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ZIP Code 17050

Primary City:Mechanicsburg, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Mechanicsburg
County: Cumberland County
Timezone: Eastern (5:12pm)
Area code: 717 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.25, -77.02
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17050

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17050. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 17050. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17050, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Mechanicsburg, PA
Acceptable:
Hampden Township, Hampden Twp, Silver Spg Tp, Silver Spring Township
Unacceptable:
Defense Depot, Goodhope, Hampden Station, Hogestown, Mech, Mechancsbrg, Mechbg, Navy Ships, Navy Sup Dpt, Trindle Sprg, Wertzville

Stats and Demographics for the 17050 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17050 is located in south Pennsylvania and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 17050 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17050 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,815
Population Density 1,023 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,292
Median Home Value $234,900
Land Area 32.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.76 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,345
Median Household Income $81,959

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9569811,1511,0356697949061,0571,2241,3551,2851,2641,058732487401275232
Female8941,0521,1289976408958961,0811,3151,3771,4541,3181,120820609469435453
Total1,8502,0332,2792,0321,3091,6891,8022,1382,5392,7322,7392,5822,1781,5521,096870710685

Gender

 Male 15,862 48%
 Female 16,953 52%
Gender

Race

 White 29,049 88.5%
 Black Or African American 607 1.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 37 0.1%
 Asian 2,367 7.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 204 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 543 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner729161,9382,6762,4521,420797198
Renter190649548404311200292282
Total2621,5652,4863,0802,7631,6201,089480

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,023 60%
 Single Guardian 1,330 10%
 Singles 3,344 25%
 Singles With Roommate 648 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,117 68%
 Households with Kids 4,228 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male200186187217183216171188223225232203237254242227219207140120
Female1671921891822082072152281942172342142272362262462591769085
Total367378376399391423386416417442466417464490468473478383230205

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17050 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17050 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 17050 real estate data, the median home value of $234,900 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 17050. Rentals in 17050 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17050 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,656 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 93 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 66 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,648 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,821 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,876 20%
 Households Vacant 947 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 301 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 2%
 For Sale Only 215 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 53 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 78 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 284 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 300 10%
 1 Bedroom 554 18%
 2 Bedroom 1,523 50%
 3+ Bedroom 692 23%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $81,959 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 17050 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 17050 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 13,688 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,348 23%
 No Earnings 7,541 27%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 13,688 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,348 23%
 No Earnings 7,541 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,994 94.1%
 Public transportation 40 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 217 1.2%
 Worked at Home 794 4.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 17050 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 464 4%
 High School Graduate 4,535 39%
 Associate's degree 693 6%
 Bachelor's degree 3,649 31%
 Master's degree 1,564 13%
 Professional school degree 675 6%
 Doctorate degree 178 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,061 77.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,037 15.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 438 6.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17050

ZIP Code 17050 is in the Cumberland Valley School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17050.

Sporting Hill Elementary School
210 South Sporting Hill Rd
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cumberland Valley School District
Silver Spring Elementary School
6746 Carlisle Pk
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cumberland Valley School District
Green Ridge Elementary School
1 Green Ridge Rd
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cumberland Valley School District
Good Hope Ms
451 Skyport Rd
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cumberland Valley School District
Hampden Elementary School
441 Skyport Rd
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cumberland Valley School District
Eagle View Ms
6746 Carlisle Pk
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cumberland Valley School District
Cumberland Valley High School
6746 Carlisle Pk
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cumberland Valley School District
Cumberland-Perry Avts
110 Old Willow Mill Rd
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cumberland-Perry Avts School District

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