Zip Code 15679 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameRuffs Dale
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Westmoreland
Area Code724 / 878
Current Population:3343
Racial Majority:White 98.44%
Public School Racial Majority:White 95.5%
Unemployment Rate:5.8%
Median Household Income$38411
Average Adjusted Gross Income$58680
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time24.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1024 - 1253 ft.
Area25 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.18221100, -79.64983200

Zip Code 15679 Description

Zip Code 15679 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Pittsburgh metro area. Zip code 15679 is primarily located in Westmoreland County. The official US Postal Service name for 15679 is RUFFS DALE, Pennsylvania. Portions of zip code 15679 are contained within or border the city limits of Hunker, PA, Madison, PA, . The area code for zip code 15679 is 724. 15679 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 15679 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 15679 increased to 3343 from 3230 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 15679 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 15679 public schools is White. 45.1% of students in 15679 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 3544 98.44% 3252 +9%
 Black Or African American 4 0.11% 23 -83%
 Hispanic 21 0.58% 21 +0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 6 -100%
 Asian 7 0.19% 4 +75%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 37 0.67% 37 -35%

Zip Code 15679 Race/Ethnicity

 White 95.5%
 Black Or African American 1.3%
 Hispanic 1%
 Asian 0.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 2%

Zip Code 15679 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population33433230
Male Population50.50%
Female Population49.50%
Total Households1391
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$38411
Income Under $50K Per Year64.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.20%
15679 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 14Guy ReschenthalerRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$197000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$65222
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 15679 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19202837475660595240322440
Avg Max Temp (°F)36405061717983827564524161
Avg Precip (In.)2.862.663.433.564.23.934.23.953.732.553.562.9841.61
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Pittsburgh, PA
CBSA Type15679
CBSA Population2368989
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours