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Zip Code 17042 Population

Population breakdown by gender

Population in zip code 17042 is 37,257 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.05 | Zip Code 17042 land area is 66.1476 sq. miles | Population density is 563.24 residents per square mile

Median age in zip code 17042

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 42.7
Median Age - Male 40.5
Median Age - Female 44.9

Median age of zip code 17042 is 12.3% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 14.8% higher compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 17042 is 19% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 13.1% higher compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 17042 median age is 7.6% lower in comparison to nearby zip codes and 16.6% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population breakdown by age

Racial makeup of zip code 17042

White population 33123
Black or African American population 1176
Asian population 360
American Indian and Alaska Native population 117
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 1487

Region of birth

Zip code 17042 ancestry distribution

Arab 0.3% Czech 0.5%
Danish 0.2% Dutch 2.5%
English 6.6% French No Basque 1.6%
French Canadian 0.3% German 43.5%
Greek 0.3% Hungarian 0.9%
Irish 9.9% Italian 5.8%
Lithuanian 0.3% Norwegian 0.3%
Polish 2% Portuguese 0%
Russian 0.6% Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Scottish 1.2% Slovak 1.6%
Subsaharan African 0.2% Swedish 0.7%
Swiss 1.4% Ukrainian 0.2%
USA 7.3% Welsh 1%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 0.1% Other Ancestries 12.7%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 17042

Family Type Distribution
Total families 10123
Married couples 79.2%
Other couples 20.8%

Family and household income distribution in zip code 17042

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 14.32% 24.78%
$30,000 and $50,000 16.66% 18.2%
$50,000 and $100,000 42.54% 37.05%
$100,000 and $200,000 22.28% 16.95%
$200,000 or more 4.21% 3.03%

Households by size in zip code 17042

Household language in zip code 17042

English language 90.2%
Spanish language 6.61%
Other European language 2.34%
Asian language 0.57%
Other language 0.28%

Population by housing unit in zip code 17042

Total Occupied housing units 14940
Detached housing units 58.43%
Attached housing units 20.52%
2 units 4.02%
3 - 4 units 4.61%
5 - 9 units 4.64%
10 - 19 units 3.33%
20 - 49 units 0.78%
50 or more units 1.97%
Mobile homes 1.65%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0.05%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 17042

Use car, track or Van 91.8%
Use public transportation 0.64%
Use Motorcycle 0.27%
Use bicycle 0.34%
Walk to work 2.97%
Work at home 3.99%

School attendance in zip code 17042

Attent Preschool programs 2.69%
Attend Public School 14.36%
Attend college undergraduate program 4.02%
Attent graduate studies 0.8%
Not enrolled in school 78.13%

Highest school attainment in zip code 17042

Less then 9th grade 4.63%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 9.24%
High school diploma 42.92%
Some college, no degree 17.13%
Associate degree 7.88%
Bachelor's degree 16.31%
Graduate or professional degree 1.88%

Real Estate in zip code 17042

Housing occupied 95.49%
Housing vacant 4.51%
Housing occupied by owner 71.29%
Housing occupied by tenant 28.71%
Total Rented Units 4289
Median Contract Gross Rent $615
Median Gross Rent $737
Median Home Value $160,800

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 17042 median gross rent is 19.84% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 17042

Studio $470
1 Bedroom $560
2 Bedrooms $720
3 Bedrooms $980
4 Bedrooms $1,010
AVERAGE RENT $748

Average rent in zip code 17042 ($748.00) is 1.6% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 20% lower compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 17042 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 1.1% lower, one bedroom apartment rent is 0.5% higher, two bedroom rent is 1.3% higher, three bedroom rent is 2.8% higher, four bedroom rent is 2.7% higher.

Housing units in zip code 17042

Total housing units 15645
Detached housing units 57.56%
Attached housing units 20.74%
2 units 4.7%
3 - 4 units 4.59%
5 - 9 units 4.43%
10 - 19 units 3.3%
20 - 49 units 0.95%
50 or more units 2.11%
Mobile homes 1.57%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0.05%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 17042

Total Real Estate Taxes $28,758,500
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $19,031,000
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $9,727,500

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