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ZIP Code 16602

Primary City:Altoona, PA (View All Cities)
County: Blair County
Timezone: Eastern (11:19pm)
Area code: 814 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.51, -78.37
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 16602

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 16602. 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 16602. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 16602, 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:
Altoona, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 16602 ZIP Code

ZIP code 16602 is located in south 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 16602 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 16602 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,554
Population Density 1,997 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,515
Median Home Value $86,600
Land Area 14.80 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,538
Median Household Income $39,170

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58978711,768
5-99198421,761
10-149149021,816
15-198888661,754
20-247758421,617
25-298948691,763
30-348589011,759
35-398579261,783
40-449159591,874
45-491,0021,0532,055
50-541,0831,1192,202
55-591,0491,1292,178
60-648631,0081,871
65-696257791,404
70-744836621,145
75-79380600980
80-84321599920
85 Plus248656904

Gender

 Male 13,971 47%
 Female 15,583 53%
Gender

Race

 White 28,107 95.1%
 Black Or African American 668 2.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 29 0.1%
 Asian 148 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 61 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 531 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2477375452
25-348148311,645
35-441,2906791,969
45-541,7437162,459
55-641,8705902,460
65-741,2464161,662
75-849503641,314
85 Plus384193577

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,281 42%
 Single Guardian 2,510 20%
 Singles 3,976 32%
 Singles With Roommate 771 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,987 72%
 Households with Kids 3,551 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1164165329
2191171362
3193184377
4187172359
5171170341
6203174377
7177176353
8173172345
9195150345
10181201382
11188186374
12175161336
13191175366
14179179358
15175160335
16194185379
17200180380
18165179344
19154162316
20150166316

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 16602 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 16602 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 16602 real estate data, the median home value of $86,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 16602 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 16602 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 16602 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,981 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 432 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 141 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,021 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,353 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,164 31%
 Households Vacant 977 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 375 38.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 1.8%
 For Sale Only 143 14.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 55 5.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 55 5.6%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 329 33.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 122 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,066 30%
 2 Bedroom 1,440 40%
 3+ Bedroom 983 27%
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 $39,170 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 16602 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. More commuters in 16602 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 8,938 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,566 23%
 No Earnings 9,505 40%
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 8,938 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,566 23%
 No Earnings 9,505 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,699 92.6%
 Public transportation 69 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 605 4.8%
 Worked at Home 251 2.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 1,049 10.5%
 High School Graduate 6,758 67.5%
 Associate's degree 651 6.5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,097 11.0%
 Master's degree 302 3.0%
 Professional school degree 105 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 51 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,404 82.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 581 10.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 388 7.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 16602

ZIP Code 16602 is in the Central Pa Digital Learning Foundation Charter Schools. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 16602.

Central Pa Digital Lrng Foundation Cs
1500 4th Ave
Altoona, PA 16602
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Central Pa Digital Learning Foundation Charter Schools
Baker Elementary School
108 West Ward Ave
Altoona, PA 16602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Altoona Area School District
Pleasant Valley Elementary School
310 Cayuga Ave
Altoona, PA 16602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Altoona Area School District
Penn-Lincoln Elementary School
411 12th St
Altoona, PA 16602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Altoona Area School District
Logan Elementary School
301 Sycamore St Greenwood
Altoona, PA 16602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Altoona Area School District
Washington-Jefferson Elementary School
420 1st Ave
Altoona, PA 16602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Altoona Area School District
Kimmel Alternative School
900 South Jaggard St
Altoona, PA 16602
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Altoona Area School District
Altoona Area High School
1415 6th Ave
Altoona, PA 16602
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Altoona Area School District
Altoona Area Jr High School
1400 7th Ave
Altoona, PA 16602
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Altoona Area School District
Greater Altoona Ctc
1500 4th Ave
Altoona, PA 16602
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Greater Altoona Ctc School District
St Rose of Lima School
5519 6th Ave
Altoona, PA 16602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Altoona Central Catholic School
1400 4th Ave
Altoona, PA 16602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School
2400 Pleasant Valley Blvd
Altoona, PA 16602
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St John the Evangelist School
311 Lotz Ave
Altoona, PA 16602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Faith Tabernacle School
439 5th Ave
Altoona, PA 16602
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Great Commission Schools
1100 6th Ave
Altoona, PA 16602
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Northwestern Human Services Autism School
1012 8th Ave
Altoona, PA 16602
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Harbor House Center Early Academics
113 Byron Ave
Altoona, PA 16602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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