Zip Code 17048 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLykens
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Dauphin
Area Code717
Current Population:4046
Racial Majority:White 96.98%
Public School Racial Majority:White 93.7%
Unemployment Rate:6.5%
Median Household Income$43656
Average Adjusted Gross Income$45650
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time29.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range679 - 1191 ft.
Area29 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.60731600, -76.72335100

Zip Code 17048 Description

Zip Code 17048 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Harrisburg metro area. Zip code 17048 is primarily located in Dauphin County. The official US Postal Service name for 17048 is LYKENS, Pennsylvania. Portions of zip code 17048 are contained within or border the city limits of Lykens, PA, Gratz, PA, Pillow, PA, and Klingerstown, PA. Zip code 17048 is within area code 717 and area code 570. 17048 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 17048 is 6.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.3% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 17048 decreased to 4046 from 4362 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 17048 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 17048 public schools is White. 45.9% of students in 17048 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 3759 96.98% 3900 -4%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 11 -100%
 Hispanic 87 2.24% 73 +19%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 3 -100%
 Asian 19 0.49% 25 -24%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 33 0.28% 33 -67%

Zip Code 17048 Race/Ethnicity

 White 93.7%
 Black Or African American 1.2%
 Hispanic 3.1%
 Asian 0.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1%

Zip Code 17048 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population40464362
Male Population50.60%
Female Population49.40%
Total Households1559
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
45.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$43656
Income Under $50K Per Year57.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.60%
17048 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 1Scott PerryRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$75586
Average Real Estate Sale Price$70100
Current Unemployment Level 6.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago10.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 67b - Northern Shale Valleys
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 17048 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)17182636465660595240312339
Avg Max Temp (°F)33364658697782807261493758
Avg Precip (In.)3.262.73.523.694.394.884.013.675.183.533.743.2345.79
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA
CBSA Type17048
CBSA Population540236
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours