Hesston, PA 16647 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 16647: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hesston, PA 16647

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 16
  • Single Family Addresses: 395
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Huntingdon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.391, Longitude -78.113
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Hesston, PA 16647 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 775
Population in Households 770
Population in Familes 636
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 39
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 337
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 237
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 684 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 287 (42.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 ( 7.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 347 (50.7%)
Median Home Value $172,183
Average Home Value $181,272


Median Household Income $51,586
Average Household Income $61,349
Per Capita Income $26,738
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% -0.03%
Households 0.43% 0.18%
Families 0.27% 0.17%
Median Household Income   3.38%
Per Capita Income   2.96%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Hesston, PA 16647 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 16647 to the other 1,669 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 1230 26th
Population Density1 # 1445 14th
Diversity Index2 # 1431 14th
Median Household Income # 723 57th
Per Capita Income # 697 58th

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