Pittsburgh, PA 15232 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15232: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Acceptable Alternative
Shadyside, PA 15232

Not Acceptable, USPS
Pgh, PA 15232
Pitt, PA 15232

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 423
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,648
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,073
  • County: Allegheny County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.451, Longitude -79.933
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pittsburgh, PA 15232 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 11,449
Population in Households 10,742
Population in Familes 3,841
Population in Group Qrtrs 707
Population Density1 13,777
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 6,559
Average Household Size 1.64
Family Households 1,556
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 7,110 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,566 (22.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,993 (70.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 551 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $348,864
Average Home Value $411,845


Median Household Income $52,969
Average Household Income $88,964
Per Capita Income $52,273
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.13%
Households 0.3% 0.26%
Families -0.06% 0.04%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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 15232 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15232 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 # 376 78th
Population Density1 # 27 98th
Diversity Index2 # 132 92nd
Median Household Income # 651 61st
Per Capita Income # 59 97th

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