Central City, PA 15926 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 15926: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Central City, PA 15926

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Somerset County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.103, Longitude -78.812
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 15926 has segments in 2 Counties (Bedford, Somerset).

  • Businesses Addresses: 72
  • PO Box Addresses: 38
  • Residential Addresses: 1,270
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 35
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,235

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

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Central City, PA 15926 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,570
Daytime Population: Workers 548
Daytime Population: Residents 1,438
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,986
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 2,569
Population in Familes 2,105
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 80
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $41,206
Average Household Income $55,401
Per Capita Income $24,429


Total Housing Units 1,597 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 941 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 192 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 464 (29.1%)
Median Home Value $90,044
Average Home Value $144,979


Total Households 1,133
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 766
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 -0.33% -0.61%
Households -0.21% -0.57%
Families -0.34% -0.63%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   3.19%

Central City, PA 15926 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 15926 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 # 887 47th
Population Density # 1197 28th
Diversity Index # 1555 7th
Median Household Income # 1395 16th
Per Capita Income # 1128 32nd

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