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ZIP Code 15208

Primary City:Pittsburgh, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: North Point Breeze
County: Allegheny County
Timezone: Eastern (2:25pm)
Area code: 412 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.45, -79.90
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15208

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15208. 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 15208. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15208, 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:
Homewood
Unacceptable:
Pgh, Pitt

Stats and Demographics for the 15208 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15208 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 15208 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 15208 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,406
Population Density 6,467 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,785
Median Home Value $98,100
Land Area 1.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,624
Median Household Income $31,184

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3483203294033072802242612432883483093272071371208559
Female388342330381343394312316346398441435351263230185192164
Total736662659784650674536577589686789744678470367305277223

Gender

 Male 4,595 44%
 Female 5,811 56%
Gender

Race

 White 3,049 29.3%
 Black Or African American 6,791 65.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 38 0.4%
 Asian 152 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 74 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 302 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11131304436592365316113
Renter21953238443933224214860
Total230663688875924607464173

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,164 25%
 Single Guardian 1,393 30%
 Singles 1,775 38%
 Singles With Roommate 292 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,268 71%
 Households with Kids 1,356 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8363655761677076467456656371689583837458
Female7661809872716660738362576167857975855773
Total159124145155133138136136119157118122124138153174158168131131

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15208 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 15208 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 15208 real estate data, the median home value of $98,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 15208 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 15208 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 15208 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,354 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 9 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 43 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,381 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 887 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,356 41%
 Households Vacant 1,161 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 310 26.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 0.9%
 For Sale Only 32 2.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 2.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 0.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 770 66.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 71 3%
 1 Bedroom 758 35%
 2 Bedroom 742 34%
 3+ Bedroom 622 28%
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 $31,184 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 15208 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. ZIP code 15208 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 15208 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 15208 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,858 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,976 25%
 No Earnings 3,092 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 2,858 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,976 25%
 No Earnings 3,092 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,479 62.3%
 Public transportation 897 22.5%
 Taxicab 7 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 420 10.6%
 Worked at Home 178 4.5%
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 181 7%
 High School Graduate 979 39%
 Associate's degree 92 4%
 Bachelor's degree 608 24%
 Master's degree 259 10%
 Professional school degree 208 8%
 Doctorate degree 190 8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,223 65.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 320 17.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 314 16.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 15208

ZIP Code 15208 is in the Pittsburgh School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 15208.

Acadamy at Westinghouse
1101 North Murtland Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Pittsburgh School District
Options Center
925 Brushton Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Pittsburgh School District
Pittsburgh Homewood Early Childhood Center
7100 Hamilton Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pittsburgh School District
Pittsburgh Linden K-5
725 South Linden Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pittsburgh School District
Pittsburgh Sterrett 6-8
7100 Reynolds St
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Pittsburgh School District
Pittsburgh Faison K-5
7430 Tioga St
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pittsburgh School District
Pittsburgh Student Achievement Center
925 Brushton Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pittsburgh School District
St Bede School
6920 Edgerton Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Pittsburgh New Church
299 Le Roi Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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