Ford City, PA 16226 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 16226: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ford City, PA 16226

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Armstrong County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.766, Longitude -79.528
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 240
  • PO Box Addresses: 90
  • Residential Addresses: 3,632
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 171
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,461

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

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  1. 16226 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 16226 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Ford City, PA 16226 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,256
Population in Households 8,189
Population in Familes 6,380
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density2 138
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $45,170
Average Household Income $58,674
Per Capita Income $26,268


Total Housing Units 4,338 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,825 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 846 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 667 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $92,808
Average Home Value $127,867


Total Households 3,671
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 2,302
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.45% -0.56%
Households -0.39% -0.55%
Families -0.54% -0.65%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Ford City, PA 16226 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 16226 to the other 1,675 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 481 71st
Population Density # 1019 39th
Diversity Index # 987 41st
Median Household Income # 1254 25th
Per Capita Income # 968 42nd

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