Philadelphia, PA 19140 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Acceptable Alternative
Phila, PA 19140

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,478
  • Single Family Addresses: 18,240
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,129
  • County: Philadelphia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.013, Longitude -75.144
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Philadelphia, PA 19140 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19140 to the other 1,556 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 12 99th
Population Density1 # 19 99th
Diversity Index2 # 13 99th
Median Household Income # 1521 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1530 2nd

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Philadelphia, PA 19140 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 54,297
Population in Households 53,269
Population in Familes 42,586
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,028
Population Density1 17,326
Diversity Index2 83


Total Households 19,042
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 12,298
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22,607 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,186 (40.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,856 (43.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,565 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $78,909
Average Home Value $90,828


Median Household Income $20,682
Average Household Income $29,045
Per Capita Income $10,291
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.13% 0.3%
Households 0.28% 0.34%
Families 0.17% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
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.

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