Ford City, PA 16226 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 16226: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ford City, PA 16226

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 240
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,498
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 168
  • County: Armstrong County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.766, Longitude -79.528
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Ford City, PA 16226 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,314
Daytime Population: Workers 2,309
Daytime Population: Residents 4,615
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,924
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 8,244
Population in Familes 6,473
Population in Group Qrtrs 70
Population Density2 142
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $43,547
Average Household Income $56,362
Per Capita Income $25,199


Total Housing Units 4,353 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,642 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,048 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 663 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $91,271
Average Home Value $123,041


Total Households 3,690
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 2,331
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 -0.53% -0.63%
Households -0.46% -0.6%
Families -0.55% -0.65%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   3.08%

Ford City, PA 16226 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 16226 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 # 478 71st
Population Density # 1005 40th
Diversity Index # 1004 40th
Median Household Income # 1286 23rd
Per Capita Income # 1005 40th

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