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ZIP Code 19505

Primary City:Bechtelsville, PA (View All Cities)
County: Berks County
Timezone: Eastern (6:48am)
Coordinates:40.38, -75.62
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19505

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19505. 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 19505. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19505, 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:
Bechtelsville, PA
Unacceptable:
Eshbach, Passmore

Stats and Demographics for the 19505 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19505 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 19505 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19505 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,226
Population Density 364 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,331
Median Home Value $188,800
Land Area 8.86 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,274
Median Household Income $60,511

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56465129
5-98768155
10-14111108219
15-1910987196
20-247982161
25-298278160
30-347570145
35-397676152
40-44121134255
45-49151170321
50-54146136282
55-59110126236
60-64129135264
65-699188179
70-747071141
75-795565120
80-84303464
85 Plus133447

Gender

 Male 1,599 50%
 Female 1,627 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,188 98.8%
 Black Or African American 8 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.0%
 Asian 6 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 17 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2461319
25-347833111
35-4415846204
45-5428152333
55-6423928267
65-7417120191
75-841137120
85 Plus26329

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 793 62%
 Single Guardian 167 13%
 Singles 243 19%
 Singles With Roommate 71 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 912 72%
 Households with Kids 362 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
117926
2102131
314721
4181836
512820
6181533
7241438
8211233
9121931
10261642
11262046
12252146
13142741
14202444
15212445
16201636
17271239
18242044
19171532
20152035

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19505 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19505 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 19505 real estate data, the median home value of $188,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 19505. Rentals in 19505 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19505 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,226 100%
 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 689 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 383 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 202 15%
 Households Vacant 57 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Sale Only 14 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 11%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 16 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 3%
 1 Bedroom 38 17%
 2 Bedroom 93 41%
 3+ Bedroom 89 39%
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 $60,511 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 19505 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. However, that is not the case in 19505. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 1,081 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 599 25%
 No Earnings 743 31%
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 1,081 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 599 25%
 No Earnings 743 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,437 95.4%
 Public transportation 7 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 5 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 0.4%
 Worked at Home 51 3.4%
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 205 20.2%
 High School Graduate 636 62.5%
 Associate's degree 72 7.1%
 Bachelor's degree 79 7.8%
 Master's degree 23 2.3%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 462 85.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 66 12.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 14 2.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19505

ZIP Code 19505 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19505.

Brookeside Montessori School
1075 Route 100
Bechtelsville, PA 19505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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