Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17055: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Acceptable Alternative
Bowmansdale, PA 17055

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Cumberland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.219, Longitude -77.001
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 17055 has segments in 2 Counties (Cumberland, York).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,299
  • PO Box Addresses: 431
  • Residential Addresses: 16,603
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,232
    • Single Family Addresses: 15,371

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 17055 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 17055 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 37,738
Population in Households 36,963
Population in Familes 28,683
Population in Group Qrtrs 775
Population Density2 974
Diversity Index3 26
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $68,310
Average Household Income $88,915
Per Capita Income $38,260

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 16,838 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,886 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,224 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 728 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $195,081
Average Home Value $240,582
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 16,110
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 9,954
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.26% 1.23%
Households 1.18% 1.15%
Families 1.02% 1.04%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17055 to the other 1,675 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 58 97th
Population Density # 463 72nd
Diversity Index # 397 76th
Median Household Income # 301 82nd
Per Capita Income # 210 88th

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