New Freedom, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 4,685 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +33.4%
Males: 2,160  (46.1%)
Females: 2,525  (53.9%)
Median resident age:

42.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 17349.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $95,030 (it was $66,458 in 2000)
New Freedom:

$95,030
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $41,264 (it was $24,828 in 2000)

New Freedom borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $297,339 (it was $147,700 in 2000)
New Freedom:

$297,339
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $214,452; detached houses: $237,577; townhouses or other attached units: $135,462; in 2-unit structures: $185,373; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $122,125; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $159,703; mobile homes: $62,630

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,114.

March 2019 cost of living index in New Freedom: 95.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 4.3%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in New Freedom, PA (2019)
    • 4,22190.3%White alone
    • 2705.8%Black alone
    • 721.5%Asian alone
    • 350.7%Two or more races
    • 210.4%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in New Freedom, Pennsylvania as of April 18, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in New Freedom is 767 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: American (15.2%), German (11.8%), Irish (10.2%), Italian (8.1%), Russian (8.0%), Polish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1879

Elevation: 818 feet

Land area: 2.05 square miles.

Population density: 2,284 people per square mile   (low).

New Freedom, Pennsylvania map

143 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe, 1.2% Asia, 0.3% Latin America).

This borough:

3.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,641 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,909 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Towson, MD (24.2 miles , pop. 51,793).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (30.0 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (84.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Railroad borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
Shrewsbury borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Glen Rock borough, PA (2.1 miles ),
Stewartstown borough, PA (2.4 miles ),
Winterstown borough, PA (2.9 miles ),
Loganville borough, PA (2.9 miles ),
Cross Roads borough, PA (2.9 miles ),
Seven Valleys borough, PA (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 39.74 N, Longitude: 76.70 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 717

Distribution of median household income in New Freedom, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in New Freedom, PA in 2019

Property values in New Freedom, PA

New Freedom satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Historical population in New Freedom, PA
Historical housing units in New Freedom, PA

Population change in the 1990s: +559 (+18.9%).
Most common industries in New Freedom, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (11.8%)
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Food (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (16.2%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.0%)
  • Construction (2.8%)
Most common occupations in New Freedom, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.4%)
  • Engineers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Engineers (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Computer specialists (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.8%)
  • Registered nurses (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.2%)

Average climate in New Freedom, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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New Freedom, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.1. This is about average.

City:

76.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2017 was 0.157. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.157
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.57
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.85. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.85
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

New Freedom-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/5/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.8 miles away from the New Freedom borough center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1980, a category F3 tornado 21.7 miles away from the borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Freedom-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 142.9 miles away from New Freedom 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 54.0 miles away from New Freedom 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) earthquake occurred 228.9 miles away from New Freedom 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 54.8 miles away from New Freedom center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 141.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 155.4 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 York County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers near New Freedom:

  • BARBARA J. EGAN NURSING AND RE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SHREWSBURY, PA)
  • LONGVIEW NSG. HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MANCHESTER, MD)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-DALLASTOWN (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DALLASTOWN, PA)
  • HOSPICE SERVICES VNA OF YORK C (Hospital, about 13 miles away; RED LION, PA)
  • OSS ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; YORK, PA)
  • SKILLED CARE CENTER AT UTZ TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HANOVER, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-YORK SOUTH (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; YORK, PA)

Operable nuclear power plants near New Freedom:

  • 20 miles: Peach Bottom 2 and 3 in Delta, PA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Freedom:

  • York College Pennsylvania (about 15 miles; York, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,140)
  • YTI Career Institute-York (about 18 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • McDaniel College (about 20 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Carroll Community College (about 22 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,682)
  • Stevenson University (about 22 miles; Stevenson, MD; FT enrollment: 3,862)
  • Towson University (about 25 miles; Towson, MD; FT enrollment: 19,618)
  • Harford Community College (about 26 miles; Bel Air, MD; FT enrollment: 4,530)

Private high school in New Freedom:

  • NEW FREEDOM CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 34, Location: 851 CAMPBELL RD, Grades: PK-12)

Private elementary/middle schools in New Freedom:

  • SHREWSBURY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 106, Location: 701 WINDY HILL RD, Grades: UG-8)
  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 101, Location: 315 N CONSTITUTION AVE, Grades: PK-1)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in New Freedom: Summit Grove Camp (A), Rose Fire Company 1 Station 58 (B), Southern Regional Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Gallery Family Fun Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; Constitution Avenue).

Hotel: Hampton Inn Shrewsbury- PA (1000 Far Hills Drive).

Birthplace of: Stew Bowers - Baseball player.

York 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 New Freedom and their reported violations in the past:

NEW FREEDOM RESTAURANT (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
MASON DIXON FARM (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2013), St Boil Water Order (OCT-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-02-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-02-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2012)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-26-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-20-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUL-26-2007 to JUL-26-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-26-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-16-2007 to NOV-16-2007)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 15 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This borough:

2.7 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

78.3%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

4.7%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
15 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
3 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
11 people in nursing homes in 2000
3 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in New Freedom (2011 data):

  • Susquehanna Bank: New Freedom Branch at 16576 Susquehanna Trail, branch established on 1988/01/11. 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.
  • PeoplesBank, a Codorus Valley Company: New Freedom Branch at 26 East Main Street, branch established on 2005/03/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,009.1 mil, Deposits: $855.8 mil, headquarters in Glen Rock, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Codorus Valley Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in New Freedom:

Marital status in New Freedom, PA
  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

For population 25 years and over in New Freedom:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - New Freedom
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for New Freedom, PA (based on York County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant79,653217
Evangelical Protestant47,150222
Catholic35,60513
Other4,81524
Black Protestant1,33910
Orthodox4002
None266,010-
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: 62
Here:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
York County:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 113
Here:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 231
York County:

5.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.7%
State:

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

11.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
New Freedom:

52.8%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
New Freedom:

52.3%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
New Freedom:

28.7
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
New Freedom:

21.5%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.5%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
New Freedom:

37.4%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
New Freedom:

59.6%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.7%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of New Freedom, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 14$86,036$73,7451$973
Sewerage 6$29,549$59,0980$0
Water Supply 3$13,236$52,9440$0
Streets and Highways 3$13,236$52,9440$0
Financial Administration 2$5,995$35,9700$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,235$62,8201$440
Police - Other 1$3,441$41,2920$0
Totals for Government 30$156,728$62,6912$1,413

New Freedom government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $109,000 ($23.27)
    Sewerage: $101,000 ($21.56)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,432,000 ($305.66)
    Regular Highways: $992,000 ($211.74)
    Water Utilities: $863,000 ($184.20)
    Police Protection: $555,000 ($118.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $449,000 ($95.84)
    Central Staff Services: $244,000 ($52.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $149,000 ($31.80)
    Local Fire Protection: $115,000 ($24.55)
    General Public Buildings: $26,000 ($5.55)
    Health - Other: $20,000 ($4.27)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($1.92)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($1.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $134,000 ($28.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $22,000 ($4.70)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,139,000 ($243.12)

New Freedom government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,789,000 ($381.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $461,000 ($98.40)
    Other: $80,000 ($17.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $72,000 ($15.37)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.43)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $28,000 ($5.98)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $51,000 ($10.89)
    Sale of Property: $42,000 ($8.96)
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000 ($2.35)
    General Revenue - Other: $10,000 ($2.13)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $964,000 ($205.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $265,000 ($56.56)
    Highways: $142,000 ($30.31)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.43)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $749,000 ($159.87)
    Property: $716,000 ($152.83)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $134,000 ($28.60)
    Public Utility License: $79,000 ($16.86)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($0.64)

New Freedom government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,475,000 ($1168.62)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,763,000 ($1016.65)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $712,000 ($151.97)

4.37% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,556 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($317 average AGI)
York County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cumberland County, PA  0.47% ($54,678 average AGI)
from Adams County, PA  0.46% ($35,685)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.44% ($43,221)


4.26% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,147 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.26%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($346 average AGI)
York County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cumberland County, PA  0.46% ($46,978 average AGI)
to Adams County, PA  0.44% ($39,187)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.37% ($45,275)
Businesses in New Freedom, PA
NameCountNameCount
Cracker Barrel1Ruby Tuesday1
Hilton1U-Haul1
Home Depot1

Strongest AM radio stations in New Freedom:

  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WCAO (600 AM; 5 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOYK (1350 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WOYK, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WSBA (910 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WHVR (1280 AM; 5 kW; HANOVER, PA)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Freedom:

  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLIF (101.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF, INC.)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIYY (97.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • W220BX (91.9 FM; MARIETTA, PA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WPOC (93.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around New Freedom:

  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING 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.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGCB-TV (Channel 49; RED LION, PA; Owner: RED LION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W23AY (Channel 23; YORK, PA; Owner: WIRELESS CABLE TV OF PA, INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
New Freedom fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

New Freedom fatal accident list:

Jan 4, 2008 10:32 PM, Sr-3002, Lat: 39.737370, Lon: -76.696620, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 20, 1979 09:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 29, 1978 02:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 2.1mTotal length
  • $390,000Total costs
  • 359Total average daily traffic
  • 7Total average daily truck traffic
  • 917Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in New Freedom)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in New Freedom, PA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • New Freedom, Lat: 39.740694 Lon: -76.683500, Call Sign: WPZA422, Licensee ID: L00023038,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.268 MHz, Grant Date: 09/24/2013, Expiration Date: 12/12/2023, Certifier: Scott De Poe, Registrant: New Freedom Borough
  • PL08SH456, 30 E. High Street (Lat: 39.735167 Lon: -76.703528), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQRD980,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11115.0 MHz, 11115.0 MHz, 11115.0 MHz, 11115.0 MHz, 11115.0 MHz, 11115.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/24/2013, Expiration Date: 04/24/2023, Certifier: Greg Todd, Registrant: Shentel, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in New Freedom)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-31-350 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 162 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 101MA , Serial Number: 31-7752186, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 10/08/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 10/21/2020
    Registrant (LLC): Pablo Air Charters LLC, 113 Penny Ln, New Freedom, PA 17349
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/06/1984
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-3 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4165 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6808M , Serial Number: 108-4808, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 08/17/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 09/10/2019
    Registrant (Corporation): Wdb Aviation Services Inc, 4 Hayfield Ct, New Freedom, PA 17349
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7BCM/CONV (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 82992 , Serial Number: 7AC-1644, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 03/11/1993, Certificate Issue Date: 04/25/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Glenda M Carman, 1 N Constitution Ave, New Freedom, PA 17349
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER R22 BETA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2303L , Serial Number: 1912, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 08/16/1991, Certificate Issue Date: 01/07/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Louis C Fortman, 1568 Sweitzer Rd, New Freedom, PA 17349
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/06/2019

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$223,70713$205,06172$191,8367$101,6592$99,505
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$214,9100$08$181,5731$43,6301$119,080
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$292,8000$022$256,2471$5,3000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$174,95026$217,2000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$234,4850$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0238.21

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$382,5201$369,4700$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$388,2302$225,9201$159,040
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$321,7500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0238.21

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in New Freedom, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in New Freedom, PA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 15. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 36 took place in 2004, and the least - 1 in 2015. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in New Freedom, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (55.6%), and Outside Fires (21.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in New Freedom, PA
    • 14055.6%Structure Fires
    • 5421.4%Outside Fires
    • 4618.3%Other
    • 124.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for New Freedom, PA
Most common first names in New Freedom, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4076.1 years
William3668.4 years
George3277.2 years
Mary3278.0 years
Charles3275.1 years
Joseph2174.9 years
James2075.2 years
Helen2086.6 years
Robert1970.8 years
Ruth1882.1 years
Most common last names in New Freedom, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2573.1 years
Smith1978.0 years
Keeny1380.0 years
Fry1186.2 years
Taylor1081.5 years
Bailey984.0 years
Bond968.2 years
Wagner877.1 years
Diehl874.7 years
Mcwilliams878.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in New Freedom, PA
  • 87.0%Utility gas
  • 8.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.0%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in New Freedom, PA
  • 58.2%Electricity
  • 41.8%Utility gas


New Freedom compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 7 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
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Total of 73 patent applications in 2008-2021.