Philadelphia, PA 19103 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19103: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Acceptable Alternative
Mid City West, PA 19103
Middle City West, PA 19103
Phila, PA 19103

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,759
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,902
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 16,005
  • County: Philadelphia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.954, Longitude -75.176
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Philadelphia, PA 19103 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 22,609
Population in Households 22,195
Population in Familes 7,595
Population in Group Qrtrs 414
Population Density1 34,783
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 15,259
Average Household Size 1.45
Family Households 3,233
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 16,754 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,656 (27.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,603 (63.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,495 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $428,349
Average Home Value $490,872


Median Household Income $69,871
Average Household Income $105,124
Per Capita Income $71,209
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.4% 1.11%
Households 1.34% 1.05%
Families 1.24% 0.98%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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.

Philadelphia, PA 19103 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19103 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 # 166 90th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 139 92nd
Median Household Income # 214 87th
Per Capita Income # 14 99th

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