York, PA 17408 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17408: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
York, PA 17408

Acceptable Alternative
New Salem Borough, PA 17408
New Salem Bro, PA 17408
W Manchester, PA 17408
West Manchester Twp, PA 17408

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 358
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,495
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 321
  • County: York County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.015, Longitude -76.598
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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York, PA 17408 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 24,383
Population in Households 24,044
Population in Familes 19,727
Population in Group Qrtrs 339
Population Density1 873
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 9,934
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 6,839
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,476 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,810 (74.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,124 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 542 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $180,072
Average Home Value $196,431


Median Household Income $63,126
Average Household Income $76,364
Per Capita Income $31,416
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.54%
Households 0.53% 0.48%
Families 0.43% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

York, PA 17408 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17408 to the other 1,669 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 151 91st
Population Density1 # 506 70th
Diversity Index2 # 376 77th
Median Household Income # 301 82nd
Per Capita Income # 350 79th

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