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ZIP Code 17501

Primary City:Akron, PA (View All Cities)
County: Lancaster County
Timezone: Eastern (2:52am)
Area code: 717 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.16, -76.20
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17501

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17501. 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 17501. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17501, 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:
Akron, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 17501 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17501 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 17501 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17501 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,307
Population Density 3,096 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,880
Median Home Value $156,200
Land Area 1.39 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,827
Median Household Income $49,117

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5139136275
5-9137111248
10-14122115237
15-19108121229
20-24103119222
25-29136159295
30-34138121259
35-39107119226
40-44120151271
45-49171161332
50-54162158320
55-59164172336
60-64123139262
65-69106133239
70-7478101179
75-797490164
80-844670116
85 Plus376097

Gender

 Male 2,071 48%
 Female 2,236 52%
Gender

Race

 White 4,085 94.8%
 Black Or African American 54 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.2%
 Asian 64 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 53 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 44 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24154358
25-34127145272
35-4416491255
45-54240125365
55-6427680356
65-7420057257
75-8414644190
85 Plus542074

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,027 56%
 Single Guardian 205 11%
 Singles 501 27%
 Singles With Roommate 94 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,328 73%
 Households with Kids 499 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1312758
2203151
3322759
4273057
5292554
6342155
7291544
8212445
9242650
10162541
11172542
12342357
13262046
14292251
15242953
16292150
17273461
18182644
19101121
20152439

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17501 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17501 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 17501 real estate data, the median home value of $156,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 17501 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17501 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,302 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 748 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 474 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 605 32%
 Households Vacant 53 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 6%
 For Sale Only 16 30%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 4%
 For Migrant Workers 6 11%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 9 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 171 30%
 2 Bedroom 264 47%
 3+ Bedroom 127 23%
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 $49,117 is compared to the rest of the country.

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 17501 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 1,582 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 907 25%
 No Earnings 1,158 32%
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 1,582 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 907 25%
 No Earnings 1,158 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,050 92.6%
 Public transportation 1 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 86 3.9%
 Worked at Home 68 3.1%
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 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 271 18.0%
 High School Graduate 765 50.8%
 Associate's degree 123 8.2%
 Bachelor's degree 214 14.2%
 Master's degree 115 7.6%
 Professional school degree 9 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 10 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 552 65.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 200 23.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 97 11.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17501

ZIP Code 17501 is in the Ephrata Area School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17501.

Akron Elementary School
125 South 11th St
Akron, PA 17501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ephrata Area School District
Diamond Street Early Childhood Center
105 N 11th St
Akron, PA 17501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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