Demographics

People

Total Population8,106
Male Share of the Population49.2%
Female Share of the Population50.8%
Senior Citizens14%
Employed Population 16+4,658
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married48.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher44.6%
Median Earnings25+$40,585
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,070
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,063

Wealth

Median Family Income$77,440
% Above Poverty Level93.2%
% Below Poverty Level6.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone29.5%
Median Gross Rent$954
Median House Value$168,800

Ancestry

German35.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.1%
Irish11.5%
Italian7.4%
English4.2%
Polish3.8%
French Except Basque2.2%
Dutch1.6%
Welsh1.1%
Russian1%
Swiss0.9%
Norwegian0.8%
Swedish0.8%
Greek0.6%
Arab0.5%
African0.5%
Lebanese0.5%
Scottish0.5%
Hungarian0.4%
Lithuanian0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Serbian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Iranian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
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Mount Joy Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyLancaster County
Standard Zip Codes17552
Phone Area Codes717
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.11
Approximate Longitude-76.5

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)

StationLANDISVILLE 2 NW
Distance3.7 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp39 to 64 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 66 F
Annual Precip43.4 inches
StationHARRISBURG CAPITAL CITY
Distance19.7 miles
Jan Temp23 to 38 F
Apr Temp42 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 86 F
Oct Temp45 to 64 F
Annual Precip41.4 inches
StationHOLTWOOD
Distance21.1 miles
Jan Temp23 to 38 F
Apr Temp42 to 61 F
Jul Temp67 to 85 F
Oct Temp46 to 64 F
Annual Precip37.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Columbia10,389$49,364
Elizabethtown11,492$70,054
Manheim4,878$51,832
Marietta2,611$68,289
Mountville2,856$61,544
Wrightsville2,299$58,319

Mount Joy Public Libraries

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

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Mount Joy Public Schools

Donegal Hs
1025 Koser Road
ZIP: 17552
(717) 653-1871
High
Total Enrollment 854
Donegal Jhs
915 Anderson Ferry Road
ZIP: 17552
(717) 928-2900
Middle
Total Enrollment 477
Donegal Primary School
1055 Koser Rd
ZIP: 17552
(717) 653-8812
Primary
Total Enrollment 680
Farmdale El Sch
695 Prospect Rd
ZIP: 17552
(717) 684-2206
Primary
Total Enrollment 547
Lancaster County Ctc-mt Joy Campus
432 Old Market St
ZIP: 17752
(717) 653-3000
High

Mount Joy Private Schools

Eby Chiques School
948 Eby Chiques Rd
ZIP: 17552
Elementary
Total Enrollment 21
Freidenberg Amish
1306 Harrisburg Ave
ZIP: 17552
Elementary
Total Enrollment 22
Lancaster Mennonite Kraybill Campus
598 Kraybill Church Rd
ZIP: 17552
Elementary
Total Enrollment 302
Rheems Mennonite School
1435 Schwanger Rd
ZIP: 17552
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 46
Sonlight River Brethren School
4075 Siegrist Rd
ZIP: 17552
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 36
The Janus School
205 Lefever Rd
ZIP: 17552
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 68
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