Pittsburgh, PA 15212 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15212: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Acceptable Alternative
Allegheny, PA 15212

Not Acceptable, USPS
Pgh, PA 15212
Pitt, PA 15212

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Allegheny County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.47, Longitude -80.016
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 860
  • PO Box Addresses: 114
  • Residential Addresses: 14,153
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,112
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,041

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

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Pittsburgh, PA 15212 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 27,824
Daytime Population: Workers 17,645
Daytime Population: Residents 14,836
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 32,481
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.17
Population in Households 27,313
Population in Familes 18,220
Population in Group Qrtrs 511
Population Density2 4,567
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $38,586
Average Household Income $56,298
Per Capita Income $27,322


Total Housing Units 16,425 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,583 (40.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,739 (41.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,103 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $86,577
Average Home Value $103,524


Total Households 13,322
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 6,403
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 0.02% 0.08%
Households 0.12% 0.13%
Families -0.05% 0.03%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

Pittsburgh, PA 15212 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15212 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 # 125 93rd
Population Density # 119 93rd
Diversity Index # 122 93rd
Median Household Income # 1483 11th
Per Capita Income # 770 54th

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