Zip Code 17050 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMechanicsburg
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Cumberland
Area Code717
Alternate Zip Code NamesHAMPDEN TOWNSHIP
HAMPDEN TWP
SILVER SPG TP
SILVER SPRING TOWNSHIP
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesDEFENSE DEPOT
GOODHOPE
HAMPDEN STATION
HOGESTOWN
MECH
MECHANCSBRG
MECHBG
NAVY SHIPS
NAVY SUP DPT
TRINDLE SPRG
WERTZVILLE
Current Population:32815
Racial Majority:White 85.93%
Public School Racial Majority:White 79.5%
Unemployment Rate:3.5%
Median Household Income$77517
Average Adjusted Gross Income$99500
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time21.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range387 - 614 ft.
Area33 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.24813700, -77.02824300

Zip Code 17050 Description

Zip Code 17050 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Harrisburg metro area. Zip code 17050 is primarily located in Cumberland County. The official US Postal Service name for 17050 is MECHANICSBURG, Pennsylvania. Portions of zip code 17050 are contained within or border the city limits of New Kingstown, PA, Mechanicsburg, PA, and Shiremanstown, PA. The area code for zip code 17050 is 717. 17050 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 17050 is 3.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.7% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

The majority ethnicity residing in 17050 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 17050 public schools is White. 13.2% of students in 17050 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 29728 85.93% 28638 +4%
 Black Or African American 533 1.54% 574 -7%
 Hispanic 1292 3.73% 680 +90%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 30 -100%
 Asian 2485 7.18% 2365 +5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 46 0.13% 6 +667%
 Other Race 45 0.07% 45 -47%
 Two Or More Races 477 1.41% 477 +2%

Zip Code 17050 Race/Ethnicity

 White 79.5%
 Black Or African American 2.2%
 Hispanic 3.6%
 Asian 11.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 2.8%

Zip Code 17050 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population328150
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households13345
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
13.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
57.1%
Median Household Income$77517
Income Under $50K Per Year28.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year35.40%
17050 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 1Scott PerryRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Pennsylvania Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$282983
Average Real Estate Sale Price$248781
Current Unemployment Level 3.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 67b - Northern Shale Valleys
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 17050 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)21233140505964635543352643
Avg Max Temp (°F)37405163738186847665524162
Avg Precip (In.)3.182.733.53.344.284.023.563.293.923.153.453.1341.55
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA
CBSA Type17050
CBSA Population540236
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours