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

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 50
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,723
  • 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, 2015)


Total Population 5,520
Population in Households 5,449
Population in Familes 4,477
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density1 238
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 2,197
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 1,534
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,339 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,693 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 504 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 142 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $206,047
Average Home Value $227,717


Median Household Income $64,802
Average Household Income $76,330
Per Capita Income $30,451
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.21%
Households 0.16% 0.19%
Families 0.0% 0.09%
Median Household Income   3.3%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
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.


Mertztown, PA 19539 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19539 to the other 1,635 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 607 63rd
Population Density1 # 835 49th
Diversity Index2 # 810 51st
Median Household Income # 296 82nd
Per Capita Income # 370 77th

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