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ZIP Code 17355

Post Office City:Railroad, PA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: York County
Timezone: Eastern (6:55pm)
Area code: 717 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.77, -76.68
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17355

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 17355. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 17355 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Railroad, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 17355 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17355 is located in southern 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 17355 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17355 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 261
Population Density 428 people per sq mi
Housing Units 114
Median Home Value $170,800
Land Area 0.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 109
Median Household Income $55,893

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 44

Under 512517
85 Plus022


 Male 135 52%
 Female 126 48%


 White 255 97.7%
 Black Or African American 4 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.8%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus011

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 42 39%
 Single Guardian 29 27%
 Singles 34 31%
 Singles With Roommate 4 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 69 63%
 Households with Kids 40 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17355 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17355 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17355 real estate data, the median home value of $170,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17355 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17355 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17355 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Railroad, PA rent prices.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 261 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 44 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 17 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 48 42%
 Households Vacant 5 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 20%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 20%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 10%
 2 Bedroom 15 48%
 3+ Bedroom 13 42%
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 $55,893 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17355 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 17355 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. In 17355 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 64 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 60 36%
 No Earnings 41 25%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 64 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 60 36%
 No Earnings 41 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 96 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 10 9%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 21 18%
 High School Graduate 68 59%
 Associate's degree 8 7%
 Bachelor's degree 15 13%
 Master's degree 4 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 22 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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