ZIP Code 17527 - Gap Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NameGap
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lancaster
Secondary County: Chester
Area Code717
Current Population:6080
Racial Majority:White 94.33%
Public School Racial Majority:White 92%
Unemployment Rate:2.5%
Median Household Income$52640
Average Adjusted Gross Income$65400
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time22.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range489 - 935 ft.
Area21 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.01636300, -75.99330100

Zip Code 17527 Profile

ZIP Code 17527 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Harrisburg metro area. ZIP code 17527 is primarily located in Lancaster County. Portions of 17527 are also located in Chester County. The official US Postal Service name for 17527 is GAP, Pennsylvania. Portions of ZIP code 17527 are contained within or border the city limits of Gap, PA, Christiana, PA, . ZIP code 17527 is within area code 717, area code 484 and area code 610. 17527 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 17527 is 2.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.5% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 17527 increased to 6080 from 5753 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 17527 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 17527 public schools is White. 40.1% of students in 17527 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 5890 94.33% 5812 +1%
 Black Or African American 82 1.31% 56 +46%
 Hispanic 121 1.94% 124 -2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 7 -100%
 Asian 15 0.24% 24 -38%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 3 0% 3 -100%
 Two Or More Races 54 2.18% 54 +152%

Zip Code 17527 Race/Ethnicity

 White 92%
 Black Or African American 1%
 Hispanic 2.1%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 4.2%

Zip Code 17527 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population60805753
Male Population50.10%
Female Population49.90%
Total Households1891
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$52640
Income Under $50K Per Year46.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year15.70%
17527 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 6Chrissy HoulahanDemocrat
Pennsylvania District 11Lloyd SmuckerRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$249289
Average Real Estate Sale Price$185387
Current Unemployment Level 2.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 64d - Piedmont Limestone/Dolomite Lowlands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 17527 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)20223039495963625443342642
Avg Max Temp (°F)37415062728084827665534262
Avg Precip (In.)3.552.633.63.574.334.084.453.654.263.383.553.3844.43
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lancaster, PA
CBSA Type17527
CBSA Population509865
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours