15218 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Swissvale, PA (50.18%), Pittsburgh, PA (26.52%), Edgewood, PA (23.24%), Wilkinsburg, PA (0.06%)
County: Allegheny County, PA
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 13,877
Zip code population in 2010: 13,851
Zip code population in 2000: 14,956

Houses and condos: 8,050
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,693
% of renters here:

39%
State:

31%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 15218: 94.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 2.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 5,852 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

2.3% ($2,383)
Pennsylvania:

1.5% ($2,521)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,412 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,322 (2.3%)

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Males: 6,618  (47.7%)
Females: 7,259  (52.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 15218:

For population 15 years and over in 15218:

Zip code 15218 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Races in zip code 15218

  • Zip code 15218 races chart
    • 9,409White population
    • 3,448Black population
    • 23American Indian population
    • 273Asian population
    • 4Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 28Some other race population
    • 344Two or more races population
    • 322Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $104,900
15218:

$104,900
Pennsylvania:

$164,200



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in 15218 zip code as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 15218 to the number of sex offenders is 1,836 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

41.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 15218, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $55,311 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$55,311
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $48,596 (reported on 84.8% of returns)
Here:

$48,596
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.4% for AGIs below $25k, 82.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 78.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 56.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,086 (reported on 32.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,086
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,793 (reported on 22.9% of returns)
Here:

$4,793
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$11,184 (reported on 15.9% of returns)
Here:

+$11,184
State:

+$14,495
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$16,717 (reported on 14.2% of returns)
Here:

+$16,717
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.9% for AGIs below $25k, 3.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $13,543 (reported on 9.3% of returns)
15218:

$13,543
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $18,757 (reported on 0.9% of returns)
15218:

$18,757
Pennsylvania:

$20,922
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,061 (16% of AGI, reported on 26.6% of returns)
Here:

$19,061
State:

$23,538

Here:

15.8% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $25k, 5.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 10.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,707 (reported on 21.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,707
State:

$4,025
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $9,291 (reported on 26.6% of returns)
15218:

$9,291
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,945 (reported on 16.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,945
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 15218, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $43,173 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$43,173
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $39,741 (reported on 83.8% of returns)
Here:

$39,741
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 87.7% for AGIs below $10k, 76.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 84.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,467 (reported on 45.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,467
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,796 (reported on 26.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,796
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$4,953 (reported on 19.3% of returns)
Here:

+$4,953
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$12,622 (reported on 12.2% of returns)
Here:

+$12,622
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.8% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,495 (reported on 2.6% of returns)
15218:

$2,495
Pennsylvania:

$2,903
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $12,033 (reported on 1.2% of returns)
Here:

$12,033
Pennsylvania:

$14,674

Total itemized deductions: $15,754 (18% of AGI, reported on 28.6% of returns)
Here:

$15,754
State:

$18,804

Here:

17.7% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.1% for AGIs below $10k, 5.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,451 (3% of AGI, reported on 25.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,451
State:

$3,337

Here:

2.6% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $6,966 (reported on 75.7% of returns)
15218:

$6,966
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $10k, 4.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,555 (reported on 15.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,555
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 45.2%
Here:

45%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 42.9% for AGIs below $10k, 47.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 41.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 45.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 49.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 53.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$47,803
Pennsylvania:

$52,007
Swissvale, PA (15218) map Nearest zip codes: 15221, 15208, 15217, 15120, 15104, 15207.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

39.8%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.8%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 875
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,006


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 130 (61 now married, 69 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,364 (1,274 now married, 2,090 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 15218 with a mortgage: 2,652 (30 second mortgage, 434 home equity loan, 23 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,536

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,128
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S519

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

15.0%
Whole state:

13.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

9.7%
Whole state:

7.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 15218: Augustana Camp Association (A), Dickson Intermediate School Library (B), Edgewood Police Department (C), Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire Station 19 (D), Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale (E), Swissvale Borough Hall (F), Swissvale Police Department (G), Woodland Hills Junior High School - West Library (H), Swissvale Volunteer Fire Department Station 279 (I), Edgewood Volunteer Fire Department (J), Swissvale Borough Fire Department (K), Mellon Memorial Library (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Edgewood Towne Center Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 15218 include: Swissvale Baptist Church (A), Saint John Lutheran Church of Swissvale (B), New Covenant Christian Fellowship Church (C), Word of God Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Tourist attraction (not listed on the city page) : House of Cachet (Art Museums; 311 W. Hutchinson Ave).

Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 532000 to 2009
  • 1341990 to 1999
  • 4751980 to 1989
  • 5261970 to 1979
  • 7131960 to 1969
  • 1,0801950 to 1959
  • 8671940 to 1949
  • 4,2021939 or earlier

Zip code 15218 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Swissvale, PA (15218)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1111 bedroom
  • 8722 bedrooms
  • 2,0913 bedrooms
  • 7414 bedrooms
  • 3735+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Swissvale, PA (15218)

  • 156no bedroom
  • 9731 bedroom
  • 1,1162 bedrooms
  • 3243 bedrooms
  • 754 bedrooms
  • 495+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Swissvale, PA (15218) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 281no vehicle
  • 2,0081 vehicle
  • 1,4822 vehicles
  • 3073 vehicles
  • 864 vehicles
  • 245+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Swissvale, PA (15218) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 676no vehicle
  • 1,6111 vehicle
  • 3882 vehicles
  • 183 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $692.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $104,900
15218:

$104,900
Pennsylvania:

$164,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,300 - $183,700

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $169,434
Here:

$169,434
State:

$221,511

Townhouses or other attached units: $140,609
Here:

$140,609
State:

$157,348

In 2-unit structures: $118,355
Here:

$118,355
State:

$141,335

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $109,962
Here:

$109,962
State:

$186,490

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,502
Here:

$160,502
State:

$212,799

Mobile homes: $29,891
Here:

$29,891
State:

$45,445

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 8.1%

Neighborhoods in zip code 15218:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 94.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,839

Size of family households: 1,977 2-persons, 685 3-persons, 677 4-persons, 154 5-persons, 9 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,815 1-person, 543 2-persons, 21 3-persons

1,570 married couples with children.
645 single-parent households (124 men, 521 women).

92.3% of residents of 15218 zip code speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (88% very well, 12% well).
3.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% very well, 15% well, 7% not well).
2.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% very well, 9% well, 45% not well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 674 (4.9%)
(62.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.9%
Whole state:

6.2%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 31%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 8%Italy
  • 7%Iran
  • 5%Ukraine
  • 5%Brazil
  • 5%England
  • 5%Russia

Most common first ancestries reported in 15218 (%)

  • 26%Other groups
  • 13%Irish
  • 12%Italian
  • 10%German
  • 7%American
  • 4%Slovak
  • 3%English

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 732010 or later
  • 2002000 to 2009
  • 1971990 to 1999
  • 299Before 1990

Private high school not listed on the city page:

  • WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL FO (Students: 216; Location: 300 EAST SWISSVALE AVENUE, PITTSBURGH, PA; Grades: PK - 12)

Zip code 15218 topographic map

Public primary/middle schools in zip code 15218 not listed on the city page:

  • EDGEWOOD PRIMARY SCH (Students: 617; Grades: KG - 03)
  • WOODLAND HILLS JHS-WEST (Students: 616; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • DICKSON INTRMD SCH (Students: 484; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • REGENT SQUARE EL SCH (Students: 187; Grades: KG - 05)
There are 81 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 15218.

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 15218 marital status for males
Zip code 15218 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 89%Utility gas
  • 8%Electricity
  • 1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1%Other fuel
  • 1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 16,501. Population change in the 1990s: -1,545 (-9.4%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


61% of the 15218 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 77% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

90% of the 15218 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 79% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 4% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 324
Here:

35.9%
Pennsylvania:

13.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 124
Here:

18.7%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 222
Here:

33.5%
Pennsylvania:

35.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 85,815Legal occupations
  • 66,696Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 65,000Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 60,625Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 55,337Management occupations
  • 54,786Business and financial operations occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 42 people in institutions for the deaf
  • 12 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 12 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally retarded
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED101$113,631166$121,040289$132,50675$54,3785$1,343,80842$68,633
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$06$115,35337$100,45111$34,4180$06$70,538
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$55,93715$93,506111$106,72161$25,6732$180,40513$59,572
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$64,78015$125,353113$125,9533$51,3230$07$269,116
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$107,1262$33,58518$146,2272$9,5950$00$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED51$147,69711$142,369
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$79,4584$80,310
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$71,6655$127,860
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$59,6700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 15218 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary33779.9 years
John32273.9 years
William17873.8 years
Joseph17574.1 years
Anna15082.7 years
Margaret13978.4 years
James13371.4 years
Helen12879.6 years
George12775.3 years
Charles11575.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 15218 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller4376.0 years
Smith3777.4 years
Brown3177.2 years
Johnson2776.9 years
Anderson2376.3 years
Mcdonough2173.3 years
Thompson1979.9 years
Williams1871.0 years
Martin1873.9 years
Kelly1874.6 years
Businesses in zip code 15218
NameCountNameCount
Applebee's1Kmart1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets1
CVS1Nike2
Cricket Wireless1RadioShack1
FedEx2Sears1
Foot Locker1Subway1
GNC1T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1UPS3
Jones New York2Wendy's1

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