Spring Grove, Pennsylvania

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Spring Grove, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

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Well-Paid Single Men
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Top 18% Spring Grove Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Spring Grove Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Spring Grove, Pennsylvania

Comparing Spring Grove 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 Men 9 8
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Racial Diversity 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 7
Senior Citizens 3 2
Female Share of the Population 3 1
Age of the Population 3 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
People Above Poverty 8 8
College Educated Adults 6 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Short Commute Times 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Working at Home 2 2


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

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Spring Grove Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles W of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 41 miles N of Baltimore, Maryland
County York
Metro Area York
Standard Zip Codes 17354, 17362
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.874
Longitude -76.866

Spring Grove Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43 inches
Distance 8.1 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 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches
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Spring Grove Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,050 100%
Male 1,022 49.9%
Female 1,028 50.1%
Under 18 560 27.3%
18+ 1,490 72.7%
65+ 246 12%
Median Age 34
Average Family Size 3.01
White 2,000 97.6%
African-American 4 0.2%
Asian 13 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 17 0.8%
Mixed Race 13 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 34 1.7%

Estimated Spring Grove Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,212
Growth 162
Growth % 7.9%

Spring Grove 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 53.7%
US/American 18.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.4%
Polish 3.1%
Scottish 3.1%
Irish 2.8%
Pennsylvania German 2.2%
English 1.9%
Italian 1.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Russian 1.3%
Dutch 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1%
European 0.8%
Swiss 0.6%
Slovak 0.4%
Welsh 0.3%
Greek 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Menges Mills (17362)
Nashville (17362)
Porters Sideling (17354)
Ports Sidling (17354)
Sinsheim (17362)
Stoverstown (17362)

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)
Spring Grove 2,050 $52,228
Abbottstown 905 $52,578
East Berlin 1,365 $43,646
Hanover 14,535 $45,156
Jacobus 1,203 $52,500
Seven Valleys 492 $45,000
West York 4,321 $41,574

Spring Grove Public Libraries

Glatfelter Memorial Library
Spring Grove, Pennsylvania
(717) 225-3220
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Student/teacher ratio: 15.8

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