Vanderbilt, PA 15486 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15486: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Vanderbilt, PA 15486

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 27
  • Single Family Addresses: 753
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.024, Longitude -79.703
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Vanderbilt, PA 15486 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,836
Population in Households 2,825
Population in Familes 2,361
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 129
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 1,129
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 798
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,232 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 893 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 236 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 103 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $80,536
Average Home Value $107,699


Median Household Income $41,289
Average Household Income $51,182
Per Capita Income $20,460
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% -0.05%
Households 0.21% 0.04%
Families 0.08% -0.05%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.

Vanderbilt, PA 15486 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15486 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 # 849 49th
Population Density1 # 1052 37th
Diversity Index2 # 1037 38th
Median Household Income # 1309 22nd
Per Capita Income # 1449 13th

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