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19559 Zip Code (Strausstown, PA) Detailed Profile



City: Strausstown, PA (58.08%)
County: Berks County, PA
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 295
Zip code population in 2010: 362
Zip code population in 2000: 339

Houses and condos: 145
Renter-occupied apartments: 32
% of renters here:

25%
State:

31%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 19559: 94.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 1,043 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 19559
Zip code 19559 (Strausstown, Pennsylvania) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

2.0% ($2,582)
Pennsylvania:

1.6% ($2,671)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,607 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $2,548 (1.9%)

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Males: 157  (53.2%)
Females: 138  (46.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 19559:

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 19559:

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 60.5%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

Zip code 19559 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above 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 19559

  • Zip code 19559 races chart
    • 346White population
    • 3Black population
    • 1American Indian population
    • 1Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 1Two or more races population
    • 10Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $132,000
19559:

$132,000
Pennsylvania:

$170,600
Median resident age:
This zip code:

50.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 19559, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $40,072 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$40,072
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $35,977 (reported on 85.0% of returns)
Here:

$35,977
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 76.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 86.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 56.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,093 (reported on 46.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,093
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,122 (reported on 23.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,122
State:

$3,566

Profit/loss from business: +$8,043 (reported on 11.1% of returns)
Here:

+$8,043
State:

+$14,267

Total itemized deductions: $13,083 (21% of AGI, reported on 29.0% of returns)
Here:

$13,083
State:

$18,804

Here:

21.1% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $2,050 (3% of AGI, reported on 19.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,050
State:

$3,337

Here:

2.9% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI

Total tax: $4,655 (reported on 84.1% of returns)
19559:

$4,655
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,696 (reported on 11.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,696
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 64.3%
Here:

64%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 74.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 58.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 62.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$54,375
Pennsylvania:

$55,702
Strausstown, PA (19559) map Nearest zip codes: 17979, 19506, 19550, 19554, 19507, 17972.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

48.1%
Pennsylvania:

47.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.7%
Pennsylvania:

6.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 9
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 120


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 3 (3 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 41 (24 now married, 17 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 19559 with a mortgage: 56 (16 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 41

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,438
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $550

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

9.3%
Whole state:

13.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

5.8%
Whole state:

7.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.4
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Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 0Built 2010 to 2013
  • 4Built 2000 to 2009
  • 7Built 1990 to 1999
  • 8Built 1980 to 1989
  • 8Built 1970 to 1979
  • 2Built 1960 to 1969
  • 12Built 1950 to 1959
  • 12Built 1940 to 1949
  • 92Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 19559 population

Zip code 19559 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Strausstown, PA (19559)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 142 bedrooms
  • 523 bedrooms
  • 304 bedrooms
  • 15+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 19559 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Strausstown, PA (19559)

  • 1no bedroom
  • 81 bedroom
  • 92 bedrooms
  • 143 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 19559 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Strausstown, PA (19559) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 3no vehicle
  • 181 vehicle
  • 462 vehicles
  • 223 vehicles
  • 84 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 19559 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Strausstown, PA (19559) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 5no vehicle
  • 111 vehicle
  • 152 vehicles
  • 13 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 19559 population

  • Zip code 19559 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 19559 household income distribution in 2015
  • 6Less than $10,000
  • 10$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$15,000 to $19,999
  • 3$20,000 to $24,999
  • 6$25,000 to $29,999
  • 8$30,000 to $34,999
  • 6$35,000 to $39,999
  • 5$40,000 to $44,999
  • 8$45,000 to $49,999
  • 12$50,000 to $59,999
  • 15$60,000 to $74,999
  • 13$75,000 to $99,999
  • 17$100,000 to $124,999
  • 11$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 19559

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 19559
  • 2$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2$30,000 to $34,999
  • 3$60,000 to $69,999
  • 7$80,000 to $89,999
  • 9$90,000 to $99,999
  • 21$100,000 to $124,999
  • 16$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4$150,000 to $174,999
  • 13$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2$200,000 to $249,999
  • 10$250,000 to $299,999
  • 5$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 19559

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 19559
  • 5$500 to $549
  • 9$550 to $599
  • 1$600 to $649
  • 1$650 to $699
  • 7$700 to $749
  • 8$900 to $999
  • 1$1,000 to $1,249

Median gross rent in 2015: $911.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $132,000

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $132,000
19559:

$132,000
Pennsylvania:

$170,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $101,500 - $191,800

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $239,155
Here:

$239,155
State:

$233,967

Townhouses or other attached units: $111,069
Here:

$111,069
State:

$171,258

In 2-unit structures: $115,965
Here:

$115,965
State:

$159,964

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $382,396
Here:

$382,396
State:

$187,323

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $143,156
Here:

$143,156
State:

$233,042

Mobile homes: $43,287
Here:

$43,287
State:

$59,475

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $172,257
Here:

$172,257
State:

$208,712

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 90
  • One, attached: 34
  • Two: 3
  • 3 or 4: 9
  • 5 to 9: 7
  • Mobile homes: 2

Unemployment: 8.6%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 19559

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 19559
  • 78.8%115Drove a car alone
  • 7.5%11Carpooled
  • 6.2%9Walked
  • 7.5%11Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 19559

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 19559
  • 4Less than 5 minutes
  • 85 to 9 minutes
  • 1210 to 14 minutes
  • 2015 to 19 minutes
  • 820 to 24 minutes
  • 1125 to 29 minutes
  • 2130 to 34 minutes
  • 635 to 39 minutes
  • 1240 to 44 minutes
  • 2645 to 59 minutes
  • 160 to 89 minutes
  • 690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 71.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 295
  • In family households: 250 (40 male householders, 49 female householders)
    75 spouses, 68 children (63 natural, 1 adopted, 6 stepchildren), 2 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 6 other relatives, 10 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 45 (18 male householders (16 living alone)), 22 female householders (19 living alone)), 5 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 56 2-persons, 15 3-persons, 12 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 35 1-person, 5 2-persons

35 married couples with children.
11 single-parent households (2 men, 9 women).

96.1% of residents of 19559 zip code speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

6.5%

Most common first ancestries reported in 19559 (%)

  • 65%German
  • 10%American
  • 7%Pennsylvania German
  • 2%Irish
  • 2%Italian
  • 1%Dutch
  • 1%Lithuanian

Zip code 19559 topographic map


Zip code 19559 marital status for males
Zip code 19559 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 60%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19%Electricity
  • 12%Coal or coke
  • 5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4%Utility gas
  • 2%Wood

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

  • This state: 272
  • Northeast: 4
  • South: 15
  • West: 4

72% of the 19559 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 87% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

87% of the 19559 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 76% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% moved from different county within same state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

4.8%
Pennsylvania:

14.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

13.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6
Here:

75.0%
Pennsylvania:

36.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 70,313Business and financial operations occupations
  • 63,750Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 61,250Sales and related occupations
  • 53,750Management occupations
  • 48,750Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 45,625Construction and extraction occupations
Note: State values scaled to 19559 population

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

  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (5-9 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (5-9: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Site Preparation Contractors (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): General Automotive Repair (1-4: 1)

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)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$89,980
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00

Most common first names in zip code 19559 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George881.1 years
John776.8 years
Helen573.8 years
William578.0 years
Florence483.0 years
Sallie483.0 years
Joseph477.1 years
Dorothy381.7 years
Albert373.3 years
Harry371.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 19559 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Himmelberger983.3 years
Anthony880.8 years
Achenbach567.0 years
Balthaser578.0 years
Hiester567.8 years
Potteiger583.2 years
Henne482.5 years
Lesher488.0 years
Hartman483.5 years
Zerbe480.0 years

Businesses in zip code 19559

  • True Value: 1

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