Pittsburgh, PA 15234 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15234: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittsburgh, PA 15234

Acceptable Alternative
Castle Shann, PA 15234
Castle Shannon, PA 15234

Not Acceptable, USPS
Baldwin, PA 15234
Baldwin Township, PA 15234
BRA# 52, PA 15234
Castl Shannon, PA 15234
Pgh, PA 15234
Pitt, PA 15234

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 750
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,596
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,046
  • County: Allegheny County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.367, Longitude -80.019
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pittsburgh, PA 15234 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,510
Population in Households 13,476
Population in Familes 10,264
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density1 4,218
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 6,182
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 3,646
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,586 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,227 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,955 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 404 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $119,421
Average Home Value $151,212


Median Household Income $55,657
Average Household Income $72,216
Per Capita Income $33,096
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% 0.04%
Households 0.13% 0.14%
Families -0.01% 0.05%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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 15234 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15234 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 # 322 81st
Population Density1 # 137 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 631 63rd
Median Household Income # 522 69th
Per Capita Income # 284 83rd

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