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ZIP Code 19153

Primary City:Philadelphia, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Tank Farms and Refineries|Eastwick
County: Philadelphia County
Timezone: Eastern (7:37am)
Area code: 215 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.89, -75.24
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19153

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19153. 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 19153. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19153, 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
Unacceptable:
Eastwick

Stats and Demographics for the 19153 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19153 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 a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 19153 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged 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 19153 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,259
Population Density 1,713 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,524
Median Home Value $132,400
Land Area 7.16 sq mi
Water Area 1.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,139
Median Household Income $47,138

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4344063744103833883523663954043603183092701921237055
Female462395386370470522444436439433476446460328197163118105
Total896801760780853910796802834837836764769598389286188160

Gender

 Male 5,609 46%
 Female 6,650 54%
Gender

Race

 White 1,937 15.8%
 Black Or African American 9,324 76.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 33 0.3%
 Asian 535 4.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.1%
 Other Race 144 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 278 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3829557666168150222171
Renter19853335835028419513739
Total2368289341,011965697358110

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,523 30%
 Single Guardian 1,589 31%
 Singles 1,712 33%
 Singles With Roommate 315 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,508 68%
 Households with Kids 1,631 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9079998679838084807565857475938880757474
Female99821019288738479719783638063697680697689
Total189161200178167156164163151172148148154138162164160144150163

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19153 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19153 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 19153 real estate data, the median home value of $132,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 19153. Rentals in 19153 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19153 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,248 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 11 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,301 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 744 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,094 38%
 Households Vacant 385 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 147 38.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 3.1%
 For Sale Only 45 11.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 1.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 36 9.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 137 35.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 154 9%
 1 Bedroom 552 33%
 2 Bedroom 627 37%
 3+ Bedroom 345 21%
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 $47,138 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19153 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 19153 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. However, that is not the case in 19153. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,184 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,669 17%
 No Earnings 4,176 42%
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 4,184 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,669 17%
 No Earnings 4,176 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,804 71%
 Public transportation 1,225 23%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 140 3%
 Worked at Home 215 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 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 578 14.1%
 High School Graduate 2,527 61.9%
 Associate's degree 118 2.9%
 Bachelor's degree 544 13.3%
 Master's degree 231 5.7%
 Professional school degree 11 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 76 1.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,466 67%
 Enrolled in Private School 349 16%
 Not Enrolled in School 374 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19153

ZIP Code 19153 is in the Philadelphia City School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19153.

Penrose School
2515 South 78th St
Philadelphia, PA 19153
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Pepper George Ms
2901 South 84th St
Philadelphia, PA 19153
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Communications Technology High School
8110 Lyons Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19153
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Motivation High School
78th St and Buist Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19153
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Philadelphia City School District

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