Pittsburgh, PA 15203 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15203: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Acceptable Alternative
Carson, PA 15203

Not Acceptable, USPS
Pgh, PA 15203
Pitt, PA 15203

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 877
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,031
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,019
  • County: Allegheny County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.424, Longitude -79.975
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pittsburgh, PA 15203 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,368
Daytime Population: Workers 10,753
Daytime Population: Residents 4,012
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,765
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.42
Population in Households 10,238
Population in Familes 3,798
Population in Group Qrtrs 130
Population Density2 6,750
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $47,758
Average Household Income $69,020
Per Capita Income $38,069


Total Housing Units 6,560 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,056 (31.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,655 (55.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 849 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $137,158
Average Home Value $175,511


Total Households 5,711
Average Household Size 1.79
Family Households 1,523
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.72% 0.56%
Households 0.84% 0.63%
Families 0.49% 0.39%
Median Household Income   3.46%
Per Capita Income   4.02%

Pittsburgh, PA 15203 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15203 to the other 1,663 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 412 75th
Population Density # 75 96th
Diversity Index # 454 73rd
Median Household Income # 1074 35th
Per Capita Income # 192 89th

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