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Population in 2010: 917. Population change since 2000: +6.4%
Males: 411  (44.9%)
Females: 506  (55.1%)

Median resident age:  43.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17250.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,949 (it was $27,031 in 2000)
Rouzerville:

$44,949
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,344

Rouzerville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $142,381 (it was $80,700 in 2000)
Rouzerville:

$142,381
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $154,485; Detached houses: $169,378; Townhouses or other attached units: $152,617; Mobile homes: $55,451

Median gross rent in 2012: $573.

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Rouzerville races chart
  • White alone - 885 (96.5%)
  • Hispanic - 21 (2.3%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rouzerville: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (30.5%), United States (15.7%), Irish (14.8%), English (11.9%), West Indian (4.6%), Italian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 685 feet

Land area: 0.65 square miles.

Population density: 1,406 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Rouzerville:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rouzerville CDP:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

62 residents are foreign born (4.6% Europe, 4.0% Latin America).

This place:  8.6%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $988 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $757 (5.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (21.9 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (56.6 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (127.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Pen Mar, PA (1.1 miles ), Wayne Heights, PA (1.3 miles ), Highfield-Cascade, MD (1.4 miles ), Fort Ritchie, MD (1.6 miles ), Blue Ridge Summit, PA (1.7 miles ), Ringgold, MD (1.7 miles) , Waynesboro borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Sabillasville, MD (2.0 miles ).

Latitude: 39.73 N, Longitude: 77.52 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 717

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (52%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (22%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (11%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (10%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (10%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Rouzerville-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 44% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the Rouzerville place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/16/1961, a category F3 tornado 21.9 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rouzerville-area historical earthquake activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 93% 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 88.9 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 90.2 miles away from Rouzerville center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 73.2 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 73.2 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 Franklin County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Don Heffner - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Rouzerville:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE WAYNESBORO (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; WAYNESBORO, PA)
  • WAYNESBORO HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, about 4 miles away; WAYNESBORO, PA)
  • QUINCY RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WAYNESBORO, PA)

Airports located in Rouzerville:

Amtrak station near Rouzerville:

  • 16 miles: HAGERSTOWN (GREYHOUND STA., 10527 SHARPSTOWN PK.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rouzerville:

  • Gettysburg College (about 17 miles; Gettysburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,517)
  • Frederick Community College (about 21 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 2,359)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 23 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,920)
  • Shepherd University (about 26 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,351)
  • American Public University System (about 36 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 5,448)
  • Dickinson College (about 37 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • Messiah College (about 41 miles; Grantham, PA; FT enrollment: 2,732)

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Reservoir: Red Run Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.9. This is about average.
City:

33.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.2%

Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.9%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Rouzerville, PA

Rouzerville compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Rouzerville travel time to work - commute


Rouzerville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (44%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rouzerville CDP (based on Franklin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.02%
Here39.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents19.5%16.9%13.6%7.7%5.8%
Congregations19.2%4.1%10.4%7.3%4.1%
NameBrethren in Christ ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of the BrethrenMennonite Church USAOther
Adherents5.7%5.1%4.7%4.2%16.8%
Congregations5.7%5.7%5.7%7.3%30.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 24
This county:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Franklin County:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Franklin County:

2.89 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 89
Franklin County:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.3%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.2%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Franklin County:

10.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

5.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,803 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.37%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($528 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Washington County, MD  1.21% ($51,267 average AGI)
from Frederick County, MD  0.38% ($53,848)
from Cumberland County, PA  0.37% ($34,982)


3.97% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,947 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.97%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($478 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cumberland County, PA  0.58% ($35,582 average AGI)
to Washington County, MD  0.44% ($34,733)
to Adams County, PA  0.16% ($38,196)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rouzerville:

  • WHGT (1380 AM; 1 kW; WAYNESBORO, PA)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCBG (1590 AM; 5 kW; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WFMD (930 AM; 5 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXTR (820 AM; 4 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rouzerville:

  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WQCM (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWMD (101.5 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WSRT (92.1 FM; MERCERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WIKZ (95.1 FM; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WAFY (103.1 FM; MIDDLETOWN, MD; Owner: FREDERICK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WZBT (91.1 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: GETTYSBURG COLLEGE)
  • WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMTB-FM (89.9 FM; EMMITSBURG, MD; Owner: MOUNT SAINT MARY'S COLLEGE, INCORPORATED)

TV broadcast stations around Rouzerville:

  • W51CY (Channel 51; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WHAG-TV (Channel 25; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: QUORUM OF MARYLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWPB (Channel 31; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)

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