Ephrata SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
6
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
8

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Ephrata, Pennsylvania Info Snack

Ephrata (English: /frt/ EF-r-t, Pennsylvania German: Effridaa) is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States, 38 miles (61 km) south east of Harrisburg and about 57 miles (92 km) west by north of Philadelphia. It is named after Ephrath, a biblical town in what is now Israel. Ephrata's sister city is Eberbach, Germany, the city where its founders originated. In its early history, Ephrata was a pleasure resort and an agricultural community.
Population
13,785
Unemployment
5.8%
Poverty
11.2%
Median Home
$154,200
Median Income
$50,944
Median Rent
$833

Rankings for Ephrata in Pennsylvania

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Map Of Ephrata, PA

Population over time in Ephrata

Year Population % Change
2017 13,785 0.5%
2016 13,714 0.7%
2015 13,617 0.7%
2014 13,529 0.6%
2013 13,445 0.1%
2012 13,426 0.1%
2011 13,411 0.2%
2010 13,384 -

Crime in Ephrata Per 100k

Crime Ephrata PA USA
Violent Crime 266.1 313.3 382.9
Murder 0.0 5.8 5.3
Robbery 36.0 92.1 98.0
Aggravated Assault 201.3 182.6 248.9
Property Crime 1208.0 1649.4 2362.0
Burglary 172.6 250.3 430.4
Larceny 999.5 1297.7 1694.0
Car Theft 36.0 101.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Ephrata

White
88.4% (12,188)
African American
2.8% (390)
American Indian
0.2% (22)
Asian
0.8% (108)
Hawaiian
0.1% (7)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.7% (234)
Hispanic
6.1% (836)
Race Ephrata PA USA
White 88.4% 77.3% 61.5%
African American 2.8% 10.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 3.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.7% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 6.1% 6.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Ephrata, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
3.2% (44,112)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.3% (73,060)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.8% (135,093)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.1% (153,013)
$35,000 to $49,999
19.4% (267,429)
$50,000 to $74,999
23.3% (321,190)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.2% (181,962)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.0% (165,420)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.6% (22,056)
$200,000 or more
1.0% (13,785)
Income Ephrata PA USA
Less than $10,000 3.2% 6.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.3% 4.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.8% 10.0% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.1% 9.6% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 19.4% 13.1% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 23.3% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.2% 12.7% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.0% 14.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.6% 5.4% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.0% 5.5% 6.3%

Gender in Ephrata

Female
50.0% (6,897)
Male
50.0% (6,887)
Gender Ephrata PA USA
Female 50.0% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 50.0% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ephrata for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.2% (575)
9-12th Grade
9.2% (1,265)
High School / GED
39.2% (5,405)
Some College
17.6% (2,420)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,237)
Bachelor's Degree
14.2% (1,962)
Master's Degree
5.4% (739)
Professional Degree
0.9% (119)
Doctorate Degree
0.4% (59)
Education Ephrata PA USA
< 9th Grade 4.2% 3.3% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 9.2% 6.8% 7.2%
High School / GED 39.2% 35.6% 27.3%
Some College 17.6% 16.1% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.2% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 14.2% 18.3% 19.1%
Master's Degree 5.4% 8.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.9% 1.9% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.4% 1.4% 1.4%

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