|Male Share of the Population||52.9%|
|Female Share of the Population||47.1%|
|Employed Population 16+||729|
|Age of the Population||43|
|% of people married||48.2%|
|Average household size||2|
|Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher||19.4%|
|Median Earnings Without High School Qualification||$17,396|
|Median Earnings With High School Degree||$28,485|
|Median Family Income||$55,455|
|% Above Poverty Level||89.1%|
|% Below Poverty Level||10.9%|
|Average Commute Time||24 minutes|
|% Working from Home||1.8%|
|% Walking and Biking to Work||8.2%|
|% Using Public Transportation||%|
|People Living Alone||39.8%|
|Median Gross Rent||$644|
|Median House Value||$167,500|
|Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)||19.5%|
Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.
|Nearest Medium City||38 miles NW of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||77 miles NW of Baltimore, Maryland|
|Standard Zip Codes||17236|
|Phone Area Codes||717|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather Stations
|Station||MERCERSBURG 1 E|
|Jan Temp||21 to 39 F|
|Apr Temp||39 to 65 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 87 F|
|Oct Temp||39 to 66 F|
|Annual Precip||42.5 inches|
|Station||CHAMBERSBURG 1 ESE|
|Jan Temp||20 to 37 F|
|Apr Temp||39 to 63 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||41 to 65 F|
|Annual Precip||41.5 inches|
|Station||CATOCTIN MOUNTAIN PARK|
|Jan Temp||21 to 37 F|
|Apr Temp||41 to 63 F|
|Jul Temp||64 to 82 F|
|Oct Temp||45 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||49.1 inches|
According to the US Postal Service, Mercersburg, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:
Cove Gap (17236)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
The George Washington University (GW) was founded in 1821 and is located in Washington, D.C., the heart of international law, health care and business. Our location and close relationships with prominent health care agencies and their officials distinguish the opportunities we provide our students.
Regis University is a regionally accredited, 130-year-old Jesuit university in Denver, Colorado. Inspired by the vision of St. Ignatius Loyola, we are dedicated to the pursuit of learning and truth in an effort to make positive change in our communities as well as ourselves.
JAMES BUCHANAN HS
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 841 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16
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