Elizabethville, Pennsylvania

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Elizabethville, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 17% Elizabethville Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Elizabethville Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Elizabethville, Pennsylvania

Comparing Elizabethville 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
Senior Citizens 7 6
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Female Share of the Population 7 5
Well-Paid Single Men 6 6
Racial Diversity 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 8
Male Share of the Population 5 6
Age of the Population 5 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 5
Average Household Size 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 6
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
College Educated Adults 5 5
Median Family Income 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Working at Home 7 8
Short Commute Times 2 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 7
People Living Alone 8 7
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Elizabethville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles NW of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 86 miles N of Baltimore, Maryland
County Dauphin
Metro Area Harrisburg - Lebanon - Carlisle
Standard Zip Codes 17023
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.548
Longitude -76.812

Elizabethville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
Distance 36 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches
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Elizabethville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,344 100%
Male 639 47.5%
Female 705 52.5%
Under 18 311 23.1%
18+ 1,033 76.9%
65+ 252 18.8%
Median Age 36.7
Average Family Size 2.91
White 1,315 97.8%
African-American 4 0.3%
Asian 12 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 10 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 16 1.2%

Estimated Elizabethville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,295
Growth -49
Growth % -3.6%

Elizabethville 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 67.2%
Irish 5.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.1%
English 4.4%
Italian 3.9%
US/American 2.3%
Dutch 2.3%
Pennsylvania German 1.7%
Polish 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
French Canadian 0.9%
Hungarian 0.8%
Russian 0.7%
British 0.5%
European 0.4%
Scottish 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Elizabethvle (17023)
Eville (17023)

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)
Elizabethville 1,344 $40,625
Berrysburg 354 $42,250
Gratz 676 $46,063
Halifax 875 $37,222
Lykens 1,937 $40,909
Millersburg 2,562 $44,327
Pillow 304 $41,000
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Elizabethville High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 434 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

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