Cashtown-McKnightstown, Pennsylvania

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Population in July 2007: 832.
Males: 401  (48.2%)
Females: 431  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  39.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 17307.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $63,713 (it was $45,882 in 2000)
Cashtown-McKnightstown:

$63,713
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,211 (it was $19,105 in 2000)

Cashtown-McKnightstown CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $218,237 (it was $115,500 in 2000)
Cashtown-McKnightstown:

$218,237
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $228,095; Detached houses: $245,000; Townhouses or other attached units: $157,454; In 2-unit structures: $214,718; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $225,000; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $173,854; Mobile homes: $58,933
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  • Races in Cashtown-McKnightstown, PA (2000)

    Cashtown-McKnightstown races chart
    • 72195.8%White alone
    • 121.6%Black alone
    • 111.5%Two or more races
    • 70.9%Hispanic
    • 20.3%Other race alone

Races in Cashtown-McKnightstown detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cashtown-McKnightstown: 101.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (45.3%), Irish (13.8%), English (13.4%), United States (9.7%), Dutch (6.1%), Italian (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 2.38 square miles.

Population density: 349 people per square mile   (very low).

Cashtown-McKnightstown,PA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Cashtown-McKnightstown:

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 0.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cashtown-McKnightstown CDP:

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 64.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

11 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.5%
Pennsylvania:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Cashtown-McKnightstown CDP:  1.2% ($1,428)
Pennsylvania:  1.6% ($1,552)
Cashtown-McKnightstown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (31.4 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (55.0 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (116.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: McKnightstown, PA (0.9 miles ), Cashtown, PA (1.1 miles ), Orrtanna, PA (1.5 miles) , Arendtsville borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Biglerville borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Fairfield borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Gettysburg borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Table Rock, PA (2.6 miles) .

Latitude: 39.88 N, Longitude: 77.34 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 717

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Food (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (7%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (11%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)

Work and jobs in Cashtown-McKnightstown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Cashtown-McKnightstown, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cashtown-McKnightstown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the Cashtown-McKnightstown place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/16/1961, a category F3 tornado 15.4 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cashtown-McKnightstown-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 195.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 75.7 miles away from Cashtown-McKnightstown center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 233.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 161.2 miles away from Cashtown-McKnightstown center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 321.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Adams County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cashtown-McKnightstown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cashtown-McKnightstown:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-GETTYSBURG (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GETTYSBURG, PA)
  • LAUREL CARE NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, PA)
  • TRANSITIONS HEALTHCARE GETTYSBURG (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GETTYSBURG, PA)
  • GETTYSBURG LUTHERAN NURSING REHAB CTR,THE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GETTYSBURG, PA)
  • GETTYSBURG HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; GETTYSBURG, PA)
  • GETTYSBURG CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GETTYSBURG, PA)
  • ST JOSEPH'S MINISTRIES (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; EMMITSBURG, MD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cashtown-McKnightstown:

  • Gettysburg College (about 7 miles; Gettysburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,772)
  • Mount St Mary's University (about 14 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 16 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 7,051)
  • Dickinson College (about 24 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,505)
  • Hagerstown Community College (about 25 miles; Hagerstown, MD; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • Messiah College (about 27 miles; Mechanicsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,035)
  • McDaniel College (about 27 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,558)

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Notable location: Cashtown Community Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Adams County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 86.2. This is about average.

City:

86.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.139. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.139
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.29. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.29
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 38.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.4
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.2%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.1%
Whole state:  5.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

0.9%
Whole state:

11.0%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.8

Cashtown-McKnightstown travel time to work - commute Cashtown-McKnightstown mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cashtown-McKnightstown CDP (based on Adams County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant18,85464
Catholic15,0497
Evangelical Protestant10,51059
Other9576
Black Protestant1802
None55,857-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Adams County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Adams County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Adams County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 77
Here:

7.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Adams County:

25.6%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.0%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cashtown-McKnightstown:

45.5%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cashtown-McKnightstown:

52.3%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Cashtown-McKnightstown:

27.5
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cashtown-McKnightstown:

18.3%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

5.7%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Cashtown-McKnightstown:

32.7%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Cashtown-McKnightstown:

57.4%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Cashtown-McKnightstown:

83.2%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cashtown-McKnightstown, PA Residents

4.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,786 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($562 average AGI)
Adams County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from York County, PA  1.59% ($35,805 average AGI)
from Carroll County, MD  0.34% ($48,986)
from Cumberland County, PA  0.26% ($53,444)


5.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,816 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($419 average AGI)
Adams County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to York County, PA  1.65% ($32,159 average AGI)
to Franklin County, PA  0.32% ($37,348)
to Cumberland County, PA  0.30% ($39,675)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cashtown-McKnightstown:

  • WFKJ (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CASHTOWN, PA; Owner: JESUS IS LORD MINISTRIES INTERNATION)
  • 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)
  • WGET (1320 AM; 1 kW; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMANY)
  • WHVR (1280 AM; 5 kW; HANOVER, PA)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBG (1590 AM; 5 kW; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WHYL (960 AM; 5 kW; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cashtown-McKnightstown:

  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WZBT (91.1 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: GETTYSBURG COLLEGE)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • 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)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WIKZ (95.1 FM; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WQCM (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WWMD (101.5 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Cashtown-McKnightstown:

  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)

Cashtown-McKnightstown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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