Brownstown, PA 17508 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17508: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Brownstown, PA 17508

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • County: Lancaster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.128, Longitude -76.211
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 80
  • PO Box Addresses: 416
  • Residential Addresses: 1
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1

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

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Brownstown, PA 17508 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 338
Daytime Population: Workers 143
Daytime Population: Residents 166
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 309
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 337
Population in Familes 300
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 3,926
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $73,666
Average Household Income $94,317
Per Capita Income $35,200


Total Housing Units 128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 110 (85.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 1.6%)
Median Home Value $201,515
Average Home Value $233,182


Total Households 126
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 101
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 1.43% 1.16%
Households 1.39% 1.09%
Families 1.3% 1.16%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   3.14%

Brownstown, PA 17508 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17508 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 # 1386 17th
Population Density # 144 91st
Diversity Index # 462 72nd
Median Household Income # 213 87th
Per Capita Income # 275 84th

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