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People

Total Population 252
Male Share of the Population 42.9%
Female Share of the Population 57.1%
Senior Citizens 21.4%
Employed Population 16+ 108
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 38.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,107
% Above Poverty Level 84.9%
% Below Poverty Level 15.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.3%
Median Gross Rent $877
Median House Value $137,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.7%
US/American 0%
English 9.5%
Irish 16.7%

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

Orrstown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles N of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 74 miles NW of Baltimore, Maryland
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 17244
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.058
Longitude -77.61

Orrstown 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 SHIPPENSBURG
Distance 5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 39.8 inches
Station CHAMBERSBURG 1 ESE
Distance 8.8 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 BIGLERVILLE
Distance 21 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
Arendtsville 910 $57,656
Chambersburg 20,519 $49,522

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

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