East Petersburg, PA 17520 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17520: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
East Petersburg, PA 17520

Acceptable Alternative
E Petersburg, PA 17520

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 218
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,857
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 10
  • County: Lancaster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.101, Longitude -76.349
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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East Petersburg, PA 17520 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,864
Daytime Population: Workers 2,127
Daytime Population: Residents 2,301
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,428
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 4,853
Population in Familes 4,125
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 2,690
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $63,816
Average Household Income $73,006
Per Capita Income $27,892


Total Housing Units 1,906 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,494 (78.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 361 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $177,508
Average Home Value $183,952


Total Households 1,855
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 1,359
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.48% 0.55%
Households 0.42% 0.5%
Families 0.32% 0.45%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

East Petersburg, PA 17520 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17520 to the other 1,663 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 650 61st
Population Density # 212 87th
Diversity Index # 234 86th
Median Household Income # 348 79th
Per Capita Income # 706 58th

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