Zip Code 15438 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameFayette City
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Fayette
Secondary County: Washington
Area Code724 / 878
Current Population:2221
Racial Majority:White 99%
Public School Racial Majority:White 98.6%
Unemployment Rate:7.8%
Median Household Income$44025
Average Adjusted Gross Income$59010
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time27 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range899 - 1024 ft.
Area12 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.07512000, -79.84539400

Zip Code 15438 Description

Zip Code 15438 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Pittsburgh metro area. Zip code 15438 is primarily located in Fayette County. Portions of 15438 are also located in Washington County. The official US Postal Service name for 15438 is FAYETTE CITY, Pennsylvania. Portions of zip code 15438 are contained within or border the city limits of Newell, PA, Fayette City, PA, Allenport, PA, Stockdale, PA, California, PA, Dunlevy, PA, Elco, PA, Roscoe, PA, West Brownsville, PA, Lynnwood-Pricedale, PA, and Coal Center, PA. The area code for zip code 15438 is 724. 15438 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 15438 is 7.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 15438 decreased to 2221 from 2430 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 15438 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 15438 public schools is White. 40.3% of students in 15438 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2075 99% 2166 -4%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 10 -100%
 Hispanic 14 0.67% 18 -22%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 5 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 12 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 5 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 5 0.33% 5 +40%

Zip Code 15438 Race/Ethnicity

 White 98.6%
 Black Or African American 0.7%
 Hispanic 0%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.7%

Zip Code 15438 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population22212430
Male Population47.80%
Female Population52.20%
Total Households897
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$44025
Income Under $50K Per Year56.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.10%
15438 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 14Guy ReschenthalerRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$131857
Average Real Estate Sale Price$107500
Current Unemployment Level 7.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 70c - Pittsburgh Low Plateau
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 15438 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)20212938485762615442332541
Avg Max Temp (°F)38405162728084837765534362
Avg Precip (In.)2.782.463.43.393.963.894.043.783.352.523.192.8439.61
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Pittsburgh, PA
CBSA Type15438
CBSA Population2368989
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours