Canonsburg, PA 15317 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15317: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Canonsburg, PA 15317

Acceptable Alternative
Mc Murray, PA 15317
McMurray, PA 15317

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,745
  • Single Family Addresses: 16,176
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 504
  • County: Washington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.269, Longitude -80.151
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 15317 has segments in 2 Counties (Allegheny, Washington).

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Canonsburg, PA 15317 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 39,987
Population in Households 39,565
Population in Familes 33,405
Population in Group Qrtrs 422
Population Density1 823
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 16,033
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 11,263
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,967 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,756 (75.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,277 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 934 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $227,413
Average Home Value $265,710


Median Household Income $69,536
Average Household Income $95,327
Per Capita Income $38,453
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.04% 0.63%
Households 1.13% 0.69%
Families 1.02% 0.62%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
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.

Canonsburg, PA 15317 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15317 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 # 47 97th
Population Density1 # 521 69th
Diversity Index2 # 557 67th
Median Household Income # 221 87th
Per Capita Income # 158 91st

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