Mertztown, PA 19539 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 19539: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mertztown, PA 19539

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 52
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,725
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Berks County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.49, Longitude -75.692
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 19539 has segments in 2 Counties (Berks, Lehigh).

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Mertztown, PA 19539 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,437
Daytime Population: Workers 562
Daytime Population: Residents 2,381
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,943
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.54
Population in Households 5,365
Population in Familes 4,403
Population in Group Qrtrs 72
Population Density2 249
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $67,449
Average Household Income $82,665
Per Capita Income $33,101


Total Housing Units 2,301 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,667 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 491 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 143 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $217,276
Average Home Value $240,177


Total Households 2,158
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 1,507
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 0.02% 0.13%
Households 0.0% 0.07%
Families -0.1% 0.01%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Mertztown, PA 19539 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19539 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 # 612 63rd
Population Density # 839 50th
Diversity Index # 797 52nd
Median Household Income # 278 83rd
Per Capita Income # 354 79th

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