For population 25 years and over in Greencastle:
For population 15 years and over in Greencastle borough:
91 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.7% Africa, 0.4% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,594 (1.2%)
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: 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 ), District 21, Hagerstown, MD (3.0 miles ), District 25, Hagerstown, MD (3.1 miles ), Mercersburg borough, PA (3.1 miles ).
Latitude: 39.79 N, Longitude: 77.73 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,425 (+35.8%)
Area code: 717
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Greencastle detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +36 (+1.0%).
Work and jobs in Greencastle: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Greencastle, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Greencastle-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 30% greater 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 significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 96% 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 96.9 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 Greencastle center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Stanley Dunbar Embick - General, King Lear (baseball) - Baseball player, Robert McClelland (American politician), George Goetz - Baseball player, Mike Jemison - Player of football, Robert Allison (Pennsylvania) - Politician, Togie Pittinger - Major League Baseball player.
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Airports and heliports located in Greencastle:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 20.6. This is about average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Greencastle and their reported violations in the past:ANTRIM TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL AUTH (Population served: 665, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:PARKVIEW WOODLAND MHP (Serves WV, Population served: 328, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:MIDWAY MHP (Serves WV, Population served: 245, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:GREENCASTLE CH OF GOD (Population served: 220, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:GREENCASTLE GREENS GC (Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:GREENCASTLE LIVESTOCK MKT (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:FUNCASTLE (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Greencastle that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 9.7%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.6% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Greencastle (based on Franklin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.02%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 24
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Number of full-service restaurants: 89
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Greencastle government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,803 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($528 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
3.97% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,947 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($478 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Greencastle fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,800
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 3,723
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Greencastle)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Greencastle, PA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Greencastle)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Greencastle)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 25 patent applications in 2008-2014.