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: 282
  • PO Box Addresses: 45
  • Residential Addresses: 6,566
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 706
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,860

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

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Pittsburgh, PA 15229 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 14,567
Population in Households 14,396
Population in Familes 10,902
Population in Group Qrtrs 171
Population Density1 3,418
Diversity Index2 14


Median Household Income $61,438
Average Household Income $80,803
Per Capita Income $36,447


Total Housing Units 6,886 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,495 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,029 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 362 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $132,945
Average Home Value $143,003


Total Households 6,524
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 3,842
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.08% -0.06%
Households -0.01% -0.06%
Families -0.21% -0.16%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Pittsburgh, PA 15229 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15229 to the other 1,675 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 296 82nd
Population Density # 167 90th
Diversity Index # 707 58th
Median Household Income # 444 74th
Per Capita Income # 265 84th

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