16601 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Altoona, PA (5.41%), Tipton, PA (0.02%)
County: Blair County, PA
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 33,742
Zip code population in 2010: 33,870
Zip code population in 2000: 34,562

Houses and condos: 14,841
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,013
% of renters here:

30%
State:

31%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 16601: 92.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 86.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 390 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

1.0% ($917)
Pennsylvania:

1.5% ($2,521)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $948 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $878 (1.0%)

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Males: 16,369  (48.5%)
Females: 17,373  (51.5%)

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For population 15 years and over in 16601:

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

  • Zip code 16601 races chart
    • 31,727White population
    • 1,016Black population
    • 59American Indian population
    • 156Asian population
    • 11Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 30Some other race population
    • 466Two or more races population
    • 405Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 28,065
Rural population: 5,676

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $91,800
16601:

$91,800
Pennsylvania:

$164,200



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 28 registered sex offenders living in 16601 zip code as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 16601 to the number of sex offenders is 25 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

38.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 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)

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 2013:
This zip code:

$38,121
Pennsylvania:

$52,007
Altoona, PA (16601) map Nearest zip codes: 16602, 16617, 16648, 16619, 16641, 16636.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

46.4%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

8.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,814
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 10,547


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 392 (146 now married, 246 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 7,564 (3,068 now married, 4,496 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 16601 with a mortgage: 5,283 (238 second mortgage, 517 home equity loan, 39 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,065

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $944
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S389

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

20.7%
Whole state:

13.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

11.3%
Whole state:

7.5%
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

  • 192010 or later
  • 8882000 to 2009
  • 9801990 to 1999
  • 1,0211980 to 1989
  • 1,4921970 to 1979
  • 1,3341960 to 1969
  • 1,5241950 to 1959
  • 1,4401940 to 1949
  • 6,1431939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Altoona, PA (16601)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 2031 bedroom
  • 1,6752 bedrooms
  • 5,0373 bedrooms
  • 2,1764 bedrooms
  • 2575+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Altoona, PA (16601)

  • 227no bedroom
  • 1,1821 bedroom
  • 1,1272 bedrooms
  • 9973 bedrooms
  • 4524 bedrooms
  • 285+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Altoona, PA (16601) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 446no vehicle
  • 2,8061 vehicle
  • 4,1092 vehicles
  • 1,5733 vehicles
  • 3094 vehicles
  • 1055+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Altoona, PA (16601) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,189no vehicle
  • 2,0521 vehicle
  • 5232 vehicles
  • 1403 vehicles
  • 654 vehicles
  • 445+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $550.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $117,389.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $91,800
16601:

$91,800
Pennsylvania:

$164,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $62,200 - $145,600

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $94,358
Here:

$94,358
State:

$221,511

Townhouses or other attached units: $95,490
Here:

$95,490
State:

$157,348

In 2-unit structures: $63,651
Here:

$63,651
State:

$141,335

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $266,627
Here:

$266,627
State:

$186,490

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $54,909
Here:

$54,909
State:

$212,799

Mobile homes: $87,394
Here:

$87,394
State:

$45,445

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 9.2%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 89.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 32,493

Size of family households: 3,743 2-persons, 1,839 3-persons, 1,579 4-persons, 685 5-persons, 266 6-persons, 118 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 4,233 1-person, 660 2-persons, 35 3-persons, 203 4-persons

3,718 married couples with children.
2,630 single-parent households (453 men, 2,177 women).

97.7% of residents of 16601 zip code speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% very well, 13% well, 1% not well).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (96% very well, 4% well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (90% very well, 10% well).

Foreign born population: 371 (1.1%)
(71.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.1%
Whole state:

6.2%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 20%Russia
  • 9%Thailand
  • 9%Africa, n.e.c.
  • 8%Haiti
  • 8%India
  • 7%Philippines
  • 6%Colombia

Most common first ancestries reported in 16601 (%)

  • 30%German
  • 10%Irish
  • 10%Other groups
  • 10%Italian
  • 5%American
  • 5%English
  • 2%Polish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 592010 or later
  • 1522000 to 2009
  • 1001990 to 1999
  • 149Before 1990

Zip code 16601 topographic map

Public primary/middle school in zip code 16601 not listed on the city page:

  • IRVING EL SCH (Students: 277; Grades: KG - 06)
There are 439 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 16601.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 16601:

All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 16601

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

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 72%Utility gas
  • 14%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9%Electricity
  • 2%Wood
  • 1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%Coal or coke
  • 1%Other fuel

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

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


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.

91% of the 16601 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 73% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 14% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 288
Here:

9.3%
Pennsylvania:

13.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 101
Here:

6.4%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 386
Here:

12.3%
Pennsylvania:

35.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 85,556Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 65,241Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 52,723Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 46,500Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 43,109Management occupations
  • 41,208Computer and mathematical occupations

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

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


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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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