Halifax strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):
Affordability of Property Taxes
Comparing Halifax to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):
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|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
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|Nearest Medium City||44 miles NW of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||81 miles N of Baltimore, Maryland|
|Metro Area||Harrisburg - Lebanon - Carlisle|
|Standard Zip Codes||17032|
|Phone Area Codes||717|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||19 to 37 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 63 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||41 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||40.7 inches|
|Station||SELINSGROVE 2 S|
|Jan Temp||18 to 35 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 60 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 63 F|
|Annual Precip||42 inches|
|Jan Temp||19 to 36 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 62 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||40.8 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.85|
|American Indian & Alaskan||0||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||12||1.4%|
|Est. 2005 Population||844|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||6.6%|
|French (except Basque)||1.6%|
According to the US Postal Service, Halifax, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Carsonville (17032)
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HALIFAX AREA HS
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 355 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.2
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