Quarryville, PA 17566 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17566: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Quarryville, PA 17566

Not Acceptable, USPS
Buck, PA 17566
Mechanics Grove, PA 17566

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 327
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,019
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 36
  • County: Lancaster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.88, Longitude -76.148
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Quarryville, PA 17566 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 12,492
Population in Households 12,381
Population in Familes 10,969
Population in Group Qrtrs 111
Population Density1 211
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 4,266
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 3,234
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,426 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,915 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,351 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 160 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $231,216
Average Home Value $308,688


Median Household Income $59,152
Average Household Income $72,178
Per Capita Income $24,698
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.53%
Households 0.52% 0.51%
Families 0.41% 0.43%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   2.84%
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.


Quarryville, PA 17566 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17566 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 # 346 79th
Population Density1 # 875 47th
Diversity Index2 # 720 56th
Median Household Income # 430 74th
Per Capita Income # 840 49th

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