Pittsburgh, PA 15218 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15218: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittsburgh, PA 15218

Acceptable Alternative
Swissvale, PA 15218

Not Acceptable, USPS
Pgh, PA 15218
Pitt, PA 15218

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Allegheny County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.426, Longitude -79.889
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 446
  • PO Box Addresses: 118
  • Residential Addresses: 7,099
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,205
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,894

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

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Pittsburgh, PA 15218 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,573
Daytime Population: Workers 2,918
Daytime Population: Residents 6,426
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,344
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 13,558
Population in Familes 9,198
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 5,749
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $48,391
Average Household Income $67,313
Per Capita Income $33,242


Total Housing Units 7,562 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,641 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,057 (40.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 864 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $118,209
Average Home Value $158,507


Total Households 6,698
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 3,309
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% -0.11%
Households -0.12% -0.04%
Families -0.32% -0.16%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Pittsburgh, PA 15218 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15218 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 # 323 81st
Population Density # 97 94th
Diversity Index # 121 93rd
Median Household Income # 1039 38th
Per Capita Income # 344 79th

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