Pittsburgh, PA 15215 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittsburgh, PA 15215

Acceptable Alternative
Aspinwall, PA 15215
Sharpsburg, PA 15215

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

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 472
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,043
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 544
  • County: Allegheny County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.504, Longitude -79.912
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Pittsburgh, PA 15215 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15215 to the other 1,556 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 347 78th
Population Density1 # 262 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 423 73rd
Median Household Income # 356 77th
Per Capita Income # 91 94th

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Pittsburgh, PA 15215 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 12,454
Population in Households 12,444
Population in Familes 9,382
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 2,296
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 5,659
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 3,196
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,481 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,178 (35.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 469 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $233,060
Average Home Value $315,506


Median Household Income $59,454
Average Household Income $95,946
Per Capita Income $43,602
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.16% 0.17%
Households 0.35% 0.27%
Families 0.13% 0.15%
Median Household Income   4.12%
Per Capita Income   3.41%
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.

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