Bellefonte, PA 16823 ZIP Code Profile


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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Bellefonte, PA 16823

Acceptable Alternative
Hublersburg, PA 16823
Pleasant Gap, PA 16823
Wingate, PA 16823

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 701
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,562
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 522
  • County: Centre County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.938, Longitude -77.722
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Bellefonte, PA 16823 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 16823 to the other 1,556 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 122 92nd
Population Density1 # 820 47th
Diversity Index2 # 500 68th
Median Household Income # 639 59th
Per Capita Income # 726 53rd

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Bellefonte, PA 16823 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 27,757
Population in Households 25,181
Population in Familes 19,974
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,576
Population Density1 217
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 10,800
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 6,952
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,620 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,471 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,329 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 820 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $199,118
Average Home Value $231,505


Median Household Income $51,630
Average Household Income $61,347
Per Capita Income $24,790
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.52% 0.43%
Households 0.78% 0.54%
Families 0.56% 0.42%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.74%
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.

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