Zip Code 16503 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameErie
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Erie
Area Code814
Current Population:16850
Racial Majority:White 44.62%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 46.1%
Unemployment Rate:9.0%
Median Household Income$25622
Average Adjusted Gross Income$23290
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time20 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range663 - 709 ft.
Area3 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.12700200, -80.06146500

Zip Code 16503 Description

Zip Code 16503 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Erie metro area. Zip code 16503 is primarily located in Erie County. The official US Postal Service name for 16503 is ERIE, Pennsylvania. Portions of zip code 16503 are contained within or border the city limits of Erie, PA, . The area code for zip code 16503 is 814. 16503 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 16503 is 9.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 7.0% 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 16503 decreased to 16850 from 18314 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 16503 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 16503 public schools is Black. 99.6% of students in 16503 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 7134 44.62% 7404 -4%
 Black Or African American 5218 32.63% 5905 -12%
 Hispanic 2025 12.66% 2099 -4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 59 0.37% 43 +37%
 Asian 726 4.54% 578 +26%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.03% 0 +0%
 Other Race 37 0% 37 -100%
 Two Or More Races 784 5.15% 784 +5%

Zip Code 16503 Race/Ethnicity

 White 22.1%
 Black Or African American 46.1%
 Hispanic 17.1%
 Asian 12.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 1.6%

Zip Code 16503 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1685018314
Male Population50.50%
Female Population49.50%
Total Households5884
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$25622
Income Under $50K Per Year82.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year15.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year2.10%
16503 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 16Mike KellyRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$50400
Average Real Estate Sale Price$31268
Current Unemployment Level 9.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level10.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 83a - Erie Lake Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 16503 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19202837485863625545362641
Avg Max Temp (°F)33354555677680797261493857
Avg Precip (In.)2.552.293.083.413.44.33.524.214.774.034.033.6543.23
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Erie, PA
CBSA Type16503
CBSA Population279906
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours