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People

Total Population 10,731
Male Share of the Population 47.1%
Female Share of the Population 52.9%
Senior Citizens 15.1%
Employed Population 16+ 4,585
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 42.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,960
% Above Poverty Level 80.6%
% Below Poverty Level 19.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 33%
Median Gross Rent $674
Median House Value $140,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.7%
US/American 0.1%
English 7.3%
Irish 18.7%

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

Waynesboro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles N of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 60 miles NW of Baltimore, Maryland
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 17268
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.755
Longitude -77.578

Waynesboro 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 CATOCTIN MOUNTAIN PARK
Distance 8.9 miles
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
Station CHAMBERSBURG 1 ESE
Distance 12.6 miles
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 EISENHOWER NATL HIS SITE
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Altenwald (17268)

Biesecker Gap (17268)

Cress (17268)

Eastland Hill (17268)

Fiveforks (17268)

Fox Hill (17268)

Glen Forney (17268)

Good (17268)

Pen Mar (17268)

Pennersville (17268)

Polktown (17268)

Roadside (17268)

Tomstown (17268)

Weltys (17268)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Carroll Valley 3,900 $92,273
Chambersburg 20,519 $49,522
Fairfield 543 $54,545
Greencastle 4,031 $66,168

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

Waynesboro Public Libraries

Library
Alexander Hamilton Memorial Free Library
45 EAST MAIN STREET
Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
(717) 762-3335

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Waynesboro Hospitals

WAYNESBORO HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
501 EAST MAIN ST
(717) 765-4000
Emergency Service: Yes

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717-762-1191
Serves 1,239 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.9

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