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People

Total Population 4,518
Male Share of the Population 48.7%
Female Share of the Population 51.3%
Senior Citizens 12.2%
Employed Population 16+ 2,527
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 61.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $78,438
% Above Poverty Level 91.7%
% Below Poverty Level 8.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 17.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,021
Median House Value $166,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.3%
US/American 0%
English 8.2%
Irish 10.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

East Petersburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles NW of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 56 miles N of Baltimore, Maryland
County Lancaster
Metro Area Lancaster
Standard Zip Codes 17520
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.1
Longitude -76.354

East Petersburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LANDISVILLE 2 NW
Distance 4.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches
Station HOLTWOOD
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 61 F
Jul Temp 67 to 85 F
Oct Temp 46 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Station OCTORARO LAKE
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 40 F
Apr Temp 37 to 65 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 45.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brownstown 2,788 $67,380
Lancaster 59,344 $39,441
Lititz 9,208 $65,413
Manheim 4,864 $47,050

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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