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ZIP Code 17517

Primary City:Denver, PA (View All Cities)
County: Lancaster County
Timezone: Eastern (4:39pm)
Area code: 717 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.2, -76.1
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17517

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17517. 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 17517. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17517, 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:
Denver, PA
Unacceptable:
Fivepointville

Stats and Demographics for the 17517 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17517 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 17517 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17517 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,391
Population Density 440 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,705
Median Home Value $196,900
Land Area 34.94 sq mi
Water Area 0.96 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,507
Median Household Income $66,026

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 39


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55495421,091
5-95395721,111
10-145585821,140
15-195975501,147
20-24432394826
25-29427432859
30-34429439868
35-39448477925
40-445195351,054
45-496226141,236
50-546015481,149
55-59500484984
60-64403411814
65-69310345655
70-74249278527
75-79197209406
80-84155188343
85 Plus90166256

Gender

 Male 7,625 50%
 Female 7,766 50%
Gender

Race

 White 14,690 95.4%
 Black Or African American 114 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.1%
 Asian 309 2.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 88 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 166 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-246363126
25-34548228776
35-44773214987
45-541,1062161,322
55-64866119985
65-7459682678
75-8441364477
85 Plus10254156

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,646 66%
 Single Guardian 558 10%
 Singles 1,049 19%
 Singles With Roommate 254 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,577 65%
 Households with Kids 1,930 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1106114220
211498212
3105106211
4108119227
5106100206
6114118232
7111109220
8104104208
9104141245
10106127233
11124122246
12106104210
13113120233
14109109218
15121119240
16125116241
17130125255
18121108229
1910082182
2010889197

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17517 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17517 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 17517 real estate data, the median home value of $196,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 17517. Rentals in 17517 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17517 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,295 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 96 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,982 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,485 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,040 18%
 Households Vacant 198 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 50 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 49 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 30 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 53 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 180 18%
 2 Bedroom 330 33%
 3+ Bedroom 491 49%
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 $66,026 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 17517 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 17517 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,789 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,985 25%
 No Earnings 3,280 27%
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 5,789 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,985 25%
 No Earnings 3,280 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,450 93.9%
 Public transportation 22 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 60 0.8%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 121 1.5%
 Worked at Home 283 3.6%
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 1,180 22.4%
 High School Graduate 2,699 51.1%
 Associate's degree 293 5.6%
 Bachelor's degree 791 15.0%
 Master's degree 209 4.0%
 Professional school degree 73 1.4%
 Doctorate degree 32 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,253 63.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 774 21.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 527 14.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17517

ZIP Code 17517 is in the Cocalico School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17517.

Denver Elementary School
700 South 4th St
Denver, PA 17517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cocalico School District
Cocalico Ms
South 6th St
Denver, PA 17517
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cocalico School District
Brecknock Elementary School
361 School Rd
Denver, PA 17517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Eastern Lancaster County School District
Cocalico Shs
810 South 4th St
Denver, PA 17517
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cocalico School District
Gehmans Mennonite School
650 Gehman School Rd
Denver, PA 17517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Chestnut Hill School
708 Chestnut Hill Rd
Denver, PA 17517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Muddy Creek School
747 Chestnut Hill Rd
Denver, PA 17517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Muddy Creek Christian School
988 Beam Rd
Denver, PA 17517
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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