Adamstown, PA 19501 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Adamstown, PA 19501

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 72
  • 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

Adamstown, PA 19501 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19501 to the other 1,556 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1223 21st
Population Density1 # 178 89th
Diversity Index2 # 441 72nd
Median Household Income # 212 86th
Per Capita Income # 411 74th

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Adamstown, PA 19501 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 723
Population in Households 723
Population in Familes 606
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,661
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 281
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 202
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 300 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 203 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 78 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $209,896
Average Home Value $218,473


Median Household Income $68,408
Average Household Income $74,105
Per Capita Income $28,802
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 3.64% 3.39%
Households 3.08% 3.33%
Families 3.02% 3.25%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
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.

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