Greencastle, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 4,026 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.2%
 
Males: 1,876  (46.6%)
Females: 2,150  (53.4%)
Median resident age:

40.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 17225.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,794 (it was $40,031 in 2000)
Greencastle:

$59,794
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,687 (it was $22,844 in 2000)

Greencastle borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $204,965 (it was $107,100 in 2000)
Greencastle:

$204,965
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $216,316; detached houses: $240,869; townhouses or other attached units: $103,309; mobile homes: $19,980

Median gross rent in 2017: $795.

March 2019 cost of living index in Greencastle: 89.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.8%
(3.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.3% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Greencastle, PA (2010)
    • 3,73093.3%White alone
    • 992.5%Black alone
    • 651.6%Hispanic
    • 461.2%Asian alone
    • 491.2%Two or more races
    • 60.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Greencastle, Pennsylvania as of September 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Greencastle is 224 to 1.


Crime rates in Greencastle by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(48.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(49.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(79.6)
3
(78.1)
3
(74.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.4)
2
(48.4)
2
(49.9)
1
(24.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(49.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.7)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(132.7)
3
(78.1)
8
(198.2)
11
(268.3)
4
(97.8)
5
(120.9)
2
(49.9)
6
(148.7)
2
(49.7)
2
(49.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(98.7)
1
(24.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(345.1)
15
(390.5)
20
(495.5)
15
(365.9)
12
(293.3)
17
(411.1)
16
(399.1)
12
(297.3)
6
(149.1)
5
(123.5)
5
(123.4)
4
(98.7)
3
(74.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
97
(2,575)
80
(2,083)
94
(2,329)
145
(3,537)
44
(1,075)
56
(1,354)
66
(1,646)
45
(1,115)
57
(1,416)
58
(1,432)
56
(1,382)
26
(641.8)
19
(470.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(238.9)
3
(78.1)
4
(99.1)
2
(48.8)
1
(24.4)
4
(96.7)
3
(74.8)
4
(99.1)
1
(24.8)
1
(24.7)
1
(24.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.4)
N/A1
(24.2)
1
(24.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)196.7155.9197.7263.792.4148.7124.7110.579.092.6105.459.730.9

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City-data.com crime index in Greencastle, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.99
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (41.1%), American (14.9%), Irish (6.3%), Haitian (3.8%), European (3.7%), English (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/25/1805

Elevation: 595 feet

Land area: 1.57 square miles.

Population density: 2,565 people per square mile   (average).

Greencastle, Pennsylvania map

148 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe, 0.8% Asia, 0.8% Africa, 0.6% Latin America).

This borough:

3.6%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,440 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,158 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (30.0 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (67.9 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (137.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Marion, PA (2.2 miles ),
Reid, MD (2.4 miles),
Cearfoss, MD (2.6 miles),
Maugansville, MD (2.6 miles ),
Fountainhead-Orchard Hills, MD (2.7 miles ),
Paramount-Long Meadow, MD (2.7 miles ),
Waynesboro borough, PA (2.8 miles ),
Leitersburg, MD (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 39.79 N, Longitude: 77.73 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +815 (+20.0%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 353 (17.9%)

Area code: 717

Distribution of median household income in Greencastle, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Greencastle, PA in 2017
Greencastle satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Greencastle, PA
Historical housing units in Greencastle, PA

Population change in the 1990s: +36 (+1.0%).
Most common industries in Greencastle, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Machinery (5.3%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (9.3%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.5%)
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Greencastle, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Top executives (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Engineers (5.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)

Average climate in Greencastle, Pennsylvania

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Greencastle, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.0. This is about average.

City:

71.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.106. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.106
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.02
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.424. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.424
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.77
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Greencastle-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/16/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the Greencastle borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 tornado 26.1 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Greencastle-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 183.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.9 miles away from Greencastle center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 219.4 miles away from Greencastle 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 152.6 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 98.3 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 336.6 miles away from Greencastle 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 Franklin County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Greencastle topographic map

Main business address for: TOWER BANCORP INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers near Greencastle:

  • AVALON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • NMS HEALTHCARE OF HAGERSTOWN, LLC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • QUINCY RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WAYNESBORO, PA)
  • WAYNESBORO HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; WAYNESBORO, PA)
  • HOSPICE OF WASHINGTON CNTY INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • FMC - HAGERSTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • WESTERN MARYLAND CENTER (Hospital, about 9 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)

Airports and heliports located in Greencastle:

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Amtrak station near Greencastle:

  • 16 miles: HAGERSTOWN (GREYHOUND STA., 10527 SHARPSTOWN PK.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Greencastle:

  • Hagerstown Community College (about 12 miles; Hagerstown, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,220)
  • Mount St Mary's University (about 22 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 22 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 7,051)
  • Shepherd University (about 25 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • Gettysburg College (about 27 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,772)
  • Frederick Community College (about 29 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • American Public University System (about 36 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)

Public high school in Greencastle:

Private high schools in Greencastle:

  • SHADY GROVE MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 156, Location: 1442 BUCHANAN TRL E, Grades: 1-10)
  • ANTRIM MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 25, Location: 414 ZARGER RD, Grades: 1-10)

Public elementary/middle schools in Greencastle:

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Points of interest:

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Main business address in Greencastle: TOWER BANCORP INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Allison-Antrim Museum Inc (365 South Ridge Avenue), Biblical Education Center Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1542 Buchanan Trail East), Fun Castle (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3054 Buchanan Trail East).

Hotels: Comfort Inn Greencastle (50 Pine Drive), Castle Motel (7967 Molly Pitcher Highway), Econo Lodge Greencastle (735 Buchanan Trail East Exit 5), Castle Green Motor Inn Restaurant & Lounge (671 East Baltimore Street).

Birthplace of: Stanley Dunbar Embick - General, King Lear (baseball) - Baseball player, Robert McClelland (American politician), George Goetz - Baseball player, Mike Jemison - Football player, Robert Allison (Pennsylvania) - Politician, Togie Pittinger - Major League Baseball player.

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

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

ANTRIM TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL AUTH (Population served: 794, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-02-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2012. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2012. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2012. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2012)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2012)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 30 regular monitoring violations
  • 21 other older monitoring violations
HOLLOWELL BRETHREN IN CHRIST (Population served: 230, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
GREENCASTLE CH OF GOD (Population served: 220, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MRS GIBBLE RESTAURANT (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Consent Decree/Judgement (APR-26-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-26-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-26-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MACEDONIA UB CH (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
PLEASANT HILL UB IN CHRIST CH (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
GREENCASTLE GREENS GC (Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
GREENCASTLE LIVESTOCK MKT (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • PARKVIEW WOODLAND MHP (Serves WV, Population served: 287, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MIDWAY MHP (Serves WV, Population served: 245, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

63.3%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

7.0%
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: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Greencastle (2011 data):

  • Susquehanna Bank: First National Bank Of Greencastle B at Center Square, branch established on 1864/06/04; Greencastle Branch at 35 Noth Carlisle Street, branch established on 1901/05/15. 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.
  • The First National Bank of Mercersburg: Greencastle Office Branch at 821 South Washington Street, branch established on 2000/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $179.1 mil, Deposits: $159.5 mil, headquarters in Mercersburg, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Mercersburg Financial Corporation
  • Farmers and Merchants Trust Company of Chambersburg: Greencastle Branch at 518 N. Antrim Way, branch established on 2006/09/25. Info updated 2009/01/14: Bank assets: $986.3 mil, Deposits: $789.0 mil, headquarters in Chambersburg, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Franklin Financial Services Corporation
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Greencastle Branch at 643 East Baltimore Street, branch established on 1986/06/02. 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
  • Orrstown Bank: Greencastle Branch at 308 Carolle Street, branch established on 2001/02/27. Info updated 2007/06/29: Bank assets: $1,449.8 mil, Deposits: $1,220.6 mil, headquarters in Shippensburg, PA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Orrstown Financial Services, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Greencastle:

Marital status in Greencastle, PA
  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

For population 25 years and over in Greencastle:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Greencastle
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Religion statistics for Greencastle, PA (based on Franklin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,930139
Mainline Protestant19,14781
Catholic10,2596
Other1,5646
Black Protestant8835
Orthodox1201
None97,715-
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: 24
Franklin County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Franklin County:

2.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 89
Here:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Franklin County:

8.3%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.2%
Pennsylvania:

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

10.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Greencastle:

51.2%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Greencastle:

49.3%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Greencastle:

21.3%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Greencastle:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Greencastle:

37.4%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Greencastle:

57.6%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.8%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Greencastle, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 6$30,240$60,4800$0
Streets and Highways 4$23,768$71,3040$0
Financial Administration 2$7,977$47,8621$2,989
Sewerage 2$11,588$69,5280$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$9,191$110,2929$29,282
Other Government Administration 1$8,712$104,54410$3,986
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 6$7,722
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 16$91,476$68,60726$43,979

Greencastle government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $426,000 ($105.81)
    Sewerage: $75,000 ($18.63)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $740,000 ($183.81)
    Sewerage: $720,000 ($178.84)
    Police Protection: $542,000 ($134.62)
    Central Staff Services: $112,000 ($27.82)
    Local Fire Protection: $62,000 ($15.40)
    General - Other: $54,000 ($13.41)
    General Public Buildings: $38,000 ($9.44)
    Financial Administration: $30,000 ($7.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000 ($6.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($4.72)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($0.99)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($0.50)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $33,000 ($8.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $8,000 ($1.99)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($0.99)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $986,000 ($244.91)

Greencastle government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $867,000 ($215.35)
    Parking Facilities: $19,000 ($4.72)
    Other: $16,000 ($3.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($2.24)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($1.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $5,000 ($1.24)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $57,000 ($14.16)
    Fines and Forfeits: $31,000 ($7.70)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($1.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $116,000 ($28.81)
    Highways: $101,000 ($25.09)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.75)
  • Tax - Property: $520,000 ($129.16)
    Individual Income: $480,000 ($119.23)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $104,000 ($25.83)
    Public Utility License: $71,000 ($17.64)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $60,000 ($14.90)

Greencastle government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,180,000 ($293.09)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,085,000 ($269.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $95,000 ($23.60)

Greencastle government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $259,000 ($64.33)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,255,000 ($311.72)

4.25% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,825 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.25%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($493 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cumberland County, PA  0.64% ($36,797 average AGI)
from Washington County, MD  0.61% ($44,228)
from Adams County, PA  0.23% ($41,477)


4.66% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,649 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.60% of residents moved to foreign countries ($5,112 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.60%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cumberland County, PA  0.69% ($42,517 average AGI)
to Washington County, MD  0.42% ($43,941)
to Adams County, PA  0.20% ($47,748)
Businesses in Greencastle, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Arby's1New Balance1
CVS1Nike1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Inn1Penske1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
FedEx3SAS Shoes1
GNC1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
Hardee's1UPS2
Honda1

Strongest AM radio stations in Greencastle:

  • WCBG (1590 AM; 5 kW; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WHGT (1380 AM; 1 kW; WAYNESBORO, PA)
  • WCHA (800 AM; 1 kW; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJEJ (1240 AM; 1 kW; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HAGERSTOWN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Greencastle:

  • WQCM (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSRT (92.1 FM; MERCERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WIKZ (95.1 FM; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWMD (101.5 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKMZ (95.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAYC (100.9 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSKE (104.3 FM; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Greencastle:

  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)
  • WHAG-TV (Channel 25; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: QUORUM OF MARYLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWPB (Channel 31; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WJAL (Channel 68; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W51CY (Channel 51; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
Greencastle fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Greencastle fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 151ft / 45.8mTotal length
  • $3,360,000Total costs
  • 182,310Total average daily traffic
  • 49,089Total average daily truck traffic
  • 152,460Total future (year 2010) average daily traffic
New bridges in Greencastle, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 131960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Greencastle, PA

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 32. The highest number of fire incidents - 79 took place in 2014, and the least - 2 in 2018. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Greencastle, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (61.6%), and Outside Fires (24.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Greencastle, PA
    • 29561.6%Structure Fires
    • 11624.2%Outside Fires
    • 479.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 214.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Greencastle, PA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Greencastle, Pennsylvania:

  • Rodeway Inn, 10835 John Wayne Dr, Greencastle, Pennsylvania 17225 , Phone: (717) 597-7762, Fax: (717) 597-7156
  • Comfort Inn, 50 Pine Dr, Greencastle, Pennsylvania 17225 , Phone: (717) 597-8164, Fax: (717) 597-5050
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Greencastle, Pennsylvania
Most common first names in Greencastle, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9081.5 years
John8975.4 years
Charles7074.6 years
Robert5971.3 years
William5372.9 years
George4775.0 years
Paul4175.2 years
Helen4179.0 years
Anna4079.6 years
Ruth4081.4 years
Most common last names in Greencastle, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Myers7879.0 years
Miller4873.9 years
Barnhart2881.5 years
Smith2570.0 years
Martin2374.8 years
Angle2280.8 years
Carbaugh2078.7 years
Hykes1977.1 years
Elliott1975.8 years
Daley1874.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Greencastle, PA
  • 43.4%Electricity
  • 42.5%Utility gas
  • 9.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.9%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Greencastle, PA
  • 68.1%Electricity
  • 23.9%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Other fuel
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Greencastle 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

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  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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