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, 2017)


Total Population 2,817
Daytime Population: Workers 203
Daytime Population: Residents 1,673
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,876
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 2,805
Population in Familes 2,346
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 122
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $42,722
Average Household Income $53,348
Per Capita Income $21,243


Total Housing Units 1,237 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 886 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 231 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 120 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $86,074
Average Home Value $110,807


Total Households 1,117
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 792
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 -0.21% -0.26%
Households -0.16% -0.23%
Families -0.28% -0.3%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   3.08%

Vanderbilt, PA 15486 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15486 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 # 854 49th
Population Density # 1052 37th
Diversity Index # 1014 39th
Median Household Income # 1328 20th
Per Capita Income # 1457 12th

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