Zip Code 17601 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLancaster
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lancaster
Area Code717
Alternate Zip Code NamesNEFFSVILLE
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesEDEN
Current Population:49779
Racial Majority:White 83.57%
Public School Racial Majority:White 70.6%
Unemployment Rate:7.4%
Median Household Income$71713
Average Adjusted Gross Income$88260
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time20.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range322 - 417 ft.
Area33 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.07247000, -76.31590700

Zip Code 17601 Description

Zip Code 17601 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Harrisburg metro area. Zip code 17601 is primarily located in Lancaster County. The official US Postal Service name for 17601 is LANCASTER, Pennsylvania. Portions of zip code 17601 are contained within or border the city limits of Lancaster, PA, Leacock-Leola-Bareville, PA, East Petersburg, PA, and Salunga-Landisville, PA. The area code for zip code 17601 is 717. 17601 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 17601 is 7.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% and is higher 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 17601 increased to 49779 from 45546 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 17601 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 17601 public schools is White. 24.9% of students in 17601 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 41683 83.57% 41803 +-0%
 Black Or African American 1548 3.1% 1472 +5%
 Hispanic 3602 7.22% 3535 +2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 79 0.16% 36 +119%
 Asian 2233 4.48% 2219 +1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.02% 10 +10%
 Other Race 57 0.03% 57 -72%
 Two Or More Races 647 1.42% 647 +9%

Zip Code 17601 Race/Ethnicity

 White 70.6%
 Black Or African American 4.8%
 Hispanic 13%
 Asian 7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 4.3%

Zip Code 17601 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population4977945546
Male Population48.10%
Female Population51.90%
Total Households19833
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$71713
Income Under $50K Per Year30.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year30.40%
17601 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 11Lloyd SmuckerRepublican
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17601 Pennsylvania State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
37Mindy FeeRepublican
41Brett MillerRepublican
43Keith GreinerRepublican
96Mike SturlaDemocrat
97Steven MentzerRepublican
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17601 Pennsylvania State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
13Scott MartinRepublican
36Ryan AumentRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$256836
Average Real Estate Sale Price$215835
Current Unemployment Level 7.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level9.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago14.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
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 17601 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)21223139495963615442342642
Avg Max Temp (°F)38415163738185837766534263
Avg Precip (In.)3.352.463.423.384.294.164.453.44.263.443.453.1943.25
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lancaster, PA
CBSA Type17601
CBSA Population509865
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
Stadium District
East Side