Ridgway, PA 15853 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15853: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ridgway, PA 15853

Acceptable Alternative
Portland Mills, PA 15853
Portland Mls, PA 15853

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Elk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.457, Longitude -78.727
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 15853 has segments in 2 Counties (Elk, Jefferson).

  • Businesses Addresses: 345
  • PO Box Addresses: 138
  • Residential Addresses: 2,926
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 142
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,784

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Ridgway, PA 15853 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,371
Daytime Population: Workers 3,264
Daytime Population: Residents 3,351
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,615
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 6,310
Population in Familes 5,025
Population in Group Qrtrs 61
Population Density2 45
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $44,558
Average Household Income $54,841
Per Capita Income $23,763


Total Housing Units 3,714 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,007 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 740 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 967 (26.0%)
Median Home Value $88,745
Average Home Value $143,822


Total Households 2,747
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 1,753
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 -0.54% -0.62%
Households -0.47% -0.58%
Families -0.58% -0.67%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

Ridgway, PA 15853 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15853 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 # 568 66th
Population Density # 1390 16th
Diversity Index # 1120 33rd
Median Household Income # 1236 26th
Per Capita Income # 1210 27th

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