Erie, PA 16511 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 16511: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Erie, PA 16511

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 204
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,547
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 314
  • County: Erie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.158, Longitude -80.011
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Erie, PA 16511 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,451
Daytime Population: Workers 2,612
Daytime Population: Residents 6,338
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,950
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 11,148
Population in Familes 8,957
Population in Group Qrtrs 303
Population Density2 1,412
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $57,105
Average Household Income $67,763
Per Capita Income $28,483


Total Housing Units 5,112 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,170 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,545 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 397 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $125,662
Average Home Value $159,487


Total Households 4,715
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 3,078
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 0.19% -0.04%
Households 0.3% 0.03%
Families 0.17% -0.06%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Erie, PA 16511 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 16511 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 # 378 77th
Population Density # 381 77th
Diversity Index # 356 79th
Median Household Income # 546 67th
Per Capita Income # 646 61st

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