Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 7,633 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.9%
 
Males: 3,458  (45.3%)
Females: 4,175  (54.7%)
Median resident age:  22.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17325.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,755 (it was $29,840 in 2000)
Gettysburg:

$34,755
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,802 (it was $14,157 in 2000)

Gettysburg borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $197,182 (it was $112,500 in 2000)
Gettysburg:

$197,182
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $215,669; Detached houses: $229,788; Townhouses or other attached units: $144,685; In 2-unit structures: $184,312; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $49,458

Median gross rent in 2013: $743.

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  • Races in Gettysburg, PA (2010)

    Gettysburg races chart
    • 6,06679.6%White alone
    • 83410.9%Hispanic
    • 4115.4%Black alone
    • 1421.9%Asian alone
    • 1431.9%Two or more races
    • 130.2%American Indian alone
    • 110.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gettysburg: 96.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.1%), Irish (12.2%), English (8.8%), Polish (4.8%), French (4.1%), Italian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/10/1806

Elevation: 520 feet

Land area: 1.64 square miles.

Population density: 4,649 people per square mile   (average).

Gettysburg,PA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Gettysburg:

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.7%
  • Unemployed: 19.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gettysburg borough:

  • Never married: 60.3%
  • Now married: 26.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

523 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 1.4% Europe, 1.4% Asia).

This borough:

6.8%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,192 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,818 (1.3%)

Gettysburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (29.6 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (48.8 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (111.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lake Heritage, PA (1.7 miles ), Bonneauville borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Hunterstown, PA (2.3 miles ), McKnightstown, PA (2.4 miles ), Table Rock, PA (2.4 miles) , Cashtown-McKnightstown, PA (2.5 miles ), Orrtanna, PA (2.6 miles) , Biglerville borough, PA (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 39.83 N, Longitude: 77.23 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,138 (+67.2%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 1,852 (60.4%)

Area code: 717

Gettysburg household income distribution Gettysburg home values distribution

Crime rates in Gettysburg by Year
Type 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000100100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.012.30.00.013.10.00.0
Rapes 4332392133586
per 100,000 53.239.137.924.936.6111.224.7159.139.265.5104.578.3
Robberies 794131491078182
per 100,000 93.0117.350.6162.1170.9111.2123.485.7104.713.1104.526.1
Assaults 2931217157191325201121
per 100,000 385.5404.125.3211.9183.186.5234.5159.1327.1262.0143.7273.9
Burglaries 373714413326332623242817
per 100,000 491.8482.3177.1511.2402.7321.1407.3318.2300.9314.4365.9221.7
Thefts 27124294150134167134155166155110112
per 100,000 3,602.33,154.31,189.01,870.11,635.32,062.51,653.71,896.72,171.62,030.41,437.31,460.8
Auto thefts 11619611413331
per 100,000 146.278.212.6112.273.2135.949.412.239.239.339.213.0
Arson 022211430420
per 100,000 0.026.125.324.912.212.449.436.70.052.426.10.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.2) 298.5277.198.6203.7191.5225.7200.6250.9211.5213.3203.3177.0

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

Crime rate in Gettysburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 15 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

Gettysburg tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +320 (+4.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (35%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Educational services (37%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

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Tornado activity:

Gettysburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 6% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Gettysburg borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1980, a category F3 tornado 13.3 miles away from the borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gettysburg-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% 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 72.2 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 201.8 miles away from Gettysburg 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 73.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 239.5 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 159.2 miles away from Gettysburg center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 321.7 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 (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gettysburg topographic map

Birthplace of: Eddie Plank - Baseball player, Jeremiah Morrow - Politician, Patricia Battin - Librarian, Samuel Galloway - Politician, Susan McSween - Businesswoman, Brian Patrick Clarke - Actor, George Jacob Benner - Politician, Harry Dayhoff - Football player, Kenneth J. Cole - Politician.

Main business address for: ACNB CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Gettysburg:

  • GETTYSBURG HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 147 GETTYS STREET)
  • GETTYSBURG HOME HEALTH CARE (39 NORTH FIFTH STREET)
  • ADAMS CO HOME (R D 6 BIGLERVILLE RD)
  • GETTYSBURG CENTER (867 YORK ROAD)
  • GETTYSBURG LUTHERAN NURSING REHAB CTR,THE (1075 OLD HARRISBURG ROAD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-GETTYSBURG (741 CHAMBERSBURG ROAD)
  • TRANSITIONS HEALTHCARE GETTYSBURG (595 BIGLERVILLE ROAD)

Airports and heliports located in Gettysburg:

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Colleges/Universities in Gettysburg:

  • Gettysburg College (Full-time enrollment: 2,772; Location: 300 N Washington St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.GETTYSBURG.EDU)
  • Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg (FT enrollment: 118; Location: 61 Seminary Ridge; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ltsg.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Gettysburg:

  • Mount St Mary's University (about 13 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,313)
  • McDaniel College (about 21 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 22 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 7,051)
  • Carroll Community College (about 25 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,682)
  • Dickinson College (about 26 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,505)
  • Messiah College (about 27 miles; Mechanicsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,035)
  • Hagerstown Community College (about 27 miles; Hagerstown, MD; FT enrollment: 3,220)

Public high schools in Gettysburg:

  • GETTYSBURG AREA HS (Students: 1,180, Location: 1130 OLD HARRISBURG RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • GETTYSBURG MONTESSORI CHARTER SCHOOL (Location: EISENHOWER ELEMENTARY BLDG, Grades: KG-9, Charter school)

Private high schools in Gettysburg:

  • FREEDOM CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 95, Location: 3185 YORK RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • ADAMS COUNTY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 94, Location: 1865 BIGLERVILLE RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Gettysburg:

  • GETTYSBURG AREA MS (Students: 737, Location: 37 LEFEVER ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • JAMES GETTYS EL SCH (Students: 392, Location: 898 BIGLERVILLE RD, Grades: KG-5)
  • VIDA CHARTER SCHOOL (Location: EISENHOWER CENTER, Grades: KG-6, Charter school)
  • LINCOLN EL SCH (Location: 98 LEFEVER STREET, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Gettysburg:

  • ST FRANCIS XAVIER SCHOOL (Students: 234, Location: 465 TABLE ROCK RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • GETTYSBURG SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH SCHOOL (Students: 14, Location: 1493 BIGLERVILLE RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Gettysburg

Library in Gettysburg:

  • ADAMS COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $2,006,240; Location: 140 BALTIMORE ST; 149,040 books; 10 e-books; 9,058 audio materials; 8,482 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 464 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Gettysburg: Adams County Library (A), Gettysburg Fire Department (B), Alpha Tau Omega House (C), Apple Annex (D), Appleford Inn (E), Breidenbaugh Hall (F), Brua Hall (G), Career Development Building (H), Carlisle House (I), Civil War House (J), College Union Building (K), Constitution Avenue Apartments (L), Corner Cottage (M), Criterion House (N), Eagles Apartments (O), Eddie Plank Gymnasium (P), Eisenhower House (Q), Glatfelter Hall (R), Glatfelter Lodge (S), Huber Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Gettysburg Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Gettysburg: Seminary Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Saint Josephs Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Gettysburg: West Fields (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: A Lincoln's Place (Museums; 460 Baltimore Street), American Civil War Museum (297 Steinwehr Avenue), Battlefield Military Museum (900 Baltimore Pike), Gettysburg Anniversary Committee (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 45 Steinwehr Avenue), General Admiral Museum & Museum Supplies (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 555 Herrs Ridge Road), Gettysburg Battle Theatre (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 571 Steinwehr Avenue), Evergreen Cemetery Historical Tours (Historical Places & Services; 799 Baltimore Street), Farnsworth House Inn (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 401 Baltimore Street), Greystone's American History Store (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 461 Baltimore Street).

Hotels: Hampton Inn Gettysburg (1280 York Road), Best Western Gettysburg Hotel (One Lincoln Square), Country Inn & Suites by Carlson-Gettysburg (1857 Gettysburg Village D), Gettysburg Super 8 Motel (606 York Street), Econo Lodge Gettysburg (945 Baltimore Pike), Gettysburg Hotel (One Lincoln Square), Centuries On the Square (1 Lincoln Square), Colton Motel (232 Steinwehr Avenue), Best Western Gettysburg Hotel-Est 1797 (#1 Lincoln Square).

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 7.4 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 7.4 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 7.0 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 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.9%
(18.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.8% for Black residents, 59.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.9% for other race residents, 64.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.1 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  46.8%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  7.6%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Gettysburg in 2010:

  • 2,399 people in college/university student housing
  • 33 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 30 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Gettysburg in 2000:

  • 1,914 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 59 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Gettysburg (2011 data):

  • ACNB Bank: Gettysburg Branch, Acnb Bank, Adams Commerce Center Branch, Gettysburg Branch. Info updated 2011/02/07: Bank assets: $988.9 mil, Deposits: $785.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Acnb Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Gettysburg East Branch, Downtown Gettysburg Branch, West Street Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Gettysburg High Street Branch at 202 West High Street, branch established on 1981/08/31; Bonneauville Branch at 14 West Hanover Street, branch established on 1995/06/26. 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
  • Susquehanna Bank: Gettysburg Branch at 29 North Washington Street, branch established on 1910/01/01. 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.5
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Gettysburg travel time to work - commute Gettysburg mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Gettysburg borough (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:
Here:

50.3%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

50.9%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.4
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Gettysburg:

19.8%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Gettysburg:

10.3%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Gettysburg:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Gettysburg:

27.4%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Gettysburg:

59.2%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.8%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gettysburg, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$13,297$39,8910$0
Other Government Administration 4$19,047$57,1410$0
Police Protection - Officers 13$69,057$63,7454$3,089
Police - Other 3$10,136$40,5440$0
Streets and Highways 9$37,151$49,5351$717
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$514
Totals for Government 33$148,688$54,0686$4,320

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $9,000 ($1.18)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,142,000 ($149.61)
    Police Protection: $774,000 ($101.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $720,000 ($94.33)
    Regular Highways: $479,000 ($62.75)
    Parking Facilities: $301,000 ($39.43)
    Housing & Community Development: $261,000 ($34.19)
    Central Staff Services: $240,000 ($31.44)
    General Public Buildings: $54,000 ($7.07)
    Financial Administration: $38,000 ($4.98)
    Fire Protection: $33,000 ($4.32)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000 ($1.97)
    Health Services - Other: $10,000 ($1.31)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $2,943,000 ($385.56)
    Benefit Payments: $91,000 ($11.92)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $146,000 ($19.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $29,000 ($3.80)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($3.01)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,543,000 ($202.15)

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

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $422,000 ($55.29)
    All Other: $106,000 ($13.89)
    Parks & Recreation: $39,000 ($5.11)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $366,000 ($47.95)
    From Other Government: $59,000 ($7.73)
    Local Employee Contribution: $24,000 ($3.14)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $366,000 ($47.95)
    All Other: $52,000 ($6.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $43,000 ($5.63)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $301,000 ($39.43)
    Interest Earnings: $46,000 ($6.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $101,000 ($13.23)
    Housing & Community Development: $8,000 ($1.05)
    General Support: $5,000 ($0.66)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.26)
  • Tax - Property: $1,273,000 ($166.78)
    Individual Income: $318,000 ($41.66)
    NEC: $198,000 ($25.94)
    Other Selective Sales: $65,000 ($8.52)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,840,000 ($503.08)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,550,000 ($465.09)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $290,000 ($37.99)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $14,000 ($1.83)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $677,000 ($88.69)

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 Gettysburg:

  • WGET (1320 AM; 1 kW; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMANY)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WHVR (1280 AM; 5 kW; HANOVER, PA)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WFKJ (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CASHTOWN, PA; Owner: JESUS IS LORD MINISTRIES INTERNATION)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WOYK (1350 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WOYK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gettysburg:

  • WZBT (91.1 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: GETTYSBURG COLLEGE)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • 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)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • 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.)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gettysburg:

  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
Gettysburg fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gettysburg)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Gettysburg, PA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 131 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gettysburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Gettysburg)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 82 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

BONNEAUVILLE MUNI WATER AUTH (Population served: 2,347, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-03-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-27-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-06-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-06-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2008), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from NOV-19-2008 to NOV-19-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2008), St BCA signed (2 times from AUG-19-2009 to AUG-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-08-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2008), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from NOV-19-2008 to NOV-19-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2008), St BCA signed (2 times from AUG-19-2009 to AUG-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (3 times from AUG-05-2008 to AUG-05-2008), St BCA signed (NOV-19-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-08-2010)
  • 22 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-26-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2007)
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - In MAR-2007, Contaminant: DICHLOROMETHANE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2007)
  • 80 regular monitoring violations
DRUMMER BOY CG (Population served: 1,100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CHESAPEAKE EST MHP (Population served: 1,040, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 75 regular monitoring violations
  • 8 other older monitoring violations
GETTYSBURG CPGRD (Population served: 800, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SEVEN ELEVEN GBG 28225 (Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
ADAMS CNTY FAC CTR (Population served: 432, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2012)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2012)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-21-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-19-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Consent Decree/Judgement (MAR-16-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-16-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
CHESAPEAKE ESTATES MHP (Population served: 407, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MULLIGAN MACDUFFER (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-05-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-05-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2008)

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

  • GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD RESORT (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PDQ FOOD MART (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GILLYS BOWL & GRILL (Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GETTYSBURG K O A (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LOWER MARSH CREEK PREB CH (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FIRST BAPTIST CH (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ENG CONGR OF JEHOV WITNESS GBG (Population served: 180, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DR PETER SAMUELS OFFICE (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WESTERN INN (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SALEM UNITED METH CHURCH (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 48
  • Hazardous Condition: 8
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Gettysburg

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Fire-safe hotels and motels in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania:

  • Quality Inn At General Lee's Headquarters, 401 Buford Ave, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325 , Phone: (717) 334-3141, Fax: (717) 334-1813
  • Baymont Inn & Suites Gettysburg, 871 York Rd, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325 , Phone: (717) 337-2400, Fax: (717) 337-0831
  • America's Best Value Inn, 301 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325 , Phone: (717) 334-1188, Fax: (717) 334-1188
  • Gettysburg Hotel, One Lincoln Sq, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325 , Phone: (717) 337-2000, Fax: (717) 337-2075
  • Hampton Inn - Gettysburg, 1280 York Rd, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325 , Phone: (717) 338-9121, Fax: (717) 338-9180
  • Super 8 Of Gettysburg, 869 York Rd, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325 , Phone: (717) 337-1400, Fax: (717) 337-0159
  • Days Inn Gettysburg, 865 York Rd, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325 , Phone: (717) 334-0030, Fax: (717) 337-1002
  • President Inn & Suites, 606 York St, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325 , Phone: (877) 374-3367, Fax: (717) 337-2160
  • 9 other hotels and motels
All 17 fire-safe hotels and motels in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Most common first names in Gettysburg, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary63482.4 years
John43476.8 years
Charles35875.8 years
Robert32672.0 years
William32474.5 years
Helen24482.2 years
Margaret23678.9 years
George22677.3 years
Ruth22281.7 years
James18275.2 years
Most common last names in Gettysburg, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller28877.8 years
Smith20478.5 years
Myers12279.9 years
Weaver10679.2 years
Baker10276.6 years
Sanders9478.2 years
Williams7878.7 years
Redding7474.7 years
Plank7480.0 years
Snyder7280.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Gettysburg, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Justice1
AT&T1KFC1
Aeropostale1Kincaid1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lane Bryant1
Arby's1Lane Furniture1
Bath & Body Works1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Best Western1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Blockbuster1Maurices1
Brooks Brothers1McDonald's2
Burger King1Motel 61
CVS1New Balance1
Casual Male XL1Nike2
Catherines1Old Navy1
Chevrolet1Pac Sun1
Comfort Inn1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Suites1Penske1
DHL1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Quality2
Days Inn1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
DressBarn1Ruby Tuesday1
Dressbarn1Rue211
Econo Lodge1SAS Shoes1
Eddie Bauer1Sleep Inn1
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx5Staples1
GNC2Subway3
GameStop1Super 81
Gap1T.G.I. Driday's1
Gymboree1Travelodge1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hilton2UPS8
IZOD1Walmart1
Jones New York3Wendy's1

Gettysburg compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 males in this group)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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