Gettysburg strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):
Walking and Biking to Work
Short Commute Times
College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
Comparing Gettysburg to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Female Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Age of the Population|
|Average Household Size|
|Portion of People Married|
|College Educated Adults|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Public Transportation Use|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Low Property Crime|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||30 miles N of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||48 miles NW of Baltimore, Maryland|
|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.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||EISENHOWER NATL HIS SITE|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.94|
|American Indian & Alaskan||28||0.4%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||601||8%|
|Est. 2005 Population||8,014|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||19.1%|
|French (except Basque)||1%|
According to the US Postal Service, Gettysburg, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Fairplay (17325)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
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147 GETTYS STREET
Emergency Service: Yes
|(As of 2006)|
1270 York Road
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|City, State||Similarity||1 Person Houses||65+||College Grads||Commute Minutes||Family Income||Kids 0-4||Non White||Pop.||Poverty||Prop. Crime||Seasonal Housing||Viol. Crime|
|1. Oneonta, New York||88.2||36.2%||11.8%||32.6%||16||$40,833||3.2%||8.2%||13,292||30.3%||21.4||0.6%||3.9|
|2. Burlington, Vermont||86.5||35.7%||10.5%||42%||18||$46,012||4.6%||7.7%||38,889||20%||36.3||1.1%||3.6|
|3. Portland, Maine||86||40.1%||13.9%||36.4%||19||$48,763||5.1%||8.7%||64,249||14.1%||46.9||3%||4|
|4. Fairfield, Iowa||85.3||35.6%||13.6%||39.6%||12||$46,138||5.3%||5.6%||9,509||14.5%||32.7||0.6%||2.5|
|5. Big Rapids, Michigan||84.8||36.3%||7.4%||31.7%||15||$28,629||5.3%||16.4%||10,849||35%||27.7||0.6%||2.9|
|6. Nacogdoches, Texas||84.3||32.8%||11.1%||30.4%||16||$37,020||5.8%||34%||29,914||32.3%||41||0.6%||3.3|
|7. Helena, Montana||84.1||38.2%||13.9%||39.8%||13||$50,018||5.8%||5.2%||25,780||14.5%||37.4||0.5%||4.7|
|8. Gunnison, Colorado||84||32.7%||7.5%||38.5%||15||$41,761||4.3%||6.5%||5,409||24.7%||53.1||2.4%||6.5|
|9. Rolla, Missouri||83.7||35.7%||13%||27.9%||15||$38,975||5.7%||10.8%||16,367||22%||53.7||0.6%||3.9|
|10. Arcata, California||83.6||34.2%||8.7%||41.6%||16||$36,716||4%||15.5%||16,651||32.2%||48.4||0.6%||2.9|
|11. Cookeville, Tennessee||83.6||35%||13.7%||28.2%||16||$39,623||5.3%||8.9%||23,923||23.2%||51.6||0.5%||4.6|
|12. Greenville, South Carolina||83||40.8%||14.4%||34.2%||18||$44,125||5.6%||37.9%||56,002||16.1%||74.8||0.7%||11.4|
|13. Santa Fe, New Mexico||80.6||36.9%||13.9%||40%||18||$49,705||5.4%||23.7%||62,203||12.3%||69.4||5.2%||5.6|
|14. West Springfield, Massachusetts||76||34%||15.9%||21.6%||22||$50,282||5.8%||9.3%||27,899||11.9%||54.9||0.5%||3.5|
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Jennie Wade House c1903.
McPherson barn between 1900 and 1906
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