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Population (year 2000): 7,490. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,014 (+7.0% change)
Males: 3,508 (46.8%), Females: 3,982 (53.2%)

Adams County

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Median resident age: 23.1 years
Median household income: $29,840 (year 2000)
Median house value: $109,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Gettysburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (82.9%)
  • Hispanic (8.0%)
  • Black (5.8%)
  • Other race (4.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (27.4%), Irish (13.3%), English (9.8%), United States (5.2%), Italian (5.0%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%).

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Elevation: 520 feet

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Gettysburg,

For population 25 years and over in Gettysburg

  • High school or higher: 77.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.9%
  • Unemployed: 19.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gettysburg borough

  • Never married: 43.9%
  • Now married: 37.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

8.5% Foreign born (4.9% Latin America, 1.9% Europe, 1.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +320 (+4.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MD Frederick, (30.7 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MD Baltimore, (55.7 miles pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (144.0 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Heritage, PA (3.7 miles Lake PA (6.8 miles Bonneauville, PA (7.0 miles Biglerville, PA (7.8 miles Cashtown-McKnightstown, PA (7.9 miles Arendtsville, Orrtanna, PA (8.6 miles) , PA (9.7 miles Fairfield, Station-Aspers, PA (10.4 miles Bendersville

Latitude: 39.83 N, Longitude: 77.23 W

Area code: 717


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (35.7%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (15.2%), Manufacturing (12.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,282 (+43.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,594 (51.1%)

Crime in Gettysburg (2002):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 4 rapes (53.2 per 100,000)
  • 7 robberies (93.0 per 100,000)
  • 29 assaults (385.5 per 100,000)
  • 37 burglaries (491.8 per 100,000)
  • 271 thefts (3602.3 per 100,000)
  • 11 auto thefts (146.2 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 317.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Crime in Gettysburg (2003):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 rapes (39.1 per 100,000)
  • 9 robberies (117.3 per 100,000)
  • 31 assaults (404.1 per 100,000)
  • 37 burglaries (482.3 per 100,000)
  • 242 thefts (3154.3 per 100,000)
  • 6 auto thefts (78.2 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 305.1 (higher means more crime, US average = 321.8)

Average climate in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Gettysburg,

Gettysburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 22% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1983, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the Gettysburg city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1980, a category 3 tornado 16.3 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Main business address for: ACNB CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospital/medical center in Gettysburg:
  • GETTYSBURG HOSPITAL (147 GETTYS ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Gettysburg:
  • HANOVER GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; HANOVER, PA)
  • WAYNESBORO HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; WAYNESBORO, PA)
  • CARROLL COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; WESTMINSTER, MD)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gettysburg:
  • HAGERSTOWN REGIONAL-RICHARD A HENSON FLD (about 35 miles; HAGERSTOWN, MD; ID: HGR)
  • HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 42 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; ID: MDT)
  • BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTL (about 61 miles; BALTIMORE, MD; ID: BWI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gettysburg:
  • GETTYSBURG AIRPORT AND TRAVEL CENTER (about 3 miles; GETTYSBURG, PA; ID: W05)
  • SOUTHERN ADAMS COUNTY (about 6 miles; GETTYSBURG, PA; ID: P98)
  • MID ATLANTIC SOARING CENTER (about 10 miles; FAIRFIELD, PA; ID: W73)


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
Financial Administration 0 $0   1 $403
Other Government Administration 7 $20,537 $35,206 11 $2,916
Police Protection - Officers 13 $46,262 $42,703 6 $3,686
Police - Other 2 $4,189 $25,134 2 $443
Fire - Other 1 $3,193 $38,316 0 $0
Streets and Highways 8 $19,649 $29,473 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 3 $6,212 $24,848 2 $1,233
Other and Unallocable 6 $12,257 $24,514 5 $4,118
Totals for Government 40 $112,299 $33,689 27 $12,799


Colleges/Universities in Gettysburg:
  • GETTYSBURG COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,216; Location: 300 N WASHINGTON ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.gettyburg.edu)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-GETTYSBURG (FT enrollment: 346; Location: 705 OLD HARRISBURG RD STE 2; Public)
  • LUTHERAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY AT GETTYSBURG (FT enrollment: 144; Location: 61 SEMINARY RIDGE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ltsg.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Gettysburg:
  • SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 25 miles; SHIPPENSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,330)
  • WESTERN MARYLAND COLLEGE (about 25 miles; WESTMINSTER, MD; FT enrollment: 2,245)
  • DICKINSON COLLEGE (about 26 miles; CARLISLE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,098)
  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 28 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; FT enrollment: 2,761)
  • FREDERICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; FREDERICK, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 41 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 4,653)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 43 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; FT enrollment: 2,064)
Public high school in Gettysburg:
  • GETTYSBURG AREA HS (Students: 1,198; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Gettysburg:
  • ADAMS COUNTY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 104; Location: 1865 BIGLERVILLE ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Gettysburg:
  • GETTYSBURG AREA MS (Students: 840; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LINCOLN EL SCH (Students: 530; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • JAMES GETTYS EL SCH (Students: 316; Grades: KG - 03)
  • EISENHOWER EL SCH (Students: 260; Grades: KG - 03)
Private primary/middle schools in Gettysburg:
  • ST FRANCIS XAVIER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 244; Location: 45 WEST HIGH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GETTYSBURG SDA CHURCH SCHOOL (Students: 15; Location: 246 HANOVER ST; Grades: 1 - 8)
Library in Gettysburg:
  • ADAMS COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $1,593,211; Location: 140 BALTIMORE ST; 135,938 books; 3,715 audio materials; 1,502 video materials; 483 serial subscriptions)

Shopping Center: Gettysburg Shopping Center (1).

Cemetery: Saint Josephs Cemetery (1).


Gettysburg compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Gettysburg:
  • WGET (1320 AM; 1 kW; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMANY)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHVR (1280 AM; 5 kW; HANOVER, PA)
  • WFKJ (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CASHTOWN, PA; Owner: JESUS IS LORD MINISTRIES INTERNATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHYL (960 AM; 5 kW; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gettysburg:
  • WZBT (91.1 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: GETTYSBURG COLLEGE)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAZ (91.7 FM; SUMMERDALE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. COMMWEALTH SYS. HGHR ED)
  • WMTB-FM (89.9 FM; EMMITSBURG, MD; Owner: MOUNT SAINT MARY'S COLLEGE, INCORPORATED)

TV broadcast stations around Gettysburg:
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)

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