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ZIP Code 19501

Post Office City:Adamstown, PA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Lancaster County
Timezone: Eastern (7:17am)
Coordinates:40.24, -76.06
ZIP (~1700 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19501

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 19501. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 19501 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Adamstown, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 19501 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19501 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 19501 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 slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19501 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,047
Population Density 1,038 people per sq mi
Housing Units 440
Median Home Value $176,800
Land Area 1.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 414
Median Household Income $44,886

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 42

Under 5341549
85 Plus81624


 Male 547 52%
 Female 500 48%


 White 1,005 96.0%
 Black Or African American 8 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.6%
 Asian 9 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 4 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 14 1.3%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus15217

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 227 55%
 Single Guardian 68 16%
 Singles 96 23%
 Singles With Roommate 23 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 277 67%
 Households with Kids 137 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19501 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19501 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 19501 real estate data, the median home value of $176,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 19501 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 19501 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19501 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Adamstown, PA real estate.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,047 100%
 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 190 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 93 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 131 30%
 Households Vacant 26 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 38%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 8%
 For Sale Only 5 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 6 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 6%
 1 Bedroom 53 33%
 2 Bedroom 53 33%
 3+ Bedroom 45 28%
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 $44,886 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19501 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 19501 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 301 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 207 29%
 No Earnings 213 30%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 301 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 207 29%
 No Earnings 213 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 401 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 9 2%
 Worked at Home 24 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 82 13%
 High School Graduate 440 69%
 Associate's degree 49 8%
 Bachelor's degree 43 7%
 Master's degree 23 4%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 61 47%
 Enrolled in Private School 31 24%
 Not Enrolled in School 38 29%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19501

ZIP Code 19501 is in the Cocalico School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19501.

Adamstown Elementary School
256 West Main Street
Adamstown, PA 19501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cocalico School District

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