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ZIP Code 15219

Primary City:Pittsburgh, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Central Business District
County: Allegheny County
Timezone: Eastern (10:22pm)
Area code: 412 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.44, -79.99
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15219

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15219. 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 15219. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15219, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 15219 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15219 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 15219 are primarily black or African American. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is small. 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 15219 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,696
Population Density 7,277 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,708
Median Home Value $73,500
Land Area 2.29 sq mi
Water Area 0.38 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,628
Median Household Income $20,151

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 26

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3952572641,1861,81381155045147852446441930119715211610363
Female3622422521,3671,756477340305344409441398310268261209214197
Total7574995162,5533,5691,288890756822933905817611465413325317260

Gender

 Male 8,544 51%
 Female 8,152 49%
Gender

Race

 White 6,293 37.7%
 Black Or African American 9,842 58.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 34 0.2%
 Asian 180 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 59 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 286 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2311217524638226520791
Renter756707482698578454325127
Total779819657944960719532218

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 598 11%
 Single Guardian 1,664 30%
 Singles 2,868 51%
 Singles With Roommate 498 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,386 78%
 Households with Kids 1,242 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male84906074494951426647456951526672110272666586
Female7174617648435453445263435440445962427775647
Total15516412115097921059511099108112105921101311726991,4411,233

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15219 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 15219 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 15219 real estate data, the median home value of $73,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 15219 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 15219 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally < $200/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 15219 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,543 63.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2,594 15.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 2 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 34 0.2%
 College Student Housing 3,256 19.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 267 1.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 849 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 652 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,127 62%
 Households Vacant 1,080 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 514 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 22 2%
 For Sale Only 45 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 458 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 201 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,362 36%
 2 Bedroom 1,491 40%
 3+ Bedroom 683 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 $20,151 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 15219 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 15219 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 15219 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 15219 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,615 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,832 41%
 No Earnings 5,718 40%
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 2,615 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,832 41%
 No Earnings 5,718 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,281 47.4%
 Public transportation 1,089 22.6%
 Taxicab 8 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,313 27.3%
 Worked at Home 120 2.5%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 569 13.6%
 High School Graduate 2,872 68.6%
 Associate's degree 167 4.0%
 Bachelor's degree 269 6.4%
 Master's degree 157 3.7%
 Professional school degree 138 3.3%
 Doctorate degree 16 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 949 74.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 121 9.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 202 15.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 15219

ZIP Code 15219 is in the Pittsburgh School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 15219.

Pittsburgh Milliones 6-12
3117 Centre Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Pittsburgh School District
Pittsburgh Miller K-5
2055 Bedford Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pittsburgh School District
Pittsburgh Weil K-8
2250 Centre Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pittsburgh School District
St Benedict the Moor School
631 Watt St
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kindercare Learning Center
600 Grant St
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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