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ZIP Code 19508

Primary City:Birdsboro, PA (View All Cities)
County: Berks County
Timezone: Eastern (10:04pm)
Coordinates:40.26, -75.84
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19508

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19508. 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 19508. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19508, 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:
Birdsboro, PA
Unacceptable:
Baumstown, Gibraltar, Lincoln Heights, Ridgewood, Robeson, Seyfert, Stonersville, Stonetown, White Bear

Stats and Demographics for the 19508 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19508 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 19508 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19508 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,725
Population Density 413 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,236
Median Home Value $185,700
Land Area 38.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.74 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,929
Median Household Income $74,730

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male45855151061438237742454355873869257050532923617713689
Female457486528527353394453526592708686532487328257205165152
Total9151,0371,0381,1417357718771,0691,1501,4461,3781,102992657493382301241

Gender

 Male 7,889 50%
 Female 7,836 50%
Gender

Race

 White 15,089 96.0%
 Black Or African American 219 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.2%
 Asian 89 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 85 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 218 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner324399431,3161,049617392140
Renter64221210208153566425
Total966601,1531,5241,202673456165

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,679 62%
 Single Guardian 766 13%
 Singles 1,162 20%
 Singles With Roommate 322 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,848 65%
 Households with Kids 2,081 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8692958611010711210811410911710089951271421501227378
Female999190898790869612710194112105116120124109849075
Total185183185175197197198204241210211212194211247266259206163153

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19508 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19508 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 19508 real estate data, the median home value of $185,700 is slightly higher 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 19508. Rentals in 19508 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 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 19508 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,725 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,528 57%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,400 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,001 16%
 Households Vacant 307 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 62 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 70 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 138 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 151 19%
 2 Bedroom 358 45%
 3+ Bedroom 280 35%
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 $74,730 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 19508 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 19508 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,998 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,275 26%
 No Earnings 3,470 27%
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 5,998 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,275 26%
 No Earnings 3,470 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,661 92.8%
 Public transportation 42 0.5%
 Taxicab 5 0.1%
 Motorcycle 10 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 277 3.4%
 Worked at Home 264 3.2%
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 700 12.5%
 High School Graduate 3,200 57.3%
 Associate's degree 358 6.4%
 Bachelor's degree 973 17.4%
 Master's degree 287 5.1%
 Professional school degree 40 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 28 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,241 76.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 493 16.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 206 7.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19508

ZIP Code 19508 is in the Daniel Boone Area School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19508.

Monocacy El Center
576 Monocacy Creek Rd
Birdsboro, PA 19508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Daniel Boone Area School District
Birdsboro El Center
400 West 2nd St
Birdsboro, PA 19508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Daniel Boone Area School District
Robeson El Center
801 White Bear Rd
Birdsboro, PA 19508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Twin Valley School District
Daniel Boone Area High School
501 Chestnut St
Birdsboro, PA 19508
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Daniel Boone Area School District
Berks Christian School
926 Philadelphia Ter
Birdsboro, PA 19508
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Live'N Learn Smile Center
326 W Main St
Birdsboro, PA 19508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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