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ZIP Code 16137

Post Office City:Mercer, PA (View All Cities)
County: Mercer County
Timezone: Eastern (10:35am)
Area code: 724 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.2, -80.2
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 16137

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 16137. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 16137 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Mercer, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 16137 ZIP Code

ZIP code 16137 is located in western Pennsylvania and covers a slightly higher 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 16137 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 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 16137 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,941
Population Density 120 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,179
Median Home Value $124,700
Land Area 107.99 sq mi
Water Area 0.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,655
Median Household Income $50,159

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5290305595
5-9305313618
10-14391360751
15-19364354718
20-24400264664
25-29492273765
30-34473244717
35-39531347878
40-44610385995
45-496974291,126
50-546234791,102
55-595334831,016
60-64455412867
65-69351336687
70-74227263490
75-79168219387
80-84121178299
85 Plus93173266

Gender

 Male 7,124 55%
 Female 5,817 45%
Gender

Race

 White 12,074 93.3%
 Black Or African American 590 4.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.1%
 Asian 48 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 103 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 107 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-244081121
25-34271181452
35-44581153734
45-548301891,019
55-648891261,015
65-7463883721
75-8437357430
85 Plus12835163

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,584 56%
 Single Guardian 644 14%
 Singles 1,215 26%
 Singles With Roommate 212 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,376 73%
 Households with Kids 1,279 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16467131
25155106
36464128
45270122
55961120
66167128
75854112
86259121
96572137
108781168
115566121
128551136
137778155
148784171
157969148
167394167
178675161
186568133
196148109
20583088

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 16137 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 16137 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 16137 real estate data, the median home value of $124,700 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 16137. Rentals in 16137 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 16137 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Mercer, PA house value.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,249 86.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,540 11.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 12 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 131 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,100 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,650 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 905 17%
 Households Vacant 524 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 88 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 63 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 198 38%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 147 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 2%
 1 Bedroom 252 32%
 2 Bedroom 250 31%
 3+ Bedroom 284 36%
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 $50,159 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 16137 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 16137 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 3,813 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,739 26%
 No Earnings 4,172 39%
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 3,813 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,739 26%
 No Earnings 4,172 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,701 92.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 167 3.3%
 Worked at Home 214 4.2%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,219 12.9%
 High School Graduate 5,868 62.2%
 Associate's degree 674 7.1%
 Bachelor's degree 1,147 12.2%
 Master's degree 393 4.2%
 Professional school degree 76 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 52 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,633 79.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 188 9.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 244 11.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 16137

ZIP Code 16137 is in the following school districts: Mercer Area School District, Mercer County Career Center School District, and Private. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 16137.

Mercer Area Elementary School
301 Lamor Rd
Mercer, PA 16137
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mercer Area School District
Mercer Area Ms
545 W Butler Street
Mercer, PA 16137
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Mercer Area School District
Mercer Area Shs
545 W Butler St
Mercer, PA 16137
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mercer Area School District
Mercer County Career Center
776 Greenville Road
Mercer, PA 16137
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mercer County Career Center School District
Orchard Hill School
450 Orchard Rd
Mercer, PA 16137
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hilltop Amish School
972 Skunk Run Rd
Mercer, PA 16137
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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