McKeesport, PA 15131 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15131: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
McKeesport, PA 15131

Acceptable Alternative
White Oak, PA 15131

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 283
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,433
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 554
  • County: Allegheny County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.331, Longitude -79.806
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 15131 has segments in 2 Counties (Allegheny, Westmoreland).

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McKeesport, PA 15131 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,430
Population in Households 8,209
Population in Familes 6,340
Population in Group Qrtrs 221
Population Density1 1,116
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 3,870
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 2,313
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,192 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,816 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,054 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 322 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $105,060
Average Home Value $119,434


Median Household Income $51,478
Average Household Income $63,653
Per Capita Income $29,798
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.28% -0.18%
Households -0.12% -0.04%
Families -0.31% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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.

McKeesport, PA 15131 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15131 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 # 469 72nd
Population Density1 # 455 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 633 62nd
Median Household Income # 731 56th
Per Capita Income # 435 74th

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