Ephrata, Pennsylvania

Population 13,426

Ephrata is located in Lancaster County, PA. The population is 13,426, making Ephrata the 2nd largest city in Lancaster County.

There are 5 public schools in Ephrata with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Ephrata is very low , and there are 0 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Ephrata is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Ephrata property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Ephrata include Akron, Stevens and Ephrata Township.

Ephrata Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 14.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 64.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 21%

Crime Rate

46.64% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 36
  • Violent Crimes: 266
  • Robbery: 36
  • Burglary: 173
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

100.00% Lower than national avg.
  • 0 offenders in Ephrata
  • 0.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

86 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 2
  • Registered Polluters: 5
  • Superfunds: 3
  • Tanks & Spills: 76


Moderate 3.1%
  • Pennsylvania unemployment average: 3.9%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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5 Public Schools view public schools

There are 5 K-12 public schools in Ephrata, PA and 19 private schools. Homefacts rates Ephrata's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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  • Good news! No offenders found in Ephrata, PA.

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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Ephrata, PA

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$179,900 compared to December 2018
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

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  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

3 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Ephrata, PA issued 3 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Ephrata, PA issued 139 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 139 permits, were issued for single family homes and 139 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $610
  • 1 Bedroom: $730
  • 2 Bedrooms: $920
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,170
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,255

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Environmental Hazards

86 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1084/1173)
    Ephrata, PA has 92.41% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Ephrata, PA is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.36 Average
    Ephrata, PA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 30.1°
  • February 32.55°
  • March 42.75°
  • April 52.48°
  • May 62.55°
  • June 71.32°
  • July 75.98°
  • August 72.68°
  • September 66.62°
  • October 53.57°
  • November 43.9°
  • December 34.82°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Ephrata, PA

Ephrata, PA has a low risk of earthquakes.
Ephrata, PA has no risk of hurricanes.
Ephrata, PA has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Ephrata, PA has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Ephrata, PA: $50,303


Unemployment in Ephrata is 3.1%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.9% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 47.58%
White Collar - 52.42%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Tom Wolf
  • Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr.
  • Sen. Patrick J. Toomey

City Representatives

  • Joseph R. Pitts

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

7 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

2 Retirement Homes view all

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