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ZIP Code 19144

Primary City:Philadelphia, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Germantown
County: Philadelphia County
Timezone: Eastern (1:02pm)
Area code: 215 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.03, -75.18
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19144

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19144. 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 19144. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19144, 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 19144 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19144 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 19144 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 small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19144 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 43,329
Population Density 12,621 people per sq mi
Housing Units 21,796
Median Home Value $115,100
Land Area 3.43 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 18,748
Median Household Income $29,961

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4411,2881,3391,4831,6651,4611,2491,0711,2361,3611,4461,312982736471360271220
Female1,5101,2421,2571,6702,2631,9041,5921,4471,5111,5601,6681,5341,356962740614518589
Total2,9512,5302,5963,1533,9283,3652,8412,5182,7472,9213,1142,8462,3381,6981,211974789809

Gender

 Male 19,392 45%
 Female 23,937 55%
Gender

Race

 White 6,333 14.6%
 Black Or African American 34,495 79.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 178 0.4%
 Asian 639 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.0%
 Other Race 464 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 1,207 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner735701,0841,5631,7041,113702215
Renter1,3102,8302,1122,1421,693934511192
Total1,3833,4003,1963,7053,3972,0471,213407

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,317 18%
 Single Guardian 5,731 31%
 Singles 8,186 44%
 Singles With Roommate 1,514 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 13,621 73%
 Households with Kids 5,127 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male305284283287305230236256261263289262272253230299285309360375
Female285305309305293257232241219264235251263244278281295385431452
Total590589592592598487468497480527524513535497508580580694791827

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19144 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 19144 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 19144 real estate data, the median home value of $115,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 19144 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 19144 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19144 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 41,333 95.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 39 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 59 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 569 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 408 0.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 921 2.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,532 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,492 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 11,724 54%
 Households Vacant 3,048 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,741 57%
 Rented & Unoccupied 76 2%
 For Sale Only 174 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 61 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 964 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,421 12%
 1 Bedroom 4,582 40%
 2 Bedroom 3,350 29%
 3+ Bedroom 2,046 18%
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 $29,961 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19144 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 19144 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 19144 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 11,344 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,898 22%
 No Earnings 16,194 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 11,344 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,898 22%
 No Earnings 16,194 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,656 54.3%
 Public transportation 5,296 33.2%
 Taxicab 34 0.2%
 Motorcycle 11 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,379 8.6%
 Worked at Home 575 3.6%
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. 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 2,814 22.7%
 High School Graduate 6,658 53.8%
 Associate's degree 454 3.7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,590 12.9%
 Master's degree 539 4.4%
 Professional school degree 82 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 234 1.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,728 71.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,227 15.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,104 13.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19144

ZIP Code 19144 is in the Imani Education Circle Charter Schools. There are 23 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19144.

Imani Educationl Circle Cs
5612 Greene St
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Imani Education Circle Charter Schools
Wissahickon Cs
4700 G Wissahickon Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wissahickon Charter Schools
Lingelbach Anna L School
6340 Wayne Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Wister John School
67 East Bringhurst St
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Fulton Robert School
60 East Haines St
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Kelly John B School
5116 Pulaski Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Fitler Academics Plus
140 West Seymour St
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Mastery Cs-Pickett Campus
5700 Wayne Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mastery Charter Schools-Pickett Campus
Germantown High School
40 East High St
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Roosevelt Theodore Ms
430 East Washington Ln
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Greene Street Friends School
5511 Greene St
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Green Tree School
146 W Walnut Ln
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
100 W School House Ln
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Germantown Friends School
31 W Coulter St
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Depaul Catholic School
44 W Logan St
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Chelten Christ Little People
605 E Chelten Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Building Futures Family Center
5305 Germantown Ave # 15
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lotus Academy
34 E Haines St
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Queen Lane Montessori School
433 W Queen Ln
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Eagle'S Nest Christian Academy
501 W King St
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Divine Toddler Town Day Care Center
5541 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kids World Christian Education Center
629 E Church Ln
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Small World Discovery Center
5933 McCallum St
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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