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ZIP Code 19539

Primary City:Mertztown, PA (View All Cities)
County: Berks County
Timezone: Eastern (1:07am)
Coordinates:40.49, -75.68
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19539

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19539. 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 19539. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19539, 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:
Mertztown, PA
Unacceptable:
Dryville, Fredericksville, Hancock, Klines Corner, Longswamp, Lower Longswamp, Oreville, Shamrock Station

Stats and Demographics for the 19539 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19539 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 19539 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 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 19539 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,597
Population Density 208 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,859
Median Home Value $202,000
Land Area 22.12 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,782
Median Household Income $72,788

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male12712615716111510810712818821824318214410286583520
Female1111141541581239111713618521921818014211384683841
Total2382403113192381992242643734374613622862151701267361

Gender

 Male 2,305 50%
 Female 2,292 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,516 98.2%
 Black Or African American 12 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.1%
 Asian 20 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 35 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1910426544733321511836
Renter166248522817148
Total3516631349936123213244

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,139 64%
 Single Guardian 209 12%
 Singles 340 19%
 Singles With Roommate 94 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,219 68%
 Households with Kids 563 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2125303222293018273129323431304631223217
Female2316291919291524273130334218293641322033
Total4441595141584542546259657649598272545250

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19539 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19539 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 19539 real estate data, the median home value of $202,000 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 19539. Rentals in 19539 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19539 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,597 100%
 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 1,018 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 519 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 245 13%
 Households Vacant 77 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 19 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 28 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 54 19%
 2 Bedroom 66 23%
 3+ Bedroom 165 58%
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 $72,788 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 19539 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 19539 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 1,979 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 895 23%
 No Earnings 1,066 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 1,979 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 895 23%
 No Earnings 1,066 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,456 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 45 2%
 Worked at Home 70 3%
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 273 17%
 High School Graduate 848 53%
 Associate's degree 151 9%
 Bachelor's degree 228 14%
 Master's degree 98 6%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 735 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 31 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 27 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19539

ZIP Code 19539 is in the Brandywine Heights Area School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19539.

Brandywine Heights High School
103 Old Topton Rd
Mertztown, PA 19539
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Brandywine Heights Area School District
Gateway Christian School
245 Fredericksville Rd
Mertztown, PA 19539
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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