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: 2,011
  • Single Family Addresses: 20,004
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 764
  • 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, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 52,007
Population in Households 51,155
Population in Familes 42,418
Population in Group Qrtrs 852
Population Density1 1,612
Diversity Index2 41
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 20,694
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 14,241
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 21,669 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,605 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,089 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 975 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $237,235
Average Home Value $285,464
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $68,965
Average Household Income $93,169
Per Capita Income $37,432
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.82% 0.77%
Households 0.76% 0.74%
Families 0.61% 0.64%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.

Lancaster, PA 17601 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17601 to the other 1,669 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 18 99th
Population Density1 # 354 79th
Diversity Index2 # 197 88th
Median Household Income # 228 86th
Per Capita Income # 172 90th

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