Ephrata SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
7
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
13,802
Unemployment
5.6%
Poverty
10.6%
Median Home
$152,500
Median Income
$49,691
Median Rent
$851

Rankings for Ephrata in Pennsylvania

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Map Of Ephrata, PA

Population over time in Ephrata

Year Population % Change
2017 13,802 0.1%
2016 13,785 0.5%
2015 13,714 0.7%
2014 13,617 0.7%
2013 13,529 0.6%
2012 13,445 0.1%
2011 13,426 0.1%
2010 13,411 0.2%
2009 13,384 -
Crime/100k Ephrata PA USA
Violent Crime 164.8 306.0 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.1 5.0
Robbery 14.3 76.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 150.5 188.0 246.8
Property Crime 1253.9 1489.9 2199.5
Burglary 157.6 211.6 376.0
Larceny 1060.5 1175.9 1594.6
Car Theft 35.8 102.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Ephrata

White
88.9% (12,267)
African American
1.9% (265)
American Indian
0.1% (14)
Asian
0.7% (90)
Hawaiian
0.1% (8)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.3% (186)
Hispanic
7.0% (972)
Race Ephrata PA USA
White 88.9% 76.8% 61.1%
African American 1.9% 10.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 3.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.3% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.0% 7.1% 17.8%

Household Income For Ephrata, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
2.8% (39,014)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.7% (78,029)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.0% (138,477)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.0% (151,482)
$35,000 to $49,999
20.9% (288,274)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.6% (297,666)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.7% (189,051)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.9% (137,273)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.0% (41,422)
$200,000 or more
1.4% (19,507)
Income Ephrata PA USA
Less than $10,000 2.8% 628.2% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.7% 452.8% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.0% 962.3% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.0% 946.3% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 20.9% 1267.5% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.6% 1792.3% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.7% 1286.3% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.9% 1471.1% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.0% 590.6% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 1.4% 602.6% 697.9%

Gender in Ephrata

Female
49.3% (6,799)
Male
50.7% (7,003)
Gender Ephrata PA USA
Female 49.3% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 50.7% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ephrata for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (828)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (1,380)
High School / GED
40.0% (5,520)
Some College
15.0% (2,070)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (1,104)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (2,070)
Master's Degree
5.0% (690)
Professional Degree
1.0% (138)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Ephrata PA USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 40.0% 35.0% 27.0%
Some College 15.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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