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Demographics

People

Total Population7,643
Male Share of the Population48%
Female Share of the Population52%
Senior Citizens12.9%
Employed Population 16+2,986
Age of the Population23

Families

% of people married23.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher34.5%
Median Earnings25+$26,915
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,929
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,830

Wealth

Median Family Income$46,136
% Above Poverty Level74.9%
% Below Poverty Level25.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work37%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone42.5%
Median Gross Rent$748
Median House Value$219,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.6%
Irish14%
Italian11.5%
English11.5%
Polish7.2%
French Except Basque3.3%
Scottish2.5%
Dutch2.1%
Hungarian1.8%
Russian1.6%
Welsh1.2%
Swiss1.1%
African1%
Czech1%
Swedish0.9%
Greek0.7%
German0.7%
Ukrainian0.6%
Arab0.6%
West Indian0.5%
Austrian0.5%
Slovak0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Syrian0.4%
Romanian0.4%
Albanian0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Nigerian0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Finnish0.2%
US/American0.2%
Belizean0.2%
Barbadian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
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Gettysburg Almanac

CategoryValue
County Adams County
Standard Zip Codes17325
Phone Area Codes717
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.83
Approximate Longitude-77.23

Gettysburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationEISENHOWER NATL HIS SITE
Distance2.1 miles
Jan Temp19 to 39 F
Apr Temp39 to 62 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp41 to 67 F
Annual Precip42.9 inches
StationBIGLERVILLE
Distance7.2 miles
Jan Temp17 to 36 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 64 F
Annual Precip44 inches
StationCATOCTIN MOUNTAIN PARK
Distance18.3 miles
Jan Temp21 to 37 F
Apr Temp41 to 63 F
Jul Temp64 to 82 F
Oct Temp45 to 64 F
Annual Precip49.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Arendtsville978$62,361
Biglerville1,214$71,250
Bonneauville1,771$56,641
Fairfield535$56,429
Littlestown4,449$63,542
New Oxford2,256$54,821

Gettysburg Public Libraries

Adams Sys Admin Unit
140 BALTIMORE ST
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
(717) 334-0163

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Gettysburg Hospitals

Gettysburg Hospital
(Non-profit)
147 Gettys Street Po Box 3786
(717) 334-2121

Gettysburg Public Schools

Gettysburg Area Hs
1130 Old Harrisburg Rd
ZIP: 17325
(717) 334-6254
High
Total Enrollment 1054
Gettysburg Area Ms
37 Lefever St
ZIP: 17325
(717) 334-6254
Middle
Total Enrollment 666
Gettysburg Montessori Charter School
Eisenhower Elementary Bldg, 120 E Broadway
ZIP: 17325
(717) 334-1120
Other
Total Enrollment 169
James Gettys El Sch
898 Biglerville Rd
ZIP: 17325
(717) 334-6254
Primary
Total Enrollment 423
Lincoln El Sch
98 Lefever Street
ZIP: 17325
(717) 334-6254
Primary
Total Enrollment 432
Vida Charter School
Eisenhower Center, 120 E Broadway
ZIP: 17325
(717) 334-3643
Primary
Total Enrollment 237

Gettysburg Private Schools

Adams County Christian Academy
1865 Biglerville Rd
ZIP: 17325
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 90
Freedom Christian School
3185 York Rd
ZIP: 17325
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 82
Gettysburg Seventh-day Adventist Church School
1493 Biglerville Rd
ZIP: 17325
Elementary
Total Enrollment 13
St Francis Xavier School
465 Table Rock Rd
ZIP: 17325
Elementary
Total Enrollment 209
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Jennie Wade House c1903.

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Jennie Wade House c1903.

The Peach Orchard and 3rd Mich. Infantry Monument c1903.

McPherson barn between 1900 and 1906

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