Ephrata, PA 17522 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 17522: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ephrata, PA 17522

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lancaster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.171, Longitude -76.167
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,056
  • PO Box Addresses: 169
  • Residential Addresses: 12,794
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 310
    • Single Family Addresses: 12,484

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

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Ephrata, PA 17522 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 33,747
Daytime Population: Workers 18,326
Daytime Population: Residents 16,339
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 34,665
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 33,352
Population in Familes 28,052
Population in Group Qrtrs 395
Population Density2 767
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $57,062
Average Household Income $76,209
Per Capita Income $28,884


Total Housing Units 13,225 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,643 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,034 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 548 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $191,516
Average Home Value $236,139


Total Households 12,677
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 8,925
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 0.83% 0.77%
Households 0.74% 0.71%
Families 0.66% 0.66%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Ephrata, PA 17522 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17522 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 # 77 95th
Population Density # 528 68th
Diversity Index # 470 72nd
Median Household Income # 550 67th
Per Capita Income # 609 63rd

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