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ZIP Code 17562

Primary City:Paradise, PA (View All Cities)
County: Lancaster County
Timezone: Eastern (2:57pm)
Area code: 717 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.98, -76.09
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17562

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17562. 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 17562. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17562, 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:
Paradise, PA
Unacceptable:
Bellemont, Harristown, Iva, Lapark, Leaman Place, Nickel Mines, Vintage

Stats and Demographics for the 17562 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17562 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 17562 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young 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 17562 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,464
Population Density 261 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,394
Median Home Value $219,800
Land Area 17.08 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,321
Median Household Income $61,989

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 29

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male261230209194159148127117120134136119998055453123
Female217207192206157126118122811441441111057762462933
Total478437401400316274245239201278280230204157117916056

Gender

 Male 2,287 51%
 Female 2,177 49%
Gender

Race

 White 4,329 97.0%
 Black Or African American 32 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 6 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 37 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 57 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner81071412121941296529
Renter5410586794635229
Total622122272912401648738

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 909 69%
 Single Guardian 153 12%
 Singles 211 16%
 Singles With Roommate 48 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 797 60%
 Households with Kids 524 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5454435139574344474447354439233946464032
Female3346384152333347424337384034474038463540
Total87100819291907691898784738473707984927572

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17562 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17562 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17562 real estate data, the median home value of $219,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17562 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17562 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17562 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,429 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 16 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 19 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 557 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 328 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 436 31%
 Households Vacant 73 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 25 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Sale Only 7 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 10%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 31 8%
 2 Bedroom 93 24%
 3+ Bedroom 257 67%
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 $61,989 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 17562 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 17562 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 17562 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 1,471 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 919 27%
 No Earnings 961 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 1,471 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 919 27%
 No Earnings 961 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,659 75.8%
 Public transportation 30 1.4%
 Taxicab 16 0.7%
 Motorcycle 19 0.9%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 177 8.1%
 Worked at Home 289 13.2%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 640 46.8%
 High School Graduate 551 40.3%
 Associate's degree 37 2.7%
 Bachelor's degree 108 7.9%
 Master's degree 27 2.0%
 Professional school degree 5 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 243 19.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 520 42.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 458 37.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17562

ZIP Code 17562 is in the Pequea Valley School District. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17562.

Paradise Elementary School
20 North Belmont Rd
Paradise, PA 17562
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pequea Valley School District
Linville Hill Mennonite School
295 S Kinzer Rd
Paradise, PA 17562
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Georgetown School
1044 Georgetown Rd
Paradise, PA 17562
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cedar Hill Parochial School
364 S Belmont Rd
Paradise, PA 17562
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Wolf Rock School
Sand Rock Rd
Paradise, PA 17562
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Mountain Side School
227 Wolfrock Rd
Paradise, PA 17562
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Foggy Ridge Amish School
3574 White Oak Rd
Paradise, PA 17562
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Blackhorse School
130 Blackhorse Rd
Paradise, PA 17562
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
East Nickle Mines Amish School
Samuel Llapp Paradise
Paradise, PA 17562
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Forest View School
96 McIlvaine Rd
Paradise, PA 17562
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Harristown School
398 Osceola Mill Rd
Paradise, PA 17562
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
New Hope School
1921a Mine Rd
Paradise, PA 17562
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Eshelman Run School
60 Quarry Rd
Paradise, PA 17562
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Belmont Special Education School
701 Strasburg Rd
Paradise, PA 17562
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Honey Suckle School/Melvin Lantz
2024 Smyrna Rd
Paradise, PA 17562
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Sunflower School
441 S Vintage Rd
Paradise, PA 17562
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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