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ZIP Code 17540

Primary City:Leola, PA (View All Cities)
County: Lancaster County
Timezone: Eastern (6:40pm)
Area code: 717 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.10, -76.19
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17540

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17540. 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 17540. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17540, 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:
Leola, PA
Unacceptable:
Bareville, Leacock, Oregon, Rockrimmin Ridge

Stats and Demographics for the 17540 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17540 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 17540 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 17540 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,791
Population Density 500 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,518
Median Home Value $203,300
Land Area 19.57 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,361
Median Household Income $54,915

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5432413845
5-9425375800
10-14386377763
15-19363352715
20-24286317603
25-29304306610
30-34262278540
35-39281266547
40-44291284575
45-49339330669
50-54316358674
55-59331318649
60-64258275533
65-69198217415
70-74145182327
75-79119132251
80-8469103172
85 Plus4162103

Gender

 Male 4,846 49%
 Female 4,945 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,967 91.6%
 Black Or African American 125 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.1%
 Asian 386 3.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
 Other Race 155 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 139 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2414102116
25-34194284478
35-44366214580
45-54520208728
55-64530143673
65-7434894442
75-8420273275
85 Plus462369

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,127 63%
 Single Guardian 410 12%
 Singles 676 20%
 Singles With Roommate 148 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,150 64%
 Households with Kids 1,211 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
110472176
28182163
38685171
47387160
58289171
69772169
77684160
88273155
98857145
107478152
118969158
126974143
137474148
148082162
158166147
168082162
177681157
187268140
195455109
205651107

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17540 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17540 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 17540 real estate data, the median home value of $203,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17540 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17540 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17540 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,787 100.0%
 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 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,387 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 833 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,141 32%
 Households Vacant 157 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 55 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 27 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 43 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 341 29%
 2 Bedroom 214 18%
 3+ Bedroom 612 52%
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 $54,915 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17540 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 17540 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. More commuters in 17540 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,862 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,934 29%
 No Earnings 1,986 29%
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 2,862 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,934 29%
 No Earnings 1,986 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,382 81.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 22 0.5%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 361 8.6%
 Worked at Home 411 9.8%
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 705 26%
 High School Graduate 1,269 47%
 Associate's degree 223 8%
 Bachelor's degree 394 15%
 Master's degree 66 2%
 Professional school degree 36 1%
 Doctorate degree 23 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,033 46.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 767 34.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 431 19.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17540

ZIP Code 17540 is in the Conestoga Valley School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17540.

Leola Elementary School
11 School Dr
Leola, PA 17540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Conestoga Valley School District
Musser School
591 Musser School Rd
Leola, PA 17540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Myers School
276 E Eby Rd
Leola, PA 17540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hess School
342 Hess Rd
Leola, PA 17540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Peaceful View School
156 Peace Rd
Leola, PA 17540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Victory Baptist School
12 W Main St
Leola, PA 17540
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Creek Hill School
2728 Creek Hill Rd
Leola, PA 17540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Quarry Road School
182 Quarry Rd
Leola, PA 17540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
West Eby School
41 W Eby Rd
Leola, PA 17540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Meadow View School
192 S Farmersville Rd
Leola, PA 17540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Center Square Amish School
100w Center Square
Lancaster, PA 17540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Goods Mennonite School
165 School Road
Leola, PA 17540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Millport School
903 Log Cabin Rd
Leola, PA 17540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Riverview Parochial School
224 S State St
Leola, PA 17540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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