New Freedom, Pennsylvania

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New Freedom, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy New Freedom People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% New Freedom Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% New Freedom Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% New Freedom College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% New Freedom Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% New Freedom Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of New Freedom, Pennsylvania

Comparing New Freedom 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
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 8
Racial Diversity 6 6
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 2
Affordability of Rents 2 1
People Living Alone 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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New Freedom Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles N of Towson, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 30 miles N of Baltimore, Maryland
County York
Metro Area York
Standard Zip Codes 17349
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.737
Longitude -76.701

New Freedom 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 5.4 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
Distance 15.6 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
Distance 20.7 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
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New Freedom Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,512 100%
Male 1,710 48.7%
Female 1,802 51.3%
Under 18 919 26.2%
18+ 2,593 73.8%
65+ 397 11.3%
Median Age 39.5
Average Family Size 3.04
White 3,390 96.5%
African-American 27 0.8%
Asian 49 1.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.1%
Other 3 0.1%
Mixed Race 37 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 17 0.5%

Estimated New Freedom Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,889
Growth 377
Growth % 10.7%

New Freedom 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%
Irish 13.7%
English 8%
Polish 6.5%
Italian 5.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.3%
US/American 4.1%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Scottish 1.5%
Czech 1.4%
Ukrainian 1.4%
Hungarian 1.3%
Dutch 1.3%
Iranian 1.2%
African 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 1%
European 0.9%
Croatian 0.9%
Norwegian 0.7%
French Canadian 0.7%
Swedish 0.6%
Slovak 0.6%
Danish 0.5%
Portuguese 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
British 0.3%
Arab/Arabic 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Welsh 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Tolna (17349)

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)
New Freedom 3,512 $70,319
Cross Roads 518 $60,556
Glen Rock 1,809 $50,865
Loganville 908 $47,266
Railroad 300 $47,813
Shrewsbury 3,378 $57,358
Stewartstown 1,752 $54,891

New Freedom Public Libraries

Southern York County Library
New Freedom, Pennsylvania
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