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ZIP Code 16501

Primary City:Erie, PA (View All Cities)
County: Erie County
Timezone: Eastern (7:32pm)
Area code: 814 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.12, -80.10
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 16501

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 16501. 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 16501. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 16501, 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:
Erie, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 16501 ZIP Code

ZIP code 16501 is located in northwest Pennsylvania and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 16501 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 16501 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,044
Population Density 3,004 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,471
Land Area 0.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,389
Median Household Income $10,182

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 53


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5193150
5-913922
10-14101121
15-19203656
20-24122203325
25-299946145
30-34362763
35-39442569
40-44493180
45-499650146
50-5411882200
55-5910473177
60-647378151
65-697085155
70-745279131
75-794861109
80-84255984
85 Plus124860

Gender

 Male 1,010 49%
 Female 1,034 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,587 77.6%
 Black Or African American 337 16.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.4%
 Asian 31 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 30 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 50 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-241146147
25-343128131
35-4439598
45-545237242
55-642273275
65-743255258
75-844178182
85 Plus05656

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 68 5%
 Single Guardian 87 6%
 Singles 1,110 80%
 Singles With Roommate 124 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 1
 Households without Kids 1,330 96%
 Households with Kids 59 4%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
15712
24913
35611
4156
5101
6268
7415
8314
9314
10314
11145
12022
13112
14538
15213
16224
17325
184610
1992534
20245680

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 16501 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 16501 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Rentals in 16501 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 16501 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,797 88%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 54 3%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 193 9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9 0.6%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 12 0.8%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,368 93.0%
 Households Vacant 82 5.6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 66 80%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 117 9%
 1 Bedroom 837 65%
 2 Bedroom 279 22%
 3+ Bedroom 46 4%
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 $10,182 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 16501 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. ZIP code 16501 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 16501 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 16501 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 152 8%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 456 23%
 No Earnings 1,369 69%
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 152 8%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 456 23%
 No Earnings 1,369 69%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 204 50%
 Public transportation 84 20%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 95 23%
 Worked at Home 27 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 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 235 36%
 High School Graduate 268 41%
 Associate's degree 35 5%
 Bachelor's degree 103 16%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 7 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 154 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 9 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 10 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 16501

ZIP Code 16501 is in the Perseus House Charter Schools of Excellence. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 16501.

Perseus House Cs of Excellence
1511 Peach St
Erie, PA 16501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Perseus House Charter Schools of Excellence
Cathedral Preparatory School
225 W 9th St
Erie, PA 16501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Peter Cathedral Center School
160 W 11th St
Erie, PA 16501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Luther Memorial Learning Center
220 W 11th St
Erie, PA 16501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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