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ZIP Code 15203

Primary City:Pittsburgh, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: South Side Slopes
County: Allegheny County
Timezone: Eastern (1:07am)
Area code: 412 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.42, -79.98
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15203

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15203. 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 15203. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15203, 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:
Pittsburgh, PA
Acceptable:
Carson
Unacceptable:
Pgh, Pitt

Stats and Demographics for the 15203 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15203 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 15203 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 15203 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,949
Population Density 6,739 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,312
Median Home Value $131,700
Land Area 1.48 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,438
Median Household Income $43,734

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male10175711191,1941,126536340225260244262205120102987169
Female11779691691,178751345208189195233241218165143122165144
Total2181541402882,3721,877881548414455477503423285245220236213

Gender

 Male 5,218 52%
 Female 4,731 48%
Gender

Race

 White 9,240 92.9%
 Black Or African American 331 3.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.1%
 Asian 172 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.1%
 Other Race 42 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 145 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner6242730137741624323099
Renter9441,20231422422615914173
Total1,0061,629615601642402371172

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 907 17%
 Single Guardian 559 10%
 Singles 2,606 48%
 Singles With Roommate 1,366 25%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,044 93%
 Households with Kids 394 7%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1727161518151415131613918151912162547123
Female25281624231913121217111213161514134186137
Total425532394134272725332421313134262966133260

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15203 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 15203 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 15203 real estate data, the median home value of $131,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 15203. Rentals in 15203 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 15203 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,823 98.7%
 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 101 1.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 25 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,338 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 817 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,283 52%
 Households Vacant 874 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 312 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 36 4%
 For Sale Only 111 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 42 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 49 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 324 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 170 6%
 1 Bedroom 1,227 44%
 2 Bedroom 760 27%
 3+ Bedroom 635 23%
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 $43,734 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 15203 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. ZIP code 15203 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 15203 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 15203 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,320 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,218 33%
 No Earnings 2,132 22%
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 4,320 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,218 33%
 No Earnings 2,132 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,469 69.5%
 Public transportation 800 12.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 47 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 994 15.5%
 Worked at Home 119 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 275 8%
 High School Graduate 1,228 34%
 Associate's degree 243 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,114 31%
 Master's degree 338 9%
 Professional school degree 257 7%
 Doctorate degree 117 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 388 74.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 112 21.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 22 4.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 15203

ZIP Code 15203 is in the Pittsburgh School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 15203.

Pittsburgh Phillips K-5
1901 Sarah St
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pittsburgh School District

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