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ZIP Code 15217

Primary City:Pittsburgh, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Squirrel Hill South
County: Allegheny County
Timezone: Eastern (5:17am)
Area code: 412 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.43, -79.92
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15217

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15217. 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 15217. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15217, 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:
Squirrel Hill

Stats and Demographics for the 15217 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15217 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 15217 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 15217 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,220
Population Density 7,151 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,778
Median Home Value $256,600
Land Area 3.81 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,027
Median Household Income $62,925

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6946265807981,7341,6411,140743685667803779757487367292256330
Female7405845556401,6151,435985717700692836936841571451389469685
Total1,4341,2101,1351,4383,3493,0762,1251,4601,3851,3591,6391,7151,5981,0588186817251,015

Gender

 Male 13,379 49%
 Female 13,841 51%
Gender

Race

 White 22,592 83.0%
 Black Or African American 933 3.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 32 0.1%
 Asian 2,769 10.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 285 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 607 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner576319421,2911,542892628261
Renter1,0612,162647453453263338406
Total1,1182,7931,5891,7441,9951,155966667

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,913 41%
 Single Guardian 968 8%
 Singles 4,403 37%
 Singles With Roommate 1,743 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,557 79%
 Households with Kids 2,470 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male148148128124139136132107112118111112124115108121130193246278
Female1331601401421371091101141141269310198137113114117127169261
Total281308268266276245242221226244204213222252221235247320415539

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15217 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 15217 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 15217 real estate data, the median home value of $256,600 is high 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 15217. Rentals in 15217 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 15217 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,964 95.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 482 1.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 762 2.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 12 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,035 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,209 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,783 45%
 Households Vacant 751 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 303 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 3%
 For Sale Only 109 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 53 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 93 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 168 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 563 10%
 1 Bedroom 2,334 40%
 2 Bedroom 1,437 25%
 3+ Bedroom 1,525 26%
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 $62,925 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 15217 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 15217 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 15217 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. More commuters in 15217 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 10,164 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,154 27%
 No Earnings 6,854 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 10,164 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,154 27%
 No Earnings 6,854 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,817 68.8%
 Public transportation 2,147 15.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 16 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,592 11.2%
 Worked at Home 687 4.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 15217 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 208 2%
 High School Graduate 2,025 23%
 Associate's degree 361 4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,191 25%
 Master's degree 1,639 18%
 Professional school degree 1,105 12%
 Doctorate degree 1,349 15%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,675 43.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,114 54.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 104 2.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 15217

ZIP Code 15217 is in the Pittsburgh School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 15217.

Pittsburgh Minadeo K-5
6502 Lilac St
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pittsburgh School District
Pittsburgh Colfax K-8
2332 Beechwood Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pittsburgh School District
Pittsburgh Allderdice High School
2409 Shady Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pittsburgh School District
St Edmund'S Academy
5705 Darlington Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Community Day School
6424 Forward Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Yeshiva Schools of Pittsburgh
2100 Wightman St
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Day School at Childrens Institute Pittsburgh
1405 Shady Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Carriage House Childrens Center
5604 Solway St
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
La Escuelita Arcoiris
5700 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Yeshiva Schools of Pittsburgh Girls
6401 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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