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ZIP Code 15542

Primary City:Garrett, PA (View All Cities)
County: Somerset County
Timezone: Eastern (7:14pm)
Area code: 814 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.87, -79.08
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 15542

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 15542. 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 15542. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 15542, 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:
Garrett, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 15542 ZIP Code

ZIP code 15542 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 15542 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 large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 15542 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,175
Population Density 36 people per sq mi
Housing Units 529
Median Home Value $72,400
Land Area 32.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 462
Median Household Income $45,489

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5313061
5-9373572
10-14394281
15-19403777
20-24272653
25-29362157
30-34332962
35-39394382
40-44333972
45-496750117
50-544951100
55-59493988
60-64343468
65-69282755
70-74233356
75-79152136
80-84121224
85 Plus5914

Gender

 Male 597 51%
 Female 578 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,172 99.7%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24437
25-34371653
35-44631073
45-541168124
55-6478987
65-7458866
75-8442244
85 Plus718

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 285 62%
 Single Guardian 62 13%
 Singles 101 22%
 Singles With Roommate 14 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 330 71%
 Households with Kids 132 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16915
28614
3336
48917
5639
69413
710919
87714
951217
107714
1151116
1213821
138715
146915
1571320
168715
177512
1811920
197310
208412

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 15542 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 15542 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 15542 real estate data, the median home value of $72,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 15542 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 15542 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 15542 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,175 100%
 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 204 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 201 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 57 11%
 Households Vacant 67 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 31%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 39 58%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 1 3%
 2 Bedroom 22 65%
 3+ Bedroom 11 32%
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 $45,489 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 15542 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 15542 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 15542 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 378 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 190 23%
 No Earnings 265 32%
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 378 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 190 23%
 No Earnings 265 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 499 97.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4 0.8%
 Worked at Home 8 1.6%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 57 15.3%
 High School Graduate 288 77.4%
 Associate's degree 6 1.6%
 Bachelor's degree 18 4.8%
 Master's degree 1 0.3%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 178 92.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 15 7.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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