Pittsburgh, PA 15243 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15243: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittsburgh, PA 15243

Acceptable Alternative
Cedarhurst, PA 15243

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 201
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,907
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 978
  • County: Allegheny County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.383, Longitude -80.067
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pittsburgh, PA 15243 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,204
Daytime Population: Workers 6,337
Daytime Population: Residents 7,408
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,745
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 12,768
Population in Familes 10,378
Population in Group Qrtrs 436
Population Density2 4,552
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $83,754
Average Household Income $114,204
Per Capita Income $49,522


Total Housing Units 5,991 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,405 (73.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,237 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 349 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $176,723
Average Home Value $219,353


Total Households 5,642
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 3,593
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.17% 0.2%
Households 0.25% 0.25%
Families 0.1% 0.16%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.0%

Pittsburgh, PA 15243 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15243 to the other 1,663 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 329 80th
Population Density # 121 93rd
Diversity Index # 588 65th
Median Household Income # 130 92nd
Per Capita Income # 76 95th

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