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ZIP Code 17520

Primary City:East Petersburg, PA (View All Cities)
County: Lancaster County
Timezone: Eastern (10:45am)
Area code: 717 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.10, -76.35
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17520

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17520. 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 17520. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17520, 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:
East Petersburg, PA
Acceptable:
E Petersburg

Stats and Demographics for the 17520 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17520 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 17520 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 a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17520 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,686
Population Density 2,513 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,844
Median Home Value $167,800
Land Area 1.87 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,796
Median Household Income $68,587

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1601341641701031361591541491701891521339777644023
Female15715614613810614615016716817719418014112993755336
Total3172903103082092823093213173473833322742261701399359

Gender

 Male 2,274 49%
 Female 2,412 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,224 90.1%
 Black Or African American 153 3.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.2%
 Asian 55 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 125 2.7%
 Two Or More Races 120 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1219025434230121914932
Renter137375673617115
Total2526332940933723616037

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,089 61%
 Single Guardian 256 14%
 Singles 362 20%
 Singles With Roommate 89 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,182 66%
 Households with Kids 614 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3124363218362925263136333826284035472022
Female2623363629263826373527252435273429341421
Total5747726847626751636663586261557464813443

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17520 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17520 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1950s. Looking at 17520 real estate data, the median home value of $167,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17520 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17520 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17520 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,675 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 11 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,044 57%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 455 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 297 16%
 Households Vacant 48 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 13 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 64 27%
 3+ Bedroom 169 73%
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 $68,587 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 17520 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 17520 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 1,602 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,192 31%
 No Earnings 1,067 28%
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 1,602 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,192 31%
 No Earnings 1,067 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,352 93.0%
 Public transportation 15 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 85 3.4%
 Worked at Home 78 3.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 121 8%
 High School Graduate 898 62%
 Associate's degree 83 6%
 Bachelor's degree 226 16%
 Master's degree 92 6%
 Professional school degree 12 1%
 Doctorate degree 22 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 594 78.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 136 18.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 24 3.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17520

ZIP Code 17520 is in the Hempfield School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17520.

East Petersburg Elementary School
5700 Lemon St
East Petersburg, PA 17520
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hempfield School District

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