Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 3,855 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +14.1%
 
Males: 1,897  (49.2%)
Females: 1,958  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

49.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 17361.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $73,467 (it was $49,983 in 2000)
Shrewsbury:

$73,467
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $39,292 (it was $20,292 in 2000)

Shrewsbury borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $260,455 (it was $137,800 in 2000)
Shrewsbury:

$260,455
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $258,016; detached houses: $273,677; townhouses or other attached units: $209,883; mobile homes: $45,884

Median gross rent in 2019: $820.

March 2019 cost of living index in Shrewsbury: 94.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.5%

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  • Races in Shrewsbury, PA (2019)
    • 3,43589.1%White alone
    • 2717.0%Hispanic
    • 1163.0%Two or more races
    • 170.4%Black alone

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According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania as of January 27, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Shrewsbury is 773 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: German (36.4%), American (17.2%), Polish (6.1%), Italian (5.6%), English (5.3%), Czech (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 983 feet

Land area: 1.76 square miles.

Population density: 2,187 people per square mile   (low).

Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania map

51 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.3%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,967 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,668 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Towson, MD (26.1 miles , pop. 51,793).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (31.9 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (83.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Railroad borough, PA (1.1 miles ),
New Freedom borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Glen Rock borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Stewartstown borough, PA (2.2 miles ),
Winterstown borough, PA (2.4 miles ),
Loganville borough, PA (2.5 miles ),
Cross Roads borough, PA (2.6 miles ),
Seven Valleys borough, PA (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 39.77 N, Longitude: 76.68 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 717

Distribution of median household income in Shrewsbury, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Shrewsbury, PA in 2019

Property values in Shrewsbury, PA

Shrewsbury satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Historical population in Shrewsbury, PA
Historical housing units in Shrewsbury, PA

Population change in the 1990s: +691 (+25.7%).
Most common industries in Shrewsbury, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Truck transportation (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Shrewsbury, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Engineers (3.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (6.9%)
  • Engineers (6.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Cashiers (6.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.6%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)

Average climate in Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania average temperatures Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania average precipitation Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania humidity Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania wind speed Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania snowfall Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania sunshine Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
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 13.7 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 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.57
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
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 13.7 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 8.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.99
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Shrewsbury-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 12.8 miles away from the Shrewsbury borough center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1980, a category F3 tornado 21.3 miles away from the borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shrewsbury-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 60% 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 145.2 miles away from Shrewsbury 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 51.7 miles away from Shrewsbury 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 228.6 miles away from Shrewsbury 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 52.6 miles away from Shrewsbury center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 143.8 miles away from Shrewsbury center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 157.7 miles away from Shrewsbury 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).
Shrewsbury topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Shrewsbury:

  • BARBARA J. EGAN NURSING AND RE (200 LUTHER ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Shrewsbury:

  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-DALLASTOWN (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DALLASTOWN, PA)
  • LONGVIEW NSG. HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MANCHESTER, MD)
  • HOSPICE SERVICES VNA OF YORK C (Hospital, about 10 miles away; RED LION, PA)
  • OSS ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; YORK, PA)
  • SKILLS OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA INC - NORTH (Hospital, about 12 miles away; WINDSOR, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-YORK SOUTH (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; YORK, PA)
  • COLONIAL MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; YORK, PA)

Heliports located in Shrewsbury:

Operable nuclear power plants near Shrewsbury:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shrewsbury:

  • York College Pennsylvania (about 13 miles; York, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,140)
  • YTI Career Institute-York (about 16 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • McDaniel College (about 22 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Carroll Community College (about 24 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,682)
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania (about 24 miles; Millersville, PA; FT enrollment: 7,743)
  • Stevenson University (about 24 miles; Stevenson, MD; FT enrollment: 3,862)
  • Harford Community College (about 26 miles; Bel Air, MD; FT enrollment: 4,530)

Private high school in Shrewsbury:

  • SHREWSBURY DUNKARD BRETHREN SCHOOL (Students: 12, Location: 216 N MAIN ST, Grades: 1-10)

Public elementary/middle school in Shrewsbury:

  • SHREWSBURY EL SCH (Location: 331 S MAIN ST, Grades: KG-6)

Library in Shrewsbury:

  • SOUTHERN YORK COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $218,148; Location: 80 CONSTITUTION AVE; 45,219 books; 2,146 audio materials; 708 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 55 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Shrewsbury: Turnpike Station (A), Shrewsbury Volunteer Fire Company Station 61 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Christ Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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 Shrewsbury and their reported violations in the past:

SHREWSBURY BAPTIST CH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-29-2014), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2014), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-29-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between OCT-04-2011 and NOV-04-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-10-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-10-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This borough:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

68.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

4.5%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
152 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in Shrewsbury (2011 data):

  • PeoplesBank, a Codorus Valley Company: Shrewsbury Lutheran Retirement Villa at 800 Bollinger Drive, branch established on 2006/12/05. 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.
  • Fulton Bank, National Association: Shrewsbury Branch at 1102 Shrewsbury Commons Ave, branch established on 1997/11/05. Info updated 2010/12/30: Bank assets: $9,041.7 mil, Deposits: $6,700.3 mil, headquarters in Lancaster, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 122 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Shrewsbury Branch at 630 Shrewsbury Commons, branch established on 1997/12/05. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Forrest Avenue Branch at 69 East Forrest Avenue, branch established on 1935/12/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Shrewsbury Branch at 14655 Mt Airy Rd, branch established on 2005/02/11. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.

For population 15 years and over in Shrewsbury:

Marital status in Shrewsbury, PA
  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Shrewsbury:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

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

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Religion statistics for Shrewsbury, 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
York County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
This county:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

5.49 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
York County:

28.7%
Pennsylvania:

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

11.9%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.9%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Shrewsbury:

55.2%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Shrewsbury:

18.8%
Pennsylvania:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.1%
Pennsylvania:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.8%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

61.4%
Pennsylvania:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Shrewsbury:

80.1%
Pennsylvania:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Shrewsbury, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 5$24,758$59,4190$0
Other Government Administration 2$9,741$58,4461$2,798
Totals for Government 7$34,499$59,1411$2,798

Shrewsbury government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $369,000 ($95.72)
    Sewerage: $50,000 ($12.97)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $647,000 ($167.83)
    Police Protection: $528,000 ($136.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $334,000 ($86.64)
    Water Utilities: $298,000 ($77.30)
    Regular Highways: $271,000 ($70.30)
    General - Other: $189,000 ($49.03)
    Local Fire Protection: $140,000 ($36.32)
    Central Staff Services: $115,000 ($29.83)
    Financial Administration: $51,000 ($13.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $39,000 ($10.12)
    Health - Other: $37,000 ($9.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000 ($4.67)
    Libraries: $18,000 ($4.67)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($2.59)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $103,000 ($26.72)
    Sewerage: $57,000 ($14.79)
    Regular Highways: $54,000 ($14.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $474,000 ($122.96)

Shrewsbury government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $616,000 ($159.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $329,000 ($85.34)
    Other: $25,000 ($6.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($1.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $34,000 ($8.82)
    Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($6.49)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($0.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $796,000 ($206.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $123,000 ($31.91)
    Other: $63,000 ($16.34)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.26)
  • Tax - Property: $612,000 ($158.75)
    Individual Income: $499,000 ($129.44)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $73,000 ($18.94)
    Public Utility License: $47,000 ($12.19)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $7,000 ($1.82)

Shrewsbury government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,907,000 ($1013.49)

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 Shrewsbury, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Penske1
Advance Auto Parts1Pier 1 Imports1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Chick-Fil-A1Starbucks1
Curves1T-Mobile2
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
Fashion Bug1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
GNC1UPS1
GameStop1Walmart1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
KFC1YMCA1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Shrewsbury:

  • 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.)
  • WSBA (910 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WOYK (1350 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WOYK, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAO (600 AM; 5 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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 Shrewsbury:

  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLIF (101.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF, 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)
  • WIYY (97.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WPOC (93.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLAN-FM (96.9 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Shrewsbury:

  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGCB-TV (Channel 49; RED LION, PA; Owner: RED LION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • 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.)
  • W23AY (Channel 23; YORK, PA; Owner: WIRELESS CABLE TV OF PA, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
Shrewsbury fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Shrewsbury fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 33.4mTotal length
  • $6,849,000Total costs
  • 364,967Total average daily traffic
  • 69,351Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Shrewsbury, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 122010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Shrewsbury, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Shrewsbury)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Shrewsbury, PA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 2 Mi N (Lat: 39.798139 Lon: -76.674944), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WNTW567, Licensee ID: L00288741,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6730.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/05/2019, Expiration Date: 11/08/2029, Certifier: Steven F Lux, Registrant: Felhc, 76 South Main Street, Akron, OH 44308, Phone: (330) 436-2208, Fax: (330) 761-7203, Email:
  • YORK94, Off I-83 Northbound (Lat: 39.754917 Lon: -76.662417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WPSS421,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 05/20/2021, Expiration Date: 07/23/2031, Certifier: Donald R Appleby Jr, Registrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 8001 Brtetz Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17112, Phone: (717) 346-8058, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:
  • YORK 94, Off I-83 Northbound (Lat: 39.754917 Lon: -76.662417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQGS503,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 10668.7 MHz, 10628.1 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/04/2007, Expiration Date: 04/04/2017, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2017, Certifier: Robert L Bragg Jr., Registrant: County Of York, 120 Davies Drive, York, PA 17402, Phone: (717) 840-2922, Fax: (717) 840-4841, Email:
  • SHREWSBURY, 2 Reservoir Drive (Lat: 39.767556 Lon: -76.675417), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 50.6 m, Call Sign: WQUB285,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23020.0 MHz, 23070.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/27/2014, Expiration Date: 05/27/2024, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • YORK 94, Off I-83 Northbound (Lat: 39.754917 Lon: -76.662417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WRAA371,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 10628.1 MHz, Grant Date: 09/21/2017, Expiration Date: 09/21/2027, Certifier: Timothy D Feilinger, Registrant: County Of York, 120 Davies Drive, York, PA 17402, Phone: (717) 840-2924, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Shrewsbury)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$225,5926$190,87239$195,2294$93,9931$228,5801$56,850
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$121,1004$189,8801$54,9100$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$211,83012$235,2302$25,0200$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$98,91011$201,5500$01$107,0800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$206,0900$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0238.22

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$298,2801$247,660
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$126,7501$233,060
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$242,010
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$212,6100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0238.22

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Shrewsbury, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Shrewsbury, PA - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 30. The highest number of fires - 100 took place in 2005, and the least - 1 in 2014. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Shrewsbury, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (38.4%), and Other (29.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Shrewsbury, PA
    • 19538.4%Structure Fires
    • 15029.5%Other
    • 8817.3%Outside Fires
    • 7514.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Shrewsbury, PA
Most common first names in Shrewsbury, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3177.8 years
Mary3079.1 years
William2979.2 years
Helen2082.8 years
George1980.7 years
Charles1781.3 years
Harry1785.6 years
Ruth1683.5 years
Joseph1576.8 years
James1475.3 years
Most common last names in Shrewsbury, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2481.3 years
Miller1985.0 years
Orwig1577.4 years
Baker979.3 years
Rehmeyer983.3 years
Bailey874.1 years
Rohrbaugh877.7 years
Krebs881.5 years
Johnson776.7 years
Diehl778.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Shrewsbury, PA
  • 82.6%Utility gas
  • 9.6%Electricity
  • 4.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Shrewsbury, PA
  • 46.1%Electricity
  • 40.3%Utility gas
  • 13.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Shrewsbury compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 3 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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