New Salem (zip 15468), Pennsylvania 

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Population

2,487

+11.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

10.2%

Median Age

42.8

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.9 / 4.9

summer / winter

United States / Pennsylvania / Pittsburgh Metro Area / Fayette County / No City / New Salem (zip 15468)

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Best Places to Live in New Salem (zip 15468), Pennsylvania

Large city - West-central Pennsylvania at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers into the Ohio River. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the 15468 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: Pennsylvania
County: Fayette County
Metro Area: Pittsburgh Metro Area
City: No City
Zip Codes: New Salem (zip 15468)
Cost of Living: -27.2% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 760 ft above sea level

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New Salem, Pa Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
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.


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in New Salem (zip 15468) is 10.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. New Salem (zip 15468) jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, New Salem (zip 15468)'s cost of living is 27.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare New Salem (zip 15468)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the 15468 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Fayette county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 66.2% to 32.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
New Salem (zip 15468)'s population is 2,487 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 11.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in New Salem (zip 15468) is Real Estate: $79,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.5%.

SCHOOLS
New Salem (zip 15468) public schools spend $15,255 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.3 students per teacher in New Salem (zip 15468). More Education



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Housing Market in New Salem

It's a good time to buy in New Salem. Home Appreciation is up 13.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in New Salem is $79,400.
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