Schellsburg, PA 15559 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15559: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Schellsburg, PA 15559

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 22
  • Single Family Addresses: 763
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Bedford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.044, Longitude -78.668
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 15559 has segments in 2 Counties (Bedford, Somerset).

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Schellsburg, PA 15559 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,911
Population in Households 1,901
Population in Familes 1,622
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 40
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 782
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 576
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 922 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 642 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 140 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 140 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $142,373
Average Home Value $166,394


Median Household Income $43,542
Average Household Income $59,618
Per Capita Income $24,463
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.21% -0.24%
Households 0.12% -0.03%
Families 0.0% -0.1%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.

Schellsburg, PA 15559 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15559 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 # 992 41st
Population Density1 # 1432 14th
Diversity Index2 # 1094 35th
Median Household Income # 1185 29th
Per Capita Income # 964 42nd

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