 Singles 923 26%
 Singles With Roommate 157 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,378 67%
 Households with Kids 1,186 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5449475158675449647761726565795186113252171
Female6049454339726059565752566970647190155214195
Total11498929497139114108120134113128134135143122176268466366

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19081 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19081 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 19081 real estate data, the median home value of $280,800 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 19081. Rentals in 19081 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19081 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,020 87.3%
 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 1,304 12.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 13 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,959 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 918 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 687 18%
 Households Vacant 155 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 50 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 3%
 For Sale Only 38 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 44 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 134 20%
 1 Bedroom 264 40%
 2 Bedroom 119 18%
 3+ Bedroom 146 22%
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 $90,275 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 19081 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 19081 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 19081 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 19081 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,302 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,757 33%
 No Earnings 2,387 28%
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 3,302 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,757 33%
 No Earnings 2,387 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,485 70%
 Public transportation 591 12%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 515 10%
 Worked at Home 360 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 19081 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 84 3%
 High School Graduate 1,087 36%
 Associate's degree 135 5%
 Bachelor's degree 672 22%
 Master's degree 420 14%
 Professional school degree 339 11%
 Doctorate degree 250 8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,105 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 329 22%
 Not Enrolled in School 61 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19081

ZIP Code 19081 is in the Ridley School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19081.

Grace Park Elementary School
Seventh Ave
Swarthmore, PA 19081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ridley School District
Swarthmore-Rutledge School
100 College Ave
Swarthmore, PA 19081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wallingford-Swarthmore School District
Kid'S Place the
100 College Ave
Swarthmore, PA 19081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wallingford-Swarthmore School District
Notre Dame De Lourdes School
990 Fairview Rd
Swarthmore, PA 19081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Geoge Crothers Memorial School
401 Rutgers Ave
Swarthmore, PA 19081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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