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16879 Zip Code (PA) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2019: 415
Zip code population in 2010: 532
Zip code population in 2000: 284

Houses and condos: 273
Renter-occupied apartments: 46
% of renters here:

26%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 16879: 92.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 2.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 191 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 16879
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.3% ($800)
Pennsylvania:

1.5% ($2,887)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $758
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,065

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Males: 156  (37.7%)
Females: 258  (62.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 16879:

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 16879:

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

Zip code 16879 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 16879 (2019)
    • 52799.1%White
    • 30.6%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Black
    • 10.2%American Indian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $60,374
16879:

$60,374
Pennsylvania:

$192,600
Median resident age:
This zip code:

48.6 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 16879, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $36,621 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,621
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $33,994 (reported on 89.5% of returns)
Here:

$33,994
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 80.5% for AGIs below $25k, 79.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $225 (reported on 21.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$225
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k)

Earned income credit: $2,375 (reported on 21.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,375
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.2% for AGIs below $25k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 52.6%
Here:

53%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 50.0% for AGIs below $25k, 50.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 16879, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $29,602 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$29,602
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $26,724 (reported on 88.8% of returns)
Here:

$26,724
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.7% for AGIs below $10k, 84.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 87.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $292 (reported on 24.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$292
Pennsylvania:

$1,657

Profit/loss from business: +$1,833 (reported on 9.2% of returns)
Here:

+$1,833
State:

+$14,267

Total itemized deductions: $12,161 (23% of AGI, reported on 15.8% of returns)
Here:

$12,161
State:

$18,804

Here:

22.6% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $1,444 (2% of AGI, reported on 9.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,444
State:

$3,337

Here:

2.4% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI

Total tax: $2,882 (reported on 69.4% of returns)
16879:

$2,882
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.6% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Earned income credit: $1,722 (reported on 27.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,722
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 53.6%
Here:

54%
State:

56%

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$41,064
Pennsylvania:

$63,463
16879 map Nearest zip codes: 16847, 16849, 16860, 16821, 16839, 16858.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

45.2%
Pennsylvania:

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

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

46.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 42
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 132


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 68 (42 now married, 25 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 16879 with a mortgage: 41 (10 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 91

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $837
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $444

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

15.0%
Whole state:

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

15.0%
Whole state:

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

6.3
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

7.5
State:

4.4
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 52000 to 2009
  • 211990 to 1999
  • 381980 to 1989
  • 301970 to 1979
  • 01960 to 1969
  • 51950 to 1959
  • 261940 to 1949
  • 1431939 or earlier
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 16879
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 16879
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 332 bedrooms
  • 873 bedrooms
  • 104 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 16879
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 16879
  • 0no bedroom
  • 61 bedroom
  • 72 bedrooms
  • 273 bedrooms
  • 64 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in 16879 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 16879 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 0no vehicle
  • 831 vehicle
  • 262 vehicles
  • 53 vehicles
  • 114 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in 16879 in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 16879 in renter-occupied apartments
  • 29no vehicle
  • 121 vehicle
  • 62 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 16879 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 16879 household income distribution in 2019
  • 21Less than $10,000
  • 9$10,000 to $14,999
  • 28$15,000 to $19,999
  • 9$25,000 to $29,999
  • 5$30,000 to $34,999
  • 11$35,000 to $39,999
  • 26$40,000 to $44,999
  • 4$45,000 to $49,999
  • 29$50,000 to $59,999
  • 24$60,000 to $74,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 16879

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 16879
  • 12Less than $10,000
  • 5$20,000 to $24,999
  • 31$30,000 to $34,999
  • 3$40,000 to $49,999
  • 12$50,000 to $59,999
  • 23$70,000 to $79,999
  • 5$80,000 to $89,999
  • 4$100,000 to $124,999
  • 7$125,000 to $149,999
  • 11$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 16879

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 16879
  • 6$150 to $199
  • 1$450 to $499
  • 5$500 to $549
  • 4$600 to $649
  • 17$800 to $899
  • 9No cash rent

Zip code 16879 topographic map

Median gross rent in 2019: $960.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $56,145

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $60,374
16879:

$60,374
Pennsylvania:

$192,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $35,766 - $84,547

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $90,850
Here:

$90,850
State:

$255,931
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 16879
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 247
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 4
  • Mobile homes: 16

Unemployment: 9.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 16879

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 16879
  • 87.7%118Drove a car alone
  • 5.2%7Carpooled
  • 5.9%8Other means
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 16879

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 16879
  • 185 to 9 minutes
  • 5710 to 14 minutes
  • 2120 to 24 minutes
  • 2125 to 29 minutes
  • 430 to 34 minutes
  • 635 to 39 minutes
  • 545 to 59 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 74.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 415
  • Male householders: 68 (9 living alone), Female householders: 110 (46 living alone)
  • 92 spouses (92 opposite-sex spouses), 0 unmarried partners, (0 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 138 children (131 natural, 0 adopted, 7 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 0 other relatives, 6 non-relatives

Size of family households: 77 2-persons, 9 3-persons, 17 4-persons, 17 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 55 1-person

54 married couples with children.
24 single-parent households (23 men, 1 women).

All residents speak English at home

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

7.0%
Most common first ancestries reported in 16879
  • 24%German
  • 14%American
  • 14%Slovak
  • 9%Canadian
  • 6%European
  • 6%Irish
  • 2%Italian

Zip code 16879 topographic map


Zip code 16879 marital status for males
Zip code 16879 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 17.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 17.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 64.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.7%Wood
  • 6.9%Electricity
  • 4.0%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Coal or coke

Population in 1990: 387.

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

  • This state: 370
  • Northeast: 3
  • Midwest: 27
  • South: 13

79% of the 16879 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

85% of the 16879 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 98% moved from this county.

Year householders moved into unit in 16879

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
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 ($)
  • 32,947Healthcare support occupations
  • 21,433Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
  • 8,377Material moving occupations

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) (5-9 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Information: Wired Telecommunications Carriers (1-4: 1)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: All Other Amusement and Recreation Industries (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 16879 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Emil674.5 years
Michael668.0 years
Robert665.3 years
John581.0 years
George576.0 years
William474.3 years
Albert470.3 years
Peter480.8 years
Emma383.6 years
Edward362.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 16879 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson672.0 years
Little672.0 years
Merritt565.0 years
Araway463.5 years
Prunella473.5 years
Turik482.0 years
Kushner385.0 years
Dunlap363.3 years
Laich373.7 years
Dobash376.3 years
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