Alum Bank, PA 15521 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15521: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alum Bank, PA 15521

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 38
  • Single Family Addresses: 701
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Bedford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.194, Longitude -78.631
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Alum Bank, PA 15521 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,682
Population in Households 1,682
Population in Familes 1,471
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 51
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 629
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 485
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 717 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 520 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 109 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $112,838
Average Home Value $145,625


Median Household Income $46,601
Average Household Income $58,394
Per Capita Income $21,837
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.54% -0.53%
Households -0.23% -0.29%
Families -0.33% -0.37%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
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.

Alum Bank, PA 15521 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15521 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 # 1029 38th
Population Density1 # 1354 19th
Diversity Index2 # 1069 36th
Median Household Income # 1020 39th
Per Capita Income # 1329 20th

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