Mount Gretna Heights, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 323. Population change since 2000: -10.3%
Males: 103  (31.9%)
Females: 220  (68.1%)
Median resident age:  56.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 17064.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $52,651 (it was $46,354 in 2000)
Mount Gretna Heights:

$52,651
PA:

$55,702

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $44,619 (it was $25,996 in 2000)

Mount Gretna Heights CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $257,658 (it was $125,000 in 2000)
Mount Gretna Heights:

$257,658
PA:

$170,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $269,871; Detached houses: $278,074
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  • Races in Mount Gretna Heights, PA (2010)

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    • 30895.4%White alone
    • 103.1%Hispanic
    • 30.9%Two or more races
    • 20.6%Asian alone

Races in Mount Gretna Heights detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mount Gretna Heights: 107.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (53.4%), English (10.2%), Scottish (4.2%), Slovak (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 0.13 square miles.

Population density: 2,526 people per square mile   (average).

Mount Gretna Heights,PA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Mount Gretna Heights:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Gretna Heights CDP:

  • Never married: 16.2%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 32.0%

5 residents are foreign born (2.3% North America).

This place:

2.3%
Pennsylvania:

6.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,599 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $4,491 (1.7%)

Mount Gretna Heights satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (16.8 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (65.6 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (72.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Mount Gretna borough, PA (0.6 miles ), Timber Hills, PA (0.8 miles ), Quentin, PA (1.6 miles ), Cornwall borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Penryn, PA (2.5 miles ), Annville, PA (2.5 miles ), Cleona borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Pleasant Hill, PA (2.5 miles ).

Latitude: 40.25 N, Longitude: 76.47 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 717

Mount Gretna Heights household income distribution Mount Gretna Heights home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (64%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Other services, except public administration (25%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (50%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (30%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Community and social service occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Mount Gretna Heights: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Mount Gretna Heights, Pennsylvania

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Tornado activity:

Mount Gretna Heights-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the Mount Gretna Heights place center caused $18 million in damages.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 tornado 13.7 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Gretna Heights-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 23.4 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 222.7 miles away from Mount Gretna Heights 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 24.9 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 278.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 262.5 miles away from Mount Gretna Heights center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 325.0 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 Lebanon County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Mount Gretna Heights:

  • PHILHAVEN HOSP (Hospital, about 2 miles away; MT GRETNA, PA)
  • MT HOPE NAZARENE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MANHEIM, PA)
  • VNA DEPT OF GOOD SAM HOSP (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; LEBANON, PA)
  • LEBANON VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 6 miles away; LEBANON, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-LEBANON (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LEBANON, PA)
  • SPANG CREST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LEBANON, PA)
  • TWIN OAKS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PALMYRA, PA)

Amtrak stations near Mount Gretna Heights:

  • 10 miles: MOUNT JOY (DELTA & HENRY STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: ELIZABETHTOWN (WILSON AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 16 miles: LANCASTER (53 MCGOVERN AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Gretna Heights:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (about 15 miles; Middletown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,797)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 16 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,585)
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania (about 19 miles; Millersville, PA; FT enrollment: 7,743)
  • YTI Career Institute-York (about 21 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 23 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 13,276)
  • York College Pennsylvania (about 26 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 5,140)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 28 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)

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Notable location: Mount Gretna Community Volunteer Fire Company Station 38 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lebanon 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 110. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

110
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.108. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.108
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 9.31. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.31
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 18.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00909. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00909
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 17.5%
(23.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  56.8%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Mount Gretna Heights travel time to work - commute Mount Gretna Heights mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mount Gretna Heights CDP (based on Lebanon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant29,37380
Evangelical Protestant13,83997
Catholic12,2188
Other1,2945
Orthodox2282
Black Protestant551
None76,561-
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: 31
Lebanon County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Lebanon County:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Lebanon County:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Here:

6.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lebanon County:

28.9%
Pennsylvania:

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

14.0%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mount Gretna Heights:

50.4%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

52.0%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mount Gretna Heights:

13.7%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

15.8%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mount Gretna Heights:

35.5%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

58.3%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Mount Gretna Heights:

84.5%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mount Gretna Heights, PA Residents

4.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.13%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($490 average AGI)
Lebanon County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dauphin County, PA  0.84% ($41,207 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.56% ($43,538)
from Berks County, PA  0.49% ($34,909)


4.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.11%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($255 average AGI)
Lebanon County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dauphin County, PA  0.77% ($39,491 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.52% ($36,442)
to Berks County, PA  0.37% ($33,947)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Gretna Heights:

  • WWSM (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANNVILLE-CLEONA, PA; Owner: PATRICK H. SICKAFUS)
  • WLBR (1270 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLAN (1390 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, PA)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSBA (910 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Gretna Heights:

  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WQIC (100.1 FM; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWKL (92.1 FM; PALMYRA, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLAN-FM (96.9 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W220BX (91.9 FM; MARIETTA, PA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJTL (90.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CREATIVE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHKF (99.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WNNK-FM (104.1 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Gretna Heights:

  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: HARRISBURG TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGCB-TV (Channel 49; RED LION, PA; Owner: RED LION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Approx 5.7 Mi Ssw On South Mountain (Lat: 40.262583 Lon: -76.464694), Call Sign: KNDR214
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.325 MHzGrant Date: 09/15/1997, Expiration Date: 11/10/2002, Cancellation Date: 02/09/2003Registrant: Ristenbatt Inc, Rd 2 Box 338, Palmyra, PA 17078, Phone: (717) 838-5921

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$111,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0041.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (59%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)

Mount Gretna Heights compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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