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People

Total Population 1,880
Male Share of the Population 47%
Female Share of the Population 53%
Senior Citizens 11%
Employed Population 16+ 937
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 47.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $70,268
% Above Poverty Level 88.7%
% Below Poverty Level 11.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 15.3%
Median Gross Rent $779
Median House Value $143,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.7%
US/American 0.2%
English 8.8%
Irish 11.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Mont Alto Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles N of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 62 miles NW of Baltimore, Maryland
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 17237
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.844
Longitude -77.558

Mont Alto 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 CHAMBERSBURG 1 ESE
Distance 7.3 miles
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
Distance 14 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
Station BIGLERVILLE
Distance 17.5 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Carroll Valley 3,900 $92,273
Chambersburg 20,519 $49,522
Fairfield 543 $54,545
Greencastle 4,031 $66,168

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

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