Philadelphia, PA 19142 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19142: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Philadelphia, PA 19142

Acceptable Alternative
Phila, PA 19142

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Philadelphia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.924, Longitude -75.233
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 716
  • PO Box Addresses: 344
  • Residential Addresses: 10,503
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 184
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,319

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

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  1. 19142 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 19142 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Philadelphia, PA 19142 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 30,086
Population in Households 29,806
Population in Familes 24,920
Population in Group Qrtrs 280
Population Density2 17,841
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $32,435
Average Household Income $44,768
Per Capita Income $14,514


Total Housing Units 11,063 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,353 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,264 (38.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,446 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $87,153
Average Home Value $106,991


Total Households 9,617
Average Household Size 3.1
Family Households 6,895
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 0.22% 0.14%
Households -0.01% -0.02%
Families -0.03% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Philadelphia, PA 19142 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19142 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 # 104 94th
Population Density # 17 99th
Diversity Index # 160 91st
Median Household Income # 1604 4th
Per Capita Income # 1626 3rd

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