The 19540 ZIP Code is primarily associated with Mohnton, PA (Berks County) in the U.S. The current population estimate is 11,270. Approximately 3% of the population lives below the poverty line, while the median househould income sits at $80,579. The ZIP Code 19540 has a median age of approximately 46.3 years, with 21.5% of residents aged 62 years and older. In this Pennsylvania region, an estimated 93.3% have a high school degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $42,746.
In ZIP Code 19540, 93.3% of the population graduated high school, while 30.0% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 2.4% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 12.4% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 38.6% in this Berks County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).
|Less than 9th grade||2.4%|
|9th to 12th grade, no diploma||4.3%|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||38.6%|
|Some college, no degree||14.7%|
|Graduate or professional degree||12.4%|
Residents of ZIP Code 19540 are older than average. The median age of 46.3 years in ZIP Code 19540 is approximately 21.52% higher than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 79.6% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 21.5% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 17.9% of the population in 19540 falls in the age group 45 to 54 years, while an estimated 9.6% are aged 25 to 34 years. On the low end of the scale, 1.9% of 19540 residents are aged 85 years and over.
|Under 5 years||5.3%|
|5 to 9 years||5.4%|
|10 to 14 years||5.1%|
|15 to 19 years||6.2%|
|20 to 24 years||6.7%|
|25 to 34 years||9.6%|
|35 to 44 years||9.3%|
|45 to 54 years||17.9%|
|55 to 59 years||8.9%|
|60 to 64 years||8.8%|
|65 to 74 years||9.4%|
|75 to 84 years||5.4%|
|85 years and over||1.9%|
The median household income in ZIP Code 19540 is $80,579, while the region's mean household income is $106,985. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $42,746. The per capita income in ZIP Code 19540 of $42,746 is approximately 24.44% more than the per capita income in Pennsylvania overall of $34,352. An estimated 2.5% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately 73.68% lower than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 20.2% of the population in 19540 earn $100,000 to $149,999 per year, while an estimated 19.1% earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, and 2.0% of 19540 residents earn $10,000 to $14,999 per year.
|Less than $10,000 per year||2.0%|
|$10,000 to $14,999 per year||2.0%|
|$15,000 to $24,999 per year||6.5%|
|$25,000 to $34,999 per year||6.0%|
|$35,000 to $49,999 per year||10.2%|
|$50,000 to $74,999 per year||19.1%|
|$75,000 to $99,999 per year||13.5%|
|$100,000 to $149,999 per year||20.2%|
|$150,000 to $199,999 per year||9.8%|
|$200,000 or more per year||10.8%|
Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 19540, 97.5% is one race, while 2.5% are two or more races. Approximately 5.1% of 19540 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 19540 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (96.8%), followed by Black or African American (2.7%) .
|Black or African American||2.7%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||1.1%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||0.0%|
|Some other race||1.9%|
In ZIP Code 19540, 94.5% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 3.1% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 2.1% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 0.3% of homes. Lastly, 0.0% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this Berks County region.
|Other Indo-European languages||2.1%|
|Asian and Pacific Islander languages||0.3%|
Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 19540, an estimated 21.4% of homes were built in 1939 or earlier. Additionally, 18.5% of homes in the region were built between 1980 and 1989, while an estimated 0.4% of homes were built between 2010 and 2013 in this Berks County region.
|Year Home Built||Percent|
|Built in 2014 or later||0.6%|
|Built between 2010 and 2013||0.4%|
|Built between 2000 and 2009||14.7%|
|Built between 1990 and 1999||15.0%|
|Built between 1980 and 1989||18.5%|
|Built between 1970 and 1979||9.8%|
|Built between 1960 and 1969||6.5%|
|Built between 1950 and 1959||7.6%|
|Built between 1940 and 1949||5.6%|
|Built in 1939 or earlier||21.4%|
One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 19540 is high cholesterol, as an estimated 32.5% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 19540 is high blood pressure, as approximately 30.4% of adults 18 and older in this Berks County region contend with that issue.
|Health Issue||Percent of adults*|
|Cancer (excluding skin cancer)||6.9%|
|Chronic kidney disease||2.5%|
|High blood pressure||30.4%|
|Coronary heart disease||6.0%|
One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 19540 is cholesterol screening, as an estimated 90.4% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 90.4% of those 18 and above in 19540 list current access to health insurance, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 19540 include obesity (35.4% of adults aged 18 and above) and sleeping less than 7 hours (33.9% of those 18 and older).
|Preventive Measure||Percent of adults*|
|Visits to dentist or dental clinic||70.9%|
|Taking medicine for high blood pressure control||75.0%|
|Visits to doctor for routine checkup||76.9%|
|Current access to health insurance||90.4%|
|Risk Behavior||Percent of adults*|
|No leisure-time physical activity||21.6%|
|Sleeping less than 7 hours||33.9%|
The average residential electricity rate in ZIP Code 19540 of 10.95¢/kWh. This rate is about 37.39% less than the average rate in Pennsylvania, and approximately 29.99% less than the average rate in the U.S. as a whole. Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 19540 has an average daily solar radiation level of 4.92 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 19.42% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 25.34% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).
|ZIP Code 19540||10.95¢/kWh||5.61¢/kWh||1.41¢/kWh|
|Month||ZIP Code 19540||Low (WA)||High (AZ)|
In 19540, 71.9% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 4.4% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 25.0 minutes. Approximately 21.6% of the employed population 16 years and over in 19540 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 18.4% work in manufacturing. On the lower end of the scale, just 1.3% of 19540 workers 16 years and over work in information.
|Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining||1.6%|
|Transportation and warehousing, and utilities||4.1%|
|Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing||5.6%|
|Professional, scientific, management, and administrative||10.4%|
|Educational services, and health care and social assistance||21.6%|
|Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services||4.1%|
|Other services, except public administration||4.3%|
Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 19540, credit reporting or credit repair services have received the most complaints in 19540 in the past 12 months. Debt collection received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this Berks County region was incorrect information on a report.
|Complaint Product||Number of Complaints*|
|Credit reporting or credit repair services||6|
|Payday loan, title loan, or personal loan||1|
|Complaint Issue||Number of Complaints*|
|Incorrect information on your report||6|
|Struggling to pay your loan||1|
|Took or threatened to take negative or legal action||1|
|Written notification about debt||1|