Pittsburgh, PA 15235 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15235: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittsburgh, PA 15235

Acceptable Alternative
Penn Hills, PA 15235

Not Acceptable, USPS
Pgh, PA 15235
Pitt, PA 15235
Universal, PA 15235

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,174
  • Single Family Addresses: 15,174
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,539
  • County: Allegheny County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.445, Longitude -79.914
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pittsburgh, PA 15235 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 34,746
Population in Households 34,354
Population in Familes 26,649
Population in Group Qrtrs 392
Population Density1 2,379
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 15,796
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 9,546
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,679 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,117 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,384 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $92,102
Average Home Value $115,915


Median Household Income $51,216
Average Household Income $62,033
Per Capita Income $28,449
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.17% -0.06%
Households 0.02% 0.07%
Families -0.19% -0.06%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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 15235 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15235 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 # 72 96th
Population Density1 # 246 85th
Diversity Index2 # 96 94th
Median Household Income # 753 55th
Per Capita Income # 526 69th

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