Zip Code 15478 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSmithfield
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Fayette
Area Code724 / 878
Current Population:6446
Racial Majority:White 99.73%
Unemployment Rate:7.8%
Median Household Income$33178
Average Adjusted Gross Income$53470
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time26.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range994 - 2372 ft.
Area49 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.79051900, -79.81234200

Zip Code 15478 Description

Zip Code 15478 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Pittsburgh metro area. Zip code 15478 is primarily located in Fayette County. The official US Postal Service name for 15478 is SMITHFIELD, Pennsylvania. Portions of zip code 15478 are contained within or border the city limits of Smithfield, PA, Fairchance, PA, and Greensboro, PA. The area code for zip code 15478 is 724. 15478 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 15478 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 15478 decreased to 6446 from 6473 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 15478 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 15478 public schools is . % of students in 15478 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 6669 99.73% 6315 +6%
 Black Or African American 4 0.06% 40 -90%
 Hispanic 8 0.12% 31 -74%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 9 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 7 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 44 0.09% 44 -86%

Zip Code 15478 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 15478 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population64466473
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households2533
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$33178
Income Under $50K Per Year68.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year24.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.50%
15478 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 14Guy ReschenthalerRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$148667
Average Real Estate Sale Price$83333
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 15478 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19212937475660595240322540
Avg Max Temp (°F)38415162727983817564524262
Avg Precip (In.)3.032.693.593.674.314.264.53.893.62.813.393.0842.84
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Pittsburgh, PA
CBSA Type15478
CBSA Population2368989
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours