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16601 Zip Code (Altoona, PA) Detailed Profile




Cities: Altoona, PA (5.41%), Tipton, PA (0.02%)
County: Blair County, PA
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 31,889
Zip code population in 2010: 33,870
Zip code population in 2000: 34,562

Houses and condos: 15,215
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,225
% of renters here:

31%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 16601: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 86.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 369 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 16601
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.1% ($1,313)
Pennsylvania:

1.5% ($2,887)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,328 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,296 (1.2%)

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Males: 15,512  (48.6%)
Females: 16,376  (51.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 16601:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 16601:

  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

Zip code 16601 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 16601 (2019)
    • 31,72793.7%White
    • 1,0163.0%Black
    • 4661.4%Two or more races
    • 4051.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1560.5%Asian
    • 590.2%American Indian
    • 300.09%Some other race
    • 110.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 26,524
Rural population: 5,364

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $117,320
16601:

$117,320
Pennsylvania:

$192,600



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 49 registered sex offenders living in 16601 zip code as of January 25, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 16601 is 685 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

40.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 16601, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $42,643 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$42,643
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $36,281 (reported on 84.7% of returns)
Here:

$36,281
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 74.1% for AGIs below $25k, 78.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 37.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,013 (reported on 27.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,013
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,832 (reported on 16.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,832
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$7,636 (reported on 10.5% of returns)
Here:

+$7,636
State:

+$14,495
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,344 (reported on 9.2% of returns)
Here:

+$11,344
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,708 (reported on 9.6% of returns)
16601:

$10,708
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $11,925 (reported on 0.3% of returns)
16601:

$11,925
Pennsylvania:

$20,922

Total itemized deductions: $18,500 (17% of AGI, reported on 13.5% of returns)
Here:

$18,500
State:

$23,538

Here:

16.9% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $25k, 4.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,720 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,720
State:

$4,025
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,249 (reported on 13.5% of returns)
16601:

$6,249
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,082 (reported on 20.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,082
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 52.9%
Here:

53%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 47.3% for AGIs below $25k, 52.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 59.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 92.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 16601, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $33,249 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,249
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $30,752 (reported on 84.8% of returns)
Here:

$30,752
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 85.9% for AGIs below $10k, 75.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 81.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,177 (reported on 39.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,177
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $10k, 1.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,841 (reported on 21.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,841
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$3,659 (reported on 14.3% of returns)
Here:

+$3,659
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,383 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
Here:

+$9,383
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$3,053 (reported on 0.1% of returns)
Here:

+$3,053
State:

+$274

IRA payment deduction: $2,488 (reported on 2.6% of returns)
16601:

$2,488
Pennsylvania:

$2,903
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $9,981 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
Here:

$9,981
Pennsylvania:

$14,674

Total itemized deductions: $14,319 (19% of AGI, reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here:

$14,319
State:

$18,804

Here:

19.0% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,627 (3% of AGI, reported on 12.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,627
State:

$3,337

Here:

3.3% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,337 (reported on 70.0% of returns)
16601:

$4,337
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,638 (reported on 17.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,638
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 56.4%
Here:

56%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 47.8% for AGIs below $10k, 57.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 58.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 60.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$47,541
Pennsylvania:

$63,463
Altoona, PA (16601) map Nearest zip codes: 16602, 16617, 16648, 16619, 16641, 16636.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

42.4%
Pennsylvania:

44.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.4%
Pennsylvania:

46.4%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,642
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 10,889


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 334 (182 now married, 150 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 6,907 (2,797 now married, 4,113 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 16601 with a mortgage: 5,116 (63 second mortgage, 504 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,347

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $988
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $424

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

18.1%
Whole state:

12.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

9.8%
Whole state:

6.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 522014 or later
  • 2072010 to 2013
  • 5712000 to 2009
  • 7801990 to 1999
  • 8971980 to 1989
  • 1,8281970 to 1979
  • 1,4081960 to 1969
  • 1,7141950 to 1959
  • 1,4151940 to 1949
  • 6,0521939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Altoona, PA (16601)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Altoona, PA (16601)
  • 15no bedroom
  • 1741 bedroom
  • 1,8542 bedrooms
  • 5,4383 bedrooms
  • 1,6064 bedrooms
  • 3225+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Altoona, PA (16601)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Altoona, PA (16601)
  • 382no bedroom
  • 1,1031 bedroom
  • 1,1762 bedrooms
  • 1,0963 bedrooms
  • 3524 bedrooms
  • 1185+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Altoona, PA (16601) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Altoona, PA (16601) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 310no vehicle
  • 2,8921 vehicle
  • 4,2252 vehicles
  • 1,5373 vehicles
  • 3374 vehicles
  • 915+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Altoona, PA (16601) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Altoona, PA (16601) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,260no vehicle
  • 1,9591 vehicle
  • 7612 vehicles
  • 1893 vehicles
  • 544 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles

  • Zip code 16601 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 16601 household income distribution in 2019
  • 1,282Less than $10,000
  • 951$10,000 to $14,999
  • 803$15,000 to $19,999
  • 668$20,000 to $24,999
  • 630$25,000 to $29,999
  • 675$30,000 to $34,999
  • 662$35,000 to $39,999
  • 711$40,000 to $44,999
  • 602$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,138$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,538$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,638$75,000 to $99,999
  • 916$100,000 to $124,999
  • 355$125,000 to $149,999
  • 472$150,000 to $199,999
  • 372$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 16601

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 16601
  • 78Less than $10,000
  • 59$10,000 to $14,999
  • 70$15,000 to $19,999
  • 107$20,000 to $24,999
  • 112$25,000 to $29,999
  • 156$30,000 to $34,999
  • 59$35,000 to $39,999
  • 380$40,000 to $49,999
  • 306$50,000 to $59,999
  • 687$60,000 to $69,999
  • 682$70,000 to $79,999
  • 453$80,000 to $89,999
  • 637$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,062$100,000 to $124,999
  • 803$125,000 to $149,999
  • 728$150,000 to $174,999
  • 376$175,000 to $199,999
  • 658$200,000 to $249,999
  • 461$250,000 to $299,999
  • 362$300,000 to $399,999
  • 84$400,000 to $499,999
  • 148$500,000 to $749,999
  • 36$750,000 to $999,999
  • 13$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 26$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 16601

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 16601
  • 55Less than $100
  • 40$100 to $149
  • 19$150 to $199
  • 244$200 to $249
  • 190$250 to $299
  • 106$300 to $349
  • 224$350 to $399
  • 341$400 to $449
  • 334$450 to $499
  • 286$500 to $549
  • 440$550 to $599
  • 319$600 to $649
  • 273$650 to $699
  • 297$700 to $749
  • 119$750 to $799
  • 152$800 to $899
  • 36$900 to $999
  • 85$1,000 to $1,249
  • 11$1,250 to $1,499
  • 63$1,500 to $1,999
  • 20$2,000 to $2,499
  • 13$2,500 to $2,999
  • 266No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $696.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $1,901,782.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $118,619
  • Black or African American householders: $73,324
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $255,244
  • Asian householders: $156,488
  • Two or more races householders: $84,462
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $120,661

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $117,320
16601:

$117,320
Pennsylvania:

$192,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $79,045 - $176,994

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $127,713
Here:

$127,713
State:

$255,931

Townhouses or other attached units: $134,083
Here:

$134,083
State:

$201,403

In 2-unit structures: $55,293
Here:

$55,293
State:

$189,304

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $41,309
Here:

$41,309
State:

$200,358

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $230,131
Here:

$230,131
State:

$294,099

Mobile homes: $60,933
Here:

$60,933
State:

$62,605
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 16601
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,327
  • One, attached: 513
  • Two: 645
  • 3 or 4: 512
  • 5 to 9: 171
  • 10 to 19: 324
  • 20 to 49: 170
  • 50 or more: 945
  • Mobile homes: 591

Unemployment: 4.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 16601

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 16601
  • 82.3%11,367Drove a car alone
  • 7.9%1,090Carpooled
  • 2.0%271Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.0%2Subway or elevated
  • 0.1%14Taxi
  • 0.1%9Bicycle
  • 3.4%463Walked
  • 0.3%45Other means
  • 3.7%506Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 16601

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 16601
  • 726Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,0055 to 9 minutes
  • 3,34010 to 14 minutes
  • 2,63315 to 19 minutes
  • 1,66120 to 24 minutes
  • 62525 to 29 minutes
  • 75630 to 34 minutes
  • 22135 to 39 minutes
  • 14940 to 44 minutes
  • 60545 to 59 minutes
  • 37360 to 89 minutes
  • 17890 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 88.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 31,889
  • Male householders: 6,561 (2,132 living alone), Female householders: 7,097 (2,345 living alone)
  • 5,741 spouses (5,703 opposite-sex spouses), 1,123 unmarried partners, (1,057 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 8,009 children (7,542 natural, 141 adopted, 324 stepchildren), 783 grandchildren, 152 brothers or sisters, 261 parents, 0 foster children, 323 other relatives, 662 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,207 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,142 2-persons, 1,934 3-persons, 1,181 4-persons, 624 5-persons, 311 6-persons, 116 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 4,476 1-person, 756 2-persons, 72 3-persons, 70 4-persons

3,264 married couples with children.
2,327 single-parent households (527 men, 1,800 women).

97.6% of residents of 16601 zip code speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% very well, 10% well, 2% not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (36% very well, 59% well, 5% not well).

Foreign born population: 324 (1.0%)
(75.8% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.0%
Whole state:

7.0%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 9%Bangladesh
  • 8%Sweden
  • 8%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 6%Moldova
  • 6%Grenada
  • 5%Romania
  • 4%Hong Kong
Most common first ancestries reported in 16601
  • 28%German
  • 11%Italian
  • 9%Irish
  • 9%American
  • 5%English
  • 5%Polish
  • 2%European
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1502010 or later
  • 582000 to 2009
  • 1151990 to 1999
  • 117Before 1990

Zip code 16601 topographic map

There are 439 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 16601.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ALTOONA REG HEALTH SYS ALTOONA HOSP (620 HOWARD AVENUE in ALTOONA, PA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - AFS-23-1352155-1, AIR PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC and NAICS classification: GENERAL MEDICAL AND SURGICAL HOSPITALS
    Organizations: ALTOONA REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM (CONTACT/GENERAL) , OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , OWNERNAME (CONTACT/OWNER) , ALTOONA REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • AMERWAY LEAD MELTING PLT (3701 BEALE AVE in ALTOONA, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - AFS-25-1612234-1, AIR PROGRAM
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: SECONDARY SMELTING AND REFINING OF NONFERROUS METALS; ROLLING, DRAWING, AND EXTRUDING OF NONFERROUS METALS, EXCEPT COPPER AND ALUMINUM
    Business NAICS classification: NONFERROUS METAL (EXCEPT COPPER AND ALUMINUM) ROLLING, DRAWING, AND EXTRUDING.; SECONDARY SMELTING, REFINING, AND ALLOYING OF NONFERROUS METAL (EXCEPT COPPER AND ALUMINUM).
    Organizations: AMERWAY, INC. (OWNER/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: AMERWAY INC., AMERWAY/ALTOONA PLT
  • ALL AMER DRY CLNR ALTOONA (700 CHESTNUT AVENUE in ALTOONA, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - AFS-00-3499008-1, AIR PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: COIN-OPERATED LAUNDRIES AND DRYCLEANING; DRYCLEANING PLANTS, EXCEPT RUG CLEANING
    Organizations: ALL AMERICAN DRY CLEANING (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ALL AMERICAN DRY CLEANING, ALL AMERICAN LAUNDROMAT & DRYCLEANING
  • ALTOONA WESTERLY SEWAGE TREATMENT PLT (6 MI SOUTH OF ALTOONA RT 764 in ALTOONA, PA)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1987-0282, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: ALTOONA WESTERLY STP
  • ALTOONA AREA CREMATORY (2036 BROAD AVE in ALTOONA, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - AFS-01-0691545-1, AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: FUNERAL SERVICE AND CREMATORIES
    Business NAICS classification: FUNERAL HOMES AND FUNERAL SERVICES.; CEMETERIES AND CREMATORIES.
    Organizations: ALTOONA AREA CREMATORY, INC. (OWNER/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: ALTOONA AREA CREMATORY/ALTOONA, CARN WEAVER ALTOONA FUNERAL HOME
  • ALTOONA STP (PO BOX 31 in ALTOONA, PA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1987-0282, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
  • ABC MACK TRUCK SALES (2501 BEALE AVE in ALTOONA, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS (NEW AND USED)
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , WW ENGINE & SUPPLY INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ABC MACK SALES, WW ENGINE & SUPPLY
  • ALTOONA MIRROR (1000 GREEN AVE in ALTOONA, PA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , OGDEN NEWSPAPERS INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ALTOONA CENTER (1515 FOURTH STREET in ALTOONA, PA)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , COMMONWEALTH OF PA (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ALTOONA CITY HALL (1301 12TH ST in ALTOONA, PA)
    AIR MONITORING SITE (Airborne pollution emission tracking)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
  • ALTOONA FAM INC (RD 1 in ALTOONA, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: INDUSTRIAL INORGANIC CHEMICALS
  • AMOCO OIL COMPANY (6TH AVENUE ROAD in ALTOONA, PA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • ATLANTIC PIPELINE ALTOONA AREA MAN GANG (E BURNS AVE CANAN STA in ALTOONA, PA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , ATLANTIC PIPELINE CORP (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 16601 marital status for males
Zip code 16601 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 70.3%Utility gas
  • 13.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.4%Electricity
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Coal or coke

Population in 1990: 31,560. Population change in the 1990s: +3,002 (+9.5%).

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

  • This state: 27,917
  • Northeast: 1,082
  • Midwest: 747
  • South: 1,253
  • West: 355

65% of the 16601 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 71% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

90% of the 16601 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 7% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Altoona, PA (16601)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 318
Here:

11.0%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 167
Here:

10.7%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 293
Here:

13.7%
Pennsylvania:

38.5%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 73,685Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 62,887Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 62,624Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 57,229Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 51,093Business and financial operations occupations
  • 50,928Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (ALTOONA, PA):

  • BURGMEIER'S HAULING INC (RR 1 BOX 938; small business) : $490,213 in 27 contracts from 1999 to 2006
    Contracts for Waste Treatment and Storage, Trash/Garbage Collection Services - Including Portable Sanitation Services by Bureau of Prisoners/Federal Prison System, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $33,000; 2001: $51,000; 2002: $196,000; 2003: $65,563; 2004: $67,676; 2005: $30,192; 2006: $51,782.

    Biggest contracts:
    $137,000 with Bureau of Prisoners/Federal Prison System for Waste Treatment and Storage. Signed on 2002-06-15. Completion date: 2007-05-15.
    $50,504 with Bureau of Prisoners/Federal Prison System for Trash/Garbage Collection Services - Including Portable Sanitation Services. Signed on 2006-02-08. Effective on 2006-01-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $35,350, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $35,350, same as above. Signed on 2003-10-01. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
  • ELECTRIC MOTOR AND SUPPLY, INC (1000 50TH ST; small business) : $25,278 in 4 contracts in 2003
    $14,997 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Non-Building Facilities. Signed on 2003-03-10. Completion date: 2003-03-13.
    $5,000, same as above. Signed on 2003-01-29. Completion date: 2003-02-13.
    $3,468 with Army for Miscellaneous Special Industry Machinery. Signed on 2003-03-22. Completion date: 2003-04-07.
    $1,813, same as above. Signed on 2003-04-18. Completion date: 2003-04-22.
  • ROSCH VISIONARY SYSTEMS (501 HOWARD AVE STE A204; small business)
    $18,250 with Air Force for ADPE System Configuration. Signed on 2005-03-16. Completion date: 2005-03-30.
  • GEARHARTS MOVING & STORAGE INC (812NORTH 7TH AVENUE; small business)
    $0 with Army for Warehousing and Storage Services. Signed on 2002-05-21. Completion date: 2003-05-31.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249: 1, 50-99: 4, 20-49: 5, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 6)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (20-49: 6, 10-19: 9, 5-9: 11, 1-4: 15)
  • Information: Wired Telecommunications Carriers (100-249: 2, 50-99: 1, 1-4: 4)
  • Wholesale Trade: Packaged Frozen Food Merchant Wholesalers (250-499: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (50-99: 1, 20-49: 4, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 11, 1-4: 5)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 6, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 7)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Child and Youth Services (100-249: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1, 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

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 882 people in college/university student housing
  • 134 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 120 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 38 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 879 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 207 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 160 people in nursing homes
  • 120 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 22 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 17 people in religious group quarters
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 14 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED131$98,242237$97,455657$117,536252$28,2272$225,00086$90,00013$41,912
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$72,48813$122,99637$127,50415$27,5212$214,0404$73,8700$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$97,43536$65,691242$106,341105$33,3072$149,68534$74,62015$40,309
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$107,60426$77,745158$104,37922$45,1300$04$49,6332$50,590
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$66,1555$127,22629$144,8060$00$00$00$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full and 14 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED52$92,39522$135,7141$29,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$135,68010$102,0080$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$100,0813$135,3470$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$68,0001$167,8000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 16601
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 16601 - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 50. The highest number of fire incidents - 165 took place in 2003, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 16601 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (56.3%), and Outside Fires (23.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 16601
    • 45356.3%Structure Fires
    • 19223.9%Outside Fires
    • 10312.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 577.1%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 16601, Pennsylvania

Most common first names in zip code 16601 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary38978.5 years
John34672.3 years
William30673.0 years
Robert22668.3 years
James20971.0 years
Charles19472.2 years
Margaret17778.8 years
Helen17477.0 years
Joseph16472.8 years
George15974.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 16601 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10574.1 years
Miller10073.7 years
Johnson5367.9 years
Williams4274.5 years
Thompson3872.5 years
Reed3373.5 years
Adams3374.5 years
Davis3373.5 years
Myers3369.9 years
Snyder3373.2 years
Businesses in zip code 16601
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Comfort Suites1McDonald's1
Cracker Barrel1Papa John's Pizza1
Econo Lodge1Payless1
FedEx2Pier 1 Imports1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Pizza Hut2
GNC1RadioShack2
GameStop1Ramada1
H&R Block1Rite Aid1
Hilton1Sprint Nextel1
Jones New York1Subway2
KFC1T.J.Maxx1
Kincaid1Target1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul2
Lane Furniture1UPS3
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
Martin's1
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