Pittsburgh, PA 15215 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15215: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittsburgh, PA 15215

Acceptable Alternative
Aspinwall, PA 15215
Sharpsburg, PA 15215

Not Acceptable, USPS
Pgh, PA 15215
Pitt, PA 15215

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 482
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,100
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 560
  • County: Allegheny County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.504, Longitude -79.912
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pittsburgh, PA 15215 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,876
Population in Households 12,866
Population in Familes 9,707
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 2,208
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 5,806
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 3,301
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,426 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,595 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,211 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 620 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $201,703
Average Home Value $274,868


Median Household Income $62,535
Average Household Income $100,955
Per Capita Income $45,539
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.42% 0.26%
Households -0.54% 0.28%
Families -0.42% 0.18%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
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 15215 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15215 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 # 336 80th
Population Density1 # 273 84th
Diversity Index2 # 421 75th
Median Household Income # 315 81st
Per Capita Income # 92 95th

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