Lancaster, PA 17603 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 17603: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lancaster, PA 17603

Acceptable Alternative
Rohrerstown, PA 17603

Not Acceptable, USPS
Leaf Park, PA 17603
Manor Ridge, PA 17603
New Danville, PA 17603
Roherstown, PA 17603
West Lancaster, PA 17603

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,720
  • Single Family Addresses: 22,503
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,920
  • County: Lancaster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.046, Longitude -76.354
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lancaster, PA 17603 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 64,530
Daytime Population: Workers 28,331
Daytime Population: Residents 33,089
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 61,420
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 62,711
Population in Familes 46,201
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,819
Population Density2 2,270
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $50,560
Average Household Income $67,601
Per Capita Income $27,189


Total Housing Units 27,072 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,178 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,389 (42.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,505 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $154,671
Average Home Value $189,433


Total Households 25,567
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 15,112
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 0.7% 0.66%
Households 0.56% 0.6%
Families 0.46% 0.53%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Lancaster, PA 17603 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17603 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 # 5 100th
Population Density # 245 85th
Diversity Index # 32 98th
Median Household Income # 922 45th
Per Capita Income # 792 52nd

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