Zip Code 15462 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMelcroft
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Fayette
Area Code724 / 878
Current Population:398
Racial Majority:White 100%
Public School Racial Majority:White 98.2%
Unemployment Rate:7.8%
Median Household Income$45686
Average Adjusted Gross Income$41330
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time21.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1703 - 1703 ft.
Area2 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.06045700, -79.38550500

Zip Code 15462 Description

Zip Code 15462 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Pittsburgh metro area. Zip code 15462 is primarily located in Fayette County. The official US Postal Service name for 15462 is MELCROFT, Pennsylvania. Portions of zip code 15462 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 15462 is 724. 15462 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 15462 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 15462 decreased to 398 from 413 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 15462 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 15462 public schools is White. 58% of students in 15462 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 337 100% 390 -14%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 0 0% 3 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 1 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 4 0% 4 -100%

Zip Code 15462 Race/Ethnicity

 White 98.2%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 0.9%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.9%

Zip Code 15462 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population398413
Male Population52.00%
Female Population48.00%
Total Households151
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$45686
Income Under $50K Per Year56.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.00%
15462 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 9Dan MeuserRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Pennsylvania Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$199167
Average Real Estate Sale Price$56000
Current Unemployment Level 7.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 69b - Uplands and Valleys of Mixed Land Use
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 15462 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)17182635455458575039312238
Avg Max Temp (°F)34374757687680797261493958
Avg Precip (In.)3.152.873.533.834.284.524.514.24433.643.2944.86
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Pittsburgh, PA
CBSA Type15462
CBSA Population2368989
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours