Erie, PA 16546 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 16546: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Erie, PA 16546

Not Acceptable, USPS
Mercyhurst Univ, PA 16546

  • County: Erie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.109, Longitude -80.048
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 0
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 0

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

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  1. 16546 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 16546 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Erie, PA 16546 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,668
Population in Households 1,329
Population in Familes 660
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,339
Population Density2 17,472
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $38,141
Average Household Income $53,650
Per Capita Income $15,584


Total Housing Units 398 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 201 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 182 (45.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $130,147
Average Home Value $162,811


Total Households 383
Average Household Size 3.47
Family Households 157
Average Family Size 4
  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 -0.06% -0.13%
Households -0.19% -0.26%
Families -0.53% -0.51%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   0.93%

Erie, PA 16546 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 16546 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 # 871 48th
Population Density # 20 99th
Diversity Index # 525 69th
Median Household Income # 1530 9th
Per Capita Income # 1618 3rd

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