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ZIP Code 15238

Primary City:Pittsburgh, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Pittsburgh
County: Allegheny County
Timezone: Eastern (6:40am)
Area code: 412 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.54, -79.88
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15238

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15238. 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 15238. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15238, 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:
Blawnox
Unacceptable:
Fox Chapel, Pgh, Pitt

Stats and Demographics for the 15238 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15238 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 15238 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 15238 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,162
Population Density 804 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,088
Median Home Value $292,500
Land Area 16.38 sq mi
Water Area 0.80 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,557
Median Household Income $79,194

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male296378490432225257214330369448564663498373268264189135
Female260413470404188230231360442540625619526354322264258263
Total5567919608364134874456908119881,1891,2821,024727590528447398

Gender

 Male 6,393 49%
 Female 6,769 51%
Gender

Race

 White 12,052 91.6%
 Black Or African American 137 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.1%
 Asian 771 5.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 19 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 164 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner121685749861,155685528171
Renter60244191183203119145133
Total724127651,1691,358804673304

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,181 57%
 Single Guardian 519 9%
 Singles 1,622 29%
 Singles With Roommate 235 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,999 72%
 Households with Kids 1,558 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5154697775686978888210284106116103100107853735
Female365369487884847493968099969910810894613336
Total871071381251531521531521811781821832022152112082011467071

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15238 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 15238 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 15238 real estate data, the median home value of $292,500 is high 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 15238. Rentals in 15238 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 15238 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,052 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 21 0.2%
 Other Institutional 81 0.6%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,637 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,642 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,278 21%
 Households Vacant 531 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 110 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Sale Only 161 30%
 Sold & Unoccupied 37 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 102 19%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 113 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 33 3%
 1 Bedroom 431 36%
 2 Bedroom 394 33%
 3+ Bedroom 345 29%
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 $79,194 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 15238 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 15238 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,153 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,036 20%
 No Earnings 4,049 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 4,153 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,036 20%
 No Earnings 4,049 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,771 89.1%
 Public transportation 114 2.1%
 Taxicab 7 0.1%
 Motorcycle 6 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 138 2.6%
 Worked at Home 320 6.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 15238 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 80 2%
 High School Graduate 1,101 26%
 Associate's degree 163 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,346 32%
 Master's degree 596 14%
 Professional school degree 600 14%
 Doctorate degree 333 8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,786 73.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 518 21.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 139 5.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 15238

ZIP Code 15238 is in the Fox Chapel Area School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 15238.

Dorseyville Ms
3732 Saxonburg Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fox Chapel Area School District
Fairview Elementary School
738 Dorseyville Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fox Chapel Area School District
Ohara Elementary School
115 Cabin Ln
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fox Chapel Area School District
Hartwood Elementary School
3730 Saxonburg Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fox Chapel Area School District
Fox Chapel Area High School
611 Field Club Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fox Chapel Area School District
Shady Side Academy
423 Fox Chapel Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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