Christiana, PA 17509 ZIP Code Profile

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Bartville, PA | Christiana, PA | Ninepoints, PA | Smyrna, PA

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Christiana, PA 17509

Acceptable Alternative
Ninepoints, PA 17509

Not Acceptable, USPS
Andrews Bridge, PA 17509
Bartville, PA 17509
Cooperville, PA 17509
Smyrna, PA 17509

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 81
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,451
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 9
  • County: Lancaster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.913, Longitude -76.044
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Christiana, PA 17509 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17509 to the other 1,556 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 678 56th
Population Density1 # 873 44th
Diversity Index2 # 680 56th
Median Household Income # 362 77th
Per Capita Income # 1178 24th

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Christiana, PA 17509 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 4,599
Population in Households 4,520
Population in Familes 4,175
Population in Group Qrtrs 79
Population Density1 179
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 1,327
Average Household Size 3.41
Family Households 1,100
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,404 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 984 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 343 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $242,275
Average Home Value $340,904


Median Household Income $59,221
Average Household Income $73,554
Per Capita Income $21,320
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.06% 0.15%
Households -0.05% 0.12%
Families -0.17% 0.07%
Median Household Income   4.21%
Per Capita Income   2.95%
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.

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