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ZIP Code 17603

Primary City:Lancaster, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Array
County: Lancaster
Timezone: Eastern (1:01am)
Area code: 717 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.04, -76.31
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17603

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17603. 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 17603. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17603, 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
Acceptable:
Rohrerstown
Unacceptable:
Leaf Park, Manor Ridge, New Danville, Roherstown, West Lancaster

Stats and Demographics for the 17603 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17603 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 17603 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 adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17603 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 61,973
Population Density 2,079 people per sq mi
Housing Units 26,317
Median Home Value $148,700
Land Area 29.81 sq mi
Water Area 0.39 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 24,818
Median Household Income $44,752

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,0781,9381,8362,1732,8092,3092,0851,9021,9132,0061,9921,8431,5351,082822672540399
Female2,0591,8111,8382,1392,9352,5622,1541,8681,8862,1632,1681,9781,6901,253999910782844
Total4,1373,7493,6744,3125,7444,8714,2393,7703,7994,1694,1603,8213,2252,3351,8211,5821,3221,243

Gender

 Male 29,934 48%
 Female 32,039 52%
Gender

Race

 White 45,050 72.7%
 Black Or African American 6,027 9.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 312 0.5%
 Asian 1,647 2.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 35 0.1%
 Other Race 6,449 10.4%
 Two Or More Races 2,453 4.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2241,9402,3063,1003,1171,8861,334478
Renter1,5472,5791,8531,6511,158741576328
Total1,7714,5194,1594,7514,2752,6271,910806

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 10,095 41%
 Single Guardian 4,805 19%
 Singles 7,431 30%
 Singles With Roommate 2,487 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 17,550 71%
 Households with Kids 7,268 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male414395415407412384396381365346367393373357381401382462547574
Female426419403386367368339363374383345328414368363356379535506624
Total8408148187937797527357447397297127217877257447577619971,0531,198

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17603 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 17603 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17603 real estate data, the median home value of $148,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17603 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17603 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17603 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 60,360 97.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 58 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 328 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 874 1.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 353 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 10,099 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 4,286 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 10,433 40%
 Households Vacant 1,499 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 565 38%
 Rented & Unoccupied 58 4%
 For Sale Only 298 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 81 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 99 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 398 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 560 5%
 1 Bedroom 3,506 34%
 2 Bedroom 3,362 32%
 3+ Bedroom 2,924 28%
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 $44,752 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17603 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 17603 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 19,909 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,449 27%
 No Earnings 16,388 33%
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 19,909 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,449 27%
 No Earnings 16,388 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 24,616 85.3%
 Public transportation 830 2.9%
 Taxicab 24 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,247 7.8%
 Worked at Home 1,132 3.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 2,867 15%
 High School Graduate 10,316 55%
 Associate's degree 879 5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,982 16%
 Master's degree 991 5%
 Professional school degree 490 3%
 Doctorate degree 348 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,348 74.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,416 12.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,465 13.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17603

ZIP Code 17603 is in the Hempfield School District. There are 21 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17603.

Rohrerstown Elementary School
2200 Noll Dr
Lancaster, PA 17603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hempfield School District
Fulton Elementary School
225 West Orange St
Lancaster, PA 17603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lancaster School District
Lafayette Elementary School
1000 Fremont St
Lancaster, PA 17603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lancaster School District
Ross Elementary School
840 North Queen St
Lancaster, PA 17603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lancaster School District
Thomas Wharton Elementary School
705 North Mary St
Lancaster, PA 17603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lancaster School District
Hamilton Elementary School
1300 Wabank Rd
Lancaster, PA 17603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lancaster School District
Reynolds Ms
605 West Walnut St
Lancaster, PA 17603
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lancaster School District
James Buchanan Elementary School
340 South West End Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lancaster School District
Elizabeth R Martin Elementary School
1990 Wabank Rd
Lancaster, PA 17603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lancaster School District
Wheatland Ms
919 Hamilton Park Dr
Lancaster, PA 17603
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lancaster School District
Price Elementary School
615 Fairview Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lancaster School District
Carter and Macrae Elementary School
251 South Prince St
Lancaster, PA 17603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lancaster School District
Hambright Elementary School
2121 Temple Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Penn Manor School District
Manor Middle School
2950 Charlestown Rd
Lancaster, PA 17603
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Penn Manor School District
Sacred Heart School
235 Nevin St
Lancaster, PA 17603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lancaster Country Day School
725 Hamilton Rd
Lancaster, PA 17603
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Blue Rock Mennonite School
3453 Blue Rock Rd
Lancaster, PA 17603
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
College Hill Children'S Center
417 W Frederick St
Lancaster, PA 17603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The New School of Lancaster
935 Columbia Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Wonder Club Early Learning Centers Lancaster City
110 N Mulberry St
Lancaster, PA 17603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Jenkins School
3131 Columbia Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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