ZIP Code 17050 - Mechanicsburg Pennsylvania

ZIP Code 17050 is located in Mechanicsburg Pennsylvania. Portions of 17050 are also in New Kingstown and Silver Spring Township and Hampden Township and Middlesex Township (Cumberland County) and East Pennsboro Township. 17050 is entirely within Cumberland County. Regionally, 17050 is located in the Harrisburg-Lancaster-Lebanon-York Area.

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ZIP Code 17050 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameMechanicsburg
Primary CountyCumberland County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)42,003
Area Code(s)223 / 717
Current Time
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17050 Demographics

17050 can be classified socioeconomically as Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 17050 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 17050 is White. The current unemployment level in 17050 is 2.9%.

Population42,003
Population Growth Rate13.56%
Population Density1,248 People per Square Mile
Total Households13,579
Percentage High Income Households8.2%
Median Household Income (2021)$100,364
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$720,660
Current Unemployment Rate (July 2024)2.9%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 79.27%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 66.23%

17050 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White32,95279.24%
Black9482.28%
Hispanic1,6924.07%
Asian5,93814.28%
Native American410.1%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander150.04%

17050 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White5,32769.51%
Black2903.78%
Hispanic4535.91%
Asian1,54220.12%
Native American460.6%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander60.08%

17050 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,1675.11%
Bachelor Degree6,89530.16%
High School Diploma5,92225.91%
No High School Diploma2431.06%
GED or Alternate3131.37%
1 or More Years of College2,2789.97%
Associates Degree1,9198.4%
Masters Degree2,96612.98%
Professional Degree9434.13%
Doctorate Degree2120.93%

17050 Geography

Coordinates40.24813461,-77.02824402
Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 17050
RegionHarrisburg-Lancaster-Lebanon-York Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaHarrisburg-Carlisle, PA
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area34 Square Miles

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17050 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Average First Frost DateOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion67b - Northern Shale Valleys

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

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