For population 25 years and over in McSherrystown:
For population 15 years and over in McSherrystown borough:
61 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,557 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (33.8 miles , pop. 52,767).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (40.5 miles , pop. 651,154).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (100.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Midway, PA (0.9 miles ), Pennville, PA (1.4 miles ), Hanover borough, PA (1.4 miles ), Parkville, PA (1.7 miles ), New Oxford borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Littlestown borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Abbottstown borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Bonneauville borough, PA (2.5 miles ).
Latitude: 39.80 N, Longitude: 77.02 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 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 McSherrystown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -107 (-3.8%).
Work and jobs in McSherrystown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in McSherrystown, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
McSherrystown-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/5/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.1 miles away from the McSherrystown borough center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/7/1980, a category F3 tornado 8.7 miles away from the borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:McSherrystown-area historical earthquake activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 81% 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 63.5 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 64.6 miles away from McSherrystown center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.1 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 47.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 75.8 miles away from McSherrystown center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
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: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Bill Sherdel - Baseball player, Bob McKinney - Baseball player, Carroll Yerkes - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near McSherrystown:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McSherrystown:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.178. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 5.0%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 9.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
13 people in religious group quarters in 2000
9 people in nursing homes in 2000
McSherrystown compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for McSherrystown (based on Adams County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.45%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 16
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Number of full-service restaurants: 77
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McSherrystown government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.36% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,933 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($287 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.76% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,107 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($249 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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McSherrystown fatal accident list:
Sep 9, 2005 11:39 PM, Sr-2006, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 30, 2002 09:35 AM, Sr-116, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 16, 2002 12:55 AM, Sr-116, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jun 20, 1985 12:50 AM, North St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 14, 1985 06:15 AM, 00231, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $1,000
Total average daily traffic: 11,210
Total average daily truck traffic: 784
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 14,728
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in McSherrystown)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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