Norristown, PA 19401 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 19401: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Norristown, PA 19401

Acceptable Alternative
Black Horse, PA 19401
East Norriton, PA 19401

Not Acceptable, USPS
Jeffersonville, PA 19401

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Montgomery County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.131, Longitude -75.348
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,309
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 16,338
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,727
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,611

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 19401 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 19401 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Norristown, PA 19401 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 43,358
Population in Households 41,994
Population in Familes 31,404
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,364
Population Density2 6,567
Diversity Index3 82


Median Household Income $53,019
Average Household Income $69,932
Per Capita Income $25,828


Total Housing Units 17,482 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,785 (38.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,800 (50.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,897 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $190,563
Average Home Value $215,796


Total Households 15,585
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 9,418
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 0.43% 0.32%
Households 0.17% 0.22%
Families -0.02% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Norristown, PA 19401 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19401 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 # 36 98th
Population Density # 78 95th
Diversity Index # 16 99th
Median Household Income # 804 52nd
Per Capita Income # 1021 39th

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