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ZIP Code 19121

Primary City:Philadelphia, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Brewerytown
County: Philadelphia County
Timezone: Eastern (9:24pm)
Area code: 215 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.98, -75.18
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19121

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19121. 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 19121. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19121, 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:
Philadelphia, PA
Acceptable:
Phila

Stats and Demographics for the 19121 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19121 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 19121 are primarily black or African American. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. 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 19121 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 36,572
Population Density 16,540 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,390
Median Home Value $86,600
Land Area 2.21 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,097
Median Household Income $16,105

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 24Male Median Age: 23Female Median Age: 27

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3841,3161,1122,1283,2069347336387428801,033781585371255228133107
Female1,2521,1711,1422,4293,4351,3511,0139199911,2101,264971724574469416324351
Total2,6362,4872,2544,5576,6412,2851,7461,5571,7332,0902,2971,7521,309945724644457458

Gender

 Male 16,566 45%
 Female 20,006 55%
Gender

Race

 White 4,995 13.7%
 Black Or African American 29,598 80.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 93 0.3%
 Asian 714 2.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.0%
 Other Race 368 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 792 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1133705791,022907594520249
Renter1,8011,6611,3351,6481,143678364113
Total1,9142,0311,9142,6702,0501,272884362

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,374 10%
 Single Guardian 5,566 42%
 Singles 4,386 33%
 Singles With Roommate 1,771 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,810 67%
 Households with Kids 4,287 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2702902682742732462712602662522261892162292672672664538751,043
Female2482462602502262542482062372522052272362222352953275969761,217
Total5185365285244995005194665035044314164524515025625931,0491,8512,260

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19121 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 19121 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 19121 real estate data, the median home value of $86,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 19121 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 19121 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19121 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 34,034 93.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 17 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,049 5.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 472 1.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,849 11%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,505 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,743 53%
 Households Vacant 3,293 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,057 32.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 166 5.0%
 For Sale Only 134 4.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 100 3.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 0.7%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,812 55.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 753 9%
 1 Bedroom 1,600 19%
 2 Bedroom 1,904 22%
 3+ Bedroom 4,263 50%
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 $16,105 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19121 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 19121 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 19121 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 19121 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. However, that is not the case in 19121. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,421 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,118 26%
 No Earnings 14,578 54%
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 5,421 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,118 26%
 No Earnings 14,578 54%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,820 40%
 Public transportation 4,061 42%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,426 15%
 Worked at Home 358 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,057 27.8%
 High School Graduate 4,337 58.6%
 Associate's degree 249 3.4%
 Bachelor's degree 475 6.4%
 Master's degree 251 3.4%
 Professional school degree 32 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,154 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 477 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 512 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19121

ZIP Code 19121 is in the Alliance for Progress Charter Schools. There are 20 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19121.

Alliance for Progress Cs
182139 Cecil B Moore Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alliance for Progress Charter Schools
Young Scholars Frederick Douglass Charte
2118 West Norris St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Young Scholars Frederick Douglas Charter School District
Gideon Edward School
2817 West Glenwood Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Kelley William D School
1601 North 28th St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Meade Gen George C School
1600 North 18th St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Reynolds Gen John F School
1429 North 24th St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Blaine James G School
3001 West Berks St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Dick William School
2498 West Diamond St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Hill Leslie P School
3133 Ridge Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Morris Robert School
2600 West Thompson St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Duckrey Tanner School
1501 West Diamond St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Vaux Roberts High School
2300 West Master St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Carver High School
1600 West Norris St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Gesu School
1700 W Thompson St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Girard College
2101 S College Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Hope Christian Academy
2222 W Master St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
White Dove Performing Arts Academy
2510 Ridge Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Al Mosheh Shule of Positive Ed
1931 Page St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Community Partnership School
1936 N Judson St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Celestial Christian Community
2534 W Thompson St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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