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Population (year 2000): 9,647
Males: 4,401 (45.6%), Females: 5,246 (54.4%)

Dauphin County

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Median resident age: 40.6 years
Median household income: $41,641 (year 2000)
Median house value: $104,000 (year 2000)

Progress, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Progress:

  • White Non-Hispanic (74.1%)
  • Black (19.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • Vietnamese (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (24.9%), Irish (13.6%), Italian (7.3%), United States (6.2%), English (5.3%), Polish (4.2%).

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Elevation: 440 feet

Land area: 2.8 square miles

Progress,

For population 25 years and over in Progress

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Progress CDP

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

2.7% Foreign born (1.0% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.4% Africa).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Lancaster, (40.3 miles pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MD Baltimore, (69.4 miles pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (117.9 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA (1.1 miles Penbrook, PA (1.9 miles Paxtang, Park, PA (2.0 miles Colonial PA (2.9 miles Lawnton, PA Harrisburg, (3.0 miles PA (3.7 miles Paxtonia, PA (4.0 miles Steelton, PA (4.0 miles Bressler-Enhaut-Oberlin,

Latitude: 40.29 N, Longitude: 76.84 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 717


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.6%), Public administration (17.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,981 (-20.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 372 (7.7%)

Average climate in Progress, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Progress-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2004, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the Progress city center caused $18 million in damages.

On 4/5/1952, a category 3 tornado 24.7 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Progress:
  • HARRISBURG STATE HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; HARRISBURG, PA)
  • PINNACLE HEALTH SYSTEM (about 3 miles; HARRISBURG, PA)
  • SCCI HOSPITAL HARRISBURG (about 4 miles; HARRISBURG, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Progress:
  • HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 10 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; ID: MDT)
  • LANCASTER (about 40 miles; LANCASTER, PA; ID: LNS)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 62 miles; READING, PA; ID: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Progress:
  • CAPITAL CITY (about 6 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; ID: CXY)
  • REIGLE FIELD (about 19 miles; PALMYRA, PA; ID: 58N)
  • KAMPEL (about 20 miles; WELLSVILLE, PA; ID: 2N5)

Amtrak stations near Progress:
  • 4 miles: HARRISBURG (4TH & CHESTNUT STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: ELIZABETHTOWN (WILSON AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Progress:
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 4 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,653)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 10 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; FT enrollment: 2,064)
  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 15 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; FT enrollment: 2,761)
  • YORK COLLEGE PENNSYLVANIA (about 26 miles; YORK, PA; FT enrollment: 4,541)
  • DICKINSON COLLEGE (about 26 miles; CARLISLE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,098)
  • MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 39 miles; MILLERSVILLE, PA; FT enrollment: 6,384)
  • GETTYSBURG COLLEGE (about 42 miles; GETTYSBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 2,216)

Notable location: Dauphin Plaza (A).


Progress compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Progress:
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKT (1460 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKBO (1230 AM; 0 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTCY (1400 AM; 1 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWII (720 AM; daytime; 2 kW; SHIREMANSTOWN, PA; Owner: HENSLEY BROADCASTING)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WSBA (910 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WHYL (960 AM; 5 kW; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Progress:
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHKF (99.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNNK-FM (104.1 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRBT (94.9 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXPH (88.1 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIV. OF PA.)
  • WJAZ (91.7 FM; SUMMERDALE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. COMMWEALTH SYS. HGHR ED)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WQLV (98.9 FM; MILLERSBURG, PA; Owner: HEPCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WYGL-FM (100.5 FM; ELIZABETHVILLE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Progress:
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: HARRISBURG TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W40AF (Channel 40; DILLSBURG, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA SPORTS ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK, LLC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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