Pittsburgh, PA 15243 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15243: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittsburgh, PA 15243

Acceptable Alternative
Cedarhurst, PA 15243

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Allegheny County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.383, Longitude -80.067
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 199
  • PO Box Addresses: 64
  • Residential Addresses: 5,883
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 977
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,906

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

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  1. 15243 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 15243 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Pittsburgh, PA 15243 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 13,640
Population in Households 13,206
Population in Familes 10,703
Population in Group Qrtrs 434
Population Density2 4,683
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $86,033
Average Household Income $116,492
Per Capita Income $50,148


Total Housing Units 6,126 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,490 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,300 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 336 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $180,241
Average Home Value $223,541


Total Households 5,790
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 3,687
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.12% 0.06%
Households 0.17% 0.09%
Families -0.01% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   1.71%

Pittsburgh, PA 15243 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15243 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 # 323 81st
Population Density # 124 93rd
Diversity Index # 568 66th
Median Household Income # 128 92nd
Per Capita Income # 77 95th

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