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ZIP Code 17551

Primary City:Millersville, PA (View All Cities)
County: Lancaster County
Timezone: Eastern (7:23pm)
Area code: 717 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.98, -76.38
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17551

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17551. 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 17551. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17551, 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:
Millersville, PA
Unacceptable:
Slackwater

Stats and Demographics for the 17551 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17551 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 17551 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is small. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17551 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,857
Population Density 1,076 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,622
Median Home Value $186,400
Land Area 10.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.21 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,469
Median Household Income $51,582

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 23Male Median Age: 24Female Median Age: 23

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1721891999071,2152832001821842402792622321741131249079
Female1841491891,1001,412230204185213292273260225167163175150162
Total3563383882,0072,627513404367397532552522457341276299240241

Gender

 Male 5,124 47%
 Female 5,733 53%
Gender

Race

 White 9,969 91.8%
 Black Or African American 480 4.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.2%
 Asian 146 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 103 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 137 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner36228287509505327268112
Renter50517910196655011982
Total541407388605570377387194

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,654 48%
 Single Guardian 310 9%
 Singles 918 26%
 Singles With Roommate 587 17%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,694 78%
 Households with Kids 775 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3337343946334135343639444337506351231512414
Female3738373528303523333742472934443166329630538
Total707571747463765867738191727194941175601,142952

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17551 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17551 were primarily built in the 1990s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17551 real estate data, the median home value of $186,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 17551. Rentals in 17551 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17551 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,305 76.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 8 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,528 23.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 16 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,542 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 730 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,197 33%
 Households Vacant 153 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 54 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 3%
 For Sale Only 34 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 30 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 32 3%
 1 Bedroom 335 27%
 2 Bedroom 434 34%
 3+ Bedroom 461 37%
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 $51,582 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17551 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 17551 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. More commuters in 17551 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 2,508 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,563 47%
 No Earnings 2,551 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 2,508 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,563 47%
 No Earnings 2,551 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,208 81.9%
 Public transportation 39 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 26 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 667 13.0%
 Worked at Home 197 3.8%
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 153 6%
 High School Graduate 1,206 48%
 Associate's degree 191 8%
 Bachelor's degree 580 23%
 Master's degree 201 8%
 Professional school degree 75 3%
 Doctorate degree 109 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 850 66.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 287 22.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 135 10.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17551

ZIP Code 17551 is in the Penn Manor School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17551.

Eshleman Elementary School
545 Leaman Ave
Millersville, PA 17551
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Penn Manor School District
Penn Manor High School
East Cottage Ave
Millersville, PA 17551
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Penn Manor School District

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