Glen Rock, Pennsylvania

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Glen Rock, Pennsylvania

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Comparative Profile of Glen Rock, Pennsylvania

Comparing Glen Rock 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
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 7
Well-Paid Single Women 6 5
Racial Diversity 4 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 6
Age of the Population 3 2
Senior Citizens 3 1
Female Share of the Population 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 9
Portion of People Married 7 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
College Educated Adults 8 8
People Above Poverty 7 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Public Transportation Use 6 4
Working at Home 5 6
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3
People Living Alone 4 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 4
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Housing Recently Built 2 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3

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Glen Rock Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles N of Towson, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles N of Baltimore, Maryland
County York
Metro Area York
Standard Zip Codes 17327
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.793
Longitude -76.73

Glen Rock Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MILLERS 4 NE
Distance 6.4 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 41 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 45 to 65 F
Annual Precip 43.6 inches
Station PARKTON 2 SW
Distance 11.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 46.7 inches
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 39.2 inches
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Glen Rock Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,809 100%
Male 902 49.9%
Female 907 50.1%
Under 18 524 29%
18+ 1,285 71%
65+ 202 11.2%
Median Age 34.6
Average Family Size 3.04
White 1,774 98.1%
African-American 18 1%
Asian 6 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 7 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.4%

Estimated Glen Rock Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,853
Growth 44
Growth % 2.4%

Glen Rock 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 37.2%
US/American 15.3%
Irish 11%
English 8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.8%
Italian 4.8%
Polish 2.7%
Scottish 2%
Pennsylvania German 1.4%
European 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Swiss 0.9%
Romanian 0.9%
Dutch 0.8%
Norwegian 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Slovak 0.5%
Greek 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Eastern European 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.3%
British 0.2%
Australian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Hametown (17327)
Larue (17327)

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)
Glen Rock 1,809 $50,865
Loganville 908 $47,266
New Freedom 3,512 $70,319
Railroad 300 $47,813
Seven Valleys 492 $45,000
Shrewsbury 3,378 $57,358
Stewartstown 1,752 $54,891

Glen Rock Public Libraries

A Hufnagel Public Library Of Glen Rock
Glen Rock, Pennsylvania
(717) 235-1127

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Glen Rock High Schools (2004)

Serves 1,106 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.4

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