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ZIP Code 15479

Primary City:Smithton, PA (View All Cities)
County: Westmoreland County
Timezone: Eastern (6:55pm)
Area code: 878 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.15, -79.72
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15479

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15479. 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 15479. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15479, 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:
Smithton, PA
Acceptable:
Van Meter

Stats and Demographics for the 15479 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15479 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 15479 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 15479 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,113
Population Density 100 people per sq mi
Housing Units 948
Median Home Value $110,200
Land Area 21.22 sq mi
Water Area 0.30 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 871
Median Household Income $46,573

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male545166676145678374859272695048351719
Female606053745161527185847862756434392431
Total11411111914111210611915415916917013414411482744150

Gender

 Male 1,055 50%
 Female 1,058 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,032 96.2%
 Black Or African American 39 1.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 6 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 30 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner12441071501371106333
Renter224748402316136
Total34911551901601267639

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 449 52%
 Single Guardian 146 17%
 Singles 227 26%
 Singles With Roommate 49 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 620 71%
 Households with Kids 251 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male911141251213912115171617141115131411
Female1091019101013522108101213101613142111
Total1920243115222614342113272830242728273522

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15479 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 15479 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 15479 real estate data, the median home value of $110,200 is slightly less 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 15479. Rentals in 15479 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 15479 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,113 100%
 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 333 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 323 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 215 23%
 Households Vacant 77 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 19 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 11 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 35 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 61 28%
 2 Bedroom 83 38%
 3+ Bedroom 72 33%
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 $46,573 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 15479 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. However, that is not the case in 15479. 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 723 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 489 28%
 No Earnings 563 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 723 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 489 28%
 No Earnings 563 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 969 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 15 1%
 Worked at Home 58 6%
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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 137 18%
 High School Graduate 456 59%
 Associate's degree 55 7%
 Bachelor's degree 78 10%
 Master's degree 38 5%
 Professional school degree 7 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 294 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 20 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 25 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 15479

ZIP Code 15479 is in the Albert Gallatin Area School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 15479.

Smithfield Elementary School
23 Liberty St
Smithfield, PA 15479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Albert Gallatin Area School District

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