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Providence is a township in Lancaster County, in the Lancaster metro area.
The latitude of Providence is 39.874N. The longitude is -76.251W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 823 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,651.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Providence demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lancaster County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17565 ZIP code.
40% of Providence residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Providence ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Providence was $17,912, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Providence residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Providence, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $552. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $999.
Lancaster County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Providence political report.
The average commute time for Providence workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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