Pittsburgh, PA 15227 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15227: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittsburgh, PA 15227

Acceptable Alternative
Brentwood, PA 15227

Not Acceptable, USPS
Pgh, PA 15227
Pitt, PA 15227

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 555
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,710
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,511
  • County: Allegheny County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.427, Longitude -79.969
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pittsburgh, PA 15227 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 27,642
Population in Households 27,227
Population in Familes 20,842
Population in Group Qrtrs 415
Population Density1 4,269
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 12,321
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 7,282
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,606 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,345 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,976 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,285 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $105,581
Average Home Value $121,645


Median Household Income $50,485
Average Household Income $64,187
Per Capita Income $28,940
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% 0.03%
Households 0.06% 0.09%
Families -0.12% -0.01%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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 15227 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15227 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 # 124 93rd
Population Density1 # 135 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 506 70th
Median Household Income # 808 52nd
Per Capita Income # 492 71st

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