For population 25 years and over in New Oxford:
For population 15 years and over in New Oxford borough:
263 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,264 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (35.9 miles , pop. 52,767).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (45.0 miles , pop. 651,154).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (101.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Abbottstown borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Hampton, PA (2.1 miles ), McSherrystown borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Midway, PA (2.2 miles ), Hanover borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Bonneauville borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Hunterstown, PA (2.4 miles ), Pennville, PA (2.5 miles ).
Latitude: 39.86 N, Longitude: 77.06 W
Area code: 717
Population change in the 1990s: +51 (+3.1%).
Work and jobs in New Oxford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in New Oxford, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
New Oxford-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/7/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the New Oxford borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/5/1952, a category F3 tornado 6.0 miles away from the borough center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:New Oxford-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 62.9 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 64.1 miles away from New Oxford center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 86.0 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 71.3 miles away from New Oxford 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: Joseph H. Himes - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers in New Oxford:
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Airports located in New Oxford:
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Public high schools in New Oxford:
See full list of schools located in New Oxford, School District: CONEWAGO VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Private elementary/middle school in New Oxford:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.165. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 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 14.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in New Oxford and their reported violations in the past:INN 94 (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:GOAL POST (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in New Oxford that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.7%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 40.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.9% for other race residents, 52.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
3 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000
New Oxford compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Banks with branches in New Oxford (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for New Oxford borough (based on Adams County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.45%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
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
Adult diabetes rate:
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New Oxford government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
New Oxford government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
New Oxford government finances - Cash and Securities 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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New Oxford fatal accident list:
Aug 8, 2006 06:00 AM, Sr-94, Lat: 39.855839, Lon: -77.016142, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 23, 2001 06:03 PM, Sr-1015, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 14, 1983 10:99 AM, 00126, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 15, 1977 11:58 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 250
Total average daily truck traffic: 5
Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic: 350
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in New Oxford)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in New Oxford)
FAA Registered Aircraft:10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in New Oxford)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 18 patent applications in 2008-2014.