Mercersburg strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):
Walking and Biking to Work
Low Property Crime
Comparing Mercersburg to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):
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|Short Commute Times|
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|Low Property Crime|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||38 miles NW of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||77 miles NW of Baltimore, Maryland|
|Standard Zip Codes||17236|
|Phone Area Codes||717|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||MERCERSBURG 1 E|
|Jan Temp||21 to 39 F|
|Apr Temp||39 to 65 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 87 F|
|Oct Temp||39 to 66 F|
|Annual Precip||42.5 inches|
|Station||CHAMBERSBURG 1 ESE|
|Jan Temp||20 to 37 F|
|Apr Temp||39 to 63 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||41 to 65 F|
|Annual Precip||41.5 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||2.8|
|American Indian & Alaskan||0||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||21||1.4%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,549|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||13.4%|
|French (except Basque)||1%|
According to the US Postal Service, Mercersburg, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Africa (17236)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
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JAMES BUCHANAN HS
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 841 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16
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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. Blawnox, Pennsylvania||82.1||49%||21.9%||24.4%||23||$43,500||4.2%||7%||1,550||8.7%||6.5||0.3%||2.6|
|2. Nassau, New York||79.6||29.3%||13.9%||18.4%||27||$49,500||5.6%||3%||1,161||7.3%||9.5||0.4%||2.6|
|3. Waynesville, Missouri||79.5||30.6%||13.6%||26.8%||20||$46,205||5.9%||20.3%||3,507||11.3%||19.7||0.5%||4.3|
|4. Pine Bluffs, Wyoming||78.6||29%||18.9%||14.8%||19||$40,417||5.2%||4.1%||1,153||10.1%||16.5||0.8%||2.6|
|5. Bellows Falls, Vermont||78.2||34.3%||16.2%||14.7%||19||$45,688||6.3%||2.7%||3,165||12.6%||16.1||0.6%||5.4|
|6. Erie, Kansas||78||33.3%||19.9%||15.6%||21||$39,048||4.5%||2.9%||1,211||14.9%||16.5||0.6%||3.3|
|7. Macungie, Pennsylvania||77.3||31.1%||13.4%||28.9%||23||$56,848||5%||5.1%||3,039||3.5%||13.8||0.4%||2.6|
|8. Glasgow, Missouri||76.8||34.8%||19.3%||16.2%||23||$36,806||6%||10.1%||1,263||10.8%||10.3||0.4%||4|
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