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ZIP Code 15209

Primary City:Pittsburgh, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Pittsburgh
County: Allegheny County
Timezone: Eastern (1:05pm)
Area code: 412 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.50, -79.97
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15209

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15209. 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 15209. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15209, 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:
Millvale
Unacceptable:
Pgh, Pitt

Stats and Demographics for the 15209 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15209 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 15209 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 15209 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,438
Population Density 2,759 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,906
Median Home Value $126,500
Land Area 4.51 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,404
Median Household Income $56,273

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male35432836436931843340138439749753447433123021215116575
Female339323322359317392386362450516577460389283255236213242
Total6936516867286358257877468471,0131,111934720513467387378317

Gender

 Male 6,017 48%
 Female 6,421 52%
Gender

Race

 White 11,927 95.9%
 Black Or African American 214 1.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.2%
 Asian 83 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 24 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 164 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner36450592910799513431162
Renter10535024730121813310354
Total1418008391,2111,017646534216

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,520 47%
 Single Guardian 858 16%
 Singles 1,676 31%
 Singles With Roommate 350 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,936 73%
 Households with Kids 1,468 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6674726776596359718274845668867575716258
Female7270626377696161555969586571788782605242
Total138144134130153128124120126141143142121139164162157131114100

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15209 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 15209 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 15209 real estate data, the median home value of $126,500 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 15209. Rentals in 15209 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 15209 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,325 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 113 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,451 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,442 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,511 26%
 Households Vacant 502 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 146 29.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.8%
 For Sale Only 68 13.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 3.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 3.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 253 50.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 519 42%
 2 Bedroom 493 40%
 3+ Bedroom 229 18%
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 $56,273 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 15209 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. Residents in ZIP code 15209 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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 15209 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 4,895 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,523 24%
 No Earnings 3,165 30%
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 4,895 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,523 24%
 No Earnings 3,165 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,776 88.2%
 Public transportation 416 6.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 22 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 206 3.1%
 Worked at Home 127 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 280 6%
 High School Graduate 2,425 56%
 Associate's degree 425 10%
 Bachelor's degree 826 19%
 Master's degree 329 8%
 Professional school degree 43 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,662 80.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 217 10.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 189 9.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 15209

ZIP Code 15209 is in the Shaler Area School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 15209.

Marzolf Primary School
101 Marzolf Rd Ext
Pittsburgh, PA 15209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shaler Area School District
Shaler Area High School
381 Wible Run Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Shaler Area School District

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