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ZIP Code 15522

Primary City:Bedford, PA (View All Cities)
County: Bedford County
Timezone: Eastern (8:09pm)
Area code: 814 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.9, -78.6
ZIP (~20 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15522

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15522. 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 15522. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15522, 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:
Bedford, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 15522 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15522 is located in south 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 15522 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 parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 15522 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,036
Population Density 64 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,967
Median Home Value $143,000
Land Area 187.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.98 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,176
Median Household Income $42,292

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male273348370339300288310354401463535418412328279219169137
Female260315319312261245306332364460518422398361346284271319
Total5336636896515615336166867659231,053840810689625503440456

Gender

 Male 5,943 49%
 Female 6,093 51%
Gender

Race

 White 11,640 96.7%
 Black Or African American 125 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.1%
 Asian 54 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 92 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 108 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner31282520860791639488173
Renter125237209221171165154110
Total1565197291,081962804642283

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,713 52%
 Single Guardian 622 12%
 Singles 1,606 31%
 Singles With Roommate 235 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,904 75%
 Households with Kids 1,272 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5545645373696965727169836978767367754868
Female5960426045537077706960676657636178654537
Total11410510611311812213914214214012915013513513913414514093105

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15522 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 15522 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 15522 real estate data, the median home value of $143,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 15522. Rentals in 15522 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 15522 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,653 96.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 181 1.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 178 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 24 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,973 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,811 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,392 23%
 Households Vacant 791 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 92 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 2%
 For Sale Only 83 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 382 48%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 204 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 0.8%
 1 Bedroom 436 34.4%
 2 Bedroom 377 29.7%
 3+ Bedroom 446 35.1%
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 $42,292 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 15522 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. More commuters in 15522 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 3,731 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,237 23%
 No Earnings 3,740 39%
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 3,731 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,237 23%
 No Earnings 3,740 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,725 91.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 150 2.9%
 Worked at Home 266 5.2%
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 700 17.0%
 High School Graduate 2,570 62.3%
 Associate's degree 267 6.5%
 Bachelor's degree 436 10.6%
 Master's degree 88 2.1%
 Professional school degree 38 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 29 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,598 77.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 229 11.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 245 11.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 15522

ZIP Code 15522 is in the Bedford Area School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 15522.

Bedford Elementary School
3639 Business Route 220
Bedford, PA 15522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bedford Area School District
Bedford Ms
440 East Watson St
Bedford, PA 15522
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Bedford Area School District
Bedford Shs
330 East John St
Bedford, PA 15522
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bedford Area School District
St Thomas the Apostle Elementary School
129 W Penn St
Bedford, PA 15522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Christian Light School
128 Christian Light Rd
Bedford, PA 15522
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Friends Cove Mennonite School
4791 Main Rd
Bedford, PA 15522
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Discovery Time School
322 S Juliana St Ste 2
Bedford, PA 15522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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