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Area Code 215 Detailed Profile

Area Code 215 Summary
Area code 215 is assigned to Pennsylvania
Latitude: 40.143763
Longitude: -75.161691
Population: 2,549,853
Area: 958.13 sq. miles
Land: 951.34 sq. miles
Water: 6.78 sq. miles
Population Density: 2,680.26 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 129.1 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Code 215 Zip Codes
18041, 18054, 18056, 18070, 18073, 18074, 18076, 18901, 18914, 18915, 18917, 18923, 18925, 18927, 18929, 18932, 18936, 18938, 18940, 18942, 18944, 18947, 18951, 18954, 18955, 18960, 18962, 18964, 18966, 18969, 18970, 18974, 18976, 18977, 18980, 19001, 19002, 19006, 19007, 19009, 19012, 19020, 19021, 19025, 19027, 19030, 19031, 19034, 19038, 19040, 19044, 19046, 19047, 19053, 19054, 19055, 19056, 19067, 19075, 19087, 19090, 19095, 19102, 19103, 19104, 19106, 19107, 19108, 19111, 19112, 19114, 19115, 19116, 19118, 19119, 19120, 19121, 19122, 19123, 19124, 19125, 19126, 19127, 19128, 19129, 19130, 19131, 19132, 19133, 19134, 19135, 19136, 19137, 19138, 19139, 19140, 19141, 19142, 19143, 19144, 19145, 19146, 19147, 19148, 19149, 19150, 19151, 19152, 19153, 19154, 19406, 19422, 19436, 19437, 19438, 19440, 19446, 19454
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Area Code 215 Demographics

Area Code 215 Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Male1,206,23847.31 %48.28 %49.04 %
Female1,343,61552.69 %51.72 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.90-0.930.96
Total Population2,549,853100.00 %--
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Area Code 215 Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years163,2856.40 %5.93 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years184,9177.25 %6.74 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years189,4747.43 %7.03 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years177,2376.95 %6.93 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years165,8296.50 %6.08 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years355,36213.94 %12.71 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years401,03415.73 %15.86 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years335,59413.16 %13.88 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years121,9514.78 %5.05 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years99,2083.89 %4.17 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years180,2677.07 %7.89 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years130,6135.12 %5.80 %4.38 %
85 years and over45,0821.77 %1.93 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)37.0-39.037.7
18 years and over1,907,68174.82 %76.21 %74.27 %
Male
878,73234.46 %36.07 %35.85 %
Female
1,028,94940.35 %40.13 %38.42 %
21 years and over1,799,90870.59 %72.00 %69.92 %
62 years and over414,18616.24 %18.08 %14.65 %
65 years and over355,96213.96 %15.63 %12.42 %
Male
138,0875.42 %6.25 %5.12 %
Female
217,8758.54 %9.38 %7.30 %
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Area Code 215 Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
One race2,505,55598.26 %98.84 %97.55 %
White
1,612,49463.24 %85.37 %75.21 %
Black or African American
703,05927.57 %9.97 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
5,2800.21 %0.15 %0.87 %
Asian
104,1534.08 %1.79 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
24,6180.97 %0.47 %0.59 %
Chinese
24,3720.96 %0.41 %0.85 %
Filipino
6,4080.25 %0.12 %0.65 %
Japanese
1,9570.08 %0.06 %0.28 %
Korean
16,2050.64 %0.26 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
14,4170.57 %0.24 %0.39 %
Other Asian
16,1760.63 %0.23 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1,0310.04 %0.03 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
2400.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
1770.01 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
2420.01 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
3720.01 %0.01 %0.04 %
Some other race
79,5383.12 %1.53 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)149,8025.87 %3.21 %13.70 %
Mexican
10,3340.41 %0.45 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
100,4193.94 %1.86 %2.46 %
Cuban
3,8810.15 %0.08 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
35,1681.38 %0.81 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino2,400,05194.13 %96.79 %86.30 %
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Area Code 215 Social Profile

Area Code 215 School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school712,512100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
49,4086.93 %6.50 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
35,0104.91 %5.07 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
302,59142.47 %44.00 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
155,01021.76 %22.00 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
170,49323.93 %22.42 %22.81 %
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Area Code 215 Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over1,669,103100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
92,0245.51 %5.47 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
260,26615.59 %12.63 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
525,24531.47 %38.11 %28.63 %
High school or higher
1,316,81378.89 %81.90 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
275,24216.49 %15.54 %21.05 %
Associate degree
87,9745.27 %5.90 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
257,48215.43 %13.95 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
428,35225.66 %22.35 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
170,87010.24 %8.40 %8.86 %
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Area Code 215 Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported2,769,991100.00 %--
Arab8,3160.30 %0.36 %0.42 %
Czech7,4300.27 %0.52 %0.59 %
Danish3,1410.11 %0.12 %0.50 %
Dutch20,1370.73 %1.88 %1.58 %
English156,4665.65 %7.12 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)31,7751.15 %1.56 %2.90 %
French Canadian5,8050.21 %0.23 %0.85 %
German387,50813.99 %22.95 %14.93 %
Greek9,2220.33 %0.42 %0.40 %
Hungarian18,1920.66 %0.97 %0.49 %
Irish453,60916.38 %14.61 %10.65 %
Italian288,46710.41 %10.45 %5.47 %
Lithuanian13,3940.48 %0.58 %0.23 %
Norwegian7,3830.27 %0.29 %1.56 %
Polish136,3754.92 %6.07 %3.12 %
Portuguese4,3630.16 %0.10 %0.41 %
Russian59,2762.14 %1.32 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish26,1580.94 %1.61 %1.50 %
Scottish28,3191.02 %1.36 %1.70 %
Slovak9,6260.35 %1.79 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African28,5271.03 %0.43 %0.62 %
Swedish12,2070.44 %0.78 %1.39 %
Swiss6,3820.23 %0.44 %0.32 %
Ukrainian30,1441.09 %0.90 %0.31 %
United States or American70,5052.55 %4.66 %7.18 %
Welsh19,0950.69 %1.34 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)21,5220.78 %0.27 %0.65 %
Other ancestries906,64732.73 %16.86 %31.89 %
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Area Code 215 Economy

Area Code 215 Employment

GroupNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over1,978,045100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
913,35046.17 %47.45 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
1,064,69553.83 %52.55 %51.68 %
In labor force
1,211,32261.24 %61.91 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
617,90751.01 %53.02 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
593,41548.99 %46.98 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
1,209,41861.14 %61.83 %63.10 %
Employed
1,118,26856.53 %58.33 %59.39 %
Unemployed
91,1504.61 %3.50 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-7.52 %5.66 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
1,9040.10 %0.08 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
766,72338.76 %38.09 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers918,12082.10 %82.38 %78.40 %
Government workers142,11712.71 %11.30 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business55,3514.95 %6.01 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers2,6800.24 %0.31 %0.31 %
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Area Code 215 Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations408,75336.55 %32.57 %33.60 %
Service occupations168,76915.09 %14.83 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations328,79429.40 %26.98 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1,4470.13 %0.47 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations80,0627.16 %8.86 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations130,44311.66 %16.30 %14.63 %
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Area Code 215 Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2,7430.25 %1.30 %1.87 %
Construction57,1595.11 %6.00 %6.80 %
Manufacturing133,99511.98 %16.03 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade40,4083.61 %3.56 %3.60 %
Retail trade127,20411.38 %12.10 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities53,1644.75 %5.38 %5.19 %
Information34,5943.09 %2.63 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing95,0858.50 %6.58 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services123,35811.03 %8.47 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services262,51923.48 %21.88 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services74,9706.70 %7.04 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)54,1994.85 %4.85 %4.88 %
Public administration58,8705.26 %4.17 %4.83 %
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Area Code 215 Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Households976,727100.00 %4,778,799106,788,273
Less than $10,000
124,84112.78 %9.75 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
62,4266.39 %6.98 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
119,16312.20 %13.75 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
116,07011.88 %13.26 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
147,49315.10 %16.93 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
177,80618.20 %19.46 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
101,57310.40 %9.57 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
79,8508.18 %6.64 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
23,6922.43 %1.76 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
23,8132.44 %1.90 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$50,464.34-$38,819.75$39,349.33
Average household size2.52-2.522.58
Average income per member of household$19,996.17-$15,434.68$15,252.86
Additional Income Reports

Area Code 215 Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over1,095,934100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
711,93864.96 %76.45 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
115,05810.50 %10.39 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
164,59415.02 %5.21 %4.73 %
Walked
61,7995.64 %4.13 %2.94 %
Other means
12,3181.12 %0.85 %1.20 %
Worked at home
30,2272.76 %2.96 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)28.9939 minutes-26.5 minutes26.3 minutes
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Area Code 215 Housing

Area Code 215 Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units1,060,158100.00 %5,246,966117,282,697
Occupied housing units
976,26792.09 %91.04 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
642,75660.63 %64.91 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
333,51131.46 %26.12 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
83,8917.91 %8.96 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
3,3110.31 %2.78 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate1.20 %-1.75 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate5.51 %-6.67 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.70-2.592.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.10-2.282.45
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Area Code 215 Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units1,060,121100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
296,04427.93 %55.90 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
459,04543.30 %17.92 %5.68 %
2 units
65,8436.21 %5.22 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
58,3215.50 %4.61 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
38,6083.64 %3.43 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
31,5152.97 %2.51 %3.99 %
20 or more units
102,1869.64 %5.41 %8.59 %
Mobile home
8,2830.78 %4.92 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
2760.03 %0.09 %0.22 %
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Area Code 215 Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units1,060,121100.00 %--
1 room
23,9232.26 %1.19 %2.21 %
2 rooms
50,4564.76 %2.72 %4.88 %
3 rooms
113,93510.75 %7.68 %10.06 %
4 rooms
119,64411.29 %12.72 %15.95 %
5 rooms
140,43113.25 %17.62 %20.92 %
6 rooms
253,49823.91 %23.25 %18.39 %
7 rooms
152,23514.36 %14.62 %11.98 %
8 rooms
106,26810.02 %10.70 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
99,7319.41 %9.50 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)5.9-5.85.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units976,234100.00 %--
1.00 or less
938,58996.14 %89.30 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
22,4722.30 %1.16 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
15,1731.55 %0.58 %2.54 %
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Area Code 215 Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas627,58059.20 %46.75 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas16,1081.52 %2.77 %5.96 %
Electricity142,13113.41 %14.99 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.181,38117.11 %23.19 %8.06 %
Coal or coke7920.07 %1.30 %0.12 %
Wood1,7910.17 %1.45 %1.51 %
Solar energy1530.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Other fuel3,6210.34 %0.39 %0.35 %
No fuel used2,6770.25 %0.19 %1.25 %
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Area Code 215 Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units578,621100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
122,51421.17 %15.06 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
168,54929.13 %37.37 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
112,73119.48 %24.33 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
81,22014.04 %11.91 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
60,31710.42 %7.43 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
25,4374.40 %2.92 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
6,8201.18 %0.82 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
1,0330.18 %0.15 %0.56 %
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Area Code 215 Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage369,75363.90 %62.24 %69.56 %
Less than $300
2,9310.51 %0.32 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
22,2963.85 %3.76 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
48,0708.31 %9.35 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
83,33114.40 %17.24 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
111,76719.32 %18.91 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
57,89810.01 %7.63 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
43,4607.51 %5.04 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged208,86836.10 %37.76 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent204,12535.28 %37.77 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent95,31016.47 %17.62 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent77,76113.44 %13.83 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent53,6619.27 %9.14 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent34,2225.91 %5.69 %6.01 %
35 percent or more105,20218.18 %15.10 %15.91 %
Not computed8,3401.44 %0.85 %0.85 %
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Area Code 215 Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units332,306100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
17,6865.32 %6.33 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
12,8073.85 %6.63 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
66,64420.06 %28.85 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
123,91737.29 %33.72 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
61,29918.45 %12.39 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
29,7078.94 %4.84 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
7,8792.37 %1.47 %2.89 %
No cash rent
12,3673.72 %5.78 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)80,41024.20 %59.89 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent56,57917.03 %19.23 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent44,52013.40 %14.35 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent39,24411.81 %12.28 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent32,6069.81 %10.37 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent22,7276.84 %6.91 %7.32 %
35 percent or more110,40933.23 %28.65 %29.47 %
Not computed26,2217.89 %8.21 %7.77 %

Area Code 215 Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentPennsylvania Avg.National Avg.
None231,36221.82 %11.69 %9.57 %
1366,02434.53 %31.78 %31.22 %
2285,57626.94 %34.14 %34.76 %
3 or more93,2728.80 %13.43 %15.45 %
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