Oil City, PA 16301 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 16301: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Oil City, PA 16301

Not Acceptable, USPS
Oil Creek, PA 16301

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 464
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,681
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 414
  • County: Venango County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.434, Longitude -79.706
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Oil City, PA 16301 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,439
Daytime Population: Workers 5,049
Daytime Population: Residents 9,682
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,731
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 16,020
Population in Familes 12,511
Population in Group Qrtrs 419
Population Density2 168
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $40,069
Average Household Income $52,362
Per Capita Income $22,123


Total Housing Units 8,388 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,559 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,298 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,531 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $70,611
Average Home Value $90,606


Total Households 6,857
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 4,366
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 -0.37% -0.61%
Households -0.28% -0.56%
Families -0.39% -0.64%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Oil City, PA 16301 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 16301 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 # 255 85th
Population Density # 957 42nd
Diversity Index # 892 47th
Median Household Income # 1443 13th
Per Capita Income # 1399 16th

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