New Kensington, PA 15068 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 15068: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Kensington, PA 15068

Acceptable Alternative
Arnold, PA 15068
Barking, PA 15068
Lower Burrell, PA 15068
New Kensingtn, PA 15068
Parnassus, PA 15068

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Westmoreland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.576, Longitude -79.724
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 15068 has segments in 2 Counties (Allegheny, Westmoreland).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,040
  • PO Box Addresses: 240
  • Residential Addresses: 17,141
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,423
    • Single Family Addresses: 15,718

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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New Kensington, PA 15068 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 38,361
Daytime Population: Workers 12,568
Daytime Population: Residents 20,929
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 33,497
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 38,159
Population in Familes 30,147
Population in Group Qrtrs 202
Population Density2 874
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $48,081
Average Household Income $62,878
Per Capita Income $27,341


Total Housing Units 18,810 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,478 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,144 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,188 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $125,067
Average Home Value $150,399


Total Households 16,622
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 10,501
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.25% -0.17%
Households -0.18% -0.15%
Families -0.3% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

New Kensington, PA 15068 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15068 to the other 1,663 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 54 97th
Population Density # 494 70th
Diversity Index # 418 75th
Median Household Income # 1059 36th
Per Capita Income # 766 54th

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