|Male Share of the Population||49.6%|
|Female Share of the Population||50.4%|
|Employed Population 16+||3,167|
|Age of the Population||23|
|% of people married||23%|
|Average household size||2|
|Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher||29.2%|
|Median Earnings Without High School Qualification||$29,651|
|Median Earnings With High School Degree||$23,821|
|Median Family Income||$45,068|
|% Above Poverty Level||75%|
|% Below Poverty Level||25%|
|Average Commute Time||17 minutes|
|% Working from Home||4.2%|
|% Walking and Biking to Work||40.5%|
|% Using Public Transportation||1.5%|
|People Living Alone||42.2%|
|Median Gross Rent||$745|
|Median House Value||$213,300|
|Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)||22.8%|
Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.
|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 Stations
|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|
According to the US Postal Service, Gettysburg, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:
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147 GETTYS STREET
Emergency Service: Yes
Why Choose Widener University?
At Widener University, we proudly cultivate challenging and culturally diverse learning environments where academics, leadership, and service come first. Our curricula are connected to societal issues and challenge students to take social responsibility for their role in today's global society.
Founded in 1821 in Chester, Pennsylvania, Widener is nationally recognized for our commitment to civic engagement, service, and social responsibility. The university has been included on the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with distinction every year since its inception in 2006.
GETTYSBURG AREA HS
Serves 1,198 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.6
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