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ZIP Code 15229

Primary City:Pittsburgh, PA (View All Cities)
County: Allegheny County
Timezone: Eastern (3:05pm)
Area code: 412 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.52, -80.04
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15229

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15229. 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 15229. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15229, 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:
West View
Unacceptable:
Pgh, Pitt

Stats and Demographics for the 15229 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15229 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 15229 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 15229 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,825
Population Density 3,417 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,497
Median Home Value $126,700
Land Area 4.05 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,185
Median Household Income $58,457

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male42335940438435356449542844751451945138623819320114676
Female408348360344393546495438492533612543412340295254222209
Total8317077647287461,1109908669391,0471,131994798578488455368285

Gender

 Male 6,581 48%
 Female 7,244 52%
Gender

Race

 White 13,207 95.5%
 Black Or African American 244 1.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.0%
 Asian 147 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 38 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 181 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner43642758991903533493152
Renter14642525729023414611755
Total1891,0671,0151,2811,137679610207

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,780 45%
 Single Guardian 921 15%
 Singles 2,070 33%
 Singles With Roommate 414 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,551 74%
 Households with Kids 1,634 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9577758964886865747292887181809181775564
Female8492707266677869688575617168617184765262
Total179169145161130155146134142157167149142149141162165153107126

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15229 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 15229 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 15229 real estate data, the median home value of $126,700 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 15229. Rentals in 15229 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 15229 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,722 99.3%
 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 103 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,092 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,423 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,670 26%
 Households Vacant 312 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 88 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 3%
 For Sale Only 45 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 33 11%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 119 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 62 4%
 1 Bedroom 557 35%
 2 Bedroom 771 49%
 3+ Bedroom 180 11%
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 $58,457 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 15229 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. Residents in ZIP code 15229 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 15229 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 5,770 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,712 24%
 No Earnings 3,031 26%
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 5,770 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,712 24%
 No Earnings 3,031 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,546 86.7%
 Public transportation 538 7.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 242 3.2%
 Worked at Home 219 2.9%
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 263 5.4%
 High School Graduate 2,322 47.6%
 Associate's degree 483 9.9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,291 26.5%
 Master's degree 396 8.1%
 Professional school degree 97 2.0%
 Doctorate degree 28 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,492 66.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 421 18.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 349 15.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 15229

ZIP Code 15229 is in the North Hills School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 15229.

West View Elementary School
47 Chalfonte Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Hills School District
Highcliff Elementary School
156 Peony Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Hills School District
North Hills Jhs
55 Rochester Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15229
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: North Hills School District
North Hills Shs
53 Rochester Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15229
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: North Hills School District

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