Dawson, PA 15428 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15428: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dawson, PA 15428

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.072, Longitude -79.669
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 28
  • PO Box Addresses: 227
  • Residential Addresses: 540
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 540

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

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Dawson, PA 15428 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,820
Daytime Population: Workers 328
Daytime Population: Residents 1,052
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,380
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 1,820
Population in Familes 1,537
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 87
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $51,480
Average Household Income $60,867
Per Capita Income $24,882


Total Housing Units 821 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 591 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 153 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $96,026
Average Home Value $130,118


Total Households 744
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 535
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 0.07% -0.09%
Households 0.15% -0.05%
Families 0.08% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   3.47%

Dawson, PA 15428 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15428 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 # 1004 40th
Population Density # 1168 30th
Diversity Index # 1213 27th
Median Household Income # 845 49th
Per Capita Income # 1066 36th

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