Pittsburgh, PA 15205 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15205: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittsburgh, PA 15205

Acceptable Alternative
Crafton, PA 15205

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ingram, PA 15205
Pgh, PA 15205
Pitt, PA 15205

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,288
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,382
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,712
  • County: Allegheny County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.437, Longitude -80.074
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pittsburgh, PA 15205 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 22,145
Population in Households 21,965
Population in Familes 15,247
Population in Group Qrtrs 180
Population Density1 1,849
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 10,498
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 5,377
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,415 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,986 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,512 (39.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 917 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $150,946
Average Home Value $187,934


Median Household Income $53,780
Average Household Income $71,599
Per Capita Income $33,987
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.04% 0.13%
Households 0.24% 0.2%
Families -0.02% 0.04%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.75%
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.


Pittsburgh, PA 15205 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15205 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 # 171 90th
Population Density1 # 308 81st
Diversity Index2 # 323 80th
Median Household Income # 636 61st
Per Capita Income # 233 86th

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