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ZIP Code 15243

Primary City:Pittsburgh, PA (View All Cities)
County: Allegheny County
Timezone: Eastern (3:20pm)
Area code: 412 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.38, -80.07
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15243

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15243. 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 15243. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15243, 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:
Cedarhurst

Stats and Demographics for the 15243 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15243 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 15243 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is 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 15243 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,406
Population Density 4,457 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,961
Median Home Value $170,100
Land Area 3.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,674
Median Household Income $74,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male338399382370191251275375395458518423407276267268268299
Female331379399354167232307350449565600490411377355381435664
Total6697787817243584835827258441,0231,118913818653622649703963

Gender

 Male 6,160 46%
 Female 7,246 54%
Gender

Race

 White 12,742 95.0%
 Black Or African American 103 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.0%
 Asian 430 3.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 24 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 96 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner143757581,097984671645272
Renter76558454864241330
Total214408161,1421,032735886602

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,240 57%
 Single Guardian 509 9%
 Singles 1,778 31%
 Singles With Roommate 147 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,151 73%
 Households with Kids 1,523 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6067697782738681776975817285848593674131
Female5870756771807076828083737885939677652327
Total1181371441441531531561571591491581541501701771811701326458

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15243 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 15243 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 15243 real estate data, the median home value of $170,100 is slightly higher 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 15243. Rentals in 15243 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 15243 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,948 96.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 444 3.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 14 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,992 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,824 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 858 14%
 Households Vacant 287 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 65 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 93 32%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 81 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 69 8%
 1 Bedroom 224 26%
 2 Bedroom 350 41%
 3+ Bedroom 213 25%
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 $74,500 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 15243 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 15243 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. Most commuters in 15243 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 4,396 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,165 20%
 No Earnings 4,501 41%
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 4,396 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,165 20%
 No Earnings 4,501 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,896 85.8%
 Public transportation 411 7.2%
 Taxicab 25 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 135 2.4%
 Worked at Home 241 4.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 15243 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 128 3%
 High School Graduate 1,248 28%
 Associate's degree 311 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,453 32%
 Master's degree 606 14%
 Professional school degree 378 8%
 Doctorate degree 347 8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,999 84.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 183 7.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 195 8.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 15243

ZIP Code 15243 is in the Mt Lebanon School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 15243.

Jefferson Elementary School
11 Moffett St
Pittsburgh, PA 15243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mt Lebanon School District
Hoover Elementary School
37 Robb Hollow Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mt Lebanon School District
Jefferson Ms
21 Moffett St
Pittsburgh, PA 15243
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mt Lebanon School District
Our Lady of Grace School
1734 Bower Hill Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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