Zip Code 15656 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLeechburg
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Westmoreland
Secondary County: Armstrong
Area Code724 / 878
Current Population:10298
Racial Majority:White 96.93%
Public School Racial Majority:White 95.5%
Unemployment Rate:5.8%
Median Household Income$46842
Average Adjusted Gross Income$56360
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time29 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range883 - 1191 ft.
Area37 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.64380800, -79.62112700

Zip Code 15656 Description

Zip Code 15656 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Pittsburgh metro area. Zip code 15656 is primarily located in Westmoreland County. Portions of 15656 are also located in Armstrong County. The official US Postal Service name for 15656 is LEECHBURG, Pennsylvania. Portions of zip code 15656 are contained within or border the city limits of West Leechburg, PA, Leechburg, PA, Hyde Park, PA, and Vandergrift, PA. The area code for zip code 15656 is 724. 15656 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 15656 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 15656 increased to 10298 from 10156 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 15656 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 15656 public schools is White. 38% of students in 15656 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 9762 96.93% 9977 -2%
 Black Or African American 135 1.34% 122 +11%
 Hispanic 48 0.48% 65 -26%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 9 -100%
 Asian 38 0.38% 30 +27%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 4 0% 4 -100%
 Two Or More Races 90 0.87% 90 -2%

Zip Code 15656 Race/Ethnicity

 White 95.5%
 Black Or African American 3%
 Hispanic 0.9%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 0.2%

Zip Code 15656 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1029810156
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households4391
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$46842
Income Under $50K Per Year53.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year14.20%
15656 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 14Guy ReschenthalerRepublican
Pennsylvania District 15Glenn ThompsonRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$134462
Average Real Estate Sale Price$107000
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 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 70c - Pittsburgh Low Plateau
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 15656 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)17182635455459585139312338
Avg Max Temp (°F)36395061728083827564524161
Avg Precip (In.)2.72.323.293.3544.354.233.853.742.633.312.8940.65
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Pittsburgh, PA
CBSA Type15656
CBSA Population2368989
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours