Pittsburgh, PA 15205 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15205: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittsburgh, PA 15205

Acceptable Alternative
Crafton, PA 15205

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ingram, PA 15205
Pgh, PA 15205
Pitt, PA 15205

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Allegheny County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.437, Longitude -80.074
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,308
  • PO Box Addresses: 93
  • Residential Addresses: 11,211
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,752
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,459

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

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Pittsburgh, PA 15205 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 23,120
Daytime Population: Workers 28,064
Daytime Population: Residents 9,878
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 37,942
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.64
Population in Households 22,925
Population in Familes 15,974
Population in Group Qrtrs 195
Population Density2 1,984
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $53,948
Average Household Income $74,203
Per Capita Income $34,908


Total Housing Units 11,816 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,224 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,604 (39.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 988 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $122,060
Average Home Value $146,212


Total Households 10,828
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 5,604
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 0.21% 0.18%
Households 0.26% 0.23%
Families 0.12% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Pittsburgh, PA 15205 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15205 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 # 165 90th
Population Density # 281 83rd
Diversity Index # 323 81st
Median Household Income # 688 59th
Per Capita Income # 283 83rd

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