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ZIP Code 19126

Primary City:Philadelphia, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: East Oak Lane
County: Philadelphia County
Timezone: Eastern (5:52am)
Area code: 215 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.06, -75.14
ZIP (~1700 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19126

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19126. 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 19126. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19126, 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
Unacceptable:
Oak Lane

Stats and Demographics for the 19126 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19126 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 19126 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19126 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,758
Population Density 13,789 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,465
Median Home Value $132,100
Land Area 1.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,917
Median Household Income $40,031

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male483507529581497400385412460479512531442284246168116100
Female411444509586588549491496517626695655535383373264253251
Total8949511,0381,1671,0859498769089771,1051,2071,186977667619432369351

Gender

 Male 7,132 45%
 Female 8,626 55%
Gender

Race

 White 1,234 7.8%
 Black Or African American 13,316 84.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 56 0.4%
 Asian 479 3.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 276 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 393 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner22269562833909621365105
Renter2215164304553631597611
Total2437859921,2881,272780441116

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,679 28%
 Single Guardian 2,097 35%
 Singles 1,817 31%
 Singles With Roommate 324 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,893 66%
 Households with Kids 2,024 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male79104107931101069111387831041101051271241211371128798
Female769168747892928010210110110887112106126130121103127
Total155195175167188198183193189184205218192239230247267233190225

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19126 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19126 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 19126 real estate data, the median home value of $132,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 19126 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 19126 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19126 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,077 95.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 575 3.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 106 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,674 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,012 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,231 35%
 Households Vacant 548 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 203 37%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 69 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 248 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 182 9%
 1 Bedroom 693 33%
 2 Bedroom 751 36%
 3+ Bedroom 461 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 $40,031 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19126 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 19126 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. In 19126 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 4,443 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,258 18%
 No Earnings 5,824 46%
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 4,443 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,258 18%
 No Earnings 5,824 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,978 67.3%
 Public transportation 1,603 27.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 140 2.4%
 Worked at Home 177 3.0%
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 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 830 16.6%
 High School Graduate 3,009 60.2%
 Associate's degree 106 2.1%
 Bachelor's degree 724 14.5%
 Master's degree 281 5.6%
 Professional school degree 18 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 34 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,943 72.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 643 15.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 466 11.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19126

ZIP Code 19126 is in the Philadelphia City School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19126.

Rowen William School
6841 North 19th St
Philadelphia, PA 19126
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Ellwood School
6701 North 13th St
Philadelphia, PA 19126
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Wagner Gen Louis Ms
1701 West Chelten Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19126
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Hope Church School
6707 Old York Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19126
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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