Polk, PA 16342 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 16342: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Polk, PA 16342

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 22
  • Single Family Addresses: 781
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Venango County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.341, Longitude -79.932
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 16342 has segments in 2 Counties (Mercer, Venango).

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Polk, PA 16342 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,237
Daytime Population: Workers 159
Daytime Population: Residents 1,238
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,397
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 2,083
Population in Familes 1,718
Population in Group Qrtrs 154
Population Density2 36
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $51,885
Average Household Income $63,731
Per Capita Income $24,181


Total Housing Units 1,146 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 681 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 141 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 324 (28.3%)
Median Home Value $110,938
Average Home Value $148,642


Total Households 822
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 580
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 -0.33% -0.62%
Households -0.2% -0.59%
Families -0.28% -0.66%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Polk, PA 16342 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 16342 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 # 930 44th
Population Density # 1470 12th
Diversity Index # 1038 38th
Median Household Income # 819 51st
Per Capita Income # 1156 31st

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