Acosta, PA 15520 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15520: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Acosta, PA 15520

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 2
  • Single Family Addresses: 4
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Somerset County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.111, Longitude -79.072
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Acosta, PA 15520 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 260
Daytime Population: Workers 14
Daytime Population: Residents 146
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 160
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 260
Population in Familes 217
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,218
Diversity Index3 2


Median Household Income $42,169
Average Household Income $52,743
Per Capita Income $19,880


Total Housing Units 109 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 81 (74.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $77,941
Average Home Value $83,025


Total Households 98
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 70
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 0.32% -0.15%
Households 0.43% 0.0%
Families 0.2% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

Acosta, PA 15520 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15520 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 # 1433 14th
Population Density # 251 85th
Diversity Index # 1563 6th
Median Household Income # 1346 19th
Per Capita Income # 1526 8th

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