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15739 Zip Code (Ernest, PA) Detailed Profile




City: Ernest, PA (36.48%)
County: Indiana County, PA
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 436
Zip code population in 2010: 462
Zip code population in 2000: 501

Houses and condos: 188
Renter-occupied apartments: 46
% of renters here:

29%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 15739: 91.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 0.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 686 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 15739
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.0% ($736)
Pennsylvania:

1.6% ($2,855)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $691 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $916 (1.1%)

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Males: 206  (47.2%)
Females: 230  (52.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 15739:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 15739:

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

Zip code 15739 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 15739 (2017)
    • 44588.8%White
    • 102.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 40.8%Black
    • 20.4%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Some other race
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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $76,694
15739:

$76,694
Pennsylvania:

$181,200



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in 15739 zip code as of February 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 15739 is 408 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

33.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 15739, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $25,084 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$25,084
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $24,946 (reported on 86.4% of returns)
Here:

$24,946
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 62.2% for AGIs below $10k, 77.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 86.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 97.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $708 (reported on 33.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$708
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable dividends: $381 (reported on 19.6% of returns)
Here:

$381
State:

$3,566

Net capital gain/loss: +$118 (reported on 7.9% of returns)
Here:

+$118
State:

+$9,716

Profit/loss from business: +$2,200 (reported on 9.3% of returns)
Here:

+$2,200
State:

+$14,267

Total tax: $2,522 (reported on 63.6% of returns)
15739:

$2,522
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 4.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.3% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Earned income credit: $1,766 (reported on 22.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,766
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 52.8%
Here:

53%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 40.8% for AGIs below $10k, 54.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 61.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 47.6% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$49,302
Pennsylvania:

$59,195
Ernest, PA (15739) map Nearest zip codes: 15723, 15701, 15732, 15747, 16250, 16246.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

55.6%
Pennsylvania:

45.4%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

15.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 18
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 143


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 18 (15 now married, 2 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 93 (49 now married, 43 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 15739 with a mortgage: 70 (3 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 45

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $863
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $391

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

12.2%
Whole state:

12.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

5.8%
Whole state:

6.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

6.0
State:

4.4
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 51990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 41970 to 1979
  • 01960 to 1969
  • 01950 to 1959
  • 121940 to 1949
  • 1651939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Ernest, PA (15739)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Ernest, PA (15739)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 332 bedrooms
  • 743 bedrooms
  • 54 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ernest, PA (15739)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ernest, PA (15739)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 122 bedrooms
  • 203 bedrooms
  • 84 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Ernest, PA (15739) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ernest, PA (15739) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 0no vehicle
  • 421 vehicle
  • 572 vehicles
  • 143 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Ernest, PA (15739) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ernest, PA (15739) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3no vehicle
  • 161 vehicle
  • 142 vehicles
  • 23 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 15739 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 15739 household income distribution in 2017
  • 4Less than $10,000
  • 1$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2$15,000 to $19,999
  • 20$20,000 to $24,999
  • 5$25,000 to $29,999
  • 12$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4$35,000 to $39,999
  • 11$40,000 to $44,999
  • 15$45,000 to $49,999
  • 15$50,000 to $59,999
  • 30$60,000 to $74,999
  • 13$75,000 to $99,999
  • 8$100,000 to $124,999
  • 11$125,000 to $149,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 15739

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 15739
  • 3Less than $10,000
  • 3$35,000 to $39,999
  • 4$40,000 to $49,999
  • 19$50,000 to $59,999
  • 21$60,000 to $69,999
  • 22$70,000 to $79,999
  • 5$80,000 to $89,999
  • 9$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2$175,000 to $199,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 15739

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 15739
  • 2$100 to $149
  • 7$400 to $449
  • 5$450 to $499
  • 1$500 to $549
  • 5$550 to $599
  • 3$600 to $649
  • 9$650 to $699
  • 6No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $817.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $76,694
  • Black or African American householders: $79,668

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $76,694
15739:

$76,694
Pennsylvania:

$181,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,385 - $86,917

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $78,596
Here:

$78,596
State:

$246,314
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 15739
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 174
  • One, attached: 3
  • Two: 10
  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 15739

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 15739
  • 94.1%216Drove a car alone
  • 2.2%5Carpooled
  • 0.9%2Walked
  • 2.6%6Other means
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 15739

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 15739
  • 8Less than 5 minutes
  • 105 to 9 minutes
  • 3510 to 14 minutes
  • 7915 to 19 minutes
  • 5020 to 24 minutes
  • 1225 to 29 minutes
  • 1330 to 34 minutes
  • 240 to 44 minutes
  • 545 to 59 minutes
  • 760 to 89 minutes
  • 490 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 85.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 436
  • In family households: 357 (36 male householders, 79 female householders)
    84 spouses, 148 children (137 natural, 1 adopted, 12 stepchildren), 1 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 5 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 79 (20 male householders (7 living alone)), 26 female householders (21 living alone)), 32 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 50 2-persons, 23 3-persons, 24 4-persons, 15 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 28 1-person, 9 2-persons, 7 3-persons, 2 5-persons

87 married couples with children.
36 single-parent households (1 men, 35 women).

97.8% of residents of 15739 zip code speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 4 (0.9%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
:

0.9%
Whole state:

7.0%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 100%Belgium
Most common first ancestries reported in 15739
  • 23%German
  • 12%Irish
  • 11%Slovak
  • 9%English
  • 5%Italian
  • 3%Scotch-Irish
  • 2%European
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 3Before 1990

Zip code 15739 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • AMERIKOHL MINING INC/ERNEST #1 MINE (STATE ROUTE 110 in ERNEST, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: BITUMINOUS COAL AND LIGNITE SURFACE MINING
  • AMERIKOHL MINING INC/ERNEST #5 MINE (SR 4008 AND T 494 in ERNEST, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: BITUMINOUS COAL AND LIGNITE SURFACE MINING

Zip code 15739 marital status for males
Zip code 15739 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 77.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.6%Utility gas
  • 5.6%Electricity
  • 4.4%Wood
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 3,841.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 401
  • Northeast: 7
  • Midwest: 15
  • West: 7

64% of the 15739 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

92% of the 15739 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Ernest, PA (15739)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2
Here:

4.2%
Pennsylvania:

13.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

13.0%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

37.8%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 51,807Construction and extraction occupations
  • 39,732Production occupations
  • 33,943Education, training, and library occupations
  • 29,682Sales and related occupations
  • 27,425Office and administrative support occupations
  • 20,419Food preparation and serving related occupations

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Janitorial Services (1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Construction: Painting and Wall Covering Contractors (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability
Most common first names in zip code 15739 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1375.5 years
Mary1181.1 years
Anna1081.0 years
George978.0 years
Joseph682.8 years
William672.5 years
James574.6 years
Charles580.8 years
Mike578.2 years
Robert569.8 years
Most common last names in zip code 15739 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Clark574.5 years
Ohara574.4 years
Patterson578.6 years
Zellman582.6 years
Smith586.4 years
Gerber483.5 years
Miconi472.0 years
Lewis476.0 years
Swanlek472.7 years
Henley385.0 years
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