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ZIP Code 17606

Post Office City:Lancaster, PA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Lancaster County
Timezone: Eastern (5:26am)
Area code: 717 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.01, -76.37
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17606

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Primary/preferred city:
Lancaster, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 17606 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17606 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 17606 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17606 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 392
Population Density 8,357 people per sq mi
Housing Units 247
Median Home Value $146,400
Land Area 0.05 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 237
Median Household Income $26,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 87Male Median Age: 85Female Median Age: 87

Under 5000
85 Plus60177237


 Male 108 28%
 Female 284 72%


 White 392 100%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus2145147

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 39 16%
 Single Guardian 0 0%
 Singles 198 84%
 Singles With Roommate 0 0%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 1
 Households without Kids 237 100%
 Households with Kids 0 0%
Households with Kids

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17606 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 17606 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 17606 real estate data, the median home value of $146,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 17606 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17606 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 276 70%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 116 30%
 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 0 0%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2 1%
 Renter Occupied Households 235 95%
 Households Vacant 10 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 100%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 0 0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 24 13%
 1 Bedroom 146 79%
 2 Bedroom 14 8%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $26,875 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 17606 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 17606 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 0 0%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 16 3%
 No Earnings 576 97%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 0 0%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 16 3%
 No Earnings 576 97%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 109 18%
 High School Graduate 335 57%
 Associate's degree 5 1%
 Bachelor's degree 108 18%
 Master's degree 21 4%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 14 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

Schools in ZIP Code 17606

ZIP Code 17606 is in the Manheim Township School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17606.

Neff School
21 Valley Rd
Lancaster, PA 17606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Manheim Township School District

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