Fort Hill, PA 15540 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15540: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Hill, PA 15540

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 5
  • Single Family Addresses: 151
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Somerset County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.864, Longitude -79.248
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fort Hill, PA 15540 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 345
Population in Households 341
Population in Familes 287
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 137
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 96
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 278 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 111 (39.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 ( 9.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 141 (50.7%)
Median Home Value $122,619
Average Home Value $162,387


Median Household Income $43,366
Average Household Income $55,944
Per Capita Income $22,320
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% -0.06%
Households 0.35% 0.0%
Families 0.17% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
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.

Fort Hill, PA 15540 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15540 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 # 1381 17th
Population Density1 # 1614 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 1305 22nd
Median Household Income # 1194 29th
Per Capita Income # 1264 24th

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