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Zip Code 19079 Population

Population breakdown by gender

Population in zip code 19079 is 9,347 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.28 | Zip Code 19079 land area is 1.8468 sq. miles | Population density is 5,061.19 residents per square mile

Median age in zip code 19079

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 33.4
Median Age - Male 29.6
Median Age - Female 36

Median age of zip code 19079 is 14.4% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 10.2% lower compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 19079 is 19.8% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 17.3% lower compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 19079 median age is 13.9% lower in comparison to nearby zip codes and 6.5% lower compared to female national median age average.

Population breakdown by age

Racial makeup of zip code 19079

White population 2093
Black or African American population 6629
Asian population 290
American Indian and Alaska Native population 0
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 10

Region of birth

Zip code 19079 ancestry distribution

Arab 0.2% Czech 0.2%
Danish 0% Dutch 1.1%
English 5.4% French No Basque 1.2%
French Canadian 0.2% German 9.3%
Greek 0.2% Hungarian 0.1%
Irish 18.5% Italian 7.9%
Lithuanian 0.1% Norwegian 0.1%
Polish 3% Portuguese 0.2%
Russian 0.1% Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Scottish 1.3% Slovak 0.4%
Subsaharan African 2.3% Swedish 0.3%
Swiss 0% Ukrainian 0.6%
USA 1.6% Welsh 0.2%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 2% Other Ancestries 46.2%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 19079

Family Type Distribution
Total families 2407
Married couples 44.58%
Other couples 55.42%

Family and household income distribution in zip code 19079

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 31.53% 36.2%
$30,000 and $50,000 16.78% 15.95%
$50,000 and $100,000 39.97% 36.32%
$100,000 and $200,000 11.3% 10.93%
$200,000 or more 0.42% 0.59%

Households by size in zip code 19079

Household language in zip code 19079

English language 91.06%
Spanish language 1.62%
Other European language 4.77%
Asian language 1.7%
Other language 0.86%

Population by housing unit in zip code 19079

Total Occupied housing units 3367
Detached housing units 22.87%
Attached housing units 61.87%
2 units 4.25%
3 - 4 units 6.77%
5 - 9 units 2.14%
10 - 19 units 0.74%
20 - 49 units 1.16%
50 or more units 0.21%
Mobile homes 0%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 19079

Use car, track or Van 74.71%
Use public transportation 18.94%
Use Motorcycle 0%
Use bicycle 0.65%
Walk to work 3.99%
Work at home 1.71%

School attendance in zip code 19079

Attent Preschool programs 5.98%
Attend Public School 19.67%
Attend college undergraduate program 5.07%
Attent graduate studies 3.07%
Not enrolled in school 66.22%

Highest school attainment in zip code 19079

Less then 9th grade 4.8%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 6.33%
High school diploma 40.15%
Some college, no degree 27.28%
Associate degree 6.52%
Bachelor's degree 12.67%
Graduate or professional degree 2.25%

Real Estate in zip code 19079

Housing occupied 92.55%
Housing vacant 7.45%
Housing occupied by owner 63.53%
Housing occupied by tenant 36.47%
Total Rented Units 1228
Median Contract Gross Rent $753
Median Gross Rent $857
Median Home Value $123,300

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 19079 median gross rent is 13.81% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 19079

Studio $620
1 Bedroom $710
2 Bedrooms $850
3 Bedrooms $1,040
4 Bedrooms $1,250
AVERAGE RENT $894

Average rent in zip code 19079 ($894.00) is 13.3% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 4.4% lower compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 19079 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 13.6% lower, one bedroom apartment rent is 13.2% lower, two bedroom rent is 13.1% lower, three bedroom rent is 13.1% lower, four bedroom rent is 13.4% lower.

Housing units in zip code 19079

Total housing units 3638
Detached housing units 22.9%
Attached housing units 60.64%
2 units 3.93%
3 - 4 units 6.27%
5 - 9 units 1.98%
10 - 19 units 1.32%
20 - 49 units 2.78%
50 or more units 0.19%
Mobile homes 0%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 19079

Total Real Estate Taxes $5,187,500
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $3,834,300
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $1,353,200

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