Zip Code 16226 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameFord City
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Armstrong
Area Code724 / 878
Current Population:8279
Racial Majority:White 95.55%
Public School Racial Majority:White 96.5%
Unemployment Rate:6.4%
Median Household Income$39862
Average Adjusted Gross Income$52180
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time23.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range889 - 1345 ft.
Area61 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.71590700, -79.48502500

Zip Code 16226 Description

Zip Code 16226 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Pittsburgh metro area. Zip code 16226 is primarily located in Armstrong County. The official US Postal Service name for 16226 is FORD CITY, Pennsylvania. Portions of zip code 16226 are contained within or border the city limits of Lenape Heights, PA, Ford City, PA, Manorville, PA, and Ford Cliff, PA. The area code for zip code 16226 is 724. 16226 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 16226 is 6.4% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.0% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 16226 decreased to 8279 from 8697 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 16226 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 16226 public schools is White. 46.5% of students in 16226 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 7703 95.55% 8030 -4%
 Black Or African American 141 1.75% 118 +19%
 Hispanic 173 2.15% 51 +239%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 12 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 9 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 59 0.56% 59 -24%

Zip Code 16226 Race/Ethnicity

 White 96.5%
 Black Or African American 2.1%
 Hispanic 1%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 0.1%

Zip Code 16226 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population82798697
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households3654
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$39862
Income Under $50K Per Year63.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.40%
16226 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 15Glenn ThompsonRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$113139
Average Real Estate Sale Price$10000
Current Unemployment Level 6.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 70c - Pittsburgh Low Plateau
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 16226 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)17182635455459585139312338
Avg Max Temp (°F)36395061728084827664524161
Avg Precip (In.)2.782.383.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Pittsburgh, PA
CBSA Type16226
CBSA Population2368989
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours