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People

Total Population 7,615
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 11%
Employed Population 16+ 3,167
Age of the Population 23

Families

% of people married 23%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 29.2%
Median Earnings25+ $27,316
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $29,651
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,821

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,068
% Above Poverty Level 75%
% Below Poverty Level 25%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 40.5%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 42.2%
Median Gross Rent $745
Median House Value $213,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.8%
US/American 0%
English 11.5%
Irish 15.7%

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

Gettysburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles N of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 48 miles NW of Baltimore, Maryland
County Adams
Standard Zip Codes 17325
Company Zip Codes 17326
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.83
Longitude -77.231

Gettysburg 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 EISENHOWER NATL HIS SITE
Distance 2.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches
Station BIGLERVILLE
Distance 7.2 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 CATOCTIN MOUNTAIN PARK
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 82 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Fairplay (17325)

Heidlersburg (17325)

Hunterstown (17325)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arendtsville 910 $57,656
Biglerville 1,195 $69,286
Bonneauville 1,881 $60,875
Fairfield 543 $54,545
Littlestown 4,442 $62,560

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

Gettysburg Public Libraries

Library
Adams County Library System
140 BALTIMORE ST
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
(717) 334-0163
Library Web Site

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Gettysburg Hospitals

GETTYSBURG HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
147 GETTYS STREET
(717) 334-2121
Emergency Service: Yes

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Gettysburg High Schools

GETTYSBURG AREA HS
717-334-6254
Serves 1,198 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.6

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Historic Gettysburg

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Jennie Wade House c1903.

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Jennie Wade House c1903.

The Peach Orchard and 3rd Mich. Infantry Monument c1903.

McPherson barn between 1900 and 1906

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