Zip Code 15468 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNew Salem
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Fayette
Area Code724 / 878
Current Population:2303
Racial Majority:White 93.24%
Unemployment Rate:7.8%
Median Household Income$33818
Average Adjusted Gross Income$45870
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time16.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1070 - 1135 ft.
Area13 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.94506500, -79.83845400

Zip Code 15468 Description

Zip Code 15468 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Pittsburgh metro area. Zip code 15468 is primarily located in Fayette County. The official US Postal Service name for 15468 is NEW SALEM, Pennsylvania. Portions of zip code 15468 are contained within or border the city limits of New Salem-Buffington, PA, Republic, PA, . The area code for zip code 15468 is 724. 15468 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 15468 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 15468 decreased to 2303 from 3087 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 15468 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 15468 public schools is . % of students in 15468 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2181 93.24% 2187 +-0%
 Black Or African American 126 5.39% 70 +80%
 Hispanic 1 0.04% 11 -91%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 2 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 2 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 30 1.33% 30 +3%

Zip Code 15468 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 15468 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population23033087
Male Population47.20%
Female Population52.80%
Total Households932
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$33818
Income Under $50K Per Year67.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year23.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.20%
15468 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 14Guy ReschenthalerRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$120200
Average Real Estate Sale Price$80000
Current Unemployment Level 7.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 70b - Monongahela Transition Zone
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 15468 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19212837475660595240322440
Avg Max Temp (°F)38415162728083827665534262
Avg Precip (In.)2.982.683.583.644.294.184.463.923.62.793.393.0742.59
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Pittsburgh, PA
CBSA Type15468
CBSA Population2368989
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours