Essington, PA 19029 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19029: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Essington, PA 19029

Acceptable Alternative
Lester, PA 19029

Not Acceptable, USPS
Tinicum, PA 19029
Tinicum Township, PA 19029

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 259
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,735
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 65
  • County: Delaware County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.868, Longitude -75.295
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Essington, PA 19029 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,029
Population in Households 4,024
Population in Familes 3,067
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 1,695
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 1,660
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,001
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,819 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,085 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 575 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 159 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $171,526
Average Home Value $181,728


Median Household Income $56,588
Average Household Income $70,602
Per Capita Income $29,116
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% 0.23%
Households 0.16% 0.16%
Families 0.0% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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.

Essington, PA 19029 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19029 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 # 723 57th
Population Density1 # 341 80th
Diversity Index2 # 474 72nd
Median Household Income # 488 71st
Per Capita Income # 483 71st

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