19121 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2013: 33,543
Zip code population in 2010: 36,572
Zip code population in 2000: 34,935

Houses and condos: 16,500
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,520
% of renters here:

69%
State:

31%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 19121: 104.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 2.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 15,170 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 19121
Zip code 19121 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) real estate house value trends

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

0.4% ($354)
Pennsylvania:

1.5% ($2,521)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $552 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $316 (0.5%)

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Males: 15,298  (45.6%)
Females: 18,245  (54.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 19121:

For population 15 years and over in 19121:

Zip code 19121 compared to state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 19121

  • Zip code 19121 races chart
    • 4,753White population
    • 29,215Black population
    • 85American Indian population
    • 707Asian population
    • 11Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 55Some other race population
    • 648Two or more races population
    • 1,098Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $86,600
19121:

$86,600
Pennsylvania:

$164,200



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 76 registered sex offenders living in 19121 zip code as of February 06, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 19121 to the number of sex offenders is 647 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

25.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 19121, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $23,716 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$23,716
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $22,660 (reported on 88.5% of returns)
Here:

$22,660
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 79.5% for AGIs below $25k, 89.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 89.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 84.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $313 (reported on 6.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$313
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,050 (reported on 2.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,050
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$353 (reported on 1.3% of returns)
Here:

+$353
State:

+$14,495
(% of AGI for various income ranges: )

Profit/loss from business: +$7,718 (reported on 9.9% of returns)
Here:

+$7,718
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $7,456 (reported on 1.6% of returns)
19121:

$7,456
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $15,215 (28% of AGI, reported on 10.4% of returns)
Here:

$15,215
State:

$23,538

Here:

28.1% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $25k, 6.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $4,015 (reported on 8.4% of returns)
Here:

$4,015
State:

$4,025
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $4,598 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
19121:

$4,598
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,608 (reported on 48.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,608
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 41.2%
Here:

41%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 41.6% for AGIs below $25k, 39.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 40.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 45.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 50.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 19121, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $20,086 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$20,086
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $19,610 (reported on 91.9% of returns)
Here:

$19,610
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 85.3% for AGIs below $10k, 88.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 93.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 91.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 84.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $529 (reported on 8.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$529
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $462 (reported on 2.1% of returns)
Here:

$462
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.0% 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: +$161 (reported on 1.1% of returns)
Here:

+$161
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$4,820 (reported on 4.9% of returns)
Here:

+$4,820
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $10k, 2.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k)

IRA payment deduction: $1,473 (reported on 0.9% of returns)
19121:

$1,473
Pennsylvania:

$2,903

Total itemized deductions: $13,192 (30% of AGI, reported on 10.9% of returns)
Here:

$13,192
State:

$18,804

Here:

30.2% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,121 (9% of AGI, reported on 9.9% of returns)
Here:

$4,121
State:

$3,337

Here:

9.2% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $2,239 (reported on 44.0% of returns)
19121:

$2,239
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,016 (reported on 53.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,016
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 59.8%
Here:

60%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 60.0% for AGIs below $10k, 64.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 53.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 51.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 52.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$16,105
Pennsylvania:

$52,007
Philadelphia, PA (19121) map Nearest zip codes: 19130, 19132, 19103, 19104, 19129, 19102.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

35.8%
Pennsylvania:

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

2.7%
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: 4,770
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 7,574


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 463 (68 now married, 395 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 10,053 (1,254 now married, 8,799 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 19121 with a mortgage: 1,534 (23 second mortgage, 330 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,290

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $994
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S342

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

53.7%
Whole state:

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

21.7%
Whole state:

7.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 19121: Moylan Community Center (A), Philadelphia Fire Department Engine 27 (B), Philadelphia Fire Department Engine 34 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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Year house built

  • 1852010 or later
  • 1,4842000 to 2009
  • 7881990 to 1999
  • 7401980 to 1989
  • 6621970 to 1979
  • 6711960 to 1969
  • 8961950 to 1959
  • 2,3141940 to 1949
  • 8,7601939 or earlier

Zip code 19121 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Philadelphia, PA (19121)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 561 bedroom
  • 4492 bedrooms
  • 2,2923 bedrooms
  • 6204 bedrooms
  • 4075+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Philadelphia, PA (19121)

  • 753no bedroom
  • 1,6001 bedroom
  • 1,9042 bedrooms
  • 3,1073 bedrooms
  • 6964 bedrooms
  • 4605+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Philadelphia, PA (19121) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 1,472no vehicle
  • 1,7681 vehicle
  • 5442 vehicles
  • 333 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Philadelphia, PA (19121) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 5,784no vehicle
  • 2,0391 vehicle
  • 4752 vehicles
  • 1313 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 915+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $607.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $86,600
19121:

$86,600
Pennsylvania:

$164,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $40,600 - $165,000

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $85,138
Here:

$85,138
State:

$221,511

Townhouses or other attached units: $113,209
Here:

$113,209
State:

$157,348

In 2-unit structures: $120,638
Here:

$120,638
State:

$141,335

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $149,660
Here:

$149,660
State:

$186,490

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 23.1%

Neighborhoods in zip code 19121:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 79.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 31,788

Size of family households: 2,382 2-persons, 1,389 3-persons, 991 4-persons, 614 5-persons, 169 6-persons, 39 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 5,413 1-person, 513 2-persons, 382 3-persons, 323 4-persons, 75 5-persons, 47 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons

916 married couples with children.
5,161 single-parent households (282 men, 4,879 women).

94.2% of residents of 19121 zip code speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% very well, 16% well, 8% not well, 6% not at all).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% very well, 15% well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (43% very well, 9% well, 47% not well, 1% not at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (56% very well, 11% well, 30% not well, 4% not at all).

Foreign born population: 1,040 (3.1%)
(24.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.1%
Whole state:

6.2%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 11%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 9%Colombia
  • 8%Korea
  • 7%India
  • 5%Dominican Republic
  • 4%Cambodia
  • 4%Netherlands

Most common first ancestries reported in 19121 (%)

  • 72%Other groups
  • 3%African
  • 3%Irish
  • 2%German
  • 1%Italian
  • 1%American
  • 1%Polish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2232010 or later
  • 6152000 to 2009
  • 1501990 to 1999
  • 294Before 1990

Public high schools in zip code 19121 not listed on the city page:

  • STRAWBERRY MANSION HS (Students: 1,100; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CARVER HS (Students: 566; Grades: 09 - 12)

Private high school not listed on the city page:

  • GIRARD COLLEGE (Students: 549; Location: 2101 S COLLEGE AVE, PHILADELPHIA, PA; Grades: KG - 12)

Zip code 19121 topographic map

Public primary/middle schools in zip code 19121 not listed on the city page:

  • DOUGLASS FREDERICK SCH (Students: 789; Grades: KG - 08)
  • MEADE GEN GEORGE C SCH (Students: 539; Grades: KG - 07)
  • HILL LESLIE P SCH (Students: 517; Grades: KG - 08)
  • MORRIS ROBERT SCH (Students: 502; Grades: KG - 06)
  • BLAINE JAMES G SCH (Students: 459; Grades: KG - 08)
  • REYNOLDS GEN JOHN F SCH (Students: 451; Grades: KG - 08)
  • DUCKREY TANNER SCH (Students: 447; Grades: KG - 07)
  • VAUX ROBERTS MS (Students: 434; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • BOONE DANIEL SCH (Students: 428; Grades: 05 - 12)
  • KELLEY WILLIAM D SCH (Students: 376; Grades: KG - 06)
  • DICK WILLIAM SCH (Students: 317; Grades: KG - 08)
  • ALLIANCE FOR PROGRESS CS (Students: 300; Grades: KG - 05)
  • GIDEON EDWARD SCH (Students: 295; Grades: KG - 06)

Private primary/middle schools not listed on the city page:

  • GESU CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 428; Location: 1700 W THOMPSON STREET, PHILADELPHIA, PA; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CELESTIAL CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY (Students: 70; Location: 2534 W THOMPSON ST, PHILADELPHIA, PA; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SALAFIYAH SOC ISLAMIC DAY SCH (Students: 54; Location: 1546 NORTH 27TH STREET, PHILADELPHIA, PA; Grades: KG - 6)
  • MARCUS GARVEY SHULE POS. ED (Students: 36; Location: 1831 N 21ST STREET, PHILADELPHIA, PA; Grades: PK - 6)
There are 38 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 19121.

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 19121 marital status for males
Zip code 19121 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 14.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 15.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 75%Utility gas
  • 19%Electricity
  • 4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1%No fuel used
  • 1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 46,705. Population change in the 1990s: -11,770 (-25.2%).

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


67% of the 19121 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 86% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

90% of the 19121 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 86% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% 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): 267
Here:

8.9%
Pennsylvania:

13.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 170
Here:

7.8%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,999
Here:

30.1%
Pennsylvania:

35.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 84,973Legal occupations
  • 72,469Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 40,469Business and financial operations occupations
  • 37,524Material moving occupations
  • 37,034Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 32,472Management occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

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:

  • 2,049 people in college/university student housing
  • 279 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 66 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 50 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 49 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 292 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 208 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 185 people in nursing homes
  • 101 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 62 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 37 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 35 people in halfway houses
  • 9 people in religious group quarters
  • 7 people in other group homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 12 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 ORIGINATED76$147,470123$227,323200$198,41067$79,6929$1,074,660212$232,7820$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$46,1807$63,75917$133,2188$33,6332$1,077,67010$104,1980$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED35$131,37143$154,544240$141,356236$33,9692$1,583,600123$167,9141$3,950
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$107,00035$180,56086$154,70912$68,8473$11,572,60341$179,5090$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$156,0443$138,31027$138,9146$77,7380$06$119,6570$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$215,4875$266,3460$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$150,3241$336,2704$140,225
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$181,9600$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 19121 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James69068.5 years
William59070.9 years
John57671.2 years
Mary45976.0 years
Robert31368.7 years
George31071.3 years
Willie27969.9 years
Charles27069.2 years
Joseph23969.7 years
Thomas18870.6 years
Most common last names in zip code 19121 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams47869.7 years
Johnson42171.6 years
Smith35570.9 years
Brown34270.4 years
Jones32069.8 years
Jackson23471.4 years
Davis19770.3 years
Thomas15371.3 years
Robinson15370.8 years
Harris14071.3 years
Businesses in zip code 19121
NameCountNameCount
Cricket Wireless2Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
Foot Locker1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1Wendy's1
Nike4YMCA1
Qdoba Mexican Grill1

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