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, 2017)


Total Population 40,490
Daytime Population: Workers 11,488
Daytime Population: Residents 15,138
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 26,626
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 40,264
Population in Familes 22,687
Population in Group Qrtrs 226
Population Density2 27,771
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $60,501
Average Household Income $94,421
Per Capita Income $45,029


Total Housing Units 20,689 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,317 (45.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,943 (48.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,429 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $325,449
Average Home Value $377,517


Total Households 19,260
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 7,724
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.09% 0.89%
Households 0.93% 0.79%
Families 0.89% 0.76%
Median Household Income   4.95%
Per Capita Income   3.91%

Philadelphia, PA 19147 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19147 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 # 46 97th
Population Density # 5 100th
Diversity Index # 59 96th
Median Household Income # 433 74th
Per Capita Income # 118 93rd

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