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ZIP Code 15438

Primary City:Fayette City, PA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (9:38am)
Coordinates:40.08, -79.85
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15438

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15438. 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 15438. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15438, 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:
Fayette City, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 15438 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15438 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 15438 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 15438 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,221
Population Density 193 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,007
Median Home Value $81,000
Land Area 11.52 sq mi
Water Area 0.49 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 897
Median Household Income $46,528

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male505769684849608668658386725847382631
Female506573595343627082699895765556514855
Total10012214212710192122156150134181181148113103897486

Gender

 Male 1,061 48%
 Female 1,160 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,180 98.2%
 Black Or African American 10 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.2%
 Asian 12 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.2%
 Other Race 4 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 5 0.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner8581111391611178429
Renter223748252116129
Total30951591641821339638

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 498 56%
 Single Guardian 152 17%
 Singles 204 23%
 Singles With Roommate 43 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 646 72%
 Households with Kids 251 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7911121387161313921101614151115138
Female1110167141312141220101317139141412107
Total1819271927211930253319342729232925272315

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15438 has a slightly less than average 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 15438 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 15438 real estate data, the median home value of $81,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 15438 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 15438 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 15438 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,171 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 50 2%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 366 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 341 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 190 19%
 Households Vacant 110 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 27 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 4%
 For Sale Only 11 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 63 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 11%
 1 Bedroom 5 4%
 2 Bedroom 71 63%
 3+ Bedroom 24 21%
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 $46,528 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 15438 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 15438 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 15438 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 572 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 326 19%
 No Earnings 781 47%
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 572 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 326 19%
 No Earnings 781 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 735 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 12 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 106 14.2%
 High School Graduate 386 51.7%
 Associate's degree 82 11.0%
 Bachelor's degree 139 18.6%
 Master's degree 19 2.5%
 Professional school degree 11 1.5%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 286 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 14 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 10 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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