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ZIP Code 19142

Primary City:Philadelphia, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Elmwood
County: Philadelphia County
Timezone: Eastern (9:30pm)
Area code: 215 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.92, -75.23
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19142

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19142. 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 19142. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19142, 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 19142 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19142 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 19142 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 19142 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,595
Population Density 17,554 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,958
Median Home Value $84,600
Land Area 1.69 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,636
Median Household Income $30,306

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4141,2881,2791,3701,1899658439439618978507154503061771388965
Female1,3841,3371,2881,3941,2581,1601,1851,1711,0981,0761,009681513369243198157135
Total2,7982,6252,5672,7642,4472,1252,0282,1142,0591,9731,8591,396963675420336246200

Gender

 Male 13,939 47%
 Female 15,656 53%
Gender

Race

 White 2,604 8.8%
 Black Or African American 22,871 77.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 91 0.3%
 Asian 2,790 9.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.0%
 Other Race 500 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 728 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1027641,4101,404942493316121
Renter3421,0771,0188544922057521
Total4441,8412,4282,2581,434698391142

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,508 26%
 Single Guardian 4,437 46%
 Singles 2,192 23%
 Singles With Roommate 499 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,939 51%
 Households with Kids 4,697 49%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male280298250271244273257263251264274261237243269299274276252276
Female267271309267249294298243253256244269247272254260318291271286
Total547569559538493567555506504520518530484515523559592567523562

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19142 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19142 were primarily built in the 1940s. Looking at 19142 real estate data, the median home value of $84,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 19142 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 19142 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19142 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,316 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 17 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 262 0.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,180 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,372 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,084 37%
 Households Vacant 1,322 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 412 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 42 3%
 For Sale Only 140 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 51 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 656 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 75 2%
 1 Bedroom 558 12%
 2 Bedroom 667 15%
 3+ Bedroom 3,287 72%
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 $30,306 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19142 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 19142 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 19142 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. In 19142 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 7,021 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,459 21%
 No Earnings 9,642 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 7,021 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,459 21%
 No Earnings 9,642 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,825 56.6%
 Public transportation 3,929 38.2%
 Taxicab 23 0.2%
 Motorcycle 11 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 450 4.4%
 Worked at Home 59 0.6%
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 1,665 22.9%
 High School Graduate 4,256 58.5%
 Associate's degree 598 8.2%
 Bachelor's degree 571 7.8%
 Master's degree 172 2.4%
 Professional school degree 11 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,314 81.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 830 10.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 646 8.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19142

ZIP Code 19142 is in the Philadelphia Montessori Charter Schools. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19142.

Philadelphia Montessori Cs
2227 Island Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19142
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia Montessori Charter Schools
Southwest Leadership Academy Cs
7101 Paschall Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19142
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Southwest Leadership Academy Charter Schools
Catharine Joseph School
6600 Chester Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19142
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Patterson John M School
7000 Buist Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19142
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Tilden William T Ms
6601 Elmwood Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19142
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Morton Thomas G School
2501 South 63rd St
Philadelphia, PA 19142
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Philadelphia Hs for Business & Tech
540 North 13th St
Philadelphia, PA 19142
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Bartram John - Main
67th and Elmwood St
Philadelphia, PA 19142
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Mary Mother of Peace Area Catholic School
64th St & Buist Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19142
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Children'S Developmental Learning Center
6201 Buist Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19142
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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