Cross Roads, Pennsylvania

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Cross Roads, Pennsylvania

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High Points

Cross Roads strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Cross Roads Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Cross Roads People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Cross Roads Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Cross Roads, Pennsylvania

Comparing Cross Roads to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 10
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Racial Diversity 6 6
Female Share of the Population 4 2
Age of the Population 3 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 10 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 9 10
College Educated Adults 7 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Short Commute Times 1 1
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1

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Cross Roads Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles SW of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 35 miles N of Baltimore, Maryland
County York
Metro Area York
Standard Zip Codes 17322
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.819
Longitude -76.576

Cross Roads Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43 inches
Distance 13 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 61 F
Jul Temp 67 to 85 F
Oct Temp 46 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Distance 21.6 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
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Cross Roads Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 518 100%
Male 255 49.2%
Female 263 50.8%
Under 18 161 31.1%
18+ 357 68.9%
65+ 31 6%
Median Age 34.3
Average Family Size 3.19
White 498 96.1%
African-American 15 2.9%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.4%

Estimated Cross Roads Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 535
Growth 17
Growth % 3.3%

Cross Roads Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 43%
US/American 19.8%
Italian 5.5%
Irish 5.3%
English 4.5%
Polish 4.5%
Northern European 3.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.3%
French Canadian 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Russian 1.5%
Norwegian 1.3%
Swedish 1%
Scottish 0.8%
Hungarian 0.5%
African 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Greek 0.5%
Austrian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Cross Roads, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Brogueville (17322)
Lucky (17322)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cross Roads 518 $60,556
Dallastown 4,087 $44,500
Felton 449 $53,125
Red Lion 6,149 $41,850
Shrewsbury 3,378 $57,358
Stewartstown 1,752 $54,891
Yoe 1,022 $40,833
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