Wrightsville, Pennsylvania

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Wrightsville, Pennsylvania

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Comparative Profile of Wrightsville, Pennsylvania

Comparing Wrightsville 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 8 6
Well-Paid Single Men 8 7
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Age of the Population 5 4
Racial Diversity 5 6
Senior Citizens 5 3
Female Share of the Population 5 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 3 5
Portion of People Married 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
Median Family Income 8 7
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Short Commute Times 7 7
Public Transportation Use 6 4
Working at Home 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 7
People Living Alone 6 4
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2
Housing Recently Built 2 5

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Wrightsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles W of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 49 miles N of Baltimore, Maryland
County York
Metro Area York
Standard Zip Codes 17368
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.025
Longitude -76.53

Wrightsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.1 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 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 61 F
Jul Temp 67 to 85 F
Oct Temp 46 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Station LEBANON 2 W
Distance 21.6 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
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Wrightsville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,223 100%
Male 1,082 48.7%
Female 1,141 51.3%
Under 18 514 23.1%
18+ 1,709 76.9%
65+ 337 15.2%
Median Age 37.6
Average Family Size 2.86
White 2,170 97.6%
African-American 9 0.4%
Asian 8 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 12 0.5%
Mixed Race 22 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 45 2%

Estimated Wrightsville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,255
Growth 32
Growth % 1.4%

Wrightsville 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 50.6%
US/American 15.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8%
Irish 5.6%
English 4.8%
Italian 4.7%
Polish 3.2%
Dutch 1.4%
Hungarian 1.1%
Bulgarian 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Scottish 0.7%
Pennsylvania German 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Russian 0.6%
Greek 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Longlevel (17368)

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)
Wrightsville 2,223 $47,083
Columbia 10,311 $42,309
East Prospect 678 $48,051
Marietta 2,689 $46,905
Mount Joy 6,765 $52,156
Mountville 2,444 $51,031
Yorkana 239 $43,125
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Wrightsville High Schools (2004)

Serves 734 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.8

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