Erie, PA 16546 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 16546: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Erie, PA 16546

Not Acceptable, USPS
Mercyhurst Univ, PA 16546

  • Businesses Addresses: 1
  • Single Family Addresses: 0
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Erie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.109, Longitude -80.048
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Erie, PA 16546 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,283
Daytime Population: Workers 663
Daytime Population: Residents 1,228
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,891
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 989
Population in Familes 540
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,294
Population Density2 15,291
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $39,446
Average Household Income $56,083
Per Capita Income $16,192


Total Housing Units 307 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 156 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 137 (44.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $128,395
Average Home Value $152,564


Total Households 293
Average Household Size 3.38
Family Households 126
Average Family Size 4
  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 -0.1% -0.12%
Households -0.37% -0.34%
Families -0.54% -0.48%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   1.47%

Erie, PA 16546 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 16546 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 # 922 45th
Population Density # 30 98th
Diversity Index # 535 68th
Median Household Income # 1465 12th
Per Capita Income # 1601 4th

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