Pittsburgh, PA 15236 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15236: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittsburgh, PA 15236

Acceptable Alternative
Pleasant Hills, PA 15236
Pleasant Hls, PA 15236
West Mifflin, PA 15236

Not Acceptable, USPS
Pgh, PA 15236
Pitt, PA 15236

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,040
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,271
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,446
  • County: Allegheny County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.347, Longitude -79.977
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pittsburgh, PA 15236 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 31,741
Population in Households 31,541
Population in Familes 25,426
Population in Group Qrtrs 200
Population Density1 2,768
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 13,991
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 8,998
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,126 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,655 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,336 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,135 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $135,941
Average Home Value $153,944


Median Household Income $58,472
Average Household Income $73,225
Per Capita Income $32,415
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% -0.04%
Households 0.02% 0.07%
Families -0.14% -0.02%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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 15236 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15236 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 # 91 95th
Population Density1 # 215 87th
Diversity Index2 # 608 64th
Median Household Income # 423 75th
Per Capita Income # 316 81st

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