Philadelphia, PA 19143 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19143: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Philadelphia, PA 19143

Acceptable Alternative
Phila, PA 19143

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,028
  • Single Family Addresses: 22,675
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,668
  • County: Philadelphia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.944, Longitude -75.229
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Philadelphia, PA 19143 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 66,138
Population in Households 65,250
Population in Familes 48,670
Population in Group Qrtrs 888
Population Density1 21,599
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 26,317
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 15,171
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 30,482 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,632 (44.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,685 (41.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,165 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $115,318
Average Home Value $142,864


Median Household Income $28,622
Average Household Income $40,843
Per Capita Income $16,326
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.36%
Households 0.39% 0.42%
Families 0.19% 0.29%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.82%
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 19143 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19143 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 # 3 100th
Population Density1 # 7 100th
Diversity Index2 # 271 83rd
Median Household Income # 1574 4th
Per Capita Income # 1554 5th

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