Glenside, PA 19038 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 19038: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Glenside, PA 19038

Acceptable Alternative
Erdenheim, PA 19038
Laverock, PA 19038
Wyndmoor, PA 19038

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ardsley, PA 19038
North Hills, PA 19038

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,034
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,128
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 682
  • County: Montgomery County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.108, Longitude -75.157
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Glenside, PA 19038 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 33,502
Daytime Population: Workers 10,522
Daytime Population: Residents 15,593
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 26,115
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 31,963
Population in Familes 26,298
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,539
Population Density2 4,096
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $88,718
Average Household Income $112,162
Per Capita Income $41,655


Total Housing Units 12,592 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,346 (74.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,795 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 451 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $296,840
Average Home Value $326,990


Total Households 12,141
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 8,358
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 0.28% 0.31%
Households 0.15% 0.25%
Families 0.06% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

Glenside, PA 19038 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19038 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 # 81 95th
Population Density # 137 92nd
Diversity Index # 171 90th
Median Household Income # 102 94th
Per Capita Income # 140 92nd

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