Mercer, PA 16137 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 16137: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mercer, PA 16137

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 394
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,488
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 332
  • County: Mercer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.246, Longitude -80.227
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mercer, PA 16137 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,649
Daytime Population: Workers 6,822
Daytime Population: Residents 6,542
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,364
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 11,041
Population in Familes 9,152
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,608
Population Density2 121
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $50,777
Average Household Income $63,795
Per Capita Income $25,194


Total Housing Units 5,101 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,552 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 962 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 587 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $145,982
Average Home Value $199,887


Total Households 4,514
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 3,114
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 -0.21% -0.39%
Households -0.26% -0.44%
Families -0.36% -0.51%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Mercer, PA 16137 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 16137 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 # 341 80th
Population Density # 1057 36th
Diversity Index # 582 65th
Median Household Income # 902 46th
Per Capita Income # 1006 40th

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