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Population in 2012: 11,560 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.8%
 

Males: 5,334  (46.1%)
Females: 6,226  (53.9%)

Median resident age:  32.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17022.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,189 (it was $42,752 in 2000)
Elizabethtown:

$49,189
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,763

Elizabethtown borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $165,797 (it was $111,000 in 2000)
Elizabethtown:

$165,797
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $167,375; Detached houses: $181,920; Townhouses or other attached units: $125,660; In 2-unit structures: $160,831; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $164,612

Median gross rent in 2012: $759.

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Elizabethtown races chart
  • White alone - 10,734 (93.0%)
  • Hispanic - 381 (3.3%)
  • Black alone - 133 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 135 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 132 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 17 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 7 (0.06%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.05%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Elizabethtown: 97.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (37.8%), Irish (10.4%), United States (7.3%), English (5.1%), Italian (4.8%), Swiss (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1893

Elevation: 456 feet

Land area: 2.60 square miles.

Population density: 4,442 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Elizabethtown:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elizabethtown borough:

  • Never married: 39.8%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

280 residents are foreign born (1.6% Asia, 0.4% Europe).

This borough:  2.4%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania as of November 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Elizabethtown to the number of sex offenders is 399 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,926 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,923 (1.7%)

Elizabethtown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (17.5 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (58.5 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (77.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Rheems, PA (1.6 miles ), Maytown, PA (2.3 miles ), Bainbridge, PA (2.4 miles ), Mount Joy borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Falmouth, PA (2.5 miles ), York Haven borough, PA (2.6 miles ), Marietta borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Royalton borough, PA (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 40.15 N, Longitude: 76.60 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +114 (+1.0%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 1,614 (29.0%)

Area code: 717

Elizabethtown household income distribution Elizabethtown home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Elizabethtown by Year
Type 2000 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0001000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.08.40.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1332373245
per 100,000 9.125.125.116.825.257.824.816.434.542.9
Robberies 2215223327
per 100,000 18.216.88.442.016.816.524.824.617.360.1
Assaults 1212311663862
per 100,000 109.1100.525.192.450.449.524.865.651.817.2
Burglaries 32303243292724254121
per 100,000 291.0251.3268.0361.3243.7223.0198.5205.2354.0180.3
Thefts 230169137172160171122137190157
per 100,000 2091.71415.81147.21445.01344.51412.11009.11124.21640.51348.0
Auto thefts 544116310522
per 100,000 45.533.533.592.450.424.882.741.017.317.2
Arson 01110221001
per 100,000 0.08.48.484.016.816.58.30.00.08.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.3) 145.3124.897.0155.1112.5138.195.198.3137.8126.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Elizabethtown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


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

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Cashiers (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Registered nurses (3%)

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Average climate in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania

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Tornado activity:

Elizabethtown-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the Elizabethtown borough center caused $18 million in damages.

On 4/5/1952, a category F3 tornado 15.4 miles away from the borough center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elizabethtown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 32.2 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 33.6 miles away from Elizabethtown center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 18.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 73.1 miles away from Elizabethtown center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 70.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lancaster County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elizabethtown topographic map

Birthplace of: Garret Pettis - Footballer, Jack B. Horner - Politician, Steve Spence - Athletics competitor, William Frank Seiverling, Jr. - Marine.


Hospitals/medical centers in Elizabethtown:

  • DAVITA - ELIZABETHTOWN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 844 NORTH HANOVER STREET)
  • COMPASSIONATE HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 52 NORTH MARKET STREET)
  • UNIV HOSP REHAB CNTR-CHILD AND ADULTS (Hospital, NORTH MARKET STREET)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-ELIZABETHTOWN (Nursing Home, 320 SOUTH MARKET STREET)
  • MASONIC VILLAGE AT ELIZABETHTOWN (Nursing Home, ONE MASONIC DRIVE)
  • RHEEMS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 141 HEISEY AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Elizabethtown, PA

Amtrak station:

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

Local government website: www.etownonline.com

College/University in Elizabethtown:

  • Elizabethtown College (Full-time enrollment: 1,917; Location: One Alpha Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.etown.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elizabethtown:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (about 9 miles; Middletown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,416)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 17 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,127)
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania (about 17 miles; Millersville, PA; FT enrollment: 6,966)
  • York College Pennsylvania (about 18 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 4,643)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 18 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Messiah College (about 21 miles; Grantham, PA; FT enrollment: 2,732)
  • Dickinson College (about 32 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,340)

Public high schools in Elizabethtown:

Private high school in Elizabethtown:

  • MT CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 387; Location: 629 HOLLY ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Private elementary/middle schools in Elizabethtown:

  • BELLAIRE RIDGE SCHOOL (Students: 31; Location: 521 BELLAIRE RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • HILDEBRANDT LEARNING CENTER (Students: 12; Location: 1 MASONIC DR; Grades: KG - KG)
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Library in Elizabethtown:

  • ELIZABETHTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $738,610; Location: 10 SOUTH MARKET STREET; 57,624 books; 39 e-books; 3,665 audio materials; 5,646 video materials; 22 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 119 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Two notes on FM radio stations in Elizabethtown, PA: WCAT recently changed formats and call letters to become WCPP, the first of Citadel's new brand of "Cool Pop" stations. Also, the site is missing "The Sound of Elizabethtown," WWEC 88.3 FM.

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Notable location: Friendship Fire and Hose Company 1 Station 7 - 4 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Elizabethtown include: Alliance Church (A), Saint Pauls Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Mount Tunnel Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Elizabethtown: Elizabethtown Borough Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Conewago Valley Motor Inn (1688 Hershey Road), Errands & Extras Personal Assistant & Cncrge Services (273 West Ridge Road), Holiday Inn Express Elizabethtown (147 Merts Drive), Holiday Inn Exp Elizabethtown (147 Merts Drive).

 
Lancaster 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
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AQI  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 CO  NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.1. This is about average.
City:

36.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.5. This is better than average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.6
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.216. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.216
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.4
U.S.:

9.4
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00909. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00909
U.S.:

0.06353

Drinking water stations with addresses in Elizabethtown and their reported violations in the past:

ANCHOR ESTATES (Population served: 265, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and AUG-09-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2000)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
COCALICO MANOR MHP (Population served: 92, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
COLLINSVILLE MHP (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-1998), St Compliance Meeting conducted (NOV-15-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 10 regular monitoring violations
ELIZABETHTOWN CRYSTAL PURE (Population served: 25, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-21-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
ELIZABETHTOWN CRYSTAL PURE WAT (Population served: 25, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • E TOWN TROLLEY STOP (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.0%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.3% for Black residents, 7.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.2% for other race residents, 14.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  62.1%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  8.1%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Elizabethtown, PA

People in group quarters in Elizabethtown in 2010:

  • 1,518 people in college/university student housing
  • 68 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Elizabethtown in 2000:

  • 1,275 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 702 people in nursing homes
  • 37 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in other group homes

Elizabethtown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.


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Banks with branches in Elizabethtown (2011 data):

  • Susquehanna Bank: Drive-In Facility, North Hanover Branch, Elizabethtown Branch, Elizabethtown Branch. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: The Masonic Homes Branch at 398 James Buchanan Dr, branch established on 1990/10/09. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Elizabethtown Branch at 820 S Market Street, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Northwest Savings Bank: Market Street Branch at 2296 South Market Street, branch established on 1999/05/20. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $7,975.9 mil, Deposits: $5,985.6 mil, headquarters in Warren, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 172 total offices
  • Union Community Bank FSB: Elizabethtown Branch at 1275 South Market Street, branch established on 1988/01/25. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $533.2 mil, Deposits: $454.9 mil, headquarters in Lancaster, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Elizabethtown Giant Eagle Branch at 1278 South Market Street, branch established on 1994/12/14. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Fulton Bank, National Association: Elizabethtown Branch at 1641 South Market Street, branch established on 1994/03/26. Info updated 2010/12/30: Bank assets: $9,041.7 mil, Deposits: $6,700.3 mil, headquarters in Lancaster, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 122 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Elizabethtown Branch at 104 South Market Street, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Elizabethtown travel time to work - commute


Elizabethtown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (44%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (27%)
  • Utility gas (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Elizabethtown borough (based on Lancaster County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.40%
Here48.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaMennonite Church USAUnited Church of Christ
Adherents20.7%13.8%11.6%8.7%6.2%
Congregations2.7%11.3%6.8%15.9%4.8%
NameOld Order AmishChurch of the BrethrenPresbyterian Church (USA)Old Order MennoniteOther
Adherents5.1%4.5%3.5%3.4%22.6%
Congregations18.4%3.5%2.6%5.0%29.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

2.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$6,449$38,6940$0
Other Government Administration 5$23,581$56,5949$10,658
Police Protection - Officers 16$101,647$76,2353$821
Police - Other 2$4,738$28,4284$1,328
Streets and Highways 3$12,538$50,1520$0
Health 0$0 2$886
Sewerage 5$18,387$44,1291$1,594
Parks and Recreation 2$6,934$41,6040$0
Water Supply 5$15,518$37,2430$0
Totals for Government 40$189,792$56,93819$15,287

Elizabethtown government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $4,807,000 ($415.83)
    Water Utilities: $213,000 ($18.43)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,160,000 ($186.85)
    Sewerage: $1,119,000 ($96.80)
    Police Protection: $981,000 ($84.86)
    Libraries: $901,000 ($77.94)
    Water Utilities: $871,000 ($75.35)
    Regular Highways: $738,000 ($63.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $415,000 ($35.90)
    Parks & Recreation: $192,000 ($16.61)
    Central Staff Services: $133,000 ($11.51)
    Housing & Community Development: $133,000 ($11.51)
    Financial Administration: $54,000 ($4.67)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $39,000 ($3.37)
    General Public Buildings: $37,000 ($3.20)
    Fire Protection: $20,000 ($1.73)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($1.21)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($0.26)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $858,000 ($74.22)
    Benefit Payments: $75,000 ($6.49)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $2,000 ($0.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $257,000 ($22.23)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $11,000 ($0.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $134,000 ($11.59)
    Sewerage: $98,000 ($8.48)
    Water Utilities: $38,000 ($3.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($0.43)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($0.35)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,949,000 ($168.60)

Elizabethtown government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,497,000 ($129.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $411,000 ($35.55)
    All Other: $157,000 ($13.58)
    Parking Facilities: $12,000 ($1.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($0.69)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Government: $138,000 ($11.94)
    Interest Revenue: $100,000 ($8.65)
    From Local Government: $61,000 ($5.28)
    Local Employee Contribution: $38,000 ($3.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,027,000 ($261.85)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $372,000 ($32.18)
    General Revenue, NEC: $113,000 ($9.78)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,552,000 ($134.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $922,000 ($79.76)
    All Other: $273,000 ($23.62)
    Highways: $152,000 ($13.15)
    General Support: $5,000 ($0.43)
  • Tax - Property: $1,182,000 ($102.25)
    Individual Income: $847,000 ($73.27)
    NEC: $266,000 ($23.01)

Elizabethtown government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,291,000 ($371.19)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,857,000 ($333.65)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $10,000 ($0.87)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $424,000 ($36.68)

Elizabethtown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,422,000 ($296.02)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $2,928,000 ($253.29)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,422,000 ($296.02)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $445,000 ($38.49)

3.88% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,376 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.88%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($340 average AGI)
Lancaster County:

0.08%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Chester County, PA  0.40% ($45,518 average AGI)
from York County, PA  0.28% ($40,261)
from Berks County, PA  0.23% ($43,649)


3.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,892 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.61%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($413 average AGI)
Lancaster County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to York County, PA  0.28% ($39,474 average AGI)
to Dauphin County, PA  0.24% ($36,810)
to Chester County, PA  0.23% ($44,340)

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)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAN (1390 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, PA)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WLBR (1270 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W220BX (91.9 FM; MARIETTA, PA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WLAN-FM (96.9 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WJTL (90.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CREATIVE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WWKL (92.1 FM; PALMYRA, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

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.)
  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: HARRISBURG TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGCB-TV (Channel 49; RED LION, PA; Owner: RED LION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W23AY (Channel 23; YORK, PA; Owner: WIRELESS CABLE TV OF PA, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Elizabethtown fatal accident list:

Apr 18, 2011 07:17 PM, Spring Garden St, Holly St, Lat: 40.16227222, Lon: -76.60379167, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 25, 2008 02:33 PM, Sr-241, Lat: 40.159158, Lon: -76.609108, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
May 2, 2006 07:25 PM, Sr-241, Poplar St, Lat: 40.150944, Lon: -76.607381, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
May 21, 2005 06:25 AM, Sr-4008, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 3, 1988 08:50 PM, S Spruce, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
Dec 6, 1979 06:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 3, 1978 01:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total costs: $2,000
Total average daily traffic: 35,482
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,813
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 46,762



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED70$152,81454$141,574186$135,07019$53,3683$136,66715$109,2670$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$170,0000$025$144,4004$87,0000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$119,0008$131,00051$158,5108$15,6251$320,0002$123,5003$50,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$86,0004$122,50043$148,0932$86,5000$02$97,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$07$147,8570$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.01 , 0107.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$176,8575$178,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$125,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$07$157,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.01 , 0107.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 138
  • Hazardous Condition: 97
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 18

Incident types - Elizabethtown


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elizabethtown, PA

Most common first names in Elizabethtown, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary29384.0 years
John26579.5 years
William19682.2 years
Robert17775.8 years
Charles17581.2 years
Helen17583.1 years
Anna16583.6 years
George13782.1 years
Ruth13482.9 years
Margaret12884.3 years
Most common last names in Elizabethtown, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller10380.0 years
Smith8481.9 years
Heisey4778.6 years
Snyder4580.7 years
Shank4377.5 years
Myers4082.6 years
Martin3683.0 years
Williams3583.7 years
Good3482.0 years
Ebersole3178.9 years
Businesses in Elizabethtown, PA
NameCountNameCount
Blockbuster1Little Caesars Pizza1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets3
CVS1McDonald's1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Decora Cabinetry2RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts1Sears1
Fashion Bug1Subway1
FedEx2T-Mobile1
GNC1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1The Room Place1
H&R Block1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Kmart1UPS1
Kroger4Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Elizabethtown, PA

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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Herbert M. Farley (34)
  • Matthew Richard Mcalonis (19)
  • Scott E. Bysick (12)
  • Michael Frank Cina (10)
  • Herb M. Farley (7)
  • David Bruce Sarraf (5)
  • David P. Reichwein (5)
  • Robert E. Marshall (4)
  • Henry Otto Herrmann, Jr. (4)
  • Scott Keith Mickievicz (4)

Total of 183 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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