Norristown, PA 19401 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 19401: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Norristown, PA 19401

Acceptable Alternative
Black Horse, PA 19401
East Norriton, PA 19401

Not Acceptable, USPS
Jeffersonville, PA 19401

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,285
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,402
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,716
  • County: Montgomery County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.131, Longitude -75.348
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Norristown, PA 19401 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 42,948
Population in Households 41,548
Population in Familes 31,317
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,400
Population Density1 6,426
Diversity Index2 82


Total Households 15,518
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 9,419
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,409 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,836 (39.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,682 (49.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,891 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $188,599
Average Home Value $211,864


Median Household Income $48,194
Average Household Income $63,296
Per Capita Income $23,585
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.4% 0.34%
Households 0.13% 0.27%
Families -0.05% 0.16%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

Norristown, PA 19401 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19401 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 # 35 98th
Population Density1 # 82 95th
Diversity Index2 # 14 99th
Median Household Income # 936 44th
Per Capita Income # 1099 34th

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