Pittsburgh, PA 15261 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15261: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Not Acceptable, USPS
Univ of Pittsburgh, PA 15261

  • Businesses Addresses: 0
  • Single Family Addresses: 0
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Allegheny County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.442, Longitude -79.956
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pittsburgh, PA 15261 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 868
Daytime Population: Workers 14
Daytime Population: Residents 690
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 704
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 154
Population in Familes 25
Population in Group Qrtrs 714
Population Density2 36,780
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $17,217
Average Household Income $30,576
Per Capita Income $9,067


Total Housing Units 29 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4 (13.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (62.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (24.1%)
Median Home Value $250,000
Average Home Value $250,000


Total Households 22
Average Household Size 7.0
Family Households 8
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 0.29% -0.19%
Households -1.19% 0.0%
Families -1.61% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   0.33%

Pittsburgh, PA 15261 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15261 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 # 1196 28th
Population Density # 2 100th
Diversity Index # 91 95th
Median Household Income # 1632 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1632 2nd

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