Philadelphia, PA 19131 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19131: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Philadelphia, PA 19131

Acceptable Alternative
Phila, PA 19131

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 829
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,147
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 6,913
  • County: Philadelphia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.979, Longitude -75.221
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Philadelphia, PA 19131 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 43,774
Population in Households 40,859
Population in Familes 28,361
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,915
Population Density1 8,372
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 18,513
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 9,263
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 21,381 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,564 (40.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,949 (46.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,868 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $112,677
Average Home Value $138,510


Median Household Income $29,602
Average Household Income $44,221
Per Capita Income $19,917
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.44%
Households 0.42% 0.45%
Families 0.24% 0.35%
Median Household Income   -0.62%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
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 19131 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19131 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 # 33 98th
Population Density1 # 54 97th
Diversity Index2 # 182 89th
Median Household Income # 1600 4th
Per Capita Income # 1487 11th

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