Gap, PA 17527 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17527: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gap, PA 17527

Not Acceptable, USPS
White Horse, PA 17527

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 192
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,015
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Lancaster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.011, Longitude -75.992
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 17527 has segments in 2 Counties (Chester, Lancaster).

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Gap, PA 17527 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,178
Daytime Population: Workers 1,916
Daytime Population: Residents 3,252
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,168
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 6,115
Population in Familes 5,446
Population in Group Qrtrs 63
Population Density2 315
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $61,374
Average Household Income $77,254
Per Capita Income $24,235


Total Housing Units 1,983 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,394 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 526 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $244,975
Average Home Value $292,647


Total Households 1,920
Average Household Size 3.18
Family Households 1,503
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.84% 0.78%
Households 0.71% 0.72%
Families 0.62% 0.67%
Median Household Income   3.5%
Per Capita Income   3.11%

Gap, PA 17527 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17527 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 # 574 66th
Population Density # 766 54th
Diversity Index # 539 68th
Median Household Income # 409 75th
Per Capita Income # 1146 31st

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