Churchtown, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 470.
Males: 212  (45.2%)
Females: 258  (54.8%)
Median resident age:

31.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $67,376
Churchtown:

$67,376
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $33,658

Churchtown CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $227,600
Churchtown:

$227,600
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $284,416; detached houses: $282,798

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,764.

March 2019 cost of living index in Churchtown: 98.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.5%

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Ancestries: German (27.5%), American (27.1%), Dutch (25.8%), Swiss (9.6%), Pennsylvania German (6.2%), Irish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

9 residents are foreign born (2.1% Oceania).

This place:

2.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,050 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,001 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (42.2 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (64.3 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (103.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Boiling Springs, PA (1.6 miles ),
Dillsburg borough, PA (2.1 miles ),
New Kingstown, PA (2.2 miles ),
Mechanicsburg borough, PA (2.3 miles ),
Messiah College, PA (2.3 miles ),
Mount Holly Springs borough, PA (2.5 miles ),
Carlisle borough, PA (2.5 miles ),
Franklintown borough, PA (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 40.16 N, Longitude: 77.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 717

Distribution of median household income in Churchtown, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Churchtown, PA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 80.5. This is about average.

City:

80.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.106. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.106
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.85. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.85
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.424. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.424
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.17
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Churchtown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the Churchtown place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/5/1952, a category F3 tornado 24.4 miles away from the place center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Churchtown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 162.6 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 56.5 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 196.1 miles away from Churchtown 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 58.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 235.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 297.4 miles away from Churchtown 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 Lancaster County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Churchtown:

  • CLAREMONT NRC OF CUMBERLAND CO (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CARLISLE, PA)
  • SEIDLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; MECHANICSBURG, PA)
  • US RENAL CARE MECHANICSBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; MECHANICSBURG, PA)
  • FOX SUBACUTE AT MECHANICSBURG (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MECHANICSBURG, PA)
  • PINNACLE HEALTH SNU - SEIDLE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MECHANICSBURG, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE CUMBERLAND COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; CARLISLE, PA)
  • MESSIAH LIFEWAYS AT MESSIAH VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MECHANICSBURG, PA)

Amtrak station near Churchtown:

  • 13 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Churchtown:

  • Messiah College (about 6 miles; Mechanicsburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,035)
  • Dickinson College (about 7 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,505)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 14 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 13,276)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (about 19 miles; Middletown, PA; FT enrollment: 3,797)
  • Gettysburg College (about 25 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,772)
  • York College Pennsylvania (about 25 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 5,140)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 25 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 7,051)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Caernarvon Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Churchtown include: Grace Church (A), Wenger Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Churchtown Inn Bed & Breakfast (2100 Main Street).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Churchtown that have no violations reported:

  • INN AT TWIN LINDEN (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

3.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

85.1%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.7%
Whole state:

6.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Churchtown:

Marital status in Churchtown, PA
  • Never married: 31.1%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.1%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Churchtown:

  • High school or higher: 31.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.8
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Churchtown, PA (based on Lancaster County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant122,957568
Mainline Protestant71,573192
Catholic51,29220
Other5,53620
Black Protestant2,1638
Orthodox1,6002
None264,324-
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: 106
Lancaster County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Lancaster County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 31
This county:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 131
Lancaster County:

2.63 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 296
This county:

5.94 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lancaster County:

27.4%
Pennsylvania:

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

13.1%
State:

11.5%

3.64% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,878 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.64%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($661 average AGI)
Lancaster County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Chester County, PA  0.34% ($49,118 average AGI)
from York County, PA  0.31% ($45,275)
from Berks County, PA  0.28% ($48,724)


3.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,303 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.86%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($357 average AGI)
Lancaster County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to York County, PA  0.37% ($43,221 average AGI)
to Chester County, PA  0.26% ($55,449)
to Berks County, PA  0.23% ($49,157)

Strongest AM radio stations in Churchtown:

  • WHYL (960 AM; 5 kW; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWII (720 AM; daytime; 2 kW; SHIREMANSTOWN, PA; Owner: HENSLEY BROADCASTING)
  • WIOO (1000 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: WIOO RADIO INC.)
  • WTKT (1460 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WSBA (910 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOYK (1350 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WOYK, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Churchtown:

  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJAZ (91.7 FM; SUMMERDALE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. COMMWEALTH SYS. HGHR ED)
  • WHKF (99.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNK-FM (104.1 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRBT (94.9 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVMM (90.7 FM; GRANTHAM, PA; Owner: MESSIAH COLLEGE)
  • WRKZ-FM (102.3 FM; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WQLV (98.9 FM; MILLERSBURG, PA; Owner: HEPCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQJU (107.1 FM; MIFFLINTOWN, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PA CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WJRC (90.9 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Churchtown:

  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: HARRISBURG TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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)
  • W40AF (Channel 40; DILLSBURG, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA SPORTS ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK, LLC)

Churchtown fatal accident list:

Oct 11, 2019 05:37 PM, Sr-23 New Holland Pike, Water St, Lat: 40.133614, Lon: -75.960900, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
Oct 21, 2012 11:51 AM, Sr-23 New Holland Pk, Lat: 40.131733, Lon: -75.976044, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 17.3mTotal length
  • $573,000Total costs
  • 46,914Total average daily traffic
  • 8,897Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,323Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Churchtown, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 41960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Churchtown, PA

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA3NKN, Grant Date: 11/13/1996, Expiration Date: 11/13/2006, Cancellation Date: 11/14/2008, Registrant: Andrew B Galligan, Route 23 Narvon, Churchtown, PA 17555

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Churchtown, PA
  • 40.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.3%Wood
  • 10.2%Coal or coke
  • 8.2%Utility gas
  • 7.1%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Churchtown, PA
  • 41.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 39.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 19.0%Wood


Churchtown 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.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Churchtown on our top lists:

  • #62 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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