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ZIP Code 16841

Primary City:Howard, PA (View All Cities)
County: Centre County
Timezone: Eastern (12:24am)
Area code: 814 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.0, -77.7
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 16841

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 16841. 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 16841. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 16841, 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:
Howard, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 16841 ZIP Code

ZIP code 16841 is located in central 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 16841 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 large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 16841 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,934
Population Density 45 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,784
Median Home Value $150,900
Land Area 131.65 sq mi
Water Area 1.74 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,281
Median Household Income $50,826

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5152162314
5-9201173374
10-14214186400
15-19191202393
20-24183144327
25-29151168319
30-34175153328
35-39173182355
40-44233215448
45-49237252489
50-54255240495
55-59218191409
60-64202188390
65-69131154285
70-74122130252
75-798387170
80-845950109
85 Plus265177

Gender

 Male 3,006 51%
 Female 2,928 49%
Gender

Race

 White 5,835 98.3%
 Black Or African American 18 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.3%
 Asian 9 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 21 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 34 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24252954
25-3417887265
35-4432874402
45-5445856514
55-6443039469
65-7429238330
75-8416921190
85 Plus48957

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,438 63%
 Single Guardian 268 12%
 Singles 468 21%
 Singles With Roommate 107 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,575 69%
 Households with Kids 706 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1202646
2363672
3273461
4403070
5352560
6483886
7303868
8493281
9394079
10354176
11433174
12373067
13464490
14534093
15464086
16394988
17464389
18294473
19312657
20523082

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 16841 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 16841 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 16841 real estate data, the median home value of $150,900 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 16841. Rentals in 16841 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 16841 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,931 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,153 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 775 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 353 13%
 Households Vacant 503 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 42 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 20 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 377 75%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 49 10%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 16 4%
 2 Bedroom 176 49%
 3+ Bedroom 170 47%
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 $50,826 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 16841 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. Most commuters in 16841 can expect to fall in that range. 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 2,177 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,157 24%
 No Earnings 1,483 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 2,177 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,157 24%
 No Earnings 1,483 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,737 91.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 6 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 72 2.4%
 Worked at Home 189 6.3%
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 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 330 16.7%
 High School Graduate 1,209 61.2%
 Associate's degree 151 7.6%
 Bachelor's degree 179 9.1%
 Master's degree 84 4.3%
 Professional school degree 4 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 17 0.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 806 71.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 194 17.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 134 11.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 16841

ZIP Code 16841 is in the Bald Eagle Area School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 16841.

Howard Elementary School
255 School St
Howard, PA 16841
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bald Eagle Area School District
Hubler Ridge School
844 Snydertown Rd
Howard, PA 16841
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Little Nittany School
5445 Jacksonville Rd
Howard, PA 16841
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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