Melcroft, PA 15462 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15462: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Melcroft, PA 15462

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.063, Longitude -79.356
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 16
  • PO Box Addresses: 89
  • Residential Addresses: 88
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 88

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

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Melcroft, PA 15462 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 389
Population in Households 389
Population in Familes 320
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 373
Diversity Index2 6


Median Household Income $35,409
Average Household Income $57,644
Per Capita Income $23,561


Total Housing Units 180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 130 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $158,696
Average Home Value $225,577


Total Households 159
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 108
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 1.01% 0.26%
Households 1.12% 0.25%
Families 0.94% 0.18%
Median Household Income   4.19%
Per Capita Income   4.4%

Melcroft, PA 15462 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15462 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 # 1354 19th
Population Density # 713 57th
Diversity Index # 1284 23rd
Median Household Income # 1568 6th
Per Capita Income # 1306 22nd

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