New Kensington, PA 15068 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15068: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Kensington, PA 15068

Acceptable Alternative
Arnold, PA 15068
Barking, PA 15068
Lower Burrell, PA 15068
New Kensingtn, PA 15068
Parnassus, PA 15068

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,063
  • Single Family Addresses: 15,721
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,410
  • County: Westmoreland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.576, Longitude -79.724
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 15068 has segments in 2 Counties (Allegheny, Westmoreland).

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New Kensington, PA 15068 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 38,056
Population in Households 37,821
Population in Familes 29,909
Population in Group Qrtrs 235
Population Density1 821
Diversity Index2 24
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 16,615
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 10,483
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 18,822 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,455 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,160 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,207 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $142,925
Average Home Value $168,455
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,669
Average Household Income $58,451
Per Capita Income $25,554
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.48% -0.19%
Households -0.28% -0.13%
Families -0.47% -0.22%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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New Kensington, PA 15068 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15068 to the other 1,635 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 52 97th
Population Density1 # 490 70th
Diversity Index2 # 386 76th
Median Household Income # 1037 37th
Per Capita Income # 741 55th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.