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ZIP Code 15131

Primary City:Mckeesport, PA (View All Cities)
County: Allegheny County
Timezone: Eastern (7:04pm)
Area code: 412 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.33, -79.80
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15131

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15131. 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 15131. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15131, 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:
Mckeesport, PA
Acceptable:
White Oak

Stats and Demographics for the 15131 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15131 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 15131 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 15131 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,240
Population Density 1,131 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,044
Median Home Value $97,900
Land Area 7.29 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,762
Median Household Income $47,673

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male174177173250187248193194218292346342318211123157151106
Female154174164244199241177195222276389393341252204287256212
Total328351337494386489370389440568735735659463327444407318

Gender

 Male 3,860 47%
 Female 4,380 53%
Gender

Race

 White 7,727 93.8%
 Black Or African American 280 3.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.1%
 Asian 78 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 15 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 126 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner8212314588683421439165
Renter31147103143141103161103
Total39359417731824524600268

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,785 47%
 Single Guardian 486 13%
 Singles 1,318 35%
 Singles With Roommate 173 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,043 81%
 Households with Kids 719 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3832373445353028393642223637393740637157
Female3036272929374435293824392736344037617247
Total6868646374727463687466616373737777124143104

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15131 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 15131 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 15131 real estate data, the median home value of $97,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 15131. Rentals in 15131 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 15131 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,041 97.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 190 2.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,660 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,170 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 932 23%
 Households Vacant 282 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 75 26.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 52 18.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 4.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 9.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 115 40.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 249 30%
 2 Bedroom 486 58%
 3+ Bedroom 97 12%
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 $47,673 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 15131 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 15131 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 15131 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 2,723 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,885 25%
 No Earnings 2,870 38%
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 2,723 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,885 25%
 No Earnings 2,870 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,880 95.7%
 Public transportation 56 1.4%
 Taxicab 10 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 44 1.1%
 Worked at Home 64 1.6%
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 126 4%
 High School Graduate 1,711 58%
 Associate's degree 416 14%
 Bachelor's degree 498 17%
 Master's degree 110 4%
 Professional school degree 40 1%
 Doctorate degree 34 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 712 86.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 76 9.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 33 4.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 15131

ZIP Code 15131 is in the Mckeesport Area School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 15131.

White Oak Elementary School
1415 California Ave
Mc Keesport, PA 15131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mckeesport Area School District
Mcclure Intrmd School
500 Longvue Dr
Mc Keesport, PA 15131
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mckeesport Area School District
St Angela Merici Elementary School
1640 Fawcett Ave
White Oak, PA 15131
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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