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, 2017)


Total Population 43,138
Daytime Population: Workers 20,374
Daytime Population: Residents 22,875
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 43,249
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 41,760
Population in Familes 31,440
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,378
Population Density2 6,651
Diversity Index3 82


Median Household Income $51,939
Average Household Income $67,524
Per Capita Income $24,994


Total Housing Units 17,394 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,871 (39.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,649 (49.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,874 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $189,028
Average Home Value $212,662


Total Households 15,520
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 9,428
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 0.41% 0.35%
Households 0.13% 0.26%
Families -0.02% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Norristown, PA 19401 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19401 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 # 36 98th
Population Density # 80 95th
Diversity Index # 16 99th
Median Household Income # 814 51st
Per Capita Income # 1047 37th

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