Spry, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 4,891. Population change since 2000: -0.2%
Males: 2,630  (53.8%)
Females: 2,261  (46.2%)
Median resident age:  42.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17402.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $59,370 (it was $49,240 in 2000)
Spry:

$59,370
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,113 (it was $24,564 in 2000)

Spry CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $166,172 (it was $116,300 in 2000)
Spry:

$166,172
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $210,136; Detached houses: $227,544; Townhouses or other attached units: $144,764; Mobile homes: $148,424

Median gross rent in 2012: $945.

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  • White alone - 4,475 (91.5%)
  • Hispanic - 141 (2.9%)
  • Black alone - 122 (2.5%)
  • Asian alone - 80 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 60 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.06%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Spry: 97.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (34.8%), Irish (12.7%), English (7.7%), Italian (6.9%), Polish (4.6%), United States (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 700 feet

Land area: 2.58 square miles.

Population density: 1,898 people per square mile   (low).

Spry,PA real estate house value index trend

Spry, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Spry:

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Spry CDP:

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

166 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe, 1.1% Asia).

This place:  3.5%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,720 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,813 (1.7%)

Spry satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (22.1 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (42.0 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (82.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Tyler Run, PA (1.2 miles ), Tyler Run-Queens Gate, PA (1.3 miles ), Queens Gate, PA (1.4 miles ), Jacobus borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Dallastown borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Yoe borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Grantley, PA (1.8 miles ), East York, PA (2.0 miles ).

Latitude: 39.91 N, Longitude: 76.69 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +47 (+1.0%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 215 (9.0%)

Spry household income distribution Spry home values distribution

Property values in Spry, PA

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (5%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

Work and jobs in Spry: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Spry, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Spry-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/5/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the Spry place center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1980, a category F3 tornado 17.7 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Spry-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% 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 44.9 miles away from the city 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 223.0 miles away from Spry 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 46.0 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 304.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 261.8 miles away from Spry 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 173.7 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 York County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Spry topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Spry:

  • OSS ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; YORK, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-YORK SOUTH (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; YORK, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-DALLASTOWN (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; DALLASTOWN, PA)
  • REST HAVEN-YORK (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; YORK, PA)
  • YORK HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; YORK, PA)
  • MISERICORDIA NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; YORK, PA)
  • COLONIAL MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; YORK, PA)

Amtrak stations near Spry:

  • 17 miles: ELIZABETHTOWN (WILSON AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: MOUNT JOY (DELTA & HENRY STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spry:

  • York College Pennsylvania (about 4 miles; York, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,140)
  • YTI Career Institute-York (about 6 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania (about 19 miles; Millersville, PA; FT enrollment: 7,743)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (about 21 miles; Middletown, PA; FT enrollment: 3,797)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 22 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,585)
  • Messiah College (about 24 miles; Mechanicsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,035)
  • McDaniel College (about 29 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,558)

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Notable location: Goodwill Fire Company 1 Station 19 (A). 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 106. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

106
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.247. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.247
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 11.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

6.6

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.12. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.12
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00909. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00909
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.7%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.6% for Black residents, 4.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.7%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.4%
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: 0.2% of all households
14 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
77 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Spry compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Spry travel time to work - commute Spry mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Spry CDP (based on York County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.97%
Here: 45.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents22.7%22.0%18.5%11.6%3.7%
Congregations19.0%3.1%24.0%10.7%3.9%
NameChurch of the BrethrenSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of God Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents2.3%1.9%1.8%1.4%14.1%
Congregations3.9%3.9%4.7%0.8%26.0%
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: 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
York County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
This county:

11.9%
State:

11.5%

3.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,216 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.77%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($458 average AGI)
York County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cumberland County, PA  0.39% ($45,978 average AGI)
from Adams County, PA  0.38% ($32,159)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.30% ($37,678)


4.05% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.05%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($328 average AGI)
York County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, PA  0.43% ($42,000 average AGI)
to Adams County, PA  0.36% ($35,805)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.29% ($36,759)

Strongest AM radio stations in Spry:

  • WSBA (910 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WOYK (1350 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WOYK, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WQXA (1250 AM; 1 kW; YORK, PA)
  • WTHM (1440 AM; 1 kW; RED LION, PA; Owner: PIONEER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WHVR (1280 AM; 5 kW; HANOVER, PA)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Spry:

  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W220BX (91.9 FM; MARIETTA, PA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, 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)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WLAN-FM (96.9 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W214AC (90.7 FM; YORK, ETC., PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIVERSITY, ETC.)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHKF (99.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLIF (101.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF, INC.)
  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Spry:

  • W23AY (Channel 23; YORK, PA; Owner: WIRELESS CABLE TV OF PA, INC.)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGCB-TV (Channel 49; RED LION, PA; Owner: RED LION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • 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.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: HARRISBURG TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
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 ORIGINATED16$187,69916$182,81074$181,21910$77,3883$157,8570$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$107,9901$96,1607$205,6830$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$104,7503$137,88316$184,7661$65,2501$63,3501$17,940
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$78,99011$190,2452$37,2050$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$05$161,3400$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0228.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$252,240
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$116,390
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$174,775
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0228.00

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