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People

Total Population 917
Male Share of the Population 54.6%
Female Share of the Population 45.4%
Senior Citizens 11%
Employed Population 16+ 448
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 52.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.9%
Median Earnings25+ $35,260
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $30,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,370

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,500
% Above Poverty Level 94.6%
% Below Poverty Level 5.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 22.3%
Median Gross Rent $950
Median House Value $148,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.2%
US/American 0%
English 4.6%
Irish 10.1%

Abbottstown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles W of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 44 miles NW of Baltimore, Maryland
County Adams
Standard Zip Codes 17301
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.886
Longitude -76.985

Abbottstown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HANOVER
Distance 6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 39.2 inches
Station BIGLERVILLE
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
Station SHIPPENSBURG
Distance 30.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 39.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dover 1,878 $59,321
East Berlin 1,380 $66,797
Hanover 15,365 $59,320
McSherrystown 3,050 $55,027
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