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ZIP Code 15557

Primary City:Rockwood, PA (View All Cities)
County: Somerset County
Timezone: Eastern (2:01am)
Area code: 814 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.9, -79.2
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15557

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15557. 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 15557. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15557, 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:
Rockwood, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 15557 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15557 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 15557 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 15557 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,684
Population Density 41 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,110
Median Home Value $99,200
Land Area 90.77 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,511
Median Household Income $47,683

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male10111711313997819312913314214413812110487384133
Female8010113112075931031241241311311361359393674254
Total1812182442591721741962532572732752742561971801058387

Gender

 Male 1,851 50%
 Female 1,833 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,648 99.0%
 Black Or African American 2 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.2%
 Asian 4 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 16 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1111020224725621712451
Renter3159624536242214
Total4216926429229224114665

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 888 59%
 Single Guardian 164 11%
 Singles 388 26%
 Singles With Roommate 71 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,070 71%
 Households with Kids 441 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male921292728182126241919341724302729312220
Female1515231523221119262832281825272724222017
Total2436524251403245504751623549575453534237

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15557 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 15557 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 15557 real estate data, the median home value of $99,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 15557 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 15557 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 15557 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,666 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 18 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 655 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 563 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 293 14%
 Households Vacant 599 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 24 4.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.5%
 For Sale Only 16 2.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 1.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 464 77.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 86 14.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 58 25%
 2 Bedroom 79 34%
 3+ Bedroom 92 40%
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 $47,683 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 15557 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 15557 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,196 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 687 23%
 No Earnings 1,076 36%
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 1,196 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 687 23%
 No Earnings 1,076 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,498 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 44 3%
 Worked at Home 66 4%
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. 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 170 13.2%
 High School Graduate 894 69.4%
 Associate's degree 69 5.4%
 Bachelor's degree 95 7.4%
 Master's degree 46 3.6%
 Professional school degree 12 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 479 72%
 Enrolled in Private School 91 14%
 Not Enrolled in School 99 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 15557

ZIP Code 15557 is in the Rockwood Area School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 15557.

Rockwood Area Elementary School
435 Somerset Ave
Rockwood, PA 15557
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rockwood Area School District
Rockwood Area Jshs
437 Somerset Ave
Rockwood, PA 15557
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rockwood Area School District

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