dcsimg

People

Total Population 7,632
Male Share of the Population 43%
Female Share of the Population 57%
Senior Citizens 11.6%
Employed Population 16+ 2,960
Age of the Population 22

Families

% of people married 22.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.9%
Median Earnings25+ $27,213
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,063
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,083

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,045
% Above Poverty Level 65.6%
% Below Poverty Level 34.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 5.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 44.9%
% Using Public Transportation 1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 44.4%
Median Gross Rent $730
Median House Value $199,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.9%
US/American 0%
English 8.6%
Irish 13.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014, 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 994 $53,750
Biglerville 1,107 $56,250
Bonneauville 1,937 $54,000
Fairfield 587 $55,833
Littlestown 4,438 $65,515

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014, 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

library logo

More Information for Librarians

Gettysburg Hospitals

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

These schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles). Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.
 
Results:  5
Matching School Ads
Programs
  • Business Administration (AS) (Online)
  • Psychology (BA) (Online)
  • Business Administration - Accounting (BS) (Online)
  • Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges.
Programs
  • Electronic Systems Technician (EST)
  • Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • Automotive Technology
  • Get a hands-on, job-specific education at Lincoln Tech.
Programs
  • BS in Business Administration - Project Management
  • MSHUS- Family and Community Services
  • AAS in Information Technology - Network Administration
  • Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
Programs
  • Graphic Design, Bachelor of Science (Online)
  • Internet Marketing, Master of Science (Online)
  • Music Production, Bachelors of Science (Online)
  • Push Your Creativity To The Next Level
Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN completion)
  • Master of Science in Management - Healthcare Management
  • Master of Science in Information Technology - Network Management
  • A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

Gettysburg High Schools

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

Additional Details
Gettysburg Colleges
Gettysburg colleges and trade schools.
Gettysburg Graduate Schools
Gettysburg Graduate and Business Schools
Study Online in Gettysburg
Matching School Ads

Career and College Resources

Real-World Career Reports
Career References and Original Articles
College Directories and Lists
Historic Gettysburg

photo

Jennie Wade House c1903.

Select a photo to view (Source):

Jennie Wade House c1903.

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

McPherson barn between 1900 and 1906

Additional Resources
Info for Gettysburg Government Officials


Are you an official in the Gettysburg government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top
SPEAK TO AN ADVISOR 1.844.285.6104