Pittsburgh, PA 15220 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15220: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittsburgh, PA 15220

Acceptable Alternative
Wabash, PA 15220

Not Acceptable, USPS
Pgh, PA 15220
Pitt, PA 15220
Rook, PA 15220

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 866
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,923
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,573
  • County: Allegheny County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.426, Longitude -80.049
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pittsburgh, PA 15220 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 16,405
Population in Households 16,160
Population in Familes 11,879
Population in Group Qrtrs 245
Population Density1 3,702
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 7,594
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 4,220
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,398 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,652 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,942 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 804 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $176,923
Average Home Value $192,068


Median Household Income $57,177
Average Household Income $71,794
Per Capita Income $33,317
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.31% -0.14%
Households -0.16% -0.07%
Families -0.41% -0.22%
Median Household Income   3.24%
Per Capita Income   2.7%
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 15220 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15220 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 # 255 84th
Population Density1 # 164 90th
Diversity Index2 # 164 90th
Median Household Income # 496 70th
Per Capita Income # 253 85th

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