New Kensington (zip 15068), Pennsylvania 

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Population

36,697

-1.5% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.4%

Median Income

$44,279

Median Home Price

$168,300

Median Age

46.5

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.0 / 4.9

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in New Kensington (zip 15068), Pennsylvania

Large city - West-central Pennsylvania at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers into the Ohio River. August, June and September are the most pleasant months in the 15068 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

New Kensington, PA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Arts and culture
Attractive downtown
Cost of living
Cons
Low job growth projections
Clouds and rain
Commute times


What Bert Has To Say About Pittsburgh Metro Area

Once a rough and gritty center for the steelmaking industry, Pittsburgh is now home to one lone blast furnace and a wide assortment of other industries. Pittsburgh has a tremendous base of headquarters operations for U.S. and some foreign companies in a variety of industries from banking to food processing to steel and heavy manufactured goods to pharmaceuticals. These include Alcoa, HJ Heinz, PNC Bank, PPG Industries, Mellon Bank, US Steel, Allegheny Technologies, Wesco, Bayer North America, GlaxoSmithKline, American Eagle Outfitters, General Nutrition Centers, and more.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Pennsylvania
County: Westmoreland County
Metro Area: Pittsburgh Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately conservative
City: New Kensington
Zip Codes: New Kensington (zip 15068)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 760 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in New Kensington (zip 15068) is 7.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. New Kensington (zip 15068) jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, New Kensington (zip 15068)'s cost of living is 18.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare New Kensington (zip 15068)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Westmoreland county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 63.5% to 35.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
New Kensington (zip 15068)'s population is 36,697 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 1.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in New Kensington (zip 15068) is Real Estate: $168,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.7%.

SCHOOLS
New Kensington (zip 15068) public schools spend $15,689 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.9 students per teacher in New Kensington (zip 15068). More Education



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Housing Market in New Kensington

It's a good time to buy in New Kensington. Home Appreciation is up 16.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in New Kensington is $168,300.

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