Central City, PA 15926 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15926: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Central City, PA 15926

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 73
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,269
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 35
  • County: Somerset County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.103, Longitude -78.812
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 15926 has segments in 2 Counties (Bedford, Somerset).

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Central City, PA 15926 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,582
Population in Households 2,581
Population in Familes 2,117
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 65
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 1,136
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 769
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,622 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 945 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 191 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 486 (30.0%)
Median Home Value $88,162
Average Home Value $143,148


Median Household Income $40,761
Average Household Income $53,034
Per Capita Income $23,338
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.37% -0.49%
Households -0.2% -0.35%
Families -0.33% -0.42%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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.

Central City, PA 15926 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15926 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 # 880 47th
Population Density1 # 1277 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 1555 7th
Median Household Income # 1341 20th
Per Capita Income # 1130 32nd

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