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ZIP Code 16870

Primary City:Port Matilda, PA (View All Cities)
County: Centre County
Timezone: Eastern (4:10am)
Area code: 814 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.8, -78.1
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 16870

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 16870. 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 16870. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 16870, 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:
Port Matilda, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 16870 ZIP Code

ZIP code 16870 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 16870 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 an extremely large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 16870 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,046
Population Density 103 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,765
Median Home Value $246,300
Land Area 68.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,563
Median Household Income $84,808

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5193184377
5-9272261533
10-14316282598
15-19294249543
20-24124134258
25-29164135299
30-34166190356
35-39222247469
40-44312348660
45-49350356706
50-54369323692
55-59291239530
60-64214184398
65-69127120247
70-748583168
75-795356109
80-84263763
85 Plus112940

Gender

 Male 3,589 51%
 Female 3,457 49%
Gender

Race

 White 6,779 96.2%
 Black Or African American 35 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.0%
 Asian 127 1.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 11 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 92 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2482028
25-3420469273
35-4450365568
45-5470470774
55-6449732529
65-7422823251
75-849915114
85 Plus19726

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,811 71%
 Single Guardian 231 9%
 Singles 415 16%
 Singles With Roommate 106 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,555 61%
 Households with Kids 1,008 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1372865
2364278
3414485
4523890
5533285
65363116
75353106
85760117
95653109
106457121
117050120
126551116
135259111
146565130
156755122
167465139
175960119
186341104
19312859
20252651

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 16870 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 16870 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 16870 real estate data, the median home value of $246,300 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 16870. Rentals in 16870 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 16870 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,046 100%
 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 1,693 61%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 569 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 301 11%
 Households Vacant 202 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 40 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 102 50%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 37 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 5%
 1 Bedroom 66 26%
 2 Bedroom 87 34%
 3+ Bedroom 89 35%
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 $84,808 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 16870 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. More commuters in 16870 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 2,633 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,282 26%
 No Earnings 1,085 22%
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 2,633 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,282 26%
 No Earnings 1,085 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,391 93.7%
 Public transportation 22 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 58 1.6%
 Worked at Home 140 3.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 16870 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 55 2%
 High School Graduate 1,003 44%
 Associate's degree 131 6%
 Bachelor's degree 622 27%
 Master's degree 247 11%
 Professional school degree 96 4%
 Doctorate degree 112 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,394 84.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 173 10.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 92 5.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 16870

ZIP Code 16870 is in the Bald Eagle Area School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 16870.

Port Matilda Elementary School
209 Locust St
Port Matilda, PA 16870
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bald Eagle Area School District
Gray'S Woods Elementary School
160 Brackenbourne Dr
Port Matilda, PA 16870
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: State College Area School District

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