Adamstown, PA 19501 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19501: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Adamstown, PA 19501

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 69
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Lancaster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.245, Longitude -76.057
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Adamstown, PA 19501 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 792
Daytime Population: Workers 243
Daytime Population: Residents 325
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 568
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 792
Population in Familes 662
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,242
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $58,882
Average Household Income $83,507
Per Capita Income $33,107


Total Housing Units 331 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 226 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 88 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $218,421
Average Home Value $229,093


Total Households 314
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 225
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 2.4% 2.5%
Households 1.9% 2.43%
Families 1.85% 2.45%
Median Household Income   5.73%
Per Capita Income   3.68%

Adamstown, PA 19501 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19501 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 # 1222 27th
Population Density # 415 75th
Diversity Index # 449 73rd
Median Household Income # 486 71st
Per Capita Income # 353 79th

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