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ZIP Code 15212

Primary City:Pittsburgh, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Perry South
County: Allegheny County
Timezone: Eastern (6:35am)
Area code: 412 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.47, -80.01
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15212

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15212. 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 15212. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15212, 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:
Allegheny
Unacceptable:
Pgh, Pitt

Stats and Demographics for the 15212 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15212 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 15212 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 large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 15212 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,895
Population Density 4,483 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,153
Median Home Value $81,300
Land Area 6.22 sq mi
Water Area 0.36 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,287
Median Household Income $37,699

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8776847547999691,1419998478641,0461,1971,087733475371307266158
Female8556666858381,0381,1879178308451,0131,1701,034773606527422435480
Total1,7321,3501,4391,6372,0072,3281,9161,6771,7092,0592,3672,1211,5061,081898729701638

Gender

 Male 13,574 49%
 Female 14,321 51%
Gender

Race

 White 18,493 66.3%
 Black Or African American 8,087 29.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 48 0.2%
 Asian 313 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 156 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 791 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner847991,0571,5541,490859659299
Renter7811,4901,0071,171888579395175
Total8652,2892,0642,7252,3781,4381,054474

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,362 25%
 Single Guardian 3,095 23%
 Singles 5,680 43%
 Singles With Roommate 1,150 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,246 77%
 Households with Kids 3,041 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male188198163168165141124148106162139167145141143145177157177152
Female174176164141143125135130133134144145124138155155155162211182
Total362374327309308266259278239296283312269279298300332319388334

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15212 has a slightly higher 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 15212 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 15212 real estate data, the median home value of $81,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 15212 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 15212 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 15212 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,409 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 43 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 128 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 315 1.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,224 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,577 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,486 40%
 Households Vacant 2,866 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 856 29.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 43 1.5%
 For Sale Only 247 8.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 140 4.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 140 4.9%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,437 50.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 274 5%
 1 Bedroom 2,451 41%
 2 Bedroom 1,876 31%
 3+ Bedroom 1,445 24%
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 $37,699 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 15212 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 15212 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 15212 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 15212 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 9,458 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,079 22%
 No Earnings 8,756 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 9,458 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,079 22%
 No Earnings 8,756 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,919 70.5%
 Public transportation 1,703 13.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 15 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,702 13.5%
 Worked at Home 304 2.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,145 11%
 High School Graduate 5,148 51%
 Associate's degree 758 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,935 19%
 Master's degree 737 7%
 Professional school degree 196 2%
 Doctorate degree 151 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,642 77.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 624 13.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 420 9.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 15212

ZIP Code 15212 is in the Pittsburgh School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 15212.

Pittsburgh Oliver
2323 Brighton Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Pittsburgh School District
Propel Cs-Northside
1805 Buena Vista St
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Propel Charter Schools-Northside
Pittsburgh Spring Hill K-5
1351 Damas St
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pittsburgh School District
Pittsburgh Morrow K-5
1611 Davis Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pittsburgh School District
Pittsburgh Allegheny K-5
810 Arch St
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pittsburgh School District
Pittsburgh Allegheny 6-8
810 Arch St
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Pittsburgh School District
Pittsburgh Spring Garden Early Childhood
1501 Spring Garden Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pittsburgh School District
Pittsburgh King K-8
50 Montgomery Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pittsburgh School District
Pittsburgh Schiller 6-8
1018 Peralta St
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Pittsburgh School District
Reserve Primary School
2107 Lonsdale St
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shaler Area School District
Pittsburgh Oliver High School
2323 Brighton Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pittsburgh School District
North Catholic High School
1400 Troy Hill Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Allegheny Campus Child Development Center
808 Ridge Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Agh Center for Children
621 E North Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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