Lancaster, PA 17602 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17602: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lancaster, PA 17602

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,408
  • Single Family Addresses: 17,179
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,216
  • County: Lancaster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.029, Longitude -76.266
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lancaster, PA 17602 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 55,199
Daytime Population: Workers 40,712
Daytime Population: Residents 29,625
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 70,337
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.27
Population in Households 52,548
Population in Familes 41,172
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,651
Population Density2 2,127
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $46,986
Average Household Income $63,242
Per Capita Income $23,956


Total Housing Units 21,401 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,352 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,821 (45.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,228 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $173,623
Average Home Value $203,019


Total Households 20,173
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 12,867
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 0.62% 0.6%
Households 0.55% 0.59%
Families 0.4% 0.49%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Lancaster, PA 17602 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17602 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 # 14 99th
Population Density # 264 84th
Diversity Index # 20 99th
Median Household Income # 1117 33rd
Per Capita Income # 1179 29th

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