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, 2016)


Total Population 19,125
Population in Households 18,986
Population in Familes 15,252
Population in Group Qrtrs 139
Population Density1 4,975
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 7,976
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 5,157
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,582 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,983 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,993 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 606 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $315,480
Average Home Value $333,123


Median Household Income $80,174
Average Household Income $113,411
Per Capita Income $47,456
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.3%
Households 0.12% 0.25%
Families -0.01% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
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.

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

The table below compares 19027 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 # 212 87th
Population Density1 # 116 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 56 97th
Median Household Income # 135 92nd
Per Capita Income # 78 95th

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