Ephrata Jobs

  • Hiring Team Truck Drivers - $7,500 Sign On Bonus. We Train!

    C.R. England - Ephrata, PA

    Looking to team up C.R. England will train you individually and then assign you as a team to the fleet Better miles, more money, more home time. Full benefits package

    from C.R. England - 13 hours ago
  • CDL-A Truck Driver - Dedicated Runs

    Marten Transport - Ephrata, PA

    NOW OFFERING DRY VAN RUNS! Marten Transport is hiring qualified drivers for dedicated driving opportunities pulling Refrigerated & Dry Van trailers. In addition to offering...

    from Marten Transport - 9 days ago
  • CDL-A Owner Operator Truck Drivers

    Hub Group Trucking - Ephrata, PA

    CDL-A Intermodal Independent Contractor Hub Group Trucking, formerly Comtrak Logistics, offers drivers more than just truck driving jobs, we offer them careers. We know that miles...

    from Hub Group Trucking - 9 days ago
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Ephrata, Pennsylvania

Ephrata is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, 38 miles south east of Harrisburg and about 57 miles 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. Ephrata is not a place known for manufacturing, though there has been, and still is, some small industry. In its early history, Ephrata was a pleasure resort and an agricultural community. Ephrata's population has steadily grown over the last century. In 1900, 2,452 people lived there, in 1910, 3,192, and by 1940, the population had increased to 6,199 . The population was 13,213 at the 2000 census.

Ephrata Economy

Ephrata has a mix of large and small businesses of many types. * Ephrata Area Chamber of Commerce Law and Government Ephrata is a borough. The current mayor of Ephrata is Mayor Ralph Mowen. His term expires in December 2009. Ephrata is also used to describe nearby Ephrata Township, Pennsylvania. The Ephrata area, as well as most of Lancaster County, is usually described as a Republican stronghold, rarely electing Democrats. Elected Officials Representing Ephrata *Pennsylvania Governor Edward Rendell *Senior United States Senator Arlen Specter *Junior United States Senator Bob Casey, Jr. *United States Congressman Joseph R. Pitts *Pennsylvania State Senator Michael W. Brubaker *Pennsylvania State Representative Gordon Denlinger *Ephrata Mayor Ralph Mowen Sites of interest Museums and historic sites *Eicher Arts Center Occupies Conrad Beissel's historic Eicher House. It also contains an Indian museum and shop. *Ephrata Cloister *Ephrata Hospital The old site is...more

Ephrata Careers

Among the most common occupations in Ephrata are Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 27%; Sales and office occupations, 23%; and Management, professional, and related occupations, 22%. Approximately 85 percent of workers in Ephrata, Pennsylvania work for companies, 6 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Ephrata Industries

The leading industries in Ephrata, Pennsylvania are Manufacturing, 26%; Educational, health and social services, 15%; and Retail trade, 12%. Simply Hired's Ephrata job listings indicate that the following industries in Ephrata are hiring the most workers:

Ephrata Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Ephrata, Pennsylvania is $28,938, and the median income of households in Ephrata was $41,550.

Average Salaries in Ephrata, PA

Ephrata, PA


According to our Ephrata Trends data, the number of Ephrata, Pennsylvania jobs has increased by 24% since October 2013.
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Ephrata Employment Statistics

Population of Ephrata
Total population 13,213
Male 48.88%
Female 51.12%
Median age 36.0
Ephrata Housing
Owner-occupied homes 60.9%
Median cost of a home $99,100
Median mortgage payment $650
Renter-occupied homes 39.1%
Vacant housing 3.4%
Median monthly rent $525
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $35,095
Median for all female full-time $22,782
Household Income
Less than $10,000 6%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 22%
$50,000 to $74,999 23%
$75,000 to $99,999 9%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 10%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13%
High school graduate 44%
Some college, no degree 13%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 9%
Graduate degree 5%
Marital Status
Never married 23%
Currently married 58%
Separated 2%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 11%
White 97%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Ephrata Commute
Carpool 10.1%
Public transportation 0.3%
Average travel time 20 minutes