Philadelphia, PA 19106 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19106: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Acceptable Alternative
Phila, PA 19106
William Penn Annex East, PA 19106
Wm Penn Anx E, PA 19106

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,685
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,698
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,934
  • County: Philadelphia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.952, Longitude -75.145
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Philadelphia, PA 19106 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,713
Population in Households 12,006
Population in Familes 5,163
Population in Group Qrtrs 707
Population Density1 10,353
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 7,201
Average Household Size 1.67
Family Households 2,107
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 7,831 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,182 (40.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,019 (51.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 630 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $478,440
Average Home Value $592,458


Median Household Income $87,457
Average Household Income $129,865
Per Capita Income $74,666
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.08% 1.09%
Households 1.24% 0.99%
Families 0.99% 0.86%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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 19106 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19106 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 # 342 80th
Population Density1 # 42 98th
Diversity Index2 # 153 91st
Median Household Income # 89 95th
Per Capita Income # 9 100th

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