Philadelphia, PA 19140 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19140: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Acceptable Alternative
Phila, PA 19140

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,469
  • Single Family Addresses: 18,334
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,125
  • County: Philadelphia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.013, Longitude -75.144
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Philadelphia, PA 19140 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 54,344
Population in Households 53,313
Population in Familes 42,490
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,031
Population Density1 17,361
Diversity Index2 83


Total Households 19,111
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 12,299
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22,608 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,118 (40.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,993 (44.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,497 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $81,404
Average Home Value $96,940


Median Household Income $20,359
Average Household Income $29,586
Per Capita Income $10,510
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% 0.3%
Households 0.25% 0.32%
Families 0.14% 0.26%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
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 19140 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19140 to the other 1,635 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 13 99th
Population Density1 # 16 99th
Diversity Index2 # 13 99th
Median Household Income # 1598 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1601 2nd

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