Sandy Lake, PA 16145 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 16145: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sandy Lake, PA 16145

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 72
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,033
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Mercer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.35, Longitude -80.084
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sandy Lake, PA 16145 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,626
Population in Households 2,626
Population in Familes 2,204
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 58
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 1,094
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 785
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,268 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 891 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 203 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 174 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $124,758
Average Home Value $158,137


Median Household Income $49,009
Average Household Income $56,895
Per Capita Income $23,703
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.05% -0.14%
Households 0.04% -0.09%
Families -0.08% -0.15%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
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.

Sandy Lake, PA 16145 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 16145 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 # 875 48th
Population Density1 # 1310 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 1322 21st
Median Household Income # 893 47th
Per Capita Income # 1082 35th

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