Smithfield, PA 15478 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15478: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Smithfield, PA 15478

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 102
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,391
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.785, Longitude -79.788
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Smithfield, PA 15478 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,415
Daytime Population: Workers 1,428
Daytime Population: Residents 3,802
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,230
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 6,407
Population in Familes 5,316
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 109
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $40,136
Average Household Income $54,561
Per Capita Income $21,551


Total Housing Units 2,738 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,862 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 669 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 207 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $101,617
Average Home Value $140,669


Total Households 2,531
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 1,793
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 0.36% 0.01%
Households 0.39% 0.04%
Families 0.28% -0.01%
Median Household Income   3.27%
Per Capita Income   3.49%

Smithfield, PA 15478 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15478 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 # 563 66th
Population Density # 1088 35th
Diversity Index # 1156 31st
Median Household Income # 1438 14th
Per Capita Income # 1437 14th

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