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: 1,080
  • Single Family Addresses: 15,936
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,432
  • 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, 2016)


Total Population 38,469
Population in Households 38,264
Population in Familes 30,280
Population in Group Qrtrs 205
Population Density1 853
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 16,738
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 10,584
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,906 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,566 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,172 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,168 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $120,923
Average Home Value $147,091


Median Household Income $45,564
Average Household Income $59,706
Per Capita Income $26,075
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.26% -0.11%
Households -0.14% -0.06%
Families -0.28% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
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.

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

The table below compares 15068 to the other 1,669 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 54 97th
Population Density1 # 510 70th
Diversity Index2 # 407 76th
Median Household Income # 1076 36th
Per Capita Income # 773 54th

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