Falmouth, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 420.
Males: 169  (40.3%)
Females: 251  (59.7%)
Median resident age:

39.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $63,407
Falmouth:

$63,407
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,786

Falmouth CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $204,200
Falmouth:

$204,200
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $244,831; detached houses: $237,371
March 2019 cost of living index in Falmouth: 91.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.2%
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  • Races in Falmouth, PA (2010)
    • 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

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Ancestries: German (58.5%), American (34.7%), English (6.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 360 feet

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

Distribution of median household income in Falmouth, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Falmouth, PA in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 83.2. This is about average.

City:

83.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2017 was 0.157. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.157
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.57
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.61
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00190. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00190
U.S.:

0.00984

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 Falmouth 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 Falmouth center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 253.8 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 187.1 miles away from Falmouth 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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Falmouth:

Marital status in Falmouth, PA
  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 39.8%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

For population 25 years and over in Falmouth:

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Falmouth, 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
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

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
Here:

5.94 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This 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 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 fatal accident list:

May 27, 2011 07:49 AM, Sr-441, Lat: 40.126761, Lon: -76.714361, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 31, 2001 08:32 PM, Sr-441, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 15.2mTotal length
  • $226,000Total costs
  • 12,228Total average daily traffic
  • 955Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,422Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Falmouth, PA
  • 56.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.2%Wood
  • 18.5%Electricity
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Falmouth, PA
  • 68.6%Electricity
  • 31.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Falmouth 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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