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ZIP Code 15501

Primary City:Somerset, PA (View All Cities)
County: Somerset County
Timezone: Eastern (5:20pm)
Area code: 814 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.0, -79.1
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15501

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15501. 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 15501. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15501, 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:
Somerset, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 15501 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15501 is located in southwest Pennsylvania and covers a slightly higher 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 15501 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 15501 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,861
Population Density 126 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,700
Median Home Value $122,100
Land Area 133.97 sq mi
Water Area 0.57 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,789
Median Household Income $43,589

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male372431479421507562568625670800744710572405299255192178
Female420420440394414422437450492597640626528389357361330354
Total7928519198159219841,0051,0751,1621,3971,3841,3361,100794656616522532

Gender

 Male 8,790 52%
 Female 8,071 48%
Gender

Race

 White 15,817 93.8%
 Black Or African American 596 3.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.1%
 Asian 123 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 163 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 133 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner513576541,0121,039693553191
Renter185438362371314204223142
Total2367951,0161,3831,353897776333

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,296 49%
 Single Guardian 930 14%
 Singles 2,193 32%
 Singles With Roommate 370 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,053 74%
 Households with Kids 1,736 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8071796995738281100998310295100778786957686
Female9090907295738374959193819976868489815475
Total170161169141190146165155195190176183194176163171175176130161

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15501 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 15501 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 15501 real estate data, the median home value of $122,100 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 15501. Rentals in 15501 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 15501 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,170 90.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,436 8.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 13 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 199 1.2%
 Other Institutional 1 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 42 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,454 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,096 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,239 29%
 Households Vacant 911 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 109 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 21 2%
 For Sale Only 68 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 478 52%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 213 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 330 17.4%
 2 Bedroom 848 44.7%
 3+ Bedroom 712 37.5%
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 $43,589 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 15501 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 15501 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 5,016 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,905 21%
 No Earnings 5,800 42%
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 5,016 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,905 21%
 No Earnings 5,800 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,017 91.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 303 4.6%
 Worked at Home 238 3.6%
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 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 791 13%
 High School Graduate 3,923 62%
 Associate's degree 448 7%
 Bachelor's degree 746 12%
 Master's degree 179 3%
 Professional school degree 155 2%
 Doctorate degree 60 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,112 76.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 347 12.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 316 11.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 15501

ZIP Code 15501 is in the Somerset Area School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 15501.

Eagle View Elementary School
191 Discovery Ln
Somerset, PA 15501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Somerset Area School District
Maple Ridge Elementary School
105 New Centerville Rd
Somerset, PA 15501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Somerset Area School District
Somerset Area Ms
645 South Columbia Ave
Somerset, PA 15501
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Somerset Area School District
Somerset Area High School
645 South Columbia Ave
Somerset, PA 15501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Somerset Area School District
Somerset County Technology Center
281 Technology Dr
Somerset, PA 15501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Somerset County Technology Center School District
St Peter Elementary School
433 W Church St
Somerset, PA 15501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Somerset Christian School
708 Stoystown Rd Ste 2
Somerset, PA 15501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Apostolic Christian Academy
141 Forward Blvd
Somerset, PA 15501
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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