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ZIP Code 19137

Primary City:Philadelphia, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Bridesburg
County: Philadelphia County
Timezone: Eastern (8:42am)
Area code: 215 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.00, -75.08
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19137

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19137. 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 19137. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19137, 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 19137 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19137 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 19137 are primarily white. 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 a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19137 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,638
Population Density 3,588 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,515
Median Home Value $127,600
Land Area 2.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.86 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,279
Median Household Income $43,522

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male300294291291325327309263279333350250202146100804651
Female247272299299261331320282285312358274212159138123104125
Total547566590590586658629545564645708524414305238203150176

Gender

 Male 4,237 49%
 Female 4,401 51%
Gender

Race

 White 7,841 90.8%
 Black Or African American 294 3.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.2%
 Asian 45 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 228 2.6%
 Two Or More Races 206 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner32346396590469294242131
Renter501901601849962259
Total82536556774568356267140

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,233 38%
 Single Guardian 934 28%
 Singles 904 28%
 Singles With Roommate 208 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,162 66%
 Households with Kids 1,117 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6361426152587057576853506060776257435259
Female5247484250584556636364535366596864495959
Total1151089010310211611511312013111710311312613613012192111118

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19137 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19137 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 19137 real estate data, the median home value of $127,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 19137. Rentals in 19137 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19137 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,584 99.4%
 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 54 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,593 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 907 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 779 22%
 Households Vacant 236 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 49 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 49 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 11%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 105 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 242 32%
 2 Bedroom 250 33%
 3+ Bedroom 272 36%
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 $43,522 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 19137 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 19137 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 19137 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. Most commuters in 19137 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 2,338 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,627 23%
 No Earnings 3,028 43%
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 2,338 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,627 23%
 No Earnings 3,028 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,518 77%
 Public transportation 449 14%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 278 8%
 Worked at Home 33 1%
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 645 21.3%
 High School Graduate 1,702 56.3%
 Associate's degree 238 7.9%
 Bachelor's degree 308 10.2%
 Master's degree 88 2.9%
 Professional school degree 30 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 12 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 899 63%
 Enrolled in Private School 407 29%
 Not Enrolled in School 120 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19137

ZIP Code 19137 is in the Maritime Academy Charter School. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19137.

Maritime Academy Cs
2275 Bridge St
Philadelphia, PA 19137
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Maritime Academy Charter School
Franklin Towne Charter Elementary School
4259 Richmond St
Philadelphia, PA 19137
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Franklin Towne Charter Elementary School District
Bridesburg School
2824 Jenks St
Philadelphia, PA 19137
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Franklin Towne Chs
5301 Tacony St Building 108
Philadelphia, PA 19137
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Franklin Towne Chs School District
Pope John Paul II Regional Catholic School
4435 Almond St
Philadelphia, PA 19137
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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