Royalton, Pennsylvania

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Royalton, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

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Well-Paid Single Women
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Top 10% Royalton Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Royalton, Pennsylvania

Comparing Royalton 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
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 7
Racial Diversity 7 8
Age of the Population 5 4
Senior Citizens 3 2
Male Share of the Population 2 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 7
Portion of People Married 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 7 7
Median Family Income 7 7
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 6 6
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Working at Home 6 7
Public Transportation Use 5 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
People Living Alone 5 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 7
Affordability of Rents 3 3
Housing Recently Built 2 5

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Royalton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles NW of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 61 miles N of Baltimore, Maryland
County Dauphin
Metro Area Harrisburg - Lebanon - Carlisle
Standard Zip Codes 17057
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.187
Longitude -76.73

Royalton Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.6 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
Distance 16.4 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 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches
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Royalton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 963 100%
Male 445 46.2%
Female 518 53.8%
Under 18 221 22.9%
18+ 742 77.1%
65+ 114 11.8%
Median Age 37.6
Average Family Size 2.9
White 919 95.4%
African-American 5 0.5%
Asian 13 1.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 8 0.8%
Mixed Race 15 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 24 2.5%

Estimated Royalton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 941
Growth -22
Growth % -2.3%

Royalton 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 40.6%
US/American 14.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.3%
Italian 5.8%
Irish 5.5%
Dutch 5.3%
French (except Basque) 3.5%
English 3.3%
Pennsylvania German 2.9%
Polish 2.7%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
Slovak 1.2%
Ukrainian 1.2%
Scottish 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.7%
Greek 0.7%
Swiss 0.7%
European 0.6%
Serbian 0.4%
Croatian 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Londonderry (17057)
Lower Swatara (17057)
Shope Gardens (17057)

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)
Royalton 963 $44,821
Goldsboro 939 $60,455
Highspire 2,720 $40,398
Hummelstown 4,360 $50,572
Middletown 9,242 $43,661
Steelton 5,858 $39,556
York Haven 809 $32,917
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