New Salem, PA 15468 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15468: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Salem, PA 15468

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.937, Longitude -79.823
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 32
  • PO Box Addresses: 426
  • Residential Addresses: 574
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 574

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

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New Salem, PA 15468 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,372
Daytime Population: Workers 275
Daytime Population: Residents 2,048
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,323
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 3,361
Population in Familes 2,718
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 222
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $37,565
Average Household Income $49,796
Per Capita Income $20,382


Total Housing Units 1,598 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 967 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 408 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 223 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $70,714
Average Home Value $95,036


Total Households 1,375
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 925
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 0.54% 0.09%
Households 0.59% 0.12%
Families 0.42% 0.04%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   3.38%

New Salem, PA 15468 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15468 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 # 785 53rd
Population Density # 869 48th
Diversity Index # 525 69th
Median Household Income # 1513 9th
Per Capita Income # 1506 10th

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