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ZIP Code 17522

Primary City:Ephrata, PA (View All Cities)
County: Lancaster County
Timezone: Eastern (6:39am)
Area code: 717 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.17, -76.17
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17522

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17522. 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 17522. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17522, 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:
Ephrata, PA
Unacceptable:
Clay, Durlach, Farmersville, Hahnstown, Hinkletown, Murrell, Napierville, Voganville, Weidmanville

Stats and Demographics for the 17522 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17522 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 17522 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 slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17522 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,483
Population Density 743 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,752
Median Home Value $176,200
Land Area 43.70 sq mi
Water Area 0.46 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,251
Median Household Income $54,669

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3371,1071,0701,0651,0261,1109681,0039291,1591,068999863657486377303265
Female1,2031,1011,0169961,0211,1251,0119999751,1221,2051,088986741610500442550
Total2,5402,2082,0862,0612,0472,2351,9792,0021,9042,2812,2732,0871,8491,3981,096877745815

Gender

 Male 15,792 49%
 Female 16,691 51%
Gender

Race

 White 30,768 94.7%
 Black Or African American 300 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 46 0.1%
 Asian 521 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 390 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 457 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1731,0421,4441,9281,8301,238687215
Renter324914623590418275326224
Total4971,9562,0672,5182,2481,5131,013439

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,146 58%
 Single Guardian 1,533 13%
 Singles 2,947 24%
 Singles With Roommate 625 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,312 68%
 Households with Kids 3,939 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male258273258258252209213222211221198248191212229205223210198189
Female251259249206218239229195220215197176219209203227212199155207
Total509532507464470448442417431436395424410421432432435409353396

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17522 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 17522 were primarily built in the 1980s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17522 real estate data, the median home value of $176,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17522 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17522 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17522 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,063 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 9 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 373 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 38 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,524 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,033 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,694 29%
 Households Vacant 501 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 151 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 5%
 For Sale Only 131 26%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 124 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 48 1%
 1 Bedroom 850 23%
 2 Bedroom 1,747 47%
 3+ Bedroom 1,093 29%
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 $54,669 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17522 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 17522 can expect to fall in that range. 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 11,083 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,248 28%
 No Earnings 7,331 29%
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 11,083 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,248 28%
 No Earnings 7,331 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,709 89.6%
 Public transportation 45 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 77 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 829 5.1%
 Worked at Home 750 4.6%
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 2,205 21.1%
 High School Graduate 5,745 55.0%
 Associate's degree 460 4.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,239 11.9%
 Master's degree 552 5.3%
 Professional school degree 185 1.8%
 Doctorate degree 52 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,618 59.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,251 20.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,212 19.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17522

ZIP Code 17522 is in the Ephrata Area School District. There are 24 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17522.

Clay Elementary School
250 Clay School Rd
Ephrata, PA 17522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ephrata Area School District
Highland Elementary School
99 Highland Ave
Ephrata, PA 17522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ephrata Area School District
Ephrata Ms
957 Hammon Ave
Ephrata, PA 17522
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ephrata Area School District
Fulton Elementary School
51 East Fulton St
Ephrata, PA 17522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ephrata Area School District
Ephrata Shs
803 Oak Blvd
Ephrata, PA 17522
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ephrata Area School District
Our Mother of Perpetual Help School
330 Church Ave
Ephrata, PA 17522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Ephrata Mennonite School
598 Stevens Rd
Ephrata, PA 17522
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Metzlers Mennonite School
N Farmersville Rd at W Metzl Box 620
Ephrata, PA 17522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Diamond Road Parochial School
161 Pool Rd
Ephrata, PA 17522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hinkletown Mennonite School
272 Wanner Rd
Ephrata, PA 17522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Scheaffer Parochial School
Scheaffer School Rd
Ephrata, PA 17522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Wood Crest Parochial School
19 Woodcrest Rd
Ephrata, PA 17522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bethany Parochial School
Bethany Rd
Ephrata, PA 17522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Durlach Parochial School
Durlach Rd Between Durlach Hill & Clay School Rds
Ephrata, PA 17522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Olive Branch Christian Academy
400 W Main Street
Ephrata, PA 17522
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Cherry Grove Parochial School
275 Rock Rd
Ephrata, PA 17522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Grandview Heights Christian Academy
110 Durlach Rd
Ephrata, PA 17522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hillside Parochial School
232 Wanner Rd
Ephrata, PA 17522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Pleasant Valley Mennonite School
144 Pleasant Valley Rd
Ephrata, PA 17522
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Springville Mennonite School
520 Springville Rd
Ephrata, PA 17522
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Wood Corner School
210 Wood Corner Rd
Ephrata, PA 17522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Farmersville Mennonite School
65 E Farmersville Rd
Ephrata, PA 17522
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Grace Christian School
219 Conestoga Creek Rd
Ephrata, PA 17522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Martindale Special Education
530 Clearview Rd
Ephrata, PA 17522
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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