Port Royal, Pennsylvania

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Port Royal, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

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Comparative Profile of Port Royal, Pennsylvania

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 8
Average Household Size 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
People Above Poverty 6 5
Median Family Income 5 4
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Working at Home 5 7
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Short Commute Times 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 9
Affordability of Rents 7 8
People Living Alone 4 3
Housing Recently Built 2 7

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Port Royal Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 66 miles NW of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 94 miles NW of Baltimore, Maryland
County Juniata
Standard Zip Codes 17082
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.533
Longitude -77.385

Port Royal Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.8 inches
Distance 13.7 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
Distance 31.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 60 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
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Port Royal Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 977 100%
Male 472 48.3%
Female 505 51.7%
Under 18 254 26%
18+ 723 74%
65+ 151 15.5%
Median Age 37.2
Average Family Size 2.92
White 935 95.7%
African-American 13 1.3%
Asian 4 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.6%
Other 15 1.5%
Mixed Race 4 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 38 3.9%

Estimated Port Royal Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 973
Growth -4
Growth % -0.4%

Port Royal 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 34.1%
US/American 23.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.7%
English 5.6%
Irish 5.3%
Italian 5%
Canadian 4%
Scotch-Irish 3.9%
Dutch 3%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Scottish 1.4%
Polish 0.6%
European 0.6%
Welsh 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Academia (17082)
Beale (17082)
Old Port (17082)
Pleasantview (17082)
Seven Pines (17082)
Spruce Hill (17082)
Turbett (17082)

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)
Port Royal 977 $39,479
Burnham 2,144 $40,781
Lewistown 8,998 $30,606
Mifflin 627 $28,750
Mifflintown 861 $33,594
Millerstown 679 $53,173
Thompsontown 711 $35,938
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