Bird in Hand, PA 17505 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17505: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bird in Hand, PA 17505

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 91
  • Single Family Addresses: 526
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Lancaster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.054, Longitude -76.179
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Bird in Hand, PA 17505 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,923
Population in Households 1,922
Population in Familes 1,704
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 278
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 584
Average Household Size 3.29
Family Households 441
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 609 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 327 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 257 (42.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $236,321
Average Home Value $332,110


Median Household Income $57,631
Average Household Income $78,186
Per Capita Income $23,751
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.7% 0.72%
Households 0.64% 0.68%
Families 0.56% 0.63%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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.

Bird in Hand, PA 17505 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17505 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 # 988 41st
Population Density1 # 806 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 391 76th
Median Household Income # 448 73rd
Per Capita Income # 1072 36th

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