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ZIP Code 15531

Primary City:Boswell, PA (View All Cities)
County: Somerset County
Timezone: Eastern (7:34am)
Area code: 814 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.2, -79.1
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15531

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15531. 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 15531. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15531, 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:
Boswell, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 15531 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15531 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 15531 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 slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 15531 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,861
Population Density 65 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,934
Median Home Value $91,700
Land Area 58.99 sq mi
Water Area 0.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,634
Median Household Income $45,739

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1051051061231188411411113813617816613311374583330
Female108901231268685921261481331701501409387615662
Total2131952292492041692062372862693483162732061611198992

Gender

 Male 1,925 50%
 Female 1,936 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,785 98.0%
 Black Or African American 14 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.2%
 Asian 10 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 35 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner108319127228519011357
Renter3578866464573415
Total4516127733634924714772

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 855 52%
 Single Guardian 244 15%
 Singles 462 28%
 Singles With Roommate 73 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,195 73%
 Households with Kids 439 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2426191516321421221923191827262037261424
Female2125251414181717243122282121212931222316
Total4551442930503138465045473948474968483740

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15531 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 15531 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 15531 real estate data, the median home value of $91,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 15531 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 15531 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 15531 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,861 100%
 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 632 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 569 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 433 22%
 Households Vacant 300 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 51 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 18 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 141 47%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 80 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 0.8%
 1 Bedroom 62 15.5%
 2 Bedroom 179 44.9%
 3+ Bedroom 155 38.8%
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 $45,739 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 15531 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 15531 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,174 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 861 25%
 No Earnings 1,389 41%
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 1,174 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 861 25%
 No Earnings 1,389 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,548 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 116 6%
 Worked at Home 154 8%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 278 19%
 High School Graduate 934 64%
 Associate's degree 82 6%
 Bachelor's degree 67 5%
 Master's degree 56 4%
 Professional school degree 47 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 461 73%
 Enrolled in Private School 71 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 96 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 15531

ZIP Code 15531 is in the North Star School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 15531.

North Star Central Elementary School
1215 Morris Ave
Boswell, PA 15531
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Star School District
North Star High School
400 Ohio St
Boswell, PA 15531
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: North Star School District

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