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ZIP Code 19555

Primary City:Shoemakersville, PA (View All Cities)
County: Berks County
Timezone: Eastern (9:30am)
Coordinates:40.49, -75.96
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19555

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19555. 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 19555. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19555, 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:
Shoemakersville, PA
Acceptable:
Shoemakersvle
Unacceptable:
Kindts Corner

Stats and Demographics for the 19555 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19555 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 19555 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19555 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,406
Population Density 250 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,498
Median Home Value $157,400
Land Area 13.64 sq mi
Water Area 0.65 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,444
Median Household Income $53,958

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7610612210591105781031331331621171218669604421
Female9280808494879010511811313812711310870754456
Total1681862021891851921682082512463002442341941391358877

Gender

 Male 1,732 51%
 Female 1,674 49%
Gender

Race

 White 3,281 96.3%
 Black Or African American 21 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.0%
 Asian 6 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 54 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 41 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner810717424022918012945
Renter3162756743182610
Total3916924930727219815555

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 787 55%
 Single Guardian 196 14%
 Singles 379 26%
 Singles With Roommate 82 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,059 73%
 Households with Kids 385 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male171517161326192226223119212927272023815
Female1914241911141721171616151815131426171422
Total3629413524403643433847343944404146402237

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19555 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19555 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 19555 real estate data, the median home value of $157,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 19555 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 19555 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19555 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,406 100%
 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 682 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 430 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 332 22%
 Households Vacant 54 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 12 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 21 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 1%
 1 Bedroom 88 26%
 2 Bedroom 126 38%
 3+ Bedroom 119 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 $53,958 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19555 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. 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 19555 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 1,328 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 616 22%
 No Earnings 880 31%
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 1,328 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 616 22%
 No Earnings 880 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,608 89.5%
 Public transportation 5 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 91 5.1%
 Worked at Home 83 4.6%
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 186 16.0%
 High School Graduate 713 61.2%
 Associate's degree 108 9.3%
 Bachelor's degree 152 13.0%
 Master's degree 6 0.5%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 408 69.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 68 11.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 109 18.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19555

ZIP Code 19555 is in the Hamburg Area School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19555.

Perry Elementary School
201 Fourth St
Shoemakersville, PA 19555
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hamburg Area School District

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