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ZIP Code 15215

Primary City:Pittsburgh, PA (View All Cities)
County: Allegheny County
Timezone: Eastern (3:36pm)
Area code: 412 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.51, -79.91
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15215

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15215. 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 15215. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15215, 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:
Aspinwall, Sharpsburg
Unacceptable:
Pgh, Pitt

Stats and Demographics for the 15215 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15215 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 15215 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 15215 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,615
Population Density 2,051 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,166
Median Home Value $196,300
Land Area 6.15 sq mi
Water Area 0.30 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,674
Median Household Income $60,148

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male335400386419290366307334404491608495371273204217140109
Female282378409352281359334350430536611493446304244231236190
Total6177787957715717256416848341,0271,219988817577448448376299

Gender

 Male 6,149 49%
 Female 6,466 51%
Gender

Race

 White 11,604 92.0%
 Black Or African American 319 2.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.1%
 Asian 436 3.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 41 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 204 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner16254519950841511393145
Renter12039528943429918122998
Total1366498081,3841,140692622243

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,419 43%
 Single Guardian 848 15%
 Singles 2,109 37%
 Singles With Roommate 298 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,164 73%
 Households with Kids 1,510 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male65706271868370778472828678689787110784749
Female4945577564667895758481858574937582564637
Total1141151191461501491481721591561631711631421901621921349386

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15215 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 15215 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 15215 real estate data, the median home value of $196,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 15215. Rentals in 15215 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 15215 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,605 99.9%
 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 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,323 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,306 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,045 33%
 Households Vacant 492 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 145 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 3%
 For Sale Only 89 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 173 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 52 3%
 1 Bedroom 710 39%
 2 Bedroom 625 34%
 3+ Bedroom 431 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 $60,148 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 15215 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 15215 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. Most commuters in 15215 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 4,249 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,627 25%
 No Earnings 3,432 33%
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 4,249 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,627 25%
 No Earnings 3,432 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,375 88.1%
 Public transportation 371 6.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 26 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 162 2.7%
 Worked at Home 170 2.8%
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 391 9%
 High School Graduate 1,381 33%
 Associate's degree 259 6%
 Bachelor's degree 995 24%
 Master's degree 516 12%
 Professional school degree 465 11%
 Doctorate degree 200 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,755 71.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 574 23.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 131 5.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 15215

ZIP Code 15215 is in the Fox Chapel Area School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 15215.

Kerr Elementary School
341 Kittanning Pk
Pittsburgh, PA 15215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fox Chapel Area School District
Christ the Divine Teacher Catholic Academy
205 Brilliant Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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