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ZIP Code 17509

Primary City:Christiana, PA (View All Cities)
County: Lancaster County
Timezone: Eastern (5:13am)
Area code: 717 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.91, -76.03
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17509

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17509. 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 17509. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17509, 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:
Christiana, PA
Acceptable:
Ninepoints
Unacceptable:
Andrews Bridge, Bartville, Cooperville, Smyrna

Stats and Demographics for the 17509 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17509 is located in southeast 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 17509 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17509 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,664
Population Density 181 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,411
Median Home Value $233,900
Land Area 25.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,353
Median Household Income $60,833

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2592232171811591341161141301251241281099457313336
Female2542272151861271371331301311311391491188359484681
Total5134504323672862712492442612562632772271771167979117

Gender

 Male 2,270 49%
 Female 2,394 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,487 96.2%
 Black Or African American 92 2.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 12 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 25 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 44 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner91081822272351295928
Renter3712369484426227
Total462312512752791558135

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 931 69%
 Single Guardian 172 13%
 Singles 208 15%
 Singles With Roommate 42 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 769 57%
 Households with Kids 584 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5643416451425635394941413848383945312835
Female5445575347464744434254373745404330472631
Total1108898117988810379829195787593788275785466

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17509 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 17509 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17509 real estate data, the median home value of $233,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17509 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17509 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17509 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,523 97.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 125 2.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 16 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 639 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 338 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 376 27%
 Households Vacant 58 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Sale Only 13 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 19 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2 0.7%
 1 Bedroom 80 27.8%
 2 Bedroom 54 18.8%
 3+ Bedroom 152 52.8%
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 $60,833 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17509 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 17509 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 17509 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,186 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 869 28%
 No Earnings 1,051 34%
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 1,186 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 869 28%
 No Earnings 1,051 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,369 75.6%
 Public transportation 14 0.8%
 Taxicab 37 2.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 224 12.4%
 Worked at Home 162 9.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 390 33.7%
 High School Graduate 501 43.3%
 Associate's degree 27 2.3%
 Bachelor's degree 179 15.5%
 Master's degree 42 3.6%
 Professional school degree 5 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 12 1.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 467 34.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 393 28.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 506 37.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17509

ZIP Code 17509 is in the Solanco School District. There are 19 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17509.

Bart-Colerain Elementary School
1336 Noble Rd
Christiana, PA 17509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Solanco School District
Meadow Ridge School
154 Highland Rd
Christiana, PA 17509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Noble Oak School
720 Noble Rd
Christiana, PA 17509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Stony Curve School
369 Christiana Pike
Christiana, PA 17509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Smyrna View School
439 Quaker Church Rd
Christiana, PA 17509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Sunny Slope School
59 Christiana Pike
Christiana, PA 17509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Valley Road School
957 Vintage Rd
Christiana, PA 17509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bartville Amish School
109 Rosedale Rd
Kirkwood, PA 17509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Chestnut Hill School
130 School House Rd
Christiana, PA 17509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cooperville Amish School
118 Lower Valley Rd
Christiana, PA 17509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Fishers Amish School
221 Maple Shade Rd
Christiana, PA 17509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hilltop School
388 Bartville Rd
Christiana, PA 17509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Rynear Rd School
113 Rynear Rd
Christiana, PA 17509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Brick Amish School
1041 Georgetown Rd
Christiana, PA 17509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bell School
319 Bell Rd
Christiana, PA 17509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bart View School
134 Lancaster Ave
Christiana, PA 17509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Pine Crest Amish School
1160 Gap Rd
Christiana, PA 17509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Knot Run School
616 Noble Rd
Christiana, PA 17509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Valley Run School
58 Lower Valley Rd
Christiana, PA 17509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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