Elkins Park, PA 19027 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19027: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elkins Park, PA 19027

Acceptable Alternative
Lamott, PA 19027
Melrose, PA 19027
Melrose Park, PA 19027

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 757
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,312
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,082
  • County: Montgomery County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.018, Longitude -75.136
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Elkins Park, PA 19027 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 18,960
Daytime Population: Workers 13,338
Daytime Population: Residents 8,851
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,189
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.17
Population in Households 18,859
Population in Familes 15,063
Population in Group Qrtrs 101
Population Density2 4,948
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $81,048
Average Household Income $118,485
Per Capita Income $49,905


Total Housing Units 8,509 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,899 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,068 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 542 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $318,365
Average Home Value $333,405


Total Households 7,967
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 5,110
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 0.29% 0.38%
Households 0.24% 0.35%
Families 0.05% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

Elkins Park, PA 19027 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19027 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 # 215 87th
Population Density # 114 93rd
Diversity Index # 57 97th
Median Household Income # 151 91st
Per Capita Income # 74 96th

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