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16878 Zip Code (West Decatur, PA) Detailed Profile




Cities: West Decatur, PA (6.85%), Wallaceton, PA (0.20%), Bigler, PA (0.04%)
County: Clearfield County, PA
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 1,746
Zip code population in 2010: 1,762
Zip code population in 2000: 2,453

Houses and condos: 863
Renter-occupied apartments: 83
% of renters here:

11%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 16878: 91.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 20.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 86 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.1% ($1,128)
Pennsylvania:

1.6% ($2,855)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,818 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $958 (1.3%)

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Males: 847  (48.5%)
Females: 898  (51.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 16878:

  • High school or higher: 82.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 16878:

  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 62.0%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

Zip code 16878 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 16878 (2017)
    • 1,74571.1%White
    • 90.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 30.1%Two or more races
    • 20.08%Black
    • 20.08%Asian
    • 10.04%American Indian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $102,784
16878:

$102,784
Pennsylvania:

$181,200



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in 16878 zip code as of January 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 16878 is 330 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

49.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 16878, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $42,590 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$42,590
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $40,337 (reported on 84.4% of returns)
Here:

$40,337
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 77.1% for AGIs below $25k, 78.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $500 (reported on 35.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$500
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $467 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

$467
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,143 (reported on 7.8% of returns)
Here:

+$3,143
State:

+$14,495

Profit/loss from business: +$7,956 (reported on 10.0% of returns)
Here:

+$7,956
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $25k, 3.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $7,867 (reported on 10.0% of returns)
16878:

$7,867
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.8% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,021 (20% of AGI, reported on 15.6% of returns)
Here:

$17,021
State:

$23,538

Here:

19.7% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $3,678 (reported on 10.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,678
State:

$4,025
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $5,986 (reported on 15.6% of returns)
16878:

$5,986
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $1,780 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,780
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 56.7%
Here:

57%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 54.3% for AGIs below $25k, 60.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 53.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 57.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 16878, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $32,837 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$32,837
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $30,938 (reported on 87.9% of returns)
Here:

$30,938
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 86.8% for AGIs below $10k, 72.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 83.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 92.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 87.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $617 (reported on 39.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$617
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $297 (reported on 17.3% of returns)
Here:

$297
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$605 (reported on 10.0% of returns)
Here:

+$605
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,231 (reported on 13.7% of returns)
Here:

+$7,231
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $10k, 4.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.1% for AGIs $50k-75k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,240 (reported on 2.9% of returns)
16878:

$2,240
Pennsylvania:

$2,903

Total itemized deductions: $13,832 (21% of AGI, reported on 13.2% of returns)
Here:

$13,832
State:

$18,804

Here:

20.5% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,578 (3% of AGI, reported on 10.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,578
State:

$3,337

Here:

3.5% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,778 (reported on 72.7% of returns)
16878:

$3,778
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,479 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,479
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 56.6%
Here:

57%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 47.0% for AGIs below $10k, 62.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 55.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 58.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 59.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$49,746
Pennsylvania:

$59,195
West Decatur, PA (16878) map Nearest zip codes: 16825, 16876, 16666, 16855, 16881, 16620.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

51.8%
Pennsylvania:

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

5.7%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 145
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 598


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 9 (6 now married, 2 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 358 (211 now married, 144 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 16878 with a mortgage: 296 (3 second mortgage, 77 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 372

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,078
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $424

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

8.5%
Whole state:

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

3.2%
Whole state:

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

6.0
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.4
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 522010 to 2013
  • 782000 to 2009
  • 1881990 to 1999
  • 941980 to 1989
  • 1131970 to 1979
  • 431960 to 1969
  • 461950 to 1959
  • 861940 to 1949
  • 1561939 or earlier

Zip code 16878 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Decatur, PA (16878)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Decatur, PA (16878)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 331 bedroom
  • 2082 bedrooms
  • 3743 bedrooms
  • 364 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Decatur, PA (16878)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Decatur, PA (16878)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 512 bedrooms
  • 143 bedrooms
  • 54 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in West Decatur, PA (16878) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in West Decatur, PA (16878) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 43no vehicle
  • 1481 vehicle
  • 3312 vehicles
  • 1223 vehicles
  • 124 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in West Decatur, PA (16878) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in West Decatur, PA (16878) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 11no vehicle
  • 391 vehicle
  • 232 vehicles
  • 113 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 16878 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 16878 household income distribution in 2017
  • 74Less than $10,000
  • 26$10,000 to $14,999
  • 69$15,000 to $19,999
  • 54$20,000 to $24,999
  • 45$25,000 to $29,999
  • 23$30,000 to $34,999
  • 30$35,000 to $39,999
  • 9$40,000 to $44,999
  • 60$45,000 to $49,999
  • 32$50,000 to $59,999
  • 112$60,000 to $74,999
  • 107$75,000 to $99,999
  • 36$100,000 to $124,999
  • 24$125,000 to $149,999
  • 23$150,000 to $199,999
  • 4$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 16878

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 16878
  • 12Less than $10,000
  • 18$10,000 to $14,999
  • 4$15,000 to $19,999
  • 9$20,000 to $24,999
  • 12$25,000 to $29,999
  • 10$30,000 to $34,999
  • 5$35,000 to $39,999
  • 23$40,000 to $49,999
  • 45$50,000 to $59,999
  • 79$60,000 to $69,999
  • 30$70,000 to $79,999
  • 26$80,000 to $89,999
  • 37$90,000 to $99,999
  • 63$100,000 to $124,999
  • 45$125,000 to $149,999
  • 26$150,000 to $174,999
  • 43$175,000 to $199,999
  • 53$200,000 to $249,999
  • 26$250,000 to $299,999
  • 25$300,000 to $399,999
  • 3$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 16878

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 16878
  • 2$150 to $199
  • 4$200 to $249
  • 3$300 to $349
  • 4$350 to $399
  • 32$400 to $449
  • 1$450 to $499
  • 4$500 to $549
  • 20No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $639.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $115,885
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $18,451
  • Some other race householders: $83,038
  • Two or more races householders: $101,491

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $102,784
16878:

$102,784
Pennsylvania:

$181,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $66,869 - $172,738

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $144,537
Here:

$144,537
State:

$246,314

Mobile homes: $53,886
Here:

$53,886
State:

$63,273
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 16878

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 616
  • Mobile homes: 242

Unemployment: 4.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 16878

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 16878
  • 81.7%669Drove a car alone
  • 13.7%112Carpooled
  • 0.4%3Motorcycle
  • 1.5%12Walked
  • 2.2%18Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 16878

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 16878
  • 21Less than 5 minutes
  • 335 to 9 minutes
  • 11110 to 14 minutes
  • 20015 to 19 minutes
  • 9020 to 24 minutes
  • 3525 to 29 minutes
  • 3530 to 34 minutes
  • 3535 to 39 minutes
  • 5340 to 44 minutes
  • 11345 to 59 minutes
  • 4960 to 89 minutes
  • 1690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 58.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,746
  • In family households: 1,497 (316 male householders, 215 female householders)
    447 spouses, 377 children (362 natural, 6 adopted, 11 stepchildren), 35 grandchildren, 24 brothers or sisters, 38 parents, 18 other relatives, 18 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 248 (72 male householders (66 living alone)), 142 female householders (113 living alone)), 32 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 298 2-persons, 116 3-persons, 98 4-persons, 14 5-persons, 5 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 180 1-person, 35 2-persons

227 married couples with children.
42 single-parent households (8 men, 34 women).

98.7% of residents of 16878 zip code speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 14 (0.8%)
(29.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.8%
Whole state:

7.0%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 29%Romania
  • 21%Belgium
  • 21%Laos
Most common first ancestries reported in 16878
  • 28%American
  • 14%German
  • 7%French
  • 6%English
  • 4%Irish
  • 4%Welsh
  • 2%Polish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 32000 to 2009
  • 61990 to 1999
  • 32Before 1990

Zip code 16878 topographic map


Zip code 16878 marital status for males
Zip code 16878 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 56.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.8%Utility gas
  • 9.6%Wood
  • 8.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.0%Coal or coke
  • 5.4%Electricity
  • 2.6%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 2,226. Population change in the 1990s: +227 (+10.2%).

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

  • This state: 1,571
  • Northeast: 42
  • Midwest: 8
  • South: 65
  • West: 5

73% of the 16878 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

97% of the 16878 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 4% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in West Decatur, PA (16878)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 25
Here:

20.6%
Pennsylvania:

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

15.4%
Pennsylvania:

13.0%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10
Here:

36.5%
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 ($)
  • 128,665Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 89,393Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 60,344Education, training, and library occupations
  • 57,109Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 54,708Community and social service occupations
  • 54,557Management occupations

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

  • Construction: Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction (5-9 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Construction: Electrical Contractors (5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Residential Remodelers (1-4: 2)
  • Construction: Drywall and Insulation Contractors (1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) (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 16878 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1572.5 years
Mary1370.0 years
Charles1372.8 years
William1372.4 years
John1170.3 years
Robert873.4 years
George871.8 years
Donald761.9 years
Clarence679.0 years
Joseph675.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 16878 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Shimmel2077.4 years
Williams1869.2 years
Wisor1777.5 years
Shaw1773.3 years
Lumadue1279.9 years
Woods1173.1 years
Mease971.4 years
Fleck867.7 years
Smeal880.5 years
Kephart874.3 years
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