Erie, PA 16504 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 16504: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Erie, PA 16504

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 210
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,118
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 558
  • County: Erie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.111, Longitude -80.05
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Erie, PA 16504 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,789
Daytime Population: Workers 2,439
Daytime Population: Residents 8,628
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,067
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 15,085
Population in Familes 11,017
Population in Group Qrtrs 704
Population Density2 6,197
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $42,267
Average Household Income $54,352
Per Capita Income $22,175


Total Housing Units 6,659 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,005 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,214 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 440 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $83,842
Average Home Value $101,748


Total Households 6,219
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 3,627
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 -0.06% -0.16%
Households -0.09% -0.16%
Families -0.21% -0.23%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Erie, PA 16504 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 16504 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 # 271 84th
Population Density # 90 95th
Diversity Index # 169 90th
Median Household Income # 1343 19th
Per Capita Income # 1395 16th

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