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17522 Zip Code (Ephrata, PA) Detailed Profile




Cities: Ephrata, PA (7.84%), Farmersville, PA (5.79%), Clay, PA (4.87%), Stevens, PA (1.07%), Reamstown, PA (0.10%)
County: Lancaster County, PA
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 34,535
Zip code population in 2010: 32,483
Zip code population in 2000: 29,448

Houses and condos: 13,569
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,250
% of renters here:

32%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 17522: 95.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 43.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 790 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.7% ($3,597)
Pennsylvania:

1.5% ($2,887)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,569 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,669 (1.6%)

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Males: 17,019  (49.3%)
Females: 17,516  (50.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 17522:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 17522:

  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

Zip code 17522 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Races in zip code 17522 (2019)
    • 30,09792.7%White
    • 1,2013.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5161.6%Asian
    • 3391.0%Two or more races
    • 2700.8%Black
    • 350.1%American Indian
    • 240.07%Some other race
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Urban population: 27,008
Rural population: 7,526

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $212,525
17522:

$212,525
Pennsylvania:

$192,600



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in 17522 zip code as of October 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 17522 is 1,624 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is much lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

38.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Pennsylvania:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 17522, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $50,445 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$50,445
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $41,807 (reported on 82.5% of returns)
Here:

$41,807
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 68.8% for AGIs below $25k, 78.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 28.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,081 (reported on 36.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,081
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,209 (reported on 19.5% of returns)
Here:

$3,209
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$9,202 (reported on 13.9% of returns)
Here:

+$9,202
State:

+$14,495
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$16,426 (reported on 16.0% of returns)
Here:

+$16,426
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.7% for AGIs below $25k, 4.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,099 (reported on 11.8% of returns)
17522:

$10,099
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs below $25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $13,443 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
17522:

$13,443
Pennsylvania:

$20,922

Total itemized deductions: $20,649 (22% of AGI, reported on 30.0% of returns)
Here:

$20,649
State:

$23,538

Here:

21.8% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.9% for AGIs below $25k, 9.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 13.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $6,013 (reported on 24.0% of returns)
Here:

$6,013
State:

$4,025
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,270 (reported on 29.9% of returns)
17522:

$7,270
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,940 (reported on 13.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,940
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 60.0%
Here:

60%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 56.1% for AGIs below $25k, 59.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 81.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 17522, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $42,837 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$42,837
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $36,981 (reported on 84.7% of returns)
Here:

$36,981
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 114.6% for AGIs below $10k, 76.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 81.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 49.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,869 (reported on 49.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,869
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.1% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,410 (reported on 23.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,410
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$6,422 (reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

+$6,422
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$17,407 (reported on 15.5% of returns)
Here:

+$17,407
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.2% for AGIs below $10k, 5.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$10,388 (reported on 2.5% of returns)
Here:

+$10,388
State:

+$274
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, -0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,010 (reported on 3.4% of returns)
17522:

$3,010
Pennsylvania:

$2,903
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $11,849 (reported on 0.7% of returns)
Here:

$11,849
Pennsylvania:

$14,674
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,035 (21% of AGI, reported on 31.7% of returns)
Here:

$16,035
State:

$18,804

Here:

20.8% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.4% for AGIs below $10k, 7.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 9.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,232 (5% of AGI, reported on 27.3% of returns)
Here:

$4,232
State:

$3,337

Here:

5.2% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,959 (reported on 77.8% of returns)
17522:

$5,959
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.1% for AGIs below $10k, 4.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,478 (reported on 9.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,478
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 62.5%
Here:

62%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 51.7% for AGIs below $10k, 63.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 63.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$63,411
Pennsylvania:

$63,463
Ephrata, PA (17522) map Nearest zip codes: 17501, 17578, 17508, 17540, 17517, 17505.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

49.0%
Pennsylvania:

44.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.6%
Pennsylvania:

46.4%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,033
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 12,143


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 503 (485 now married, 23 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 6,954 (3,395 now married, 3,542 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 17522 with a mortgage: 5,178 (56 second mortgage, 551 home equity loan, 21 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,722

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,446
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $609

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

9.2%
Whole state:

12.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

6.3%
Whole state:

6.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 17522: West View Golf Course (A), Ephrata Cloister (B), Diamond Springs (C), Indian Lake (D), Martindale Volunteer Fire Company Station 3 - 10 (E), Farmersville Fire Company Station 3 - 5 / Farmersville Fire Company Quick Response Service 3 - 5 (F), Ephrata Area Rescue Services (G), Stevens Fire Company 1 Station 1 - 10 (H), Lincoln Fire Company 1 Station 1 - 6 (I), Pioneer Steam Fire Engine Company Station 1 - 5 (J), Akron Volunteer Fire Company Station 1 - 2 (K), West Earl Fire Company 1 Station 3 - 13 (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 17522 include: Union Zion Church (A), Hopeland Church (B), Meadow Valley Church (C), Mohlers Church (D), Conestoga Church (E), Indiantown Church (F), Shirks Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Bethany Cemetery (1), Bowmans Cemetery (2), Mount Zion Cemetery (3), Gross Cemetery (4), Cedar Hill Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mohler Run (A), Gensemer Run (B), Bowman Run (C), Muddy Creek (D), Indian Run (E), Middle Creek (F), Meadow Run (G), Coover Run (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 17522 include: Nissley Acres Park (1), Snyder Community Park (2), Lloyd H Roland Memorial Park (3), Legion Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 6992014 or later
  • 4312010 to 2013
  • 1,8672000 to 2009
  • 1,8541990 to 1999
  • 1,8431980 to 1989
  • 1,7081970 to 1979
  • 1,1131960 to 1969
  • 9861950 to 1959
  • 5711940 to 1949
  • 2,5231939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Ephrata, PA (17522)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Ephrata, PA (17522)
  • 17no bedroom
  • 1181 bedroom
  • 1,2192 bedrooms
  • 5,0413 bedrooms
  • 1,9844 bedrooms
  • 5035+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ephrata, PA (17522)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ephrata, PA (17522)
  • 154no bedroom
  • 9591 bedroom
  • 1,9262 bedrooms
  • 8553 bedrooms
  • 2854 bedrooms
  • 705+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Ephrata, PA (17522) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ephrata, PA (17522) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 525no vehicle
  • 1,7111 vehicle
  • 4,2692 vehicles
  • 1,5313 vehicles
  • 5654 vehicles
  • 2785+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Ephrata, PA (17522) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ephrata, PA (17522) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 652no vehicle
  • 1,7911 vehicle
  • 1,4402 vehicles
  • 2603 vehicles
  • 804 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles

  • Zip code 17522 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 17522 household income distribution in 2019
  • 424Less than $10,000
  • 437$10,000 to $14,999
  • 445$15,000 to $19,999
  • 462$20,000 to $24,999
  • 817$25,000 to $29,999
  • 333$30,000 to $34,999
  • 799$35,000 to $39,999
  • 802$40,000 to $44,999
  • 578$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,108$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,574$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,079$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,374$100,000 to $124,999
  • 786$125,000 to $149,999
  • 595$150,000 to $199,999
  • 449$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 17522

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 17522
  • 76Less than $10,000
  • 90$10,000 to $14,999
  • 168$15,000 to $19,999
  • 33$20,000 to $24,999
  • 63$25,000 to $29,999
  • 90$30,000 to $34,999
  • 29$35,000 to $39,999
  • 42$40,000 to $49,999
  • 24$50,000 to $59,999
  • 52$60,000 to $69,999
  • 76$70,000 to $79,999
  • 71$80,000 to $89,999
  • 114$90,000 to $99,999
  • 462$100,000 to $124,999
  • 866$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,096$150,000 to $174,999
  • 927$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,830$200,000 to $249,999
  • 983$250,000 to $299,999
  • 875$300,000 to $399,999
  • 226$400,000 to $499,999
  • 231$500,000 to $749,999
  • 90$750,000 to $999,999
  • 106$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 31$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 42$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 17522

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 17522
  • 85$200 to $249
  • 38$250 to $299
  • 38$300 to $349
  • 30$350 to $399
  • 101$400 to $449
  • 130$450 to $499
  • 212$500 to $549
  • 206$550 to $599
  • 418$600 to $649
  • 491$650 to $699
  • 372$700 to $749
  • 169$750 to $799
  • 370$800 to $899
  • 523$900 to $999
  • 525$1,000 to $1,249
  • 159$1,250 to $1,499
  • 34$1,500 to $1,999
  • 7$2,000 to $2,499
  • 70$3,500 or more
  • 97No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $917.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $222,315
  • Black or African American householders: $163,185
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $163,185
  • Asian householders: $252,072
  • Some other race householders: $195,438
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $214,636

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $212,525
17522:

$212,525
Pennsylvania:

$192,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $157,754 - $274,779

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $315,089
Here:

$315,089
State:

$255,931

Townhouses or other attached units: $232,788
Here:

$232,788
State:

$201,403

In 2-unit structures: $358,065
Here:

$358,065
State:

$189,304

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $1,091,069
Here:

$1,091,069
State:

$294,099

Mobile homes: $45,793
Here:

$45,793
State:

$62,605
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 17522
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,054
  • One, attached: 2,890
  • Two: 628
  • 3 or 4: 460
  • 5 to 9: 471
  • 10 to 19: 674
  • 20 to 49: 233
  • 50 or more: 233
  • Mobile homes: 864

Unemployment: 3.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 17522

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 17522
  • 79.6%13,782Drove a car alone
  • 8.8%1,528Carpooled
  • 0.3%54Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%11Streetcar or trolley car
  • 0.1%13Subway or elevated
  • 0.1%12Taxi
  • 0.0%4Motorcycle
  • 2.9%496Bicycle
  • 2.4%412Walked
  • 0.9%159Other means
  • 4.6%788Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 17522

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 17522
  • 722Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,5125 to 9 minutes
  • 2,15610 to 14 minutes
  • 2,08115 to 19 minutes
  • 2,71120 to 24 minutes
  • 1,35625 to 29 minutes
  • 2,19730 to 34 minutes
  • 51735 to 39 minutes
  • 43340 to 44 minutes
  • 94045 to 59 minutes
  • 59460 to 89 minutes
  • 27990 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 84.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 34,535
  • Male householders: 7,347 (1,521 living alone), Female householders: 5,790 (1,789 living alone)
  • 7,182 spouses (7,170 opposite-sex spouses), 717 unmarried partners, (636 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 10,652 children (9,958 natural, 206 adopted, 486 stepchildren), 584 grandchildren, 287 brothers or sisters, 422 parents, 0 foster children, 371 other relatives, 685 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 456 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,161 2-persons, 2,091 3-persons, 1,561 4-persons, 699 5-persons, 237 6-persons, 360 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,310 1-person, 650 2-persons, 55 3-persons

6,190 married couples with children.
1,303 single-parent households (367 men, 936 women).

85.2% of residents of 17522 zip code speak English at home.
4.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% very well, 17% well, 8% not well, 5% not at all).
10.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% very well, 27% well, 4% not well, 4% not at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (86% very well, 14% well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (37% very well, 20% well, 10% not well, 33% not at all).

Foreign born population: 1,571 (4.5%)
(50.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.5%
Whole state:

7.0%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 17%Ukraine
  • 13%Serbia
  • 11%Honduras
  • 10%Chile
  • 7%Romania
  • 5%Barbados
  • 4%El Salvador
Most common first ancestries reported in 17522
  • 35%German
  • 13%American
  • 4%Italian
  • 3%Swiss
  • 3%European
  • 3%Irish
  • 3%English
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3292010 or later
  • 6962000 to 2009
  • 7121990 to 1999
  • 296Before 1990

Zip code 17522 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • AMER LAFRANCE LLC EPHRATA PA (64 COCALICO CREEK ROD in EPHRATA, PA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - PCS-PAR803554, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, PWSID-7360875, DRINKING WATER PROGRAM, RCRIS-PAD084868785, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, AFS-20-3680664-2, AIR PROGRAM
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: FABRICATED METAL PRODUCTS; OVERHEAD TRAVELING CRANES, HOISTS, AND MONORAIL SYSTEMS; TRUCK AND BUS BODIES
    Organizations: LADDER TOWERS INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , AMERICAN LAFRANCE LLC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , AMERICAN LAFRANCE AERIALS (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , LADDER TOWERS INC (CONTACT/OWNER) , AMERICAN LAFRANCE LLC (CONTACT/OWNER) , AMERICAN LAFRANCE AERIALS (CONTACT/OWNER) , LADDER TOWERS INC (OWNER/OPERATOR) , AMERICAN LAFRANCE AERIALS (OWNER/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: AMERICAN LA FRANCE AERIALS, AMER LAFRANCE AERIAL/EPHRATA, AMERICAN LAFRANCE AERIALS, LADDER FIRE TRUCK TOWER MFG EPHRATA, LADDER TOWERS INC, SIMON LADDER TOWERS INCORPORATED, SIMON LADDER TOWERS INC/W EARL, SIMON LADDER TOWERS, INC.
  • ASTRO MACH WORKS (470 WENGER DR in EPHRATA, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - RCRIS-PAD108049503, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, AFS-23-2270687-1, AIR PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES
    Business NAICS classification: OTHER COMMERCIAL AND SERVICE INDUSTRY MACHINERY MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , ASTRO MACHINE WORKS, INC. (OWNER/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: ASTRO MACH WORKS/ASTRO MACHINE MFG CTR B
  • BACHMAN SNACKS EPHRATA (150 INDUSTRIAL AVE in EPHRATA, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - AFS-23-2048971-10, AIR PROGRAM, RCRIS-PAR000012559, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: POTATO CHIPS, CORN CHIPS, AND SIMILAR SNACKS
    Organizations: WELCH JOSEPH (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BACHMAN CO PLT 10 THE
  • A & W SCREEN PRINTING (503 ALEXANDER DR in EPHRATA, PA)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - RCRIS-PAD101670693, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC and NAICS classification: COMMERCIAL PRINTING
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , GOOD ALTON (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BETHANY PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (NOT AVAIALABLE in EPHRATA, PA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1989-0879, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
  • AUTO FIX (305 S READING RD in EPHRATA, PA)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: BURKHOLDER GLENN (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • AY MACHINE CO INC (EAST KING STREET in EPHRATA, PA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: RICH AY (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BARRYS PAINT SHOP (RTE 272 NORTH & LONG AVE in EPHRATA, PA)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • BIG A AUTO PARTS (102 S STATE ST in EPHRATA, PA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: APS INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BIG RIG INCORPORATED (889 EAST MAIN STREET in EPHRATA, PA)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR.
  • AMERICAN DYEING & FINISHING CORP (501 ALEXANDER DRIVE in EPHRATA, PA)
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: FINISHERS OF BROADWOVEN FABRICS OF COTTON

Zip code 17522 marital status for males
Zip code 17522 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 44.4%Electricity
  • 28.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.3%Utility gas
  • 10.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 1.9%Coal or coke
  • 0.7%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 25,859. Population change in the 1990s: +3,589 (+13.9%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 27,153
  • Northeast: 2,455
  • Midwest: 797
  • South: 1,608
  • West: 366

61% of the 17522 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 76% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

89% of the 17522 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Ephrata, PA (17522)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 886
Here:

24.4%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 207
Here:

14.2%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 239
Here:

24.8%
Pennsylvania:

38.5%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 72,173Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 70,780Legal occupations
  • 70,338Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 67,877Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 64,120Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 57,393Business and financial operations occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (EPHRATA, PA):

  • FOUR SEASONS PRODUCE, INC (400 WABASH RD; small business) : $195,105 in 27 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Fruits and Vegetables by Defense Logistics Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $25,624; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $3,335; 2005: $126,044; 2006: $40,102.

    Biggest contracts:
    $98,243 with Defense Logistics Agency for Fruits and Vegetables. Signed on 2005-08-13. Completion date: 2005-08-13.
    $25,624, same as above. Signed on 2000-08-23. Completion date: 2000-08-23.
    $15,846, same as above. Signed on 2005-08-18. Completion date: 2005-08-18.
    $3,907, same as above. Signed on 2006-05-27. Completion date: 2006-05-27.
  • GRAHAM, K T INC (4407 OREGON PIKE; small business) : $121,777 in 2 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    $62,463 with Army for Passenger Motor Vehicles. Signed on 2005-06-09. Completion date: 2005-11-11.
    $59,314 with Army for Trucks and Truck Tractors, Wheeled. Signed on 2002-09-11. Completion date: 2002-11-18.
  • STAUFFER DIESEL, INC (46 PLEASANT VALLEY RD; small business) : $104,059 in 13 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Diesel Engines and Components, Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Engine Accessories, Hardware, Commercial by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $72,309; 2004: -$614; 2005: $39,600; 2006: -$7,236.

    Biggest contracts:
    $43,815 with Army for Diesel Engines and Components. Signed on 2003-03-12. Completion date: 2003-04-11.
    $19,800 with Army for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Engine Accessories. Signed on 2005-06-21. Completion date: 2005-10-07.
    $19,800, same as above. Signed on 2005-09-22. Completion date: 2005-10-07.
    $18,700, same as above. Signed on 2003-02-06. Completion date: 2003-03-08.
  • WOODWARE BY DESIGN INC (400 W MAIN ST SUITE 10; small business) : $50,767 in 6 contracts from 2003 to 2005
    Contracts for Miscellaneous Furniture and Fixtures, Office Furniture by Navy, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $32,725; 2004: $10,957; 2005: $7,085; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $25,567 with Navy for Miscellaneous Furniture and Fixtures. Taking place in CA. Signed on 2003-08-18. Completion date: 2004-01-20.
    $7,305 with Navy for Office Furniture. Signed on 2004-03-22. Completion date: 2004-05-07.
    $7,158 with Army for Office Furniture. Signed on 2003-09-09. Completion date: 2003-09-21.
    $7,085 with Navy for Miscellaneous Furniture and Fixtures. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2005-03-07. Completion date: 2005-04-07.
  • TOTAL EQUIPMENT SOLUTIONS LLC (26 BLACKBERRY LANE; small business) : $37,573 in 2 contracts from 2003 to 2004
    $36,651 with Army for Vehicular Furniture and Accessories. Signed on 2003-12-10. Completion date: 2003-12-31.
    $922, same as above. Signed on 2004-03-11. Completion date: 2004-04-01.
  • LESTER R SUMMERS INC (564 N READING RD; small business)
    $16,400 with Army for Motor Freight. Signed on 2005-09-21. Completion date: 2005-09-08.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment, 100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 1 establishment, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 3 establishments)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (over 1000: 1)
  • Information: Wired Telecommunications Carriers (250-499: 1, 100-249: 1, 10-19: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 2, 20-49: 7, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 9)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (50-99: 1, 20-49: 5, 10-19: 8, 5-9: 6, 1-4: 6)
  • Wholesale Trade: Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Merchant Wholesalers (250-499: 1, 10-19: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 373 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 9 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 357 people in nursing homes
  • 57 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 48 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in religious group quarters
  • 12 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 12 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally ill

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED276$164,255287$144,2931,012$153,499142$60,5882$578,69056$122,33419$45,189
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$200,72818$108,40889$161,93714$44,2262$534,9206$100,3504$38,320
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$149,13125$113,102309$159,63755$33,6212$622,03514$103,77911$53,088
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN24$180,52717$146,297182$169,17025$85,4000$09$117,2521$80,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$192,3832$23,99535$164,9572$63,9100$02$105,6602$23,995
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED48$183,85742$194,554
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$181,2408$193,073
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$151,6576$190,468
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$114,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$94,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 17522
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 17522 - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 97. The highest number of fires - 151 took place in 2006, and the least - 38 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 17522 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (62.1%), and Outside Fires (21.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 17522
    • 1,02162.1%Structure Fires
    • 35021.3%Outside Fires
    • 17310.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1016.1%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 17522, Pennsylvania

Most common first names in zip code 17522 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John16776.1 years
Mary15781.6 years
Anna12480.9 years
Charles11976.4 years
Robert11271.2 years
Paul9876.2 years
Harry9578.5 years
William9476.8 years
Helen6880.4 years
Ruth6779.8 years
Most common last names in zip code 17522 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martin16577.4 years
Weaver8481.0 years
Miller6876.1 years
Sweigart6679.1 years
Zimmerman5175.3 years
Burkholder5079.9 years
Smith4874.9 years
Good4578.7 years
Stauffer4078.7 years
Sensenig3479.8 years
Businesses in zip code 17522
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kroger4
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Applebee's1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike2
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Staples1
Domino's Pizza1Subway4
FedEx5T-Mobile2
Ford1The Room Place1
Goodwill2U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS4
Hilton1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Kmart1
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