Ellwood City, PA 16117 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 16117: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ellwood City, PA 16117

Acceptable Alternative
Ellport, PA 16117

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 537
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,240
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 223
  • County: Lawrence County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.862, Longitude -80.268
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 16117 has segments in 2 Counties (Beaver, Lawrence).

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Ellwood City, PA 16117 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,925
Population in Households 16,907
Population in Familes 13,666
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 466
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 7,249
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 4,750
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,944 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,341 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,908 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 695 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $105,572
Average Home Value $130,257


Median Household Income $45,496
Average Household Income $57,409
Per Capita Income $24,605
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% -0.3%
Households 0.04% -0.13%
Families -0.1% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Ellwood City, PA 16117 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 16117 to the other 1,669 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 253 85th
Population Density1 # 660 61st
Diversity Index2 # 914 45th
Median Household Income # 1079 35th
Per Capita Income # 948 43rd

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