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: 393
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,496
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 348
  • 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, 2016)


Total Population 13,090
Population in Households 11,457
Population in Familes 9,535
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,633
Population Density1 119
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 4,690
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 3,247
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,285 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,694 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 996 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 595 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $140,706
Average Home Value $195,283


Median Household Income $49,291
Average Household Income $61,607
Per Capita Income $24,455
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.23% -0.26%
Households -0.23% -0.25%
Families -0.35% -0.33%
Median Household Income   0.64%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
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.

Mercer, PA 16137 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 16137 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 # 334 80th
Population Density1 # 1073 36th
Diversity Index2 # 586 65th
Median Household Income # 879 47th
Per Capita Income # 967 42nd

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