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Population (year 2000): 11,887. Estimated population in July 2005: 11,892 (+0.0% change)
Males: 5,362 (45.1%), Females: 6,525 (54.9%)

Lancaster County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 33.6 years
Median household income: $42,752 (year 2000)
Median house value: $110,200 (year 2000)

Elizabethtown, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Elizabethtown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (41.3%), Irish (12.1%), English (7.1%), United States (5.8%), Polish (5.6%), Italian (5.4%).

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Elevation: 456 feet

Land area: 2.6 square miles

Elizabethtown,

For population 25 years and over in Elizabethtown

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elizabethtown borough

  • Never married: 33.0%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

4.0% Foreign born (1.5% Asia, 1.2% Europe, 0.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,811 (+18.0%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Lancaster, (21.8 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MD Baltimore, (58.5 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (100.6 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA (3.0 miles Rheems, PA Maytown, (5.5 miles Joy, PA (6.8 miles Mount PA (7.3 miles Marietta, Haven, PA (8.4 miles York PA Campbelltown, (8.7 miles PA (9.0 miles Royalton, PA Hershey, (9.3 miles

Latitude: 40.15 N, Longitude: 76.60 W

Area code: 717


Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (28.1%), Manufacturing (16.1%), Retail trade (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,044 (-8.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,725 (28.4%)

Crime in Elizabethtown (2000):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 rape (9.1 per 100,000)
  • 2 robberies (18.2 per 100,000)
  • 12 assaults (109.1 per 100,000)
  • 32 burglaries (291.0 per 100,000)
  • 230 thefts (2091.7 per 100,000)
  • 5 auto thefts (45.5 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 128.2 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.1)

Crime in Elizabethtown (2004):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 rapes (25.1 per 100,000)
  • 2 robberies (16.8 per 100,000)
  • 12 assaults (100.5 per 100,000)
  • 30 burglaries (251.3 per 100,000)
  • 169 thefts (1415.8 per 100,000)
  • 4 auto thefts (33.5 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 112.6 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.1)

Average climate in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Elizabethtown,

Elizabethtown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2004, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the Elizabethtown city center caused $18 million in damages.

On 4/5/1952, a category 3 tornado 16.3 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Elizabethtown:
  • MILTON S HERSHEY MEDICAL CENTER,THE (about 10 miles; HERSHEY, PA)
  • YORK HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; YORK, PA)
  • LANCASTER GENERAL HOSPITAL SUSQUEHANNA (about 12 miles; COLUMBIA, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Elizabethtown:
  • HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 11 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; ID: MDT)
  • LANCASTER (about 23 miles; LANCASTER, PA; ID: LNS)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 48 miles; READING, PA; ID: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Elizabethtown:
  • DONEGAL SPRINGS AIRPARK (about 6 miles; MOUNT JOY/MARIETTA, PA; ID: N71)
  • REIGLE FIELD (about 10 miles; PALMYRA, PA; ID: 58N)
  • MILLARD (about 13 miles; ANNVILLE, PA; ID: N76)

Amtrak station:
ELIZABETHTOWN (WILSON AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Health 0 $0   1 $250
Police - Other 2 $3,527 $21,162 5 $2,316
Police Protection - Officers 16 $51,783 $38,837 4 $1,514
Other Government Administration 5 $16,076 $38,582 12 $9,449
Financial Administration 2 $3,795 $22,770 0 $0
Streets and Highways 3 $8,872 $35,488 0 $0
Water Supply 5 $14,404 $34,569 5 $2,238
Parks and Recreation 2 $5,597 $33,582 0 $0
Sewerage 7 $17,486 $29,976 2 $1,793
Totals for Government 42 $121,540 $34,725 29 $17,561


Colleges/Universities in Elizabethtown:
  • ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,719; Location: ONE ALPHA DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.etown.edu)
  • MTA SCHOOLS (Location: 1180 ZEAGER RD; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elizabethtown:
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 10 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • YORK COLLEGE PENNSYLVANIA (about 10 miles; YORK, PA; FT enrollment: 4,541)
  • MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 20 miles; MILLERSVILLE, PA; FT enrollment: 6,384)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 23 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 4,653)
  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 28 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; FT enrollment: 2,761)
  • DICKINSON COLLEGE (about 42 miles; CARLISLE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,098)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE BERKS (about 46 miles; READING, PA; FT enrollment: 2,003)
Public high school in Elizabethtown:
  • ELIZABETHTOWN AREA SHS (Students: 1,314; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Elizabethtown:
  • MT CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 415; Location: 629 N HOLLY ST BOX 508; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Elizabethtown:
  • ELIZABETHTOWN AREA MS (Students: 930; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EAST HIGH STREET EL SCH (Students: 588; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MILL ROAD EL SCH (Students: 301; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CONEWAGO EL SCH (Students: 182; Grades: KG - 05)
  • FAIRVIEW EL SCH (Students: 110; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Elizabethtown:
  • ST PETER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 106; Location: 61 E WASHINGTON ST; Grades: PK - 5)
  • HILDEBRANDT LEARNING CENTER (Students: 16; Location: ONE MASONIC DRIVE; Grades: KG - KG)
  • COOKIES CHILD CARE & LRNG CTR (Students: 2; Location: 40 BROWN STREET; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Elizabethtown:
  • ELIZABETHTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $194,371; Location: 10 SOUTH MARKET STREET; 39,986 books; 626 audio materials; 1,521 video materials; 87 serial subscriptions)

Churches in Elizabethtown include: Alliance Church (A), Saint Pauls Church (B).

Cemetery: Mount Tunnel Cemetery (1).

Park in Elizabethtown: Elizabethtown Borough Park (1).


Elizabethtown compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Elizabethtown:
  • WPDC (1600 AM; 1 kW; ELIZABETHTOWN, PA; Owner: JVJ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSBA (910 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWSM (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANNVILLE-CLEONA, PA; Owner: PATRICK H. SICKAFUS)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WLBR (1270 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLAN (1390 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, PA)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOYK (1350 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WOYK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elizabethtown:
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWEC (88.3 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, PA; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • W220BX (91.9 FM; MARIETTA, PA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WLAN-FM (96.9 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWKL (92.1 FM; PALMYRA, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WHKF (99.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WNNK-FM (104.1 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRBT (94.9 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Elizabethtown:
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WGCB-TV (Channel 49; RED LION, PA; Owner: RED LION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: HARRISBURG TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W23AY (Channel 23; YORK, PA; Owner: WIRELESS CABLE TV OF PA, INC.)

 

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