Philadelphia, PA 19147 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19147: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Acceptable Alternative
Phila, PA 19147

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,911
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,489
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,058
  • County: Philadelphia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.937, Longitude -75.155
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Philadelphia, PA 19147 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 39,532
Population in Households 39,304
Population in Familes 22,160
Population in Group Qrtrs 228
Population Density1 27,226
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 18,828
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 7,544
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,290 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,086 (44.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,742 (48.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,462 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $326,172
Average Home Value $381,394


Median Household Income $58,011
Average Household Income $88,806
Per Capita Income $42,414
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.12% 0.97%
Households 0.98% 0.9%
Families 0.9% 0.85%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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 19147 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19147 to the other 1,669 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 50 97th
Population Density1 # 3 100th
Diversity Index2 # 58 97th
Median Household Income # 437 74th
Per Capita Income # 118 93rd

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