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ZIP Code 15218

Primary City:Pittsburgh, PA (View All Cities)
County: Allegheny County
Timezone: Eastern (2:15pm)
Area code: 412 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.42, -79.89
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15218

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15218. 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 15218. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15218, 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:
Swissvale
Unacceptable:
Pgh, Pitt

Stats and Demographics for the 15218 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15218 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 15218 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 15218 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,851
Population Density 5,841 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,539
Median Home Value $104,900
Land Area 2.37 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,790
Median Household Income $47,803

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male41133937135033353657143841344149352037819915913214590
Female400310360342419602634466469591622605490321246221207227
Total8116497316927521,1381,2059048821,0321,1151,125868520405353352317

Gender

 Male 6,319 46%
 Female 7,532 54%
Gender

Race

 White 9,576 69.1%
 Black Or African American 3,488 25.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 29 0.2%
 Asian 274 2.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 89 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 391 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner24532608836928464376173
Renter22078447853741218815476
Total2441,3161,0861,3731,340652530249

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,173 32%
 Single Guardian 1,263 19%
 Singles 2,776 41%
 Singles With Roommate 578 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,227 77%
 Households with Kids 1,563 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7999887668696669679273697463677773696457
Female8371777666685858606269688180698163646550
Total162170165152134137124127127154142137155143136158136133129107

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15218 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 15218 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 15218 real estate data, the median home value of $104,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 15218 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 15218 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 15218 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,837 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 14 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,616 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,325 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,849 38%
 Households Vacant 749 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 298 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 106 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 301 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 156 6%
 1 Bedroom 973 36%
 2 Bedroom 1,116 41%
 3+ Bedroom 448 17%
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 $47,803 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 15218 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 15218 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 15218 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 5,308 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,032 25%
 No Earnings 3,558 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 5,308 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,032 25%
 No Earnings 3,558 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,324 74.1%
 Public transportation 1,159 16.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 287 4.0%
 Worked at Home 400 5.6%
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 224 5%
 High School Graduate 1,960 40%
 Associate's degree 409 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,067 22%
 Master's degree 785 16%
 Professional school degree 265 5%
 Doctorate degree 152 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,058 57.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 643 34.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 156 8.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 15218

ZIP Code 15218 is in the Environmental Charter School at Frick Park School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 15218.

Environmental Charter School at Frick Pa
829 Milton St
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Environmental Charter School at Frick Park School District
Edgewood Elementary School
241 Maple Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Woodland Hills School District
Dickson Elementary School
7301 Schoyer Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Woodland Hills School District
Woodland Hills Jhs
7600 Evans St
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Woodland Hills School District
Grace Non Traditional Christian Academy
2121 Noble St
Swissvale, PA 15218
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Universal Academy of Pittsburgh
2103 Hampton St
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
300 E Swissvale Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St Anthony School
7436 McClure Ave
Swissvale, PA 15218
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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