Zip Code 15068 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNew Kensington
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Westmoreland
Secondary County: Allegheny
Area Code724 / 878
Current Population:38785
Racial Majority:White 87.86%
Public School Racial Majority:White 74.3%
Unemployment Rate:5.8%
Median Household Income$44876
Average Adjusted Gross Income$58390
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time26.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range869 - 1194 ft.
Area48 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.56094800, -79.71306900

Zip Code 15068 Description

Zip Code 15068 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Pittsburgh metro area. Zip code 15068 is primarily located in Westmoreland County. Portions of 15068 are also located in Allegheny County. The official US Postal Service name for 15068 is NEW KENSINGTON, Pennsylvania. Portions of zip code 15068 are contained within or border the city limits of Lower Burrell, PA, Plum, PA, New Kensington, PA, Municipality of Murrysville, PA, Arnold, PA, Harrison Township, PA, Cheswick, PA, Springdale, PA, Tarentum, PA, Penn Hills, PA, and Brackenridge, PA. Zip code 15068 is within area code 724 and area code 412. 15068 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 15068 is 5.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.5% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 15068 decreased to 38785 from 41690 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 15068 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 15068 public schools is White. 50.7% of students in 15068 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 33610 87.86% 34387 -2%
 Black Or African American 2757 7.21% 2745 +0%
 Hispanic 593 1.55% 448 +32%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 47 0.12% 38 +24%
 Asian 208 0.54% 181 +15%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 6 -100%
 Other Race 45 0.11% 45 -4%
 Two Or More Races 935 2.61% 935 +7%

Zip Code 15068 Race/Ethnicity

 White 74.3%
 Black Or African American 14.9%
 Hispanic 1.3%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 8.8%

Zip Code 15068 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3878541690
Male Population47.90%
Female Population52.10%
Total Households16788
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
50.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
80.0%
Median Household Income$44876
Income Under $50K Per Year55.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year13.50%
15068 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 14Guy ReschenthalerRepublican
Pennsylvania District 18Mike DoyleDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Pennsylvania Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$102926
Average Real Estate Sale Price$87315
Current Unemployment Level 5.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 70c - Pittsburgh Low Plateau
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 15068 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)18202736475660595241322439
Avg Max Temp (°F)36405061728083827564524161
Avg Precip (In.)2.782.463.353.374.044.184.183.793.682.553.32.9640.64
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Pittsburgh, PA
CBSA Type15068
CBSA Population2368989
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours