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ZIP Code 15462

Primary City:Melcroft, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Saltlick
County: Fayette County
Timezone: Eastern (5:22pm)
Area code: 724 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.06, -79.38
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15462

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15462. 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 15462. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15462, 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:
Melcroft, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 15462 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15462 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 15462 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is slightly higher than average. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 15462 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 398
Population Density 281 people per sq mi
Housing Units 168
Median Home Value $80,500
Land Area 1.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 151
Median Household Income $31,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male171019141512151914189912106341
Female101815151013181710141198104414
Total272834292525333624322018202010755

Gender

 Male 207 52%
 Female 191 48%
Gender

Race

 White 391 98.2%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 4 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2202724201563
Renter191232322
Total3293927221885

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 70 46%
 Single Guardian 33 22%
 Singles 41 27%
 Singles With Roommate 7 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 94 62%
 Households with Kids 57 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male21723221272343135235
Female23314119333513232532
Total44103733105105856367767

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15462 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 15462 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 15462 real estate data, the median home value of $80,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 15462 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 15462 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 15462 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 398 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 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 43 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 74 44%
 Renter Occupied Households 34 20%
 Households Vacant 17 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 41%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 5 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 25 100%
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 $31,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 15462 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. 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, 15462 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. The commute in 15462 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 101 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 48 26%
 No Earnings 36 19%
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 101 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 48 26%
 No Earnings 36 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 124 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 36 37%
 High School Graduate 62 63%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 30 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 19%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 15462

ZIP Code 15462 is in the Connellsville Area School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 15462.

Clifford N Pritts Elementary School
1542 Indian Creek Valley Rd
Melcroft, PA 15462
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Connellsville Area School District

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