Zip Code 15479 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSmithton
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Westmoreland
Area Code724 / 878
Current Population:2113
Racial Majority:White 98.92%
Public School Racial Majority:White 93.7%
Unemployment Rate:5.8%
Median Household Income$46868
Average Adjusted Gross Income$58130
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time28.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range955 - 1335 ft.
Area21 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.14993100, -79.71213100

Zip Code 15479 Description

Zip Code 15479 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Pittsburgh metro area. Zip code 15479 is primarily located in Westmoreland County. The official US Postal Service name for 15479 is SMITHTON, Pennsylvania. Portions of zip code 15479 are contained within or border the city limits of Smithton, PA, West Newton, PA, . The area code for zip code 15479 is 724. 15479 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 15479 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 15479 increased to 2113 from 1969 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 15479 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 15479 public schools is White. 58.3% of students in 15479 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2014 98.92% 2015 +-0%
 Black Or African American 17 0.83% 39 -56%
 Hispanic 0 0% 25 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 2 -100%
 Asian 5 0.25% 6 -17%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 26 0% 26 -100%

Zip Code 15479 Race/Ethnicity

 White 93.7%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 1%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 4%

Zip Code 15479 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population21131969
Male Population49.90%
Female Population50.10%
Total Households871
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
58.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$46868
Income Under $50K Per Year55.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.90%
15479 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 14Guy ReschenthalerRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Pennsylvania Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$318400
Average Real Estate Sale Price$81000
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 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 15479 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)20212937485762615442332541
Avg Max Temp (°F)38415162728084837665534262
Avg Precip (In.)2.792.453.383.3643.834.033.823.442.493.232.8739.69
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Pittsburgh, PA
CBSA Type15479
CBSA Population2368989
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours