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Zip Code 16648 Population

Population breakdown by gender

Population in zip code 16648 is 14,826 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.06 | Zip Code 16648 land area is 57.6026 sq. miles | Population density is 257.38 residents per square mile

Median age in zip code 16648

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 47.9
Median Age - Male 47.4
Median Age - Female 48.4

Median age of zip code 16648 is 10.6% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 28.8% higher compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 16648 is 13.1% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 32.4% higher compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 16648 median age is 7.8% higher in comparison to nearby zip codes and 25.7% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population breakdown by age

Racial makeup of zip code 16648

White population 14402
Black or African American population 75
Asian population 242
American Indian and Alaska Native population 0
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 9

Region of birth

Zip code 16648 ancestry distribution

Arab 0.2% Czech 0.4%
Danish 0% Dutch 1.8%
English 8.3% French No Basque 1.7%
French Canadian 0.1% German 39.5%
Greek 0.1% Hungarian 0.5%
Irish 19.4% Italian 8.8%
Lithuanian 0.3% Norwegian 0.1%
Polish 3.6% Portuguese 0.2%
Russian 0.8% Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Scottish 2.2% Slovak 0.8%
Subsaharan African 0.1% Swedish 0.7%
Swiss 0.2% Ukrainian 0.1%
USA 5.4% Welsh 2%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 0% Other Ancestries 6.5%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 16648

Family Type Distribution
Total families 4170
Married couples 87.89%
Other couples 12.11%

Family and household income distribution in zip code 16648

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 12.4% 24.86%
$30,000 and $50,000 17.55% 18.39%
$50,000 and $100,000 37.79% 31.82%
$100,000 and $200,000 24.17% 18.05%
$200,000 or more 8.08% 6.88%

Households by size in zip code 16648

Household language in zip code 16648

English language 95.26%
Spanish language 1.4%
Other European language 1.95%
Asian language 1.07%
Other language 0.33%

Population by housing unit in zip code 16648

Total Occupied housing units 6150
Detached housing units 71.43%
Attached housing units 5.07%
2 units 3.79%
3 - 4 units 5.84%
5 - 9 units 5.79%
10 - 19 units 2.55%
20 - 49 units 3.01%
50 or more units 1.33%
Mobile homes 1.19%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 16648

Use car, track or Van 94.3%
Use public transportation 0.55%
Use Motorcycle 0%
Use bicycle 0%
Walk to work 2.49%
Work at home 2.66%

School attendance in zip code 16648

Attent Preschool programs 2.08%
Attend Public School 12.17%
Attend college undergraduate program 3.05%
Attent graduate studies 0.19%
Not enrolled in school 82.51%

Highest school attainment in zip code 16648

Less then 9th grade 1.69%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 8.02%
High school diploma 39.53%
Some college, no degree 13.97%
Associate degree 9.18%
Bachelor's degree 22.94%
Graduate or professional degree 4.67%

Real Estate in zip code 16648

Housing occupied 90.77%
Housing vacant 9.23%
Housing occupied by owner 71.66%
Housing occupied by tenant 28.34%
Total Rented Units 1743
Median Contract Gross Rent $611
Median Gross Rent $727
Median Home Value $155,000

Contract rent is the monthly cash rent agreed to, regardless of any furnishings, utilities, fees, meals, or services that may be included. Gross rent is the contract rent plus the estimated average monthly cost of utilities and fuels if these are paid by the renter. In zip code 16648 median gross rent is 18.99% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 16648

Studio $500
1 Bedroom $550
2 Bedrooms $660
3 Bedrooms $860
4 Bedrooms $890
AVERAGE RENT $692

Average rent in zip code 16648 ($692.00) is 7.6% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 26% lower compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 16648 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 7.6% higher, one bedroom apartment rent is 7.7% higher, two bedroom rent is 7.1% higher, three bedroom rent is 7.9% higher, four bedroom rent is 7.8% higher.

Housing units in zip code 16648

Total housing units 6775
Detached housing units 71.39%
Attached housing units 5.8%
2 units 3.44%
3 - 4 units 5.3%
5 - 9 units 5.25%
10 - 19 units 2.73%
20 - 49 units 2.73%
50 or more units 1.21%
Mobile homes 2.14%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 16648

Total Real Estate Taxes $9,824,600
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $5,971,900
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $3,852,700

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16601 Altoona Blair 4.01 ml
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16635 Duncansville Blair 5.82 ml
16693 Williamsburg Blair 6.06 ml
16686 Tyrone Blair 6.31 ml
16662 Martinsburg Blair 6.5 ml
16673 Roaring Spring Blair 6.74 ml
16637 East Freedom Blair 6.98 ml