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ZIP Code 15068

Primary City:New Kensington, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: New Kensington
County: Westmoreland County
Timezone: Eastern (9:26am)
Area code: 724 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.57, -79.73
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15068

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15068. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 15068. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15068, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
New Kensington, PA
Acceptable:
Arnold, Barking, Lower Burrell, New Kensingtn, Parnassus

Stats and Demographics for the 15068 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15068 is located in southwest Pennsylvania and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 15068 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 15068 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,785
Population Density 860 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,734
Median Home Value $111,000
Land Area 45.10 sq mi
Water Area 1.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 16,788
Median Household Income $44,778

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1159981,1671,2499451,0319701,0291,2671,5181,6771,5051,205828643581513352
Female1,0371,0111,1311,1799711,0661,0011,1111,2491,5301,7571,5771,3021,002852832785799
Total2,1522,0092,2982,4281,9162,0971,9712,1402,5163,0483,4343,0822,5071,8301,4951,4131,2981,151

Gender

 Male 18,593 48%
 Female 20,192 52%
Gender

Race

 White 34,628 89.3%
 Black Or African American 2,800 7.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 50 0.1%
 Asian 182 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 118 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 1,001 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner899651,6812,7582,6021,6471,530599
Renter394873839916784462412237
Total4831,8382,5203,6743,3862,1091,942836

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,901 47%
 Single Guardian 2,775 17%
 Singles 5,281 31%
 Singles With Roommate 831 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,334 73%
 Households with Kids 4,454 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male195228217249183209200188218226236218268219277278262240192174
Female200219220204178223202190218221236225233216254242267232184185
Total395447437453361432402378436447472443501435531520529472376359

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15068 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 15068 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 15068 real estate data, the median home value of $111,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 15068 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 15068 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 15068 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,557 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 77 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 100 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 51 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,247 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 4,624 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,917 26%
 Households Vacant 1,946 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 702 36.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 34 1.7%
 For Sale Only 302 15.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 114 5.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 52 2.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 741 38.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 135 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,600 31%
 2 Bedroom 1,747 34%
 3+ Bedroom 1,682 33%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $44,778 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 15068 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 15068 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 12,015 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,063 22%
 No Earnings 12,404 39%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 12,015 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,063 22%
 No Earnings 12,404 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,747 93.4%
 Public transportation 281 1.7%
 Taxicab 8 0.0%
 Motorcycle 35 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 469 2.8%
 Worked at Home 317 1.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,089 8%
 High School Graduate 7,626 58%
 Associate's degree 1,546 12%
 Bachelor's degree 1,982 15%
 Master's degree 588 4%
 Professional school degree 143 1%
 Doctorate degree 130 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,448 79.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 686 10.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 700 10.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 15068

ZIP Code 15068 is in the Burrell School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 15068.

Bon Air Elementary School
3260 Leechburg Rd
Lower Burrell, PA 15068
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Burrell School District
Stewart Elementary School
2880 Leechburg Rd
Lower Burrell, PA 15068
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Burrell School District
Charles a Huston Ms
1020 Puckety Chrch Rd
Lower Burrell, PA 15068
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Burrell School District
Greenwald Memorial School
110 Elmtree Rd
New Kensington, PA 15068
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Kensington-Arnold School District
Fort Crawford School
255 Third St
New Kensington, PA 15068
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Kensington-Arnold School District
Martin School
1800 7th St
New Kensington, PA 15068
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Kensington-Arnold School District
Berkey School
1739 Victoria Ave
Arnold, PA 15068
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New Kensington-Arnold School District
Valley Ms
1701 Alcoa Dr
Arnold, PA 15068
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New Kensington-Arnold School District
Burrell High School
1021 Puckety Chrch Rd
Lower Burrell, PA 15068
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Burrell School District
Valley Shs
703 Stevenson Blvd
New Kensington, PA 15068
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New Kensington-Arnold School District
Northern Westmoreland Ctc
705 Stevenson Blvd
New Kensington, PA 15068
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Northern Westmoreland Ctc School District

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