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ZIP Code 15227

Primary City:Pittsburgh, PA (View All Cities)
County: Allegheny County
Timezone: Eastern (2:46am)
Area code: 412 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.38, -79.97
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15227

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15227. 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 15227. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15227, 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:
Brentwood
Unacceptable:
Pgh, Pitt

Stats and Demographics for the 15227 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15227 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 15227 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 a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 15227 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,156
Population Density 4,556 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,415
Median Home Value $100,400
Land Area 6.18 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,342
Median Household Income $49,519

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7587287568598041,0659288688791,0151,1291,031827569462380338279
Female7417007267557929888697819391,0841,2091,116900680555564515567
Total1,4991,4281,4821,6141,5962,0531,7971,6491,8182,0992,3382,1471,7271,2491,017944853846

Gender

 Male 13,675 49%
 Female 14,481 51%
Gender

Race

 White 25,933 92.1%
 Black Or African American 1,028 3.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 33 0.1%
 Asian 714 2.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 75 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 368 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner781,0641,2601,9771,8531,2031,036425
Renter352845595618491249177119
Total4301,9091,8552,5952,3441,4521,213544

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,632 46%
 Single Guardian 1,916 16%
 Singles 4,055 33%
 Singles With Roommate 739 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,197 75%
 Households with Kids 3,145 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male136149134165146148154140140173122153145163169203170172145143
Female135160143153156129133135147146128143171138144160183122146137
Total271309277318302277287275287319250296316301313363353294291280

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15227 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 15227 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 15227 real estate data, the median home value of $100,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 15227. Rentals in 15227 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 15227 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,865 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 268 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 23 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,570 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,326 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,446 26%
 Households Vacant 1,073 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 559 52%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 1%
 For Sale Only 149 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 47 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 275 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 321 9%
 1 Bedroom 1,258 34%
 2 Bedroom 1,455 39%
 3+ Bedroom 665 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 $49,519 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 15227 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 15227 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. However, that is not the case in 15227. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10,298 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,028 25%
 No Earnings 7,404 31%
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 10,298 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,028 25%
 No Earnings 7,404 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,731 82.3%
 Public transportation 1,672 11.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 18 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 447 3.1%
 Worked at Home 393 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 866 8.8%
 High School Graduate 5,446 55.6%
 Associate's degree 1,243 12.7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,615 16.5%
 Master's degree 479 4.9%
 Professional school degree 93 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 49 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,530 76.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 734 15.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 366 7.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 15227

ZIP Code 15227 is in the Baldwin-Whitehall School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 15227.

Paynter Elementary School
3454 Pleasantvue Dr
Pittsburgh, PA 15227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baldwin-Whitehall School District
Moore School
3809 Dalewood St
Pittsburgh, PA 15227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brentwood Borough School District
Elroy Avenue Elementary School
3129 Elroy Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brentwood Borough School District
Brentwood Ms
3601 Brownsville Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15227
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Brentwood Borough School District
Academy Cs
900 Agnew Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15227
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Academy Charter Schools
Brentwood Shs
3601 Brownsville Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15227
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Brentwood Borough School District
St Sylvester Elementary School
30 W Willock Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Acld Tillotson School
4900 Girard Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15227
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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