Real Estate Market Update for 17522 (Ephrata, PA)
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Welcome to June's Market Update,. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of June. The number of active listings was up 4% from one year earlier, and down 11% from the previous month. Even so, buyers still enjoyed a greater selection of homes today than they did one year ago. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 220-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 43%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just over 160-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 300% year-over-year, and decreased 33% month-over-month. Higher year-over-year figures indicate that more buyers have been finding what they're looking for. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
Map Information for 17522 (Ephrata, PA)
Area Information for 17522 (Ephrata, PA)
  • Population: 36,939
  • Median Age: 36.93 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 16.94 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 6%
  • Population Density: 845/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 11.02%
  • Closest Airport: Harrisburg International
  • Closest College: Lancaster Bible College
  • Closest Jr. College: Thaddeus Stevens College Of Technology
  • Median Household Income: $52,420
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 15.71%
  • Median Years in Residence: 3.86 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $164,900
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Reading Fightin Phils
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 18%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for 17522 (Ephrata, PA)
Median Age: 36.93 Married: 39% Number of Households: 13,954 Households with Children: 4,375
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for 17522 (Ephrata, PA)

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Highland Elementary School 0.2 mi Public K-4 3-5 4
      Ehs At Washington 0.2 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Fulton Elementary School 0.4 mi Public K-4 3 4
      Our Mother Of Perpetual Help School 0.4 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Ephrata Senior High School 0.8 mi Public 9-12 4 3
      Ephrata Middle School 1.0 mi Public 7-8 3-5 3
      Ephrata Mennonite School 1.1 mi Private K-12 0 5
      Springville Mennonite School 1.6 mi Private 1-9 0 0
      Pleasant Valley Mennonite School 1.7 mi Private K-12 0 0
      Wood Corner Parocial School 2.6 mi Private 1-8 0 0
      Grace Christian School 3.0 mi Private 1-9 0 0
      Diamond Road Parochial School 3.1 mi Private 1-8 0 0
      Grandview Heights Christian Academy 3.1 mi Private K-2 0 3
      Hahnstown Mennonite School 3.2 mi Private 1-9 0 0
      Farmersville School 3.2 mi Private 1-8 0 0
      Clay Elementary School 4.3 mi Public K-4 4-5 0
      Hinkletown Mennonite School 4.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2014
      Local Weather for 17522 (Ephrata, PA)
        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.