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People

Total Population 943
Male Share of the Population 51.1%
Female Share of the Population 48.9%
Senior Citizens 10.7%
Employed Population 16+ 480
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 56.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.2%
Median Earnings25+ $33,068
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,281
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,953

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,438
% Above Poverty Level 92.2%
% Below Poverty Level 7.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.9%
Median Gross Rent $938
Median House Value $146,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.2%
US/American 0%
English 3.4%
Irish 11.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Notes:

  • 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 1,992 $64,185
East Berlin 1,418 $70,938
Hanover 15,403 $58,383
McSherrystown 3,049 $54,594

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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