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ZIP Code 19139

Primary City:Philadelphia, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Haddington
County: Philadelphia County
Timezone: Eastern (7:53pm)
Area code: 215 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.96, -75.23
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19139

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19139. 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 19139. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19139, 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 19139 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19139 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 19139 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely 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 19139 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 41,271
Population Density 23,317 people per sq mi
Housing Units 20,327
Median Home Value $79,100
Land Area 1.77 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 16,761
Median Household Income $24,627

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4991,4771,4651,6061,5211,2561,0769811,0131,2201,3411,095789522453376291243
Female1,6181,4401,4251,6531,8781,6971,4261,2311,3611,6011,6841,3921,084841743732592649
Total3,1172,9172,8903,2593,3992,9532,5022,2122,3742,8213,0252,4871,8731,3631,1961,108883892

Gender

 Male 18,224 44%
 Female 23,047 56%
Gender

Race

 White 1,809 4.4%
 Black Or African American 37,447 90.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 251 0.6%
 Asian 542 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.0%
 Other Race 306 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 900 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1175389511,6971,6091,1151,005468
Renter8712,1131,6461,8901,327727504183
Total9882,6512,5973,5872,9361,8421,509651

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,564 15%
 Single Guardian 6,851 41%
 Singles 6,280 37%
 Singles With Roommate 1,066 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,255 67%
 Households with Kids 5,506 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male335280311282315296294257315306281294261323283316350324333294
Female326302352341273323283263298282277269281316293301374345340322
Total661582663623588619577520613588558563542639576617724669673616

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19139 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 19139 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 19139 real estate data, the median home value of $79,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 19139 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 19139 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19139 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 40,322 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 9 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 391 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 549 1.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,842 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,658 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,261 46%
 Households Vacant 3,566 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,177 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 111 3%
 For Sale Only 182 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 103 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 36 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,957 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 494 5%
 1 Bedroom 2,348 26%
 2 Bedroom 2,535 28%
 3+ Bedroom 3,800 41%
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 $24,627 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19139 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 19139 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 19139 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 19139 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 9,881 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,115 19%
 No Earnings 16,650 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 9,881 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,115 19%
 No Earnings 16,650 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,710 41.0%
 Public transportation 6,693 48.1%
 Taxicab 41 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,161 8.3%
 Worked at Home 324 2.3%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,428 22.5%
 High School Graduate 6,794 63.1%
 Associate's degree 422 3.9%
 Bachelor's degree 773 7.2%
 Master's degree 194 1.8%
 Professional school degree 41 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 122 1.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,069 81.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,159 11.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 722 7.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19139

ZIP Code 19139 is in the Universal Daroff Charter School District. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19139.

Universal Daroff Charter School
5630 Vine St
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Universal Daroff Charter School District
Rhoads James School
4901 Parrish St
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Locke Alain School
4550 Haverford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Hamilton Andrew School
5640 Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Lea Henry C School
4700 Locust St
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Middle Years Alternative
4725 Fairmont Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Parkway West
4725 Fairmont Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Sayre William L Ms
5800 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Philadelphia City School District
West Philadelphia High School
4700 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament School
344 N Felton St
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
West Philadelphia Catholic High School
4501 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
The Mill Creek School
111 N 49th St
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Sanctuary Christian Academy
5923 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kids World Christian Ed Center
6100 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Christian Light Educational Center
204 S 60th St
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Beulah Baptist Christian Day School
5001 Spruce St 21
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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