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ZIP Code 15226

Primary City:Pittsburgh, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Brookline
County: Allegheny County
Timezone: Eastern (9:14pm)
Area code: 412 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.40, -80.02
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15226

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15226. 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 15226. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15226, 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:
Pittsburgh, PA
Acceptable:
Brookline
Unacceptable:
Pgh, Pitt

Stats and Demographics for the 15226 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15226 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 15226 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 15226 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,974
Population Density 5,511 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,810
Median Home Value $85,800
Land Area 2.54 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,366
Median Household Income $51,101

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5417376793
5-9356344700
10-14362333695
15-19361331692
20-24383421804
25-295725731,145
30-345625191,081
35-39444435879
40-44460437897
45-49472498970
50-544715671,038
55-59452528980
60-64399447846
65-69213297510
70-74168282450
75-79173256429
80-84171318489
85 Plus169407576

Gender

 Male 6,605 47%
 Female 7,369 53%
Gender

Race

 White 12,839 91.9%
 Black Or African American 579 4.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.1%
 Asian 175 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 79 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 287 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2455188243
25-346714141,085
35-44735257992
45-549362301,166
55-649532061,159
65-74499112611
75-84492184676
85 Plus229205434

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,461 39%
 Single Guardian 1,111 17%
 Singles 2,316 36%
 Singles With Roommate 478 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,839 76%
 Households with Kids 1,527 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
17874152
28084164
39169160
47566141
57363136
66878146
77073143
87873151
96757124
108364147
117370143
126562127
136454118
147783160
157672148
167565140
177174145
187460134
196560125
205559114

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15226 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 15226 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 15226 real estate data, the median home value of $85,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 15226 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 15226 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 15226 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,859 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 106 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,012 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,558 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,796 26%
 Households Vacant 444 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 114 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 92 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 189 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 20 1%
 1 Bedroom 487 29%
 2 Bedroom 720 43%
 3+ Bedroom 457 27%
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 $51,101 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 15226 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. Residents in ZIP code 15226 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 15226 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 5,158 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,834 25%
 No Earnings 3,502 30%
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 5,158 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,834 25%
 No Earnings 3,502 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,642 79.9%
 Public transportation 673 9.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 229 3.2%
 Worked at Home 502 7.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 310 7%
 High School Graduate 2,528 54%
 Associate's degree 631 13%
 Bachelor's degree 840 18%
 Master's degree 289 6%
 Professional school degree 45 1%
 Doctorate degree 57 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,753 83.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 270 12.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 67 3.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 15226

ZIP Code 15226 is in the Pittsburgh School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 15226.

Pittsburgh Pioneer
775 Dunster St
Pittsburgh, PA 15226
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Pittsburgh School District
Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8
1550 Breining St
Pittsburgh, PA 15226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pittsburgh School District
Pittsburgh South Brook 6-8
779 Dunster St
Pittsburgh, PA 15226
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Pittsburgh School District
Pittsburgh West Liberty K-5
785 Dunster St
Pittsburgh, PA 15226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pittsburgh School District
Pittsburgh Brookline K-8
500 Woodbourne Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pittsburgh School District
Seton-La Salle High School
1000 McNeilly Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15226
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Brookline Regional Catholic School
2690 Waddington Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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