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ZIP Code 19078

Post Office City:Ridley Park, PA (View All Cities)
County: Delaware County
Timezone: Eastern (8:39pm)
Area code: 484 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.88, -75.32
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19078

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 19078. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 19078 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Ridley Park, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 19078 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19078 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 19078 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19078 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,067
Population Density 5,472 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,837
Median Home Value $186,400
Land Area 2.02 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,593
Median Household Income $57,211

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5273278551
5-9302282584
10-14331326657
15-19388323711
20-24344315659
25-29392402794
30-34303343646
35-39322311633
40-44365376741
45-49471481952
50-54472498970
55-59394418812
60-64301313614
65-69208244452
70-74135191326
75-79131226357
80-84123212335
85 Plus80193273

Gender

 Male 5,335 48%
 Female 5,732 52%
Gender

Race

 White 10,557 95.4%
 Black Or African American 201 1.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.0%
 Asian 150 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 30 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 124 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24196685
25-34346278624
35-44527211738
45-548202751,095
55-64654225879
65-74369143512
75-84375102477
85 Plus13647183

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,155 47%
 Single Guardian 761 17%
 Singles 1,438 31%
 Singles With Roommate 239 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,285 72%
 Households with Kids 1,308 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
14957106
2554398
35953112
45468122
56056116
65264116
75249101
85752109
98161142
106065125
115949108
126667133
137673149
147072142
158273155
169668164
177973152
186958127
196251113
206151112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19078 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19078 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 19078 real estate data, the median home value of $186,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 19078 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 19078 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19078 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,016 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 50 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,310 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 936 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,347 28%
 Households Vacant 244 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 108 44%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 36 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 77 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 80 6%
 1 Bedroom 556 40%
 2 Bedroom 557 40%
 3+ Bedroom 190 14%
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 $57,211 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 19078 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. Residents in ZIP code 19078 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 19078 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 19078 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 3,702 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,539 28%
 No Earnings 2,899 32%
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 3,702 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,539 28%
 No Earnings 2,899 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,609 85%
 Public transportation 446 8%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 295 5%
 Worked at Home 87 2%
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 642 8.2%
 High School Graduate 4,677 59.5%
 Associate's degree 830 10.6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,264 16.1%
 Master's degree 362 4.6%
 Professional school degree 50 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 36 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,517 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 295 16%
 Not Enrolled in School 85 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19078

ZIP Code 19078 is in the following school districts: Ridley School District and Private. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19078.

Leedom Elementary School
620 East Chester Pk
Ridley Park, PA 19078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ridley School District
Lakeview Elementary School
333 Constitution Ave
Ridley Park, PA 19078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ridley School District
Ridley Ms
Free and Dupont Streets
Ridley Park, PA 19078
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ridley School District
St Madeline-St Rose School
500 Tome St
Ridley Park, PA 19078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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