Fishertown, PA 15539 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15539: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fishertown, PA 15539

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 24
  • Single Family Addresses: 170
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Bedford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.125, Longitude -78.588
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fishertown, PA 15539 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 850
Daytime Population: Workers 242
Daytime Population: Residents 420
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 662
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 850
Population in Familes 723
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 412
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $40,570
Average Household Income $55,418
Per Capita Income $22,102


Total Housing Units 346 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 277 (80.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 2.0%)
Median Home Value $137,295
Average Home Value $148,466


Total Households 339
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 251
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.68% 0.07%
Households 0.8% 0.12%
Families 0.68% 0.08%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

Fishertown, PA 15539 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15539 to the other 1,663 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1204 28th
Population Density # 690 59th
Diversity Index # 1138 31st
Median Household Income # 1418 15th
Per Capita Income # 1403 16th

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