Mount Joy, PA 17552 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 17552: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mount Joy, PA 17552

Acceptable Alternative
Florin, PA 17552

Not Acceptable, USPS
Donegal Heights, PA 17552
Donegal Springs, PA 17552
Farmdale, PA 17552
Milton Grove, PA 17552

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 467
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,185
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 94
  • County: Lancaster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.109, Longitude -76.509
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mount Joy, PA 17552 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,311
Daytime Population: Workers 7,864
Daytime Population: Residents 9,121
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,985
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 20,283
Population in Familes 16,634
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density2 600
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $65,990
Average Household Income $79,125
Per Capita Income $31,827


Total Housing Units 8,478 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,603 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,559 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 316 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $186,035
Average Home Value $213,649


Total Households 8,162
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 5,646
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 1.57% 1.23%
Households 1.58% 1.24%
Families 1.46% 1.17%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Mount Joy, PA 17552 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17552 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 # 193 88th
Population Density # 587 65th
Diversity Index # 372 78th
Median Household Income # 296 82nd
Per Capita Income # 408 76th

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