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ZIP Code 15234

Primary City:Pittsburgh, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Pittsburgh
County: Allegheny County
Timezone: Eastern (11:34am)
Area code: 412 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.37, -80.02
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15234

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15234. 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 15234. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15234, 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:
Castle Shann, Castle Shannon
Unacceptable:
Baldwin, Baldwin Township, BRA# 52, Castl Shannon, Pgh, Pitt

Stats and Demographics for the 15234 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15234 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 15234 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 15234 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,056
Population Density 4,440 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,751
Median Home Value $114,700
Land Area 3.17 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,362
Median Household Income $55,538

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male353333391373386514445428452527538483366298277212203154
Female329322330333352525429414468536592523462423333336305311
Total6826557217067381,0398748429201,0631,1301,006828721610548508465

Gender

 Male 6,733 48%
 Female 7,323 52%
Gender

Race

 White 13,318 94.7%
 Black Or African American 242 1.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.0%
 Asian 277 2.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 45 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 170 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner26505654950874696589194
Renter15243330232127117213588
Total1789389561,2711,145868724282

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,839 45%
 Single Guardian 893 14%
 Singles 2,214 35%
 Singles With Roommate 416 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,876 77%
 Households with Kids 1,486 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7268617262755663777068788491757392745963
Female6664696679487163616275756553776983545066
Total138132130138141123127126138132143153149144152142175128109129

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15234 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 15234 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 15234 real estate data, the median home value of $114,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 15234 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 15234 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 15234 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,888 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 162 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,863 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,625 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,874 28%
 Households Vacant 389 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 171 44%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 3%
 For Sale Only 70 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 29 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 79 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 731 39%
 2 Bedroom 773 42%
 3+ Bedroom 352 19%
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 $55,538 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 15234 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 15234 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 15234. 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 5,297 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,860 24%
 No Earnings 3,794 32%
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 5,297 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,860 24%
 No Earnings 3,794 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,836 80%
 Public transportation 1,052 14%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 228 3%
 Worked at Home 145 2%
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 349 7%
 High School Graduate 2,404 50%
 Associate's degree 462 10%
 Bachelor's degree 1,072 22%
 Master's degree 388 8%
 Professional school degree 87 2%
 Doctorate degree 83 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,498 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 369 18%
 Not Enrolled in School 155 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 15234

ZIP Code 15234 is in the Young Scholars of Western Pennsylvania Charter Schools. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 15234.

Young Scholars of Western Pennsylvania C
600 Newport Dr
Baldwin Township, PA 15234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Young Scholars of Western Pennsylvania Charter Schools
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
1524 Hamilton Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bethel Park School District
Myrtle Ave School
3724 Myrtle Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Keystone Oaks School District
Foster Elementary School
700 Vermont Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mt Lebanon School District
St Anne Elementary School
4040 Willow Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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