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ZIP Code 19138

Primary City:Philadelphia, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: East Germantown
County: Philadelphia County
Timezone: Eastern (4:36am)
Area code: 215 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.06, -75.16
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19138

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19138. 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 19138. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19138, 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 19138 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19138 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 19138 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 large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19138 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,273
Population Density 18,731 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,267
Median Home Value $107,900
Land Area 1.72 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,038
Median Household Income $34,795

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0371,0711,1461,3771,222767734781872969914803711656476308169129
Female1,1059851,1961,3451,4509991,0789961,1701,1941,2711,2381,200998765514337290
Total2,1422,0562,3422,7222,6721,7661,8121,7772,0422,1632,1852,0411,9111,6541,241822506419

Gender

 Male 14,142 44%
 Female 18,131 56%
Gender

Race

 White 987 3.1%
 Black Or African American 30,233 93.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 116 0.4%
 Asian 76 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 211 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 646 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner916591,1881,6302,0121,781864239
Renter25281982675749726512434
Total3431,4782,0142,3872,5092,046988273

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,961 25%
 Single Guardian 5,114 42%
 Singles 3,377 28%
 Singles With Roommate 586 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,722 64%
 Households with Kids 4,316 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male234198213191205225222205214207245222232240237287256300297269
Female218220225210185208181196215252210220242272262277272274260333
Total452418438401390433403401429459455442474512499564528574557602

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19138 has a slightly less than average 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 19138 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 19138 real estate data, the median home value of $107,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 19138 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 19138 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19138 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,337 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 544 2%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 392 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,551 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,913 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,574 27%
 Households Vacant 1,229 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 323 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 45 4%
 For Sale Only 152 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 662 54%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 99 3%
 1 Bedroom 614 17%
 2 Bedroom 792 22%
 3+ Bedroom 2,165 59%
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 $34,795 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19138 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 19138 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 19138 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,397 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,752 21%
 No Earnings 12,796 47%
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 8,397 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,752 21%
 No Earnings 12,796 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,754 56%
 Public transportation 4,096 34%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 702 6%
 Worked at Home 411 3%
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 1,654 19.7%
 High School Graduate 5,563 66.3%
 Associate's degree 430 5.1%
 Bachelor's degree 451 5.4%
 Master's degree 148 1.8%
 Professional school degree 89 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 50 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,399 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,188 16%
 Not Enrolled in School 615 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19138

ZIP Code 19138 is in the West Oak Lane Charter Schools. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19138.

West Oak Lane Cs
7115 Stenton Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19138
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Oak Lane Charter Schools
Day Anna B School
1201 East Johnson St
Philadelphia, PA 19138
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Hill J E/Freedman Samson
6200 Crittenden St
Philadelphia, PA 19138
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Kinsey John L School
6501 Limekiln Pk
Philadelphia, PA 19138
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Pastorius Francis P School
5650 Sprague St
Philadelphia, PA 19138
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Pennypacker Samuel School
1858 East Washington Ln
Philadelphia, PA 19138
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Imhotep Institute Chs
6201 North 21st St
Philadelphia, PA 19138
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Imhotep Institute Chs School District
Hope Cs
2116 East Haines St
Philadelphia, PA 19138
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hope Charter Schools
Act Academy Cyber Cs
2111 Eastburn Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19138
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Act Academy Cyber Charter Schools
King Martin Luther High School
6100 Stenton Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19138
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Philadelphia City School District
St Athanasius-Immaculate Conception School
7105 Limekiln Pike
Philadelphia, PA 19138
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
New Hope Christian Academy
910 Church Ln
Philadelphia, PA 19138
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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