Brownstown, PA 17508 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17508: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Brownstown, PA 17508

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 78
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Lancaster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.128, Longitude -76.211
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Brownstown, PA 17508 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 593
Population in Households 592
Population in Familes 529
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 3,345
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 212
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 171
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 214 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 182 (85.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 0.9%)
Median Home Value $228,448
Average Home Value $263,736


Median Household Income $75,000
Average Household Income $116,562
Per Capita Income $41,681
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% 0.17%
Households 0.18% 0.19%
Families 0.0% 0.23%
Median Household Income   4.15%
Per Capita Income   3.14%
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.


Brownstown, PA 17508 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17508 to the other 1,635 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 1273 22nd
Population Density1 # 184 89th
Diversity Index2 # 484 70th
Median Household Income # 173 89th
Per Capita Income # 112 93rd

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