Lancaster, PA 17601 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 17601: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lancaster, PA 17601

Acceptable Alternative
Neffsville, PA 17601

Not Acceptable, USPS
Eden, PA 17601
Fruitville, PA 17601
Oyster Point, PA 17601
Roseville, PA 17601

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,018
  • Single Family Addresses: 20,109
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 767
  • County: Lancaster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.061, Longitude -76.322
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lancaster, PA 17601 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 52,571
Daytime Population: Workers 50,355
Daytime Population: Residents 25,279
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 75,634
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.44
Population in Households 51,725
Population in Familes 42,852
Population in Group Qrtrs 846
Population Density2 1,625
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $73,587
Average Household Income $99,632
Per Capita Income $39,883


Total Housing Units 21,764 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,779 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,079 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 906 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $237,105
Average Home Value $282,776


Total Households 20,858
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 14,359
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 0.81% 0.78%
Households 0.72% 0.72%
Families 0.59% 0.64%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

Lancaster, PA 17601 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17601 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 # 17 99th
Population Density # 334 80th
Diversity Index # 192 89th
Median Household Income # 216 87th
Per Capita Income # 160 90th

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