Pittsburgh, PA 15226 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15226: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittsburgh, PA 15226

Acceptable Alternative
Brookline, PA 15226

Not Acceptable, USPS
Pgh, PA 15226
Pitt, PA 15226

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 329
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,945
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 601
  • County: Allegheny County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.397, Longitude -80.015
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pittsburgh, PA 15226 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,090
Population in Households 14,056
Population in Familes 10,422
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density1 5,270
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 6,495
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 3,703
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,004 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,657 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,838 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 509 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $84,948
Average Home Value $101,283


Median Household Income $49,075
Average Household Income $58,612
Per Capita Income $27,071
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% -0.05%
Households 0.05% 0.06%
Families -0.15% -0.06%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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 15226 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15226 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 # 308 82nd
Population Density1 # 108 94th
Diversity Index2 # 455 73rd
Median Household Income # 891 47th
Per Capita Income # 655 61st

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