Pittsburgh, PA 15229 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15229: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittsburgh, PA 15229

Acceptable Alternative
West View, PA 15229

Not Acceptable, USPS
Pgh, PA 15229
Pitt, PA 15229

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Allegheny County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.518, Longitude -80.04
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 286
  • PO Box Addresses: 46
  • Residential Addresses: 6,563
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 707
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,856

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

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Pittsburgh, PA 15229 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,708
Daytime Population: Workers 3,685
Daytime Population: Residents 6,030
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,715
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 13,562
Population in Familes 10,371
Population in Group Qrtrs 146
Population Density2 3,538
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $59,735
Average Household Income $77,927
Per Capita Income $35,212


Total Housing Units 6,553 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,315 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,838 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 400 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $131,188
Average Home Value $141,014


Total Households 6,153
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 3,659
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 -0.12% -0.02%
Households -0.03% 0.04%
Families -0.2% -0.07%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Pittsburgh, PA 15229 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15229 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 # 319 81st
Population Density # 158 91st
Diversity Index # 707 58th
Median Household Income # 454 73rd
Per Capita Income # 274 84th

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