Torrance, PA 15779 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15779: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Torrance, PA 15779

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 12
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Westmoreland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.42, Longitude -79.221
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Torrance, PA 15779 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 301
Population in Households 254
Population in Familes 200
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density1 133
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 53
Average Household Size 4.79
Family Households 35
Average Family Size 6


Total Housing Units 63 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $104,545
Average Home Value $125,568


Median Household Income $44,748
Average Household Income $55,778
Per Capita Income $13,233
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.41% -0.13%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -0.45% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.06%
Per Capita Income   0.95%
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.

Torrance, PA 15779 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15779 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 # 1409 16th
Population Density1 # 1040 38th
Diversity Index2 # 444 74th
Median Household Income # 1122 33rd
Per Capita Income # 1622 3rd

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