Mountville, Pennsylvania

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Mountville, Pennsylvania

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High Points

Mountville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Mountville Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Mountville Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Mountville People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Mountville, Pennsylvania

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 7
Average Household Size 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
Median Family Income 8 8
People Above Poverty 8 7
College Educated Adults 7 7

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3
People Living Alone 5 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5
Affordability of Rents 3 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 3

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Mountville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles W of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 51 miles N of Baltimore, Maryland
County Lancaster
Metro Area Lancaster
Standard Zip Codes 17554
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.039
Longitude -76.431

Mountville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches
Distance 15.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 61 F
Jul Temp 67 to 85 F
Oct Temp 46 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 40 F
Apr Temp 37 to 65 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 45.4 inches
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Mountville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,444 100%
Male 1,165 47.7%
Female 1,279 52.3%
Under 18 511 20.9%
18+ 1,933 79.1%
65+ 383 15.7%
Median Age 39.6
Average Family Size 2.76
White 2,327 95.2%
African-American 32 1.3%
Asian 24 1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0%
Other 32 1.3%
Mixed Race 28 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 67 2.7%

Estimated Mountville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,746
Growth 302
Growth % 12.4%

Mountville 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 43.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.8%
US/American 9.3%
Irish 8%
English 6.2%
Italian 6.1%
Scottish 2.8%
Dutch 2.2%
French Canadian 2.1%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Welsh 1%
European 0.9%
Swiss 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.7%
Russian 0.6%
Croatian 0.5%
Greek 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Turkish 0.3%
African 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mountville 2,444 $51,031
Columbia 10,311 $42,309
East Petersburg 4,450 $53,910
Marietta 2,689 $46,905
Millersville 7,774 $53,110
Mount Joy 6,765 $52,156
Wrightsville 2,223 $47,083
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