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ZIP Code 15228

Primary City:Pittsburgh, PA (View All Cities)
County: Allegheny County
Timezone: Eastern (5:17am)
Area code: 412 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.37, -80.05
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15228

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15228. 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 15228. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15228, 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:
Mount Lebanon, Mt Lebanon
Unacceptable:
Pgh, Pitt

Stats and Demographics for the 15228 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15228 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 15228 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 15228 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,595
Population Density 5,603 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,771
Median Home Value $215,000
Land Area 3.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,384
Median Household Income $72,396

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male508618642617335460490532616660707625513318230180176136
Female526562659554320512501588670725849692564376286241302305
Total1,0341,1801,3011,1716559729911,1201,2861,3851,5561,3171,077694516421478441

Gender

 Male 8,363 48%
 Female 9,232 52%
Gender

Race

 White 16,345 92.9%
 Black Or African American 215 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.0%
 Asian 701 4.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 60 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 263 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner214519371,3041,185630435166
Renter135566397372275154200156
Total1561,0171,3341,6761,460784635322

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,997 54%
 Single Guardian 787 11%
 Singles 2,288 31%
 Singles With Roommate 312 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,007 68%
 Households with Kids 2,377 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male91103116123135113991261451331131191381391421561541194649
Female1049812293105107114123113129120129149132126144147884939
Total1952012382162402202132492582622332482872712683003012079588

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15228 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 15228 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 15228 real estate data, the median home value of $215,000 is slightly higher than average 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 15228. Rentals in 15228 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 15228 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,477 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 14 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 99 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,591 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,538 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,255 29%
 Households Vacant 387 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 139 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 3%
 For Sale Only 73 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 37 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 100 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 214 10%
 1 Bedroom 731 33%
 2 Bedroom 666 30%
 3+ Bedroom 595 27%
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 $72,396 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 15228 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 15228 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 15228 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 6,186 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,585 26%
 No Earnings 4,028 29%
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 6,186 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,585 26%
 No Earnings 4,028 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,999 78.0%
 Public transportation 1,013 11.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 427 4.8%
 Worked at Home 528 5.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 15228 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 148 2%
 High School Graduate 1,561 26%
 Associate's degree 405 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,958 33%
 Master's degree 909 15%
 Professional school degree 641 11%
 Doctorate degree 310 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,364 80.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 589 14.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 212 5.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 15228

ZIP Code 15228 is in the Mt Lebanon School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 15228.

Washington Elementary School
735 Washington Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mt Lebanon School District
Markham Elementary School
165 Crescent Dr
Pittsburgh, PA 15228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mt Lebanon School District
Howe Elementary School
400 Broadmoor Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mt Lebanon School District
Mellon Ms
11 Castle Shannon Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15228
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mt Lebanon School District
Mt Lebanon Shs
155 Cochran Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15228
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mt Lebanon School District
Mount Lebanon Montessori
550 Sleepy Hollow Rd
Mount Lebanon, PA 15228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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