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: 73
  • 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, 2015)


Total Population 570
Population in Households 570
Population in Familes 477
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 976
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 230
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 165
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 243 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 165 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $216,837
Average Home Value $221,970


Median Household Income $66,594
Average Household Income $73,173
Per Capita Income $29,526
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.08% 3.04%
Households 2.6% 3.03%
Families 2.49% 2.97%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   2.34%
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.


Adamstown, PA 19501 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19501 to the other 1,635 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 1280 22nd
Population Density1 # 455 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 455 72nd
Median Household Income # 270 84th
Per Capita Income # 411 75th

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