Pittsburgh, PA 15218 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittsburgh, PA 15218

Acceptable Alternative
Swissvale, PA 15218

Not Acceptable, USPS
Pgh, PA 15218
Pitt, PA 15218

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 428
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,827
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,198
  • County: Allegheny County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.426, Longitude -79.889
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Pittsburgh, PA 15218 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15218 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 # 319 80th
Population Density1 # 99 94th
Diversity Index2 # 120 92nd
Median Household Income # 814 48th
Per Capita Income # 302 81st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Pittsburgh, PA 15218 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 13,596
Population in Households 13,582
Population in Familes 9,272
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 5,721
Diversity Index2 50
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,732
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 3,329
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,619 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,684 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,048 (40.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 887 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $132,367
Average Home Value $164,665
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,190
Average Household Income $62,545
Per Capita Income $30,974
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.54% -0.26%
Households -0.33% -0.18%
Families -0.64% -0.36%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.91%
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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