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ZIP Code 17527

Primary City:Gap, PA (View All Cities)
County: Lancaster County
Timezone: Eastern (7:14am)
Area code: 717 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.02, -75.99
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17527

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17527. 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 17527. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17527, 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:
Gap, PA
Unacceptable:
White Horse

Stats and Demographics for the 17527 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17527 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 17527 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 17527 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,080
Population Density 298 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,950
Median Home Value $223,000
Land Area 20.43 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,891
Median Household Income $60,262

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 33


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5308275583
5-9258285543
10-14273277550
15-19260248508
20-24203188391
25-29185160345
30-34169148317
35-39183182365
40-44187203390
45-49205198403
50-54190175365
55-59157170327
60-64148165313
65-69131127258
70-748483167
75-795478132
80-84383472
85 Plus153651

Gender

 Male 3,048 50%
 Female 3,032 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,870 96.5%
 Black Or African American 60 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.1%
 Asian 24 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 51 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 67 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24215374
25-34143114257
35-44270106376
45-5435469423
55-6430239341
65-7421346259
75-8410522127
85 Plus27734

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,280 68%
 Single Guardian 225 12%
 Singles 307 16%
 Singles With Roommate 79 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,107 59%
 Households with Kids 784 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16655121
26951120
36248110
45252104
54762109
65756113
74957106
8465096
95960119
104662108
11514798
125951110
136260122
145557112
154852100
165557112
176349112
18504292
19444892
20403070

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17527 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17527 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17527 real estate data, the median home value of $223,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17527 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17527 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17527 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,080 100%
 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 886 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 549 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 456 23%
 Households Vacant 59 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 10%
 For Sale Only 13 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 22 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 25 5%
 2 Bedroom 131 28%
 3+ Bedroom 310 67%
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 $60,262 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17527 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 17527 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 17527 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 2,016 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,165 27%
 No Earnings 1,146 26%
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 2,016 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,165 27%
 No Earnings 1,146 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,428 83.0%
 Public transportation 28 1.0%
 Taxicab 22 0.8%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 94 3.2%
 Worked at Home 354 12.1%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 559 32.4%
 High School Graduate 893 51.8%
 Associate's degree 74 4.3%
 Bachelor's degree 126 7.3%
 Master's degree 48 2.8%
 Professional school degree 14 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 768 47.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 484 30.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 356 22.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17527

ZIP Code 17527 is in the Pequea Valley School District. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17527.

Salisbury Elementary School
422 School Ln Rd
Gap, PA 17527
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pequea Valley School District
Limeville Amish School
Mt Vernon Rd
Gap, PA 17527
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Meeting House Rd Amish School
295 Meetinghouse Rd
Gap, PA 17527
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lime Quarry School
5814 Limeville Rd
Gap, PA 17527
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
White Hall Amish School
341 Kauffroth Rd
Gap, PA 17527
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Mount Vernon School
475 Mount Vernon Rd
Gap, PA 17527
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Paul Zook
377 Buena Vista Rd
Gap, PA 17527
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Compass Amish School
528 Compass Rd
Gap, PA 17527
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Fairhaven Christian School
1031 Simmontown Rd
Gap, PA 17527
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Keystone Amish School
445 School Lane Rd
Gap, PA 17527
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Meadow Springs School
625 Amish Rd
Gap, PA 17527
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Simmontown Amish School
5605 Strasburg Rd
Gap, PA 17527
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Springhead Amish School
105 Springhead Rd
Gap, PA 17527
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Millwood School
5385 Amish Rd
Gap, PA 17527
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Salisbury Heights School
189 School Ln
Gap, PA 17527
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Waterloo Amish School
5975 Old Philadelphia Pike
Gap, PA 17527
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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