Pittsburgh, PA 15226 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15226: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittsburgh, PA 15226

Acceptable Alternative
Brookline, PA 15226

Not Acceptable, USPS
Pgh, PA 15226
Pitt, PA 15226

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Allegheny County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.397, Longitude -80.015
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 333
  • PO Box Addresses: 43
  • Residential Addresses: 6,552
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 600
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,952

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

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Pittsburgh, PA 15226 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,425
Daytime Population: Workers 2,511
Daytime Population: Residents 7,089
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,600
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 14,391
Population in Familes 10,674
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density2 5,483
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $50,957
Average Household Income $61,926
Per Capita Income $28,389


Total Housing Units 7,111 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,748 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,853 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 510 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $88,215
Average Home Value $106,024


Total Households 6,601
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 3,772
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 -0.04% 0.0%
Households 0.07% 0.08%
Families -0.09% -0.02%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Pittsburgh, PA 15226 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15226 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 # 303 82nd
Population Density # 103 94th
Diversity Index # 467 72nd
Median Household Income # 882 47th
Per Capita Income # 652 61st

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