York Springs, Pennsylvania

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York Springs, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

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Racial Diversity
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Top 7% York Springs Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of York Springs, Pennsylvania

Comparing York Springs 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 9 10
Senior Citizens 5 3
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 6 8


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 3 3
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
Affordability of Rents 3 3
People Living Alone 1 1
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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York Springs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles W of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 55 miles NW of Baltimore, Maryland
County Adams
Standard Zip Codes 17372
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.008
Longitude -77.115

York Springs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
Distance 21.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 39.8 inches
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 39 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
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York Springs Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 574 100%
Male 292 50.9%
Female 282 49.1%
Under 18 166 28.9%
18+ 408 71.1%
65+ 86 15%
Median Age 30.3
Average Family Size 3.42
White 544 94.8%
African-American 2 0.3%
Asian 7 1.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 19 3.3%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 141 24.6%

Estimated York Springs Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 653
Growth 79
Growth % 13.8%

York Springs 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 38.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.4%
Irish 9.7%
US/American 8.9%
English 3.8%
French (except Basque) 2%
Italian 1.6%
Swiss 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Scottish 0.8%
Welsh 0.6%
Croatian 0.6%
Celtic 0.6%
Dutch 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
York Springs 574 $41,071
Abbottstown 905 $52,578
Bendersville 576 $41,250
Dillsburg 2,063 $46,797
East Berlin 1,365 $43,646
Franklintown 532 $47,813
Mount Holly Springs 1,925 $48,333
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York Springs High Schools (2004)

Serves 624 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.9

York Springs Colleges

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