Falmouth, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 420.
Males: 137  (32.7%)
Females: 283  (67.3%)
Median resident age:  44.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.7 years
Estimated median household income in 2015: $59,262
Falmouth:

$59,262
PA:

$55,702

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $28,252

Falmouth CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $197,400
Falmouth:

$197,400
PA:

$170,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $229,531; Detached houses: $258,882; Townhouses or other attached units: $163,433; In 2-unit structures: $238,996; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $197,497; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $175,764; Mobile homes: $51,673; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $215,046
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  • Races in Falmouth, PA (2010)

    Falmouth races chart
    • 41298.1%White alone
    • 61.4%Hispanic
    • 10.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Two or more races

Races in Falmouth detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Falmouth: 91.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (56.3%), American (43.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 360 feet

For population 25 years and over in Falmouth:

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Falmouth CDP:

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 7.5%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (22.6 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (57.1 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (83.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: York Haven borough, PA (1.2 miles ), Goldsboro borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Bainbridge, PA (1.9 miles ), Royalton borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Mount Wolf borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Manchester borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Valley Green, PA (2.2 miles ), Middletown borough, PA (2.2 miles ).

Latitude: 40.13 N, Longitude: 76.71 W

Falmouth household income distribution Falmouth home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (21%)
  • Utilities (19%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Utilities (21%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (24%)
  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (48%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Falmouth: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

Falmouth-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/5/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the Falmouth place center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/14/2004, a category F3 tornado 12.6 miles away from the place center caused $18 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Falmouth-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% 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 38.4 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 214.5 miles away from Falmouth 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 39.8 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 291.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 253.8 miles away from Falmouth 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 187.1 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 Lancaster County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
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 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Falmouth:

  • COMPASSIONATE CARE HOSPICE CEN (Hospital, about 5 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, PA)
  • COURTYARD GARDENS NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, PA)
  • FREY VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, PA)
  • COMPASSIONATE HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; ELIZABETHTOWN, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-ELIZABETHTOWN (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ELIZABETHTOWN, PA)
  • DAVITA - ELIZABETHTOWN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; ELIZABETHTOWN, PA)
  • WOODLAND CENTER FOR NURSING (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LEWISBERRY, PA)

Amtrak stations near Falmouth:

  • 6 miles: ELIZABETHTOWN (WILSON AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 12 miles: MOUNT JOY (DELTA & HENRY STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 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 Falmouth:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (about 6 miles; Middletown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,797)
  • YTI Career Institute-York (about 10 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • York College Pennsylvania (about 13 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 5,140)
  • Messiah College (about 15 miles; Mechanicsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,035)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 15 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 13,276)
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania (about 22 miles; Millersville, PA; FT enrollment: 7,743)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 22 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,585)

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Notable location: Conoy Township Municipal Building (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Falmouth: Falmouth United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Lewis Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 110. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

110
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.108. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.108
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 9.82. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.82
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00909. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00909
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 10.8%
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.2%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.4%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Falmouth CDP (based on Lancaster County data)

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
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%

3.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,064 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.15%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($297 average AGI)
Lancaster County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chester County, PA  0.28% ($40,704 average AGI)
from York County, PA  0.25% ($36,759)
from Dauphin County, PA  0.22% ($42,322)


3.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,546 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.31%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($332 average AGI)
Lancaster County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to York County, PA  0.26% ($37,678 average AGI)
to Chester County, PA  0.23% ($39,626)
to Dauphin County, PA  0.21% ($42,571)

Strongest AM radio stations in Falmouth:

  • WSBA (910 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTKT (1460 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOYK (1350 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WOYK, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WWII (720 AM; daytime; 2 kW; SHIREMANSTOWN, PA; Owner: HENSLEY BROADCASTING)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWSM (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANNVILLE-CLEONA, PA; Owner: PATRICK H. SICKAFUS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Falmouth:

  • 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.)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • W220BX (91.9 FM; MARIETTA, PA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHKF (99.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVV (97.3 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.)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WLAN-FM (96.9 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WJAZ (91.7 FM; SUMMERDALE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. COMMWEALTH SYS. HGHR ED)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WWEC (88.3 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, PA; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)

TV broadcast stations around Falmouth:

  • 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.)

Falmouth compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value above 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 below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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