Homestead, PA 15120 ZIP Code Profile

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Homestead, PA | Munhall, PA | West Homestead, PA

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ZIP Code 15120: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Homestead, PA 15120

Acceptable Alternative
Munhall, PA 15120
W Homestead, PA 15120
West Homestead, PA 15120

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 644
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,958
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,055
  • County: Allegheny County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.395, Longitude -79.903
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Homestead, PA 15120 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 18,763
Population in Households 18,673
Population in Familes 13,807
Population in Group Qrtrs 90
Population Density1 4,014
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 8,629
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 4,793
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,914 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,062 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,567 (36.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,285 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $78,700
Average Home Value $88,142


Median Household Income $40,455
Average Household Income $54,486
Per Capita Income $25,155
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.17% -0.08%
Households 0.01% 0.04%
Families -0.18% -0.07%
Median Household Income   -0.06%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.

Homestead, PA 15120 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15120 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 # 218 87th
Population Density1 # 143 91st
Diversity Index2 # 205 88th
Median Household Income # 1353 19th
Per Capita Income # 884 47th

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