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People

Total Population 2,983
Male Share of the Population 44.7%
Female Share of the Population 55.3%
Senior Citizens 9.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,380
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 43.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,750
% Above Poverty Level 72.4%
% Below Poverty Level 27.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.1%
% Using Public Transportation 3.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.3%
Median Gross Rent $823
Median House Value $115,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 45.7%
US/American 0%
English 8%
Irish 8.6%

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

Penbrook Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles NW of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 68 miles N of Baltimore, Maryland
County Dauphin
Metro Area Harrisburg - Lebanon - Carlisle
Standard Zip Codes 17103, 17109
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.275
Longitude -76.848

Penbrook 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 HARRISBURG CAPITAL CITY
Distance 4.1 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.4 inches
Station LEBANON 2 W
Distance 20.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 43.6 inches
Station NEWPORT RIVER
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Harrisburg 49,232 $35,478
Lemoyne 4,614 $75,508

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

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