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, 2017)


Total Population 44,417
Daytime Population: Workers 11,230
Daytime Population: Residents 28,753
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 39,983
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 41,533
Population in Familes 28,836
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,884
Population Density2 8,505
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $32,294
Average Household Income $47,285
Per Capita Income $21,159


Total Housing Units 21,508 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,737 (40.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,026 (46.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,745 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $117,413
Average Home Value $141,836


Total Households 18,763
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 9,415
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 0.46% 0.44%
Households 0.47% 0.43%
Families 0.33% 0.33%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Philadelphia, PA 19131 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19131 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 # 32 98th
Population Density # 54 97th
Diversity Index # 196 88th
Median Household Income # 1587 5th
Per Capita Income # 1462 12th

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