Pittsburgh, PA 15235 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15235: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittsburgh, PA 15235

Acceptable Alternative
Penn Hills, PA 15235

Not Acceptable, USPS
Pgh, PA 15235
Pitt, PA 15235
Universal, PA 15235

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Allegheny County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.445, Longitude -79.914
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,133
  • PO Box Addresses: 299
  • Residential Addresses: 16,591
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,537
    • Single Family Addresses: 15,054

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

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Pittsburgh, PA 15235 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 34,115
Daytime Population: Workers 11,160
Daytime Population: Residents 17,448
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 28,608
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 33,959
Population in Familes 26,402
Population in Group Qrtrs 156
Population Density2 2,393
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $53,358
Average Household Income $65,937
Per Capita Income $29,861


Total Housing Units 16,639 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,538 (69.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,860 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,241 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $95,070
Average Home Value $119,301


Total Households 15,398
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 9,384
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 -0.01% 0.04%
Households 0.11% 0.11%
Families -0.06% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Pittsburgh, PA 15235 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15235 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 # 75 96th
Population Density # 232 86th
Diversity Index # 102 94th
Median Household Income # 720 57th
Per Capita Income # 531 68th

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