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ZIP Code 19143

Primary City:Philadelphia, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Kingsessing
County: Philadelphia County
Timezone: Eastern (6:08pm)
Area code: 215 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.94, -75.22
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19143

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19143. 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 19143. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19143, 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 19143 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19143 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 19143 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 19143 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 64,849
Population Density 20,342 people per sq mi
Housing Units 29,507
Median Home Value $82,700
Land Area 3.19 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 25,490
Median Household Income $30,995

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,2562,2232,1682,4372,5452,2951,8381,6071,7991,9561,9351,7071,3271,009770615416314
Female2,2081,9762,0392,5023,0572,9462,3172,0442,0482,3032,4142,2571,9931,5071,2291,182826784
Total4,4644,1994,2074,9395,6025,2414,1553,6513,8474,2594,3493,9643,3202,5161,9991,7971,2421,098

Gender

 Male 29,217 45%
 Female 35,632 55%
Gender

Race

 White 6,888 10.6%
 Black Or African American 54,647 84.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 220 0.3%
 Asian 1,063 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 21 0.0%
 Other Race 484 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 1,526 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1529961,8162,7253,2132,5321,830566
Renter1,2483,3352,1452,2431,466668421134
Total1,4004,3313,9614,9684,6793,2002,251700

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,161 20%
 Single Guardian 9,636 38%
 Singles 8,542 34%
 Singles With Roommate 2,151 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 17,326 68%
 Households with Kids 8,164 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male438463436448460444441431447443415429431450467487521484478467
Female484462426430408402380383403406420389412412461513525495508545
Total9229258628788688468218148508498358188438629281,0001,0469799861,012

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19143 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19143 were primarily built in the 1940s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 19143 real estate data, the median home value of $82,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 19143 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 19143 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19143 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 63,948 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 18 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 290 0.4%
 Other Institutional 229 0.4%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 364 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,600 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 6,230 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 11,660 40%
 Households Vacant 4,017 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,179 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 146 4%
 For Sale Only 272 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 107 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 48 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2,265 56%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 533 5%
 1 Bedroom 3,170 27%
 2 Bedroom 2,753 23%
 3+ Bedroom 5,340 45%
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 $30,995 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19143 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 19143 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 19143 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 19143 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. 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 19143. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 15,577 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 12,863 25%
 No Earnings 23,933 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 15,577 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 12,863 25%
 No Earnings 23,933 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,358 40.7%
 Public transportation 10,118 44.0%
 Taxicab 73 0.3%
 Motorcycle 18 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,777 12.1%
 Worked at Home 642 2.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,896 16.4%
 High School Graduate 9,967 56.5%
 Associate's degree 768 4.4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,437 13.8%
 Master's degree 1,107 6.3%
 Professional school degree 136 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 340 1.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 10,544 81.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,677 13.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 648 5.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19143

ZIP Code 19143 is in the Hardy Williams Academy Charter Schools. There are 21 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19143.

Hardy Williams Academy Cs
1712 South 56th St
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hardy Williams Academy Charter Schools
Richard Allen Preparatory Cs
2601 South 58th St
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Richard Allen Preparatory Charter Schools
Kipp West Philadelphia Preparatory Chart
5900 Baltimore Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kipp West Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School District
Mastery Cs-Harrity Campus
5601 Christian St
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mastery Charter Schools-Harrity Campus
Bryant William C School
6001 Cedar Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Wilson Alexander School
1300 South 46th St
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Comegys Benjamin B School
5100 Greenway Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Mitchell Elementary School
5500 Kingsessing Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Anderson Add B School
1034 South 60th St
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Huey Samuel B School
5200 Pine St
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Harrington Avery D School
530034 Baltimore Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Longstreth William C School
5700 Willows Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Boys Latin of Philadelphia Cs
5501 Cedar Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Boys Latin of Philadelphia Charter Schools
Shaw Anna H Ms
5400 Warrington Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Philadelphia City School District
St Francis De Sales School
917 S 47th St
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Philadelphia Christian Academy
6007 Larchwood Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Evelyn Graves Academy
5447 Chester Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Crooked Places Made Straight Christian Academy
715 S 50th St
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Fellowship Christian Academy
848 S 56th St
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
Cornerstone Christian Academy
1939 S 58th St
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hickman Temple Daycare & Learning Center
5001 Baltimore Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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