Fayette City, PA 15438 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15438: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fayette City, PA 15438

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 44
  • Single Family Addresses: 769
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.099, Longitude -79.839
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fayette City, PA 15438 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,146
Daytime Population: Workers 259
Daytime Population: Residents 1,371
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,630
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 2,101
Population in Familes 1,761
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density2 216
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $50,860
Average Household Income $59,942
Per Capita Income $24,762


Total Housing Units 1,005 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 679 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 191 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $91,182
Average Home Value $121,060


Total Households 870
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 619
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 -0.37% -0.34%
Households -0.31% -0.32%
Families -0.44% -0.39%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   3.32%

Fayette City, PA 15438 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15438 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 # 947 43rd
Population Density # 876 47th
Diversity Index # 1132 32nd
Median Household Income # 891 46th
Per Capita Income # 1090 35th

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