Bird in Hand, PA 17505 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17505: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bird in Hand, PA 17505

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lancaster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.054, Longitude -76.179
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 93
  • PO Box Addresses: 47
  • Residential Addresses: 532
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 532

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Bird in Hand, PA 17505 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,959
Daytime Population: Workers 1,997
Daytime Population: Residents 1,040
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,037
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.55
Population in Households 1,958
Population in Familes 1,732
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 297
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $60,438
Average Household Income $83,605
Per Capita Income $25,022


Total Housing Units 614 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 337 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 249 (40.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $231,696
Average Home Value $314,392


Total Households 586
Average Household Size 3.34
Family Households 444
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.56% 0.6%
Households 0.48% 0.57%
Families 0.41% 0.53%
Median Household Income   4.36%
Per Capita Income   3.78%

Bird in Hand, PA 17505 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17505 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 # 974 41st
Population Density # 783 53rd
Diversity Index # 376 78th
Median Household Income # 436 74th
Per Capita Income # 1039 38th

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