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ZIP Code 19401

Primary City:Norristown, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Norristown
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Eastern (7:00pm)
Area code: 484 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.13, -75.33
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19401

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19401. 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 19401. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19401, 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:
Norristown, PA
Acceptable:
Black Horse, East Norriton
Unacceptable:
Jeffersonville

Stats and Demographics for the 19401 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19401 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 19401 are primarily white. 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 19401 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 41,753
Population Density 6,922 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,061
Median Home Value $172,700
Land Area 6.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,361
Median Household Income $48,791

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,7671,3391,2211,3441,7372,1131,7701,5001,3531,2841,2361,069892590493368283220
Female1,7021,3631,2021,1871,5141,9521,6831,3751,3391,3271,3651,169997777583517509613
Total3,4692,7022,4232,5313,2514,0653,4532,8752,6922,6112,6012,2381,8891,3671,076885792833

Gender

 Male 20,579 49%
 Female 21,174 51%
Gender

Race

 White 19,831 47.5%
 Black Or African American 13,115 31.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 165 0.4%
 Asian 1,308 3.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 36 0.1%
 Other Race 5,583 13.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,715 4.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner549661,2481,4551,464978692221
Renter6642,2811,6551,4071,052550388286
Total7183,2472,9032,8622,5161,5281,080507

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,345 35%
 Single Guardian 4,092 27%
 Singles 4,749 31%
 Singles With Roommate 1,175 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 10,264 67%
 Households with Kids 5,097 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male359351362307291258257262271263215237262244223258268294301341
Female345352304339335267276240245253257239225228246266217226232277
Total704703666646626525533502516516472476487472469524485520533618

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19401 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 19401 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 19401 real estate data, the median home value of $172,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 19401 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 19401 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19401 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 40,589 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 515 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 649 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,270 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,808 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,283 49%
 Households Vacant 1,700 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 971 57%
 Rented & Unoccupied 26 2%
 For Sale Only 176 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 45 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 454 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 456 5%
 1 Bedroom 2,977 35%
 2 Bedroom 2,516 29%
 3+ Bedroom 2,666 31%
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 $48,791 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19401 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. Residents in ZIP code 19401 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 19401 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 19401 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 14,379 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,168 25%
 No Earnings 10,721 32%
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 14,379 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,168 25%
 No Earnings 10,721 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,294 81.0%
 Public transportation 1,853 9.2%
 Taxicab 34 0.2%
 Motorcycle 12 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,593 7.9%
 Worked at Home 339 1.7%
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 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 2,662 19%
 High School Graduate 7,516 54%
 Associate's degree 609 4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,063 15%
 Master's degree 721 5%
 Professional school degree 177 1%
 Doctorate degree 126 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,277 70.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,184 15.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,039 13.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19401

ZIP Code 19401 is in the Pennsylvania Virtual Charter Schools. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19401.

Pennsylvania Virtual Cs
1 West Main St
Norristown, PA 19401
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Pennsylvania Virtual Charter Schools
Cole Manor Elementary School
2350 Springview Rd
Norristown, PA 19401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norristown Area School District
East Norriton Ms
330 Roland Dr
Norristown, PA 19401
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Norristown Area School District
Hancock Elementary School
Arch and Summit Streets
Norristown, PA 19401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norristown Area School District
Stewart Ms
1315 West Marshall St
Norristown, PA 19401
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Norristown Area School District
Eisenhower Ms
1601 Markley St
Norristown, PA 19401
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Norristown Area School District
Gotwals Elementary School
1 East Oak St
Norristown, PA 19401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norristown Area School District
Roosevelt Altern School
1161 Markley St
Norristown, PA 19401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Norristown Area School District
St Francis of Assisi School
601 Buttonwood St
Norristown, PA 19401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Our Lady of Victory Regional School
351 E Johnson Hwy
East Norriton, PA 19401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kindercare Learning Center
451 E Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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