Christiana, PA 17509 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17509: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Christiana, PA 17509

Acceptable Alternative
Ninepoints, PA 17509

Not Acceptable, USPS
Andrews Bridge, PA 17509
Bartville, PA 17509
Cooperville, PA 17509
Smyrna, PA 17509

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lancaster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.913, Longitude -76.044
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 78
  • PO Box Addresses: 27
  • Residential Addresses: 1,499
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 10
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,489

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

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Christiana, PA 17509 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,497
Daytime Population: Workers 538
Daytime Population: Residents 2,680
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,218
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 4,417
Population in Familes 4,073
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density2 179
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $62,944
Average Household Income $83,954
Per Capita Income $24,210


Total Housing Units 1,342 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 949 (70.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 327 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $265,039
Average Home Value $372,708


Total Households 1,276
Average Household Size 3.46
Family Households 1,059
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 0.3% 0.35%
Households 0.17% 0.3%
Families 0.12% 0.26%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   3.06%

Christiana, PA 17509 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17509 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 # 684 59th
Population Density # 939 44th
Diversity Index # 681 59th
Median Household Income # 371 78th
Per Capita Income # 1151 31st

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