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ZIP Code 16878

Primary City:West Decatur, PA (View All Cities)
County: Clearfield County
Timezone: Eastern (1:03am)
Area code: 814 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.95, -78.34
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 16878

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 16878. 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 16878. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 16878, 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:
West Decatur, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 16878 ZIP Code

ZIP code 16878 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 16878 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 large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 16878 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,762
Population Density 86 people per sq mi
Housing Units 820
Median Home Value $99,000
Land Area 20.40 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 718
Median Household Income $48,325

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5435699
5-9475198
10-14474996
15-19563692
20-24384785
25-29474794
30-34524597
35-395753110
40-446771138
45-497878156
50-549876174
55-597373146
60-645549104
65-69413980
70-74334376
75-79242852
80-84152338
85 Plus62127

Gender

 Male 877 50%
 Female 885 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,753 99.5%
 Black Or African American 2 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-247613
25-34552378
35-4410718125
45-5416617183
55-641348142
65-7483790
75-8459766
85 Plus17421

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 429 60%
 Single Guardian 94 13%
 Singles 159 22%
 Singles With Roommate 36 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 513 71%
 Households with Kids 205 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
181018
291524
391019
48715
561117
611920
77815
812618
9111728
1081523
11141125
128513
1311718
1461117
1511617
1611819
1713922
1812719
199615
205914

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 16878 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 16878 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 16878 real estate data, the median home value of $99,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 16878. Rentals in 16878 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 16878 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,762 100%
 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 346 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 282 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 90 11%
 Households Vacant 102 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 11 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 10%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 33 32%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 38 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 31 49%
 3+ Bedroom 32 51%
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 $48,325 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 16878 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 16878 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 606 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 302 22%
 No Earnings 490 35%
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 606 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 302 22%
 No Earnings 490 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 771 94.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 4 0.5%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 0.4%
 Worked at Home 37 4.5%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 115 20%
 High School Graduate 359 62%
 Associate's degree 61 11%
 Bachelor's degree 36 6%
 Master's degree 6 1%
 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 238 90.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 15 5.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 4.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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