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People

Total Population 7,891
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 13%
Employed Population 16+ 4,172
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 50.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.6%
Median Earnings25+ $37,419
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,462
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,735

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,724
% Above Poverty Level 88.9%
% Below Poverty Level 11.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation 1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.5%
Median Gross Rent $887
Median House Value $156,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.8%
US/American 0%
English 4.4%
Irish 11.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Mount Joy Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles NW of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 55 miles N of Baltimore, Maryland
County Lancaster
Metro Area Lancaster
Standard Zip Codes 17552
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.109
Longitude -76.503

Mount Joy Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station LANDISVILLE 2 NW
Distance 3.7 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
Station HARRISBURG CAPITAL CITY
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.4 inches
Station HOLTWOOD
Distance 21.1 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Donegal Heights (17552)

Donegal Springs (17552)

Farmdale (17552)

Florin (17552)

Milton Grove (17552)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Columbia 10,394 $52,478
Elizabethtown 11,591 $66,114
Manheim 4,864 $47,050

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Mount Joy Public Libraries

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Milanof-schock Library
1184 ANDERSON FERRY RD.
Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
(717) 653-1510
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Mount Joy High Schools

DONEGAL SHS
717-653-1871
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 802 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.1

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