Rouzerville, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 917.
Population change since 2000: +6.4%
Males: 444  (48.5%)
Females: 473  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

50.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 17250.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,376 (it was $27,031 in 2000)
Rouzerville:

$40,376
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,522 (it was $17,467 in 2000)

Rouzerville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $154,442 (it was $80,700 in 2000)
Rouzerville:

$154,442
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $235,651; detached houses: $263,774; townhouses or other attached units: $96,693; in 2-unit structures: $850,345; in 3-to-4-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $429,307; mobile homes: $67,638

Median gross rent in 2017: $857.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rouzerville: 91.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.9%
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  • Races in Rouzerville, PA (2010)
    • 88596.5%White alone
    • 212.3%Hispanic
    • 60.7%Black alone
    • 40.4%Two or more races
    • 10.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Rouzerville, Pennsylvania as of February 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rouzerville is 411 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (42.1%), American (19.7%), English (3.8%), Dutch (2.3%), Welsh (2.0%), Italian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 685 feet

Land area: 0.65 square miles.

Population density: 1,406 people per square mile   (low).

Rouzerville, Pennsylvania map

10 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.2%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,071 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $894 (0.9%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Rouzerville, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Rouzerville, PA in 2017
Rouzerville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Rouzerville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.5%)
  • Machinery (9.1%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Truck transportation (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (15.8%)
  • Construction (14.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (7.1%)
  • Truck transportation (7.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.0%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (28.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (22.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.7%)
  • Printing & related support activities (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (6.7%)
Most common occupations in Rouzerville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (12.6%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (7.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (21.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.2%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (7.7%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (14.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11.2%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (10.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (9.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.5%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.7%)

Average climate in Rouzerville, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.3. This is about average.

City:

73.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.106. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.106
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.02
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.424. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.424
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.77
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Rouzerville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 3% smaller 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 near Pennsylvania state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 193.7 miles away from the city 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 88.9 miles away from Rouzerville center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 230.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 149.9 miles away from Rouzerville 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 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 334.7 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 Franklin County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rouzerville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rouzerville:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE WAYNESBORO (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; WAYNESBORO, PA)
  • WAYNESBORO HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; WAYNESBORO, PA)
  • QUINCY RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WAYNESBORO, PA)
  • AVALON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • NMS HEALTHCARE OF HAGERSTOWN, LLC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • FMC - HAGERSTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • ST. VINCENT CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; EMMITSBURG, MD)

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:

  • Mount St Mary's University (about 10 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,313)
  • Hagerstown Community College (about 11 miles; Hagerstown, MD; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • Gettysburg College (about 17 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,772)
  • Frederick Community College (about 21 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 23 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 7,051)
  • Shepherd University (about 26 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • McDaniel College (about 30 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,558)

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

Birthplace of: Don Heffner - Baseball player.

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

For population 15 years and over in Rouzerville:

Marital status in Rouzerville, PA
  • Never married: 13.6%
  • Now married: 59.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 19.5%

For population 25 years and over in Rouzerville:

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rouzerville, PA (based on Franklin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,930139
Mainline Protestant19,14781
Catholic10,2596
Other1,5646
Black Protestant8835
Orthodox1201
None97,715-
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: 24
Franklin County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Franklin County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.89 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.3%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.2%
Pennsylvania:

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

10.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

38.7%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rouzerville:

41.8%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Rouzerville:

29.0
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Rouzerville:

14.0%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rouzerville:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rouzerville:

20.9%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Rouzerville:

56.3%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Rouzerville:

82.7%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rouzerville, PA Residents

4.25% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,825 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.25%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($493 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cumberland County, PA  0.64% ($36,797 average AGI)
from Washington County, MD  0.61% ($44,228)
from Adams County, PA  0.23% ($41,477)


4.66% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,649 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.60% of residents moved to foreign countries ($5,112 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.60%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cumberland County, PA  0.69% ($42,517 average AGI)
to Washington County, MD  0.42% ($43,941)
to Adams County, PA  0.20% ($47,748)

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)

Rouzerville fatal accident list:

Mar 4, 2008 01:41 AM, Sr-16, Lat: 39.738310, Lon: -77.531410, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 19, 2002 09:35 AM, Sr-16, Lat: 39.738203, Lon: -77.529155, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 24, 1999 07:00 AM, Sr-16, Lat: 39.738203, Lon: -77.529155, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 29, 1998 05:10 AM, Sr-16, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.6mTotal length
  • $110,000Total costs
  • 3,187Total average daily traffic
  • 308Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,047Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rouzerville, PA
  • 54.4%Electricity
  • 29.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.2%Wood
  • 4.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rouzerville, PA
  • 76.1%Electricity
  • 23.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Rouzerville compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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

Rouzerville on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Trinidad and Tobago (population 500+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Germany (population 500+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Western Europe (population 500+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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