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ZIP Code 17602

Primary City:Lancaster, PA (View All Cities)
County: Lancaster County
Timezone: Eastern (5:00am)
Area code: 717 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.01, -76.25
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17602

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17602. 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 17602. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17602, 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:
Lancaster, PA
Unacceptable:
Fertility, Lyndon, Meadia Heights, Willow View Heights, Zooks Corner

Stats and Demographics for the 17602 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17602 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 17602 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 a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17602 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 52,452
Population Density 2,046 people per sq mi
Housing Units 20,395
Median Home Value $161,000
Land Area 25.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.43 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 19,222
Median Household Income $42,364

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,9311,7771,7822,0862,0681,9981,7341,7061,7251,7791,7171,4521,165833611529467480
Female1,8281,7311,7151,8681,8911,9851,6921,6591,7221,8221,7791,5051,320970807717711890
Total3,7593,5083,4973,9543,9593,9833,4263,3653,4473,6013,4962,9572,4851,8031,4181,2461,1781,370

Gender

 Male 25,840 49%
 Female 26,612 51%
Gender

Race

 White 34,572 65.9%
 Black Or African American 6,447 12.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 278 0.5%
 Asian 1,654 3.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 27 0.1%
 Other Race 7,277 13.9%
 Two Or More Races 2,197 4.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1261,2221,7872,2842,0741,289881336
Renter9352,1291,6961,6061,097668603489
Total1,0613,3513,4833,8903,1711,9571,484825

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,097 42%
 Single Guardian 4,215 22%
 Singles 5,445 28%
 Singles With Roommate 1,465 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 12,729 66%
 Households with Kids 6,493 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male418408382352353340334363387370342378352340380392394420500459
Female411361348353351323336350371352355327322359420368351383346361
Total829769730705704663670713758722697705674699800760745803846820

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17602 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17602 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17602 real estate data, the median home value of $161,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17602 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17602 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17602 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 49,638 94.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 950 1.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 78 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 775 1.5%
 Other Institutional 7 0.0%
 College Student Housing 386 0.7%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 618 1.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,237 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,762 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,223 45%
 Households Vacant 1,173 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 553 47%
 Rented & Unoccupied 34 3%
 For Sale Only 216 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 54 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 82 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 234 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 540 6%
 1 Bedroom 2,996 32%
 2 Bedroom 3,145 34%
 3+ Bedroom 2,704 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 $42,364 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17602 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. More commuters in 17602 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 15,295 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,562 25%
 No Earnings 15,956 38%
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 15,295 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,562 25%
 No Earnings 15,956 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18,574 84.3%
 Public transportation 800 3.6%
 Taxicab 7 0.0%
 Motorcycle 23 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,868 8.5%
 Worked at Home 750 3.4%
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 3,129 19%
 High School Graduate 8,982 55%
 Associate's degree 698 4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,371 15%
 Master's degree 759 5%
 Professional school degree 215 1%
 Doctorate degree 143 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,923 79.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,259 11.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,086 9.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17602

ZIP Code 17602 is in the La Academia Partnership Charter School District. There are 22 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17602.

La Academia Partnership Charter School
30 North Ann St
Lancaster, PA 17602
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: La Academia Partnership Charter School District
Buehrle Alternative Ed School
426 East Clay St
Lancaster, PA 17602
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lancaster School District
Phoenix Academy
630 Rockland St
Lancaster, PA 17602
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lancaster School District
Smoketown Elementary School
2426 Old Philadelphia Pk
Lancaster, PA 17602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Conestoga Valley School District
George Washington Elementary School
545 South Ann St
Lancaster, PA 17602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lancaster School District
Wickersham Elementary School
401 North Reservoir St
Lancaster, PA 17602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lancaster School District
Hand Ms
431 South Ann St
Lancaster, PA 17602
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lancaster School District
Lincoln Ms
1001 Lehigh Ave
Lancaster, PA 17602
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lancaster School District
Burrowes School
1001 East Orange St
Lancaster, PA 17602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lancaster School District
King Elementary School
466 Rockland St
Lancaster, PA 17602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lancaster School District
Conestoga Valley Ms
500 Mount Sidney Rd
Lancaster, PA 17602
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Conestoga Valley School District
Mccaskey Campus
445 North Reservoir St
Lancaster, PA 17602
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lancaster School District
Lancaster County Christian School-West Lampeter
651 Lampeter Rd
Lancaster, PA 17602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Central Penn Christian School
1721 Conard Rd
Lancaster, PA 17602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Greenland School
Gridley Rd
Lancaster, PA 17602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Rocky Ridge School
351 Clearview Rd
Lancaster, PA 17602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Smoketown School
2377 Hobson Rd
Lancaster, PA 17602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Anne School
108 E Liberty St
Lancaster, PA 17602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Witmer Amish School
424 Mount Sidney Rd
Lancaster, PA 17602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Rockvale Amish School
1890 Rockvale Rd
Lancaster, PA 17602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Greenland Amish School
425 Gridley Rd
Lancaster, PA 17602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Resurrection Catholic School
521 E Orange St
Lancaster, PA 17602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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