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ZIP Code 19126

Post Office City:Philadelphia, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: East Oak Lane
County: Philadelphia County
Timezone: Eastern (11:51am)
Area code: 215 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.06, -75.14
ZIP (~1700 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19126

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 19126. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 19126 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:
Philadelphia, PA
Acceptable:
Phila
Unacceptable:
Oak Lane

Stats and Demographics for the 19126 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19126 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 19126 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19126 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,758
Population Density 13,789 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,465
Median Home Value $132,100
Land Area 1.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,917
Median Household Income $40,031

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5483411894
5-9507444951
10-145295091,038
15-195815861,167
20-244975881,085
25-29400549949
30-34385491876
35-39412496908
40-44460517977
45-494796261,105
50-545126951,207
55-595316551,186
60-64442535977
65-69284383667
70-74246373619
75-79168264432
80-84116253369
85 Plus100251351

Gender

 Male 7,132 45%
 Female 8,626 55%
Gender

Race

 White 1,234 7.8%
 Black Or African American 13,316 84.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 56 0.4%
 Asian 479 3.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 276 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 393 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2422221243
25-34269516785
35-44562430992
45-548334551,288
55-649093631,272
65-74621159780
75-8436576441
85 Plus10511116

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,679 28%
 Single Guardian 2,097 35%
 Singles 1,817 31%
 Singles With Roommate 324 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,893 66%
 Households with Kids 2,024 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
17976155
210491195
310768175
49374167
511078188
610692198
79192183
811380193
987102189
1083101184
11104101205
12110108218
1310587192
14127112239
15124106230
16121126247
17137130267
18112121233
1987103190
2098127225

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19126 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 19126 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 19126 real estate data, the median home value of $132,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 19126 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 19126 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19126 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,077 95.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 575 3.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 106 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,674 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,012 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,231 35%
 Households Vacant 548 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 203 37%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 69 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 248 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 182 9%
 1 Bedroom 693 33%
 2 Bedroom 751 36%
 3+ Bedroom 461 22%
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 $40,031 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19126 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 19126 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 19126 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 4,443 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,258 18%
 No Earnings 5,824 46%
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 4,443 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,258 18%
 No Earnings 5,824 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,978 67.3%
 Public transportation 1,603 27.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 140 2.4%
 Worked at Home 177 3.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

For more information, see Philadelphia, PA education levels.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,748 16.2%
 High School Graduate 6,309 58.5%
 Associate's degree 424 3.9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,471 13.6%
 Master's degree 715 6.6%
 Professional school degree 57 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 56 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,943 72.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 643 15.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 466 11.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19126

ZIP Code 19126 is in the following school districts: Philadelphia City School District and Private. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19126.

Rowen William School
6841 N 19th St
Philadelphia, PA 19126
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Ellwood School
6701 N 13th St
Philadelphia, PA 19126
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Wagner Gen Louis Ms
1701 W Chelten Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19126
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Philadelphia City School District
Westwood School
6801 N 16th St
Philadelphia, PA 19126
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hope Church School
6707 Old York Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19126
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Mt Airy Christian Day School
6401 Ogontz Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19126
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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