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ZIP Code 19017

Post Office City:Chester Heights, PA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Delaware County
Timezone: Eastern (11:30pm)
Area code: 484 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.91, -75.49
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19017

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Primary/preferred city:
Chester Heights, PA
Chester Hts

Stats and Demographics for the 19017 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19017 is located in southeast 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 19017 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of young adults is 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 19017 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 348
Population Density 391 people per sq mi
Housing Units 105
Median Home Value $412,500
Land Area 0.89 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 100
Median Household Income $77,107

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 41

Under 5212041
85 Plus11011


 Male 155 45%
 Female 193 55%


 White 299 86%
 Black Or African American 35 10%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 7 2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 3 1%
 Two Or More Races 4 1%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus617

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 71 71%
 Single Guardian 10 10%
 Singles 17 17%
 Singles With Roommate 2 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 68 68%
 Households with Kids 32 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19017 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19017 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 19017 real estate data, the median home value of $412,500 is extremely high 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 19017. Rentals in 19017 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19017 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 274 79%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 49 14%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 25 7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 55 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 27 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 18 17%
 Households Vacant 5 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 40%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 6 100%
 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 $77,107 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 19017 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. ZIP code 19017 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 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, 19017 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. Most commuters in 19017 can expect to fall in that range. 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.

For more information, see Chester Heights, PA unemployment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 132 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 43 16%
 No Earnings 102 37%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 132 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 43 16%
 No Earnings 102 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 148 89%
 Public transportation 19 11%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 19017 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 11 4%
 High School Graduate 73 27%
 Associate's degree 19 7%
 Bachelor's degree 69 26%
 Master's degree 75 28%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 22 8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 55 62%
 Enrolled in Private School 8 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 26 29%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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