19559 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Strausstown, PA (58.08%)
County: Berks County, PA
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 273
Zip code population in 2010: 362
Zip code population in 2000: 339

Houses and condos: 131
Renter-occupied apartments: 17
% of renters here:

15%
State:

31%
Mar. 2013 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: 965 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 19559
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

2.1% ($2,568)
Pennsylvania:

1.5% ($2,521)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,464 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,750 (2.3%)

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Males: 143  (52.4%)
Females: 130  (47.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 19559:

For population 15 years and over in 19559:

Zip code 19559 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above 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 2013: $122,900
19559:

$122,900
Pennsylvania:

$164,200
Median resident age:
This zip code:

39.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.6 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 2013:
This zip code:

$64,375
Pennsylvania:

$52,007
Strausstown, PA (19559) map Nearest zip codes: 17979, 19506, 19550, 19554, 19507, 17972.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

56.4%
Pennsylvania:

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

6.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 11
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 106


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: 53 (33 now married, 20 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 19559 with a mortgage: 62 (1 second mortgage, 20 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 38

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,229
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S650

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

13.2%
Whole state:

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

11.4%
Whole state:

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

7.3
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

6.8
State:

4.4
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Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 21990 to 1999
  • 91980 to 1989
  • 121970 to 1979
  • 21960 to 1969
  • 81950 to 1959
  • 181940 to 1949
  • 801939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 122 bedrooms
  • 463 bedrooms
  • 394 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 61 bedroom
  • 12 bedrooms
  • 103 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 5no vehicle
  • 161 vehicle
  • 442 vehicles
  • 243 vehicles
  • 84 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles

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

  • 4no vehicle
  • 111 vehicle
  • 12 vehicles
  • 13 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $964.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $122,900
19559:

$122,900
Pennsylvania:

$164,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $97,900 - $149,000

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 9.8%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 74.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 273

Size of family households: 37 2-persons, 27 3-persons, 12 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 2 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 30 1-person, 4 2-persons

50 married couples with children.
12 single-parent households (3 men, 9 women).

95.4% of residents of 19559 zip code speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
3.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 3 (1.1%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
:

1.1%
Whole state:

6.2%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 100%Guatemala

Most common first ancestries reported in 19559 (%)

  • 47%German
  • 10%Other groups
  • 9%Italian
  • 8%American
  • 5%Pennsylvania German
  • 4%Dutch
  • 3%Irish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 32000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 0Before 1990

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

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 74%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12%Electricity
  • 8%Coal or coke
  • 3%Utility gas
  • 3%No fuel used

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


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.

93% of the 19559 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% 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):
Here:

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 9
Here:

69.2%
Pennsylvania:

35.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 62,500Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 55,417Education, training, and library occupations
  • 48,750Management occupations
  • 42,500Transportation occupations
  • 39,167Production occupations
  • 30,625Health technologists and technicians

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)

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

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