Erie, PA 16509 ZIP Code Profile

Related Place Profiles:
Belle Valley, PA | Erie, PA

ZIP Code 16509: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Erie, PA 16509

Not Acceptable, USPS
Belle Valley, PA 16509

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Erie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.073, Longitude -80.063
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 654
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 12,419
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,744
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,675

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

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  1. 16509 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 16509 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Erie, PA 16509 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 27,834
Population in Households 27,365
Population in Familes 21,162
Population in Group Qrtrs 469
Population Density2 701
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $56,927
Average Household Income $78,302
Per Capita Income $34,192


Total Housing Units 12,915 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,349 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,674 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 892 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $151,653
Average Home Value $183,938


Total Households 12,023
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 7,373
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 0.21% -0.15%
Households 0.3% -0.09%
Families 0.09% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Erie, PA 16509 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 16509 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 # 129 92nd
Population Density # 541 68th
Diversity Index # 542 68th
Median Household Income # 616 63rd
Per Capita Income # 348 79th

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