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ZIP Code 19147

Primary City:Philadelphia, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Bella Vista|Wharton
County: Philadelphia County
Timezone: Eastern (4:59am)
Area code: 215 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.94, -75.16
ZIP (~1600 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19147

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19147. 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 19147. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19147, 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 19147 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19147 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 19147 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19147 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 36,228
Population Density 25,741 people per sq mi
Housing Units 19,209
Median Home Value $305,800
Land Area 1.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,213
Median Household Income $60,400

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0256515376521,6602,6522,2721,6271,3321,1461,141960813572442304194155
Female1,0106354725791,7882,8122,0991,4471,125956985948894687476460354366
Total2,0351,2861,0091,2313,4485,4644,3713,0742,4572,1022,1261,9081,7071,259918764548521

Gender

 Male 18,135 50%
 Female 18,093 50%
Gender

Race

 White 24,895 68.7%
 Black Or African American 4,130 11.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 127 0.4%
 Asian 4,332 12.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.0%
 Other Race 1,751 4.8%
 Two Or More Races 976 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner831,5941,8611,6861,667967607271
Renter1,0283,4851,326891714546362125
Total1,1115,0793,1872,5772,3811,513969396

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,702 27%
 Single Guardian 2,372 14%
 Singles 6,866 40%
 Singles With Roommate 3,273 19%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 14,171 82%
 Households with Kids 3,042 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male23918617118314614911212711711810012095104118114128141151205
Female233192176159161129126121981099093819911299115106147205
Total472378347342307278238248215227190213176203230213243247298410

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19147 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more military bases nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19147 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 19147 real estate data, the median home value of $305,800 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 19147. Rentals in 19147 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19147 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 36,081 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 7 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 14 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 126 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,280 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,456 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,477 44%
 Households Vacant 1,996 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 737 37%
 Rented & Unoccupied 41 2%
 For Sale Only 347 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 108 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 100 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 663 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 444 6%
 1 Bedroom 3,576 45%
 2 Bedroom 2,396 30%
 3+ Bedroom 1,486 19%
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 $60,400 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 19147 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 19147 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 19147 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 19147 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 15,808 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,151 24%
 No Earnings 7,451 25%
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 15,808 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,151 24%
 No Earnings 7,451 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,217 39.7%
 Public transportation 5,062 24.4%
 Taxicab 217 1.0%
 Motorcycle 143 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5,954 28.7%
 Worked at Home 1,121 5.4%
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 1,707 13%
 High School Graduate 4,444 33%
 Associate's degree 387 3%
 Bachelor's degree 3,604 26%
 Master's degree 1,843 14%
 Professional school degree 1,224 9%
 Doctorate degree 406 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,078 58.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,050 29.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 404 11.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19147

ZIP Code 19147 is in the Christopher Columbus Charter Schools. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19147.

Christopher Columbus Cs
South Building
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Christopher Columbus Charter Schools
Jackson Andrew School
1213 South 12th St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Kirkbride Eliza B School
1501 South 7th St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Meredith William M School
725 South 5th St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Nebinger George W School
601 Carpenter St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Washington George School
1198 South 5th St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Academy at Palumbo
1122 Catharine St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Creative and Performing Arts
901 South Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Annunciation Bvm School
1150 Wharton St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Sacred Heart of Jesus School
1329 E Moyamensing Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Peters School
319 Lombard St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
New Visions Learning Center
711 S 12th St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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