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ZIP Code 19131

Primary City:Philadelphia, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Wynnefield
County: Philadelphia County
Timezone: Eastern (3:28pm)
Area code: 215 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.99, -75.22
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19131

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19131. 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 19131. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19131, 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 19131 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19131 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 19131 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19131 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 43,172
Population Density 8,181 people per sq mi
Housing Units 21,192
Median Home Value $106,600
Land Area 5.28 sq mi
Water Area 0.35 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 18,258
Median Household Income $27,914

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2641,0551,1531,8901,9931,5281,2241,0279871,1141,1671,106995714593458327327
Female1,2181,0581,1141,9752,2461,8841,3811,2361,2991,4781,7001,5441,3811,100981895771989
Total2,4822,1132,2673,8654,2393,4122,6052,2632,2862,5922,8672,6502,3761,8141,5741,3531,0981,316

Gender

 Male 18,922 44%
 Female 24,250 56%
Gender

Race

 White 6,240 14.5%
 Black Or African American 34,143 79.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 173 0.4%
 Asian 1,250 2.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 327 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 1,029 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner936051,0931,6852,0171,6491,170454
Renter1,1872,4441,4171,4351,260785625339
Total1,2803,0492,5103,1203,2772,4341,795793

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,623 20%
 Single Guardian 5,658 31%
 Singles 7,597 42%
 Singles With Roommate 1,380 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 13,581 74%
 Households with Kids 4,677 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male251262245213217224186204224240219214223257259271283446631491
Female240253207232210209208209222234217213215235272278310459656544
Total4915154524454274333944134464744364274384925315495939051,2871,035

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19131 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 19131 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 19131 real estate data, the median home value of $106,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 19131 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 19131 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19131 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 40,337 93.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 102 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 957 2.2%
 Other Institutional 2 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,511 3.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 263 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,187 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,579 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,492 45%
 Households Vacant 2,934 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,460 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 74 3%
 For Sale Only 166 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 64 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 37 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,133 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,029 10%
 1 Bedroom 3,644 37%
 2 Bedroom 2,706 28%
 3+ Bedroom 2,429 25%
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 $27,914 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19131 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 19131 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 19131. 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 11,029 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,834 19%
 No Earnings 18,268 51%
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 11,029 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,834 19%
 No Earnings 18,268 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,556 64.0%
 Public transportation 3,885 26.0%
 Taxicab 65 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 948 6.4%
 Worked at Home 471 3.2%
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 2,331 19%
 High School Graduate 6,954 56%
 Associate's degree 493 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,587 13%
 Master's degree 540 4%
 Professional school degree 264 2%
 Doctorate degree 143 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,568 62.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,557 27.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 606 10.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19131

ZIP Code 19131 is in the Global Leadership Academy Charter Schools. There are 20 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19131.

Global Leadership Academy Cs
4601 Girard Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Global Leadership Academy Charter Schools
Discovery Charter School
5070 Parkside Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Discovery Charter School District
Mastery Charter School Mann Campus
5376 West Berks St
Philadephia, PA 19131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mastery Charter Schools-Mann Campus
Universal Bluford Charter School
5801 Media St
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Universal Bluford Charter School District
Blankenburg Rudolph School
4600 West Girard Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Gompers Samuel School
5701 Wynnefield Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Beeber Dimner Ms
5925 Malvern Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Heston Edward School
1621 North 54th St
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Overbrook High School
5898 Lancaster Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Our Mother of Sorrows/St Ignatius Schools
1008 N 48th St
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Rose of Lima Elementary School
1522 N Wanamaker St
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia
6063 Drexel Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Cockrell Christian School
4512 Lancaster Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Jameson Christian Academy
5301 Wynnefield Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Ijoba Shule
6026 Drexel Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Sharon Christian Academy
3955 Conshohocken Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Quba Institute Day School
4637 Lancaster Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bibleway Academy
5186 Bibleway St
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Methodist Services for Children & Families
4300 Monument Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Wordsworth Academy
3905 Ford Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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