For population 25 years and over in Orrtanna:
For population 15 years and over in Orrtanna CDP:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,578 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (29.4 miles , pop. 52,767).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (54.3 miles , pop. 651,154).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (117.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Cashtown-McKnightstown, PA (1.5 miles ), Fairfield borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Arendtsville borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Gettysburg borough, PA (2.6 miles ), Carroll Valley borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Biglerville borough, PA (2.9 miles ), Lake Heritage, PA (3.1 miles ), Emmitsburg, MD (3.2 miles ).
Latitude: 39.85 N, Longitude: 77.36 W
Orrtanna tourist attractions:
Average climate in Orrtanna, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Orrtanna-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 50% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the Orrtanna place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 4/16/1961, a category F3 tornado 16.4 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Orrtanna-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 89% 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 77.4 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 78.8 miles away from Orrtanna 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 62.1 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 66.8 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 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).
Hospitals/medical centers near Orrtanna:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orrtanna:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Orrtanna and their reported violations in the past:HICKORY BRIDGE FARM (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:J D & SONS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 8.2%
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Orrtanna compared to Pennsylvania state average:
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Religion statistics for Orrtanna (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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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Orrtanna:
Strongest FM radio stations in Orrtanna:
TV broadcast stations around Orrtanna:
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2013.