Grindstone, PA 15442 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15442: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Grindstone, PA 15442

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 41
  • Single Family Addresses: 836
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 14
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.014, Longitude -79.83
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Grindstone, PA 15442 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,418
Population in Households 2,418
Population in Familes 1,932
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 131
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 1,028
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 664
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,146 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 668 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 360 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $65,860
Average Home Value $118,413


Median Household Income $36,893
Average Household Income $47,791
Per Capita Income $20,318
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.78% 0.35%
Households 0.93% 0.48%
Families 0.77% 0.36%
Median Household Income   -2.7%
Per Capita Income   0.94%
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.

Grindstone, PA 15442 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15442 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 # 908 46th
Population Density1 # 1046 37th
Diversity Index2 # 365 78th
Median Household Income # 1501 10th
Per Capita Income # 1462 12th

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