Zip Code 16159 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWest Middlesex
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mercer
Secondary County: Lawrence
Area Code724 / 878
Current Population:4706
Racial Majority:White 98.08%
Public School Racial Majority:White 94.8%
Unemployment Rate:7.1%
Median Household Income$47513
Average Adjusted Gross Income$57030
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time17.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range922 - 1211 ft.
Area26 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.15909700, -80.46977000

Zip Code 16159 Description

Zip Code 16159 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Youngstown metro area. Zip code 16159 is primarily located in Mercer County. Portions of 16159 are also located in Lawrence County. The official US Postal Service name for 16159 is WEST MIDDLESEX, Pennsylvania. Portions of zip code 16159 are contained within or border the city limits of Hermitage, PA, West Middlesex, PA, Wheatland, PA, Masury, OH, and Farrell, PA. The area code for zip code 16159 is 724. 16159 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 16159 is 7.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 16159 decreased to 4706 from 6540 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 16159 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 16159 public schools is White. 33.5% of students in 16159 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 4507 98.08% 4560 -1%
 Black Or African American 9 0.2% 59 -85%
 Hispanic 49 1.07% 28 +75%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 2 -100%
 Asian 11 0.24% 13 -15%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 7 0% 7 -100%
 Two Or More Races 37 0.41% 37 -49%

Zip Code 16159 Race/Ethnicity

 White 94.8%
 Black Or African American 1%
 Hispanic 1.8%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 2.1%

Zip Code 16159 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population47066540
Male Population49.30%
Female Population50.70%
Total Households1945
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$47513
Income Under $50K Per Year53.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.60%
16159 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 16Mike KellyRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$181688
Average Real Estate Sale Price$89714
Current Unemployment Level 7.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 61c - Low Lime Drift Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 16159 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)18192736465559585140332439
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384961728084827664514061
Avg Precip (In.)2.422.113.013.313.594.354.143.633.922.673.282.9239.36
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA
CBSA Type16159
CBSA Population568760
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours