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ZIP Code 15679

Primary City:Ruffs Dale, PA (View All Cities)
County: Westmoreland County
Timezone: Eastern (3:04pm)
Area code: 878 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.18, -79.65
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15679

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15679. 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 15679. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15679, 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:
Ruffs Dale, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 15679 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15679 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 15679 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 15679 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,343
Population Density 142 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,494
Median Home Value $125,200
Land Area 23.51 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,391
Median Household Income $53,225

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6080117115876882851411521691491259373503111
Female7595100108867380781311481621419310271444523
Total135175217223173141162163272300331290218195144947634

Gender

 Male 1,688 50%
 Female 1,655 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,271 97.8%
 Black Or African American 23 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.2%
 Asian 4 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 37 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner118119129427520710120
Renter314636382613138
Total4212722733230122011428

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 764 55%
 Single Guardian 208 15%
 Singles 364 26%
 Singles With Roommate 55 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,022 73%
 Households with Kids 369 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male141371110152317152022282126241924212723
Female121717202215222115229232323182625201911
Total2630243132304538304231514449424549414634

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15679 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 15679 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 15679 real estate data, the median home value of $125,200 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 15679. Rentals in 15679 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 15679 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,337 99.8%
 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 6 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 575 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 605 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 211 14%
 Households Vacant 103 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 22 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 10 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 52 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 92 51%
 2 Bedroom 52 29%
 3+ Bedroom 35 20%
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 $53,225 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 15679 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 15679 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,266 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 948 30%
 No Earnings 922 29%
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 1,266 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 948 30%
 No Earnings 922 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,948 95.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 0.5%
 Worked at Home 79 3.9%
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 194 14%
 High School Graduate 980 69%
 Associate's degree 85 6%
 Bachelor's degree 136 10%
 Master's degree 25 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 463 81.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 34 6.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 68 12.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 15679

ZIP Code 15679 is in the Yough School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 15679.

Mendon Elementary School
164 Route 31
Ruffsdale, PA 15679
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Yough School District
Yough Intrmd/Ms School
171 Route 31
Ruffsdale, PA 15679
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Yough School District

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