Philadelphia, PA 19142 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19142: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Philadelphia, PA 19142

Acceptable Alternative
Phila, PA 19142

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 713
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,273
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 182
  • County: Philadelphia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.924, Longitude -75.233
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Philadelphia, PA 19142 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 30,014
Daytime Population: Workers 2,958
Daytime Population: Residents 19,242
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,200
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 29,732
Population in Familes 24,953
Population in Group Qrtrs 282
Population Density2 18,146
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $31,276
Average Household Income $43,505
Per Capita Income $14,176


Total Housing Units 11,041 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,402 (48.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,236 (38.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,403 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $86,099
Average Home Value $104,322


Total Households 9,638
Average Household Size 3.08
Family Households 6,919
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.27% 0.24%
Households 0.08% 0.13%
Families 0.07% 0.13%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Philadelphia, PA 19142 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19142 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 # 105 94th
Population Density # 18 99th
Diversity Index # 154 91st
Median Household Income # 1600 4th
Per Capita Income # 1617 3rd

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