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ZIP Code 16859

Primary City:Moshannon, PA (View All Cities)
County: Centre County
Timezone: Eastern (7:50am)
Area code: 814 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.03, -78.04
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 16859

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 16859. 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 16859. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 16859, 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:
Moshannon, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 16859 ZIP Code

ZIP code 16859 is located in central 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 16859 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 large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 16859 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 542
Population Density 24 people per sq mi
Housing Units 306
Median Home Value $107,400
Land Area 22.81 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 226
Median Household Income $56,591

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5141428
5-9181533
10-14141125
15-19141832
20-24161329
25-2916925
30-34161127
35-39181634
40-44182644
45-49212950
50-54183048
55-59241741
60-64202242
65-69181937
70-7411920
75-797916
80-84527
85 Plus044

Gender

 Male 268 49%
 Female 274 51%
Gender

Race

 White 533 98.3%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 8 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24257
25-3411819
35-44341044
45-5444852
55-6445146
65-7434438
75-8417118
85 Plus112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 130 58%
 Single Guardian 35 15%
 Singles 48 21%
 Singles With Roommate 13 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 163 72%
 Households with Kids 63 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
15510
2505
3156
4224
5347
67310
7224
8246
9426
10279
11303
12415
13224
14314
15707
16314
172810
18112
19189
20123

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 16859 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 16859 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 16859 real estate data, the median home value of $107,400 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 16859. Rentals in 16859 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 16859 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 542 100%
 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 104 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 84 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 38 12%
 Households Vacant 80 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 69 86%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 6 8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 6 21%
 2 Bedroom 23 79%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $56,591 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 16859 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 16859 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 16859. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 190 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 130 31%
 No Earnings 100 24%
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 190 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 130 31%
 No Earnings 100 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 294 97%
 Public transportation 4 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 4 1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 19 10%
 High School Graduate 115 61%
 Associate's degree 22 12%
 Bachelor's degree 17 9%
 Master's degree 15 8%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 83 67%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 40 33%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes