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Elizabethtown, PA (Pennsylvania) Houses and Residents

Elizabethtown,PA index of house prices

Total population: 11,611 (All urban)

Houses: 4,559 (4,058 occupied: 2,285 owner occupied, 1,789 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

44%
State:

31%

Housing density: 1,752 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $74,609.

Median contract rent in 2016: $482 (lower quartile is $392, upper quartile is $593)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $647


Median gross rent in Elizabethtown, PA in 2016: $561

Housing units in Elizabethtown with a mortgage: 1,628 (56 second mortgage, 312 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 654

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $95,787

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $55,573

Median monthly housing costs: $938


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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $166,437 (it was $111,000 in 2000)
Elizabethtown:

$166,437
Pennsylvania:

$174,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $133,746 - $213,424
Median year house/condo built: 1967

Median year apartment built: 1967

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,715
  • In family households: 8,462 (1,368 male householders, 1,483 female householders)
    1,972 spouses, 2,828 children (2,555 natural, 118 adopted, 163 stepchildren), 141 grandchildren, 156 brothers or sisters, 196 parents, 144 other relatives, 232 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,612 (600 male householders (432 living alone)), 641 female householders (552 living alone)), 370 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,465

Size of family households: 1,414 2-persons, 556 3-persons, 585 4-persons, 239 5-persons, 16 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 986 1-person, 209 2-persons, 1 3-persons, 67 4-persons.

1,348 married couples with children.
626 single-parent households (167 men, 459 women).

93.9% of residents of Elizabethtown speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (91% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
2.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (37% speak English very well, 45% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
1.5% of residents speak other language at home (92% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 409 (3.5%)
(38.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 381 bedroom
  • 3022 bedrooms
  • 1,6093 bedrooms
  • 3424 bedrooms
  • 205+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Elizabethtown population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania:

  • 37no bedroom
  • 4721 bedroom
  • 7962 bedrooms
  • 4343 bedrooms
  • 724 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Elizabethtown population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Elizabethtown in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 54no vehicle
  • 5281 vehicle
  • 1,1612 vehicles
  • 3913 vehicles
  • 994 vehicles
  • 545+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Elizabethtown population

Cars and other vehicles available in Elizabethtown in renter-occupied apartments

  • 235no vehicle
  • 7771 vehicle
  • 6082 vehicles
  • 1053 vehicles
  • 734 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Elizabethtown population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 133 rooms
  • 1494 rooms
  • 5005 rooms
  • 6106 rooms
  • 3907 rooms
  • 3018 rooms
  • 2989+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Elizabethtown population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania:

  • 381 room
  • 1122 rooms
  • 2413 rooms
  • 5464 rooms
  • 4415 rooms
  • 2886 rooms
  • 1077 rooms
  • 118 rooms
  • 189+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Elizabethtown population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Elizabethtown, PA household income distribution

  • Elizabethtown, PA household income distribution
  • 187Less than $10,000
  • 100$10,000 to $14,999
  • 89$15,000 to $19,999
  • 281$20,000 to $24,999
  • 94$25,000 to $29,999
  • 341$30,000 to $34,999
  • 234$35,000 to $39,999
  • 100$40,000 to $44,999
  • 207$45,000 to $49,999
  • 395$50,000 to $59,999
  • 438$60,000 to $74,999
  • 676$75,000 to $99,999
  • 471$100,000 to $124,999
  • 134$125,000 to $149,999
  • 217$150,000 to $199,999
  • 71$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Elizabethtown, PA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Elizabethtown, PA
  • 29$10,000 to $14,999
  • 4$15,000 to $19,999
  • 29$20,000 to $24,999
  • 17$40,000 to $49,999
  • 6$70,000 to $79,999
  • 12$80,000 to $89,999
  • 67$90,000 to $99,999
  • 289$100,000 to $124,999
  • 406$125,000 to $149,999
  • 473$150,000 to $174,999
  • 233$175,000 to $199,999
  • 454$200,000 to $249,999
  • 135$250,000 to $299,999
  • 63$300,000 to $399,999
  • 7$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Elizabethtown, PA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Elizabethtown, PA
  • 15$150 to $199
  • 67$200 to $249
  • 6$250 to $299
  • 29$300 to $349
  • 5$350 to $399
  • 55$400 to $449
  • 93$450 to $499
  • 86$500 to $549
  • 113$550 to $599
  • 114$600 to $649
  • 264$650 to $699
  • 129$700 to $749
  • 107$750 to $799
  • 244$800 to $899
  • 110$900 to $999
  • 102$1,000 to $1,249
  • 28$1,250 to $1,499
  • 36$2,000 to $2,499
  • 57$2,500 to $2,999
  • 26No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2012010 or later
  • 1882000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 1011980 to 1989
  • 651970 to 1979
  • 74Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Elizabethtown population
Elizabethtown commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 228
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,090
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 542
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 641
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 799
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 711
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 889
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 473
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 142
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 319
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 113
  • 90 or more minutes: 42
Elizabethtown, PA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 66.3%
Number of people working at home: 169 (2.8% of all workers)

Elizabethtown mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,967 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 477 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (0%)
  • Railroad: 17 (0%)
  • Taxi: 15 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 61 (1%)
  • Walked: 604 (10%)
  • Worked at home: 169 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 2,318
 American: 607
 Irish: 370
 English: 158
 Italian: 157
 European: 152
 Polish: 143
 African: 121
 Welsh: 80
 Pennsylvania German: 55
 British: 49
 Greek: 43
 Scottish: 32
 Egyptian: 25
 French (except Basque): 24
 Scotch-Irish: 24
 Hungarian: 20
 French Canadian: 17
 Slovak: 12
 Nigerian: 10
 Czech: 9
 Danish: 9
 Croatian: 7
 Bulgarian: 6
 Czechoslovakian: 6
 Ghanaian: 5
 Jamaican: 5
 Swedish: 3
 Romanian: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 37%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 10%Korea
  • 6%Vietnam
  • 6%Germany
  • 5%Egypt
  • 5%Indonesia
  • 3%Greece

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 8,679
  • Other state: 2,468
  • Northeast: 1,143
  • Midwest: 329
  • South: 762
  • West: 232

83% of Elizabethtown residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Pennsylvania.

Elizabethtown:

82.7%
State average:

87.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 9
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 8
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 48
  • 9th grade: 28
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 64
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 57
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,347
  • Less than 1 year of college: 244
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 345
  • Associate degree: 308
  • Bachelor's degree: 529
  • Master's degree: 215
  • Professional school degree: 36
  • Doctorate degree: 99

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 49
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 41
  • 9th grade: 41
  • 10th grade: 56
  • 11th grade: 130
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 51
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,261
  • Less than 1 year of college: 193
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 449
  • Associate degree: 465
  • Bachelor's degree: 631
  • Master's degree: 301
  • Professional school degree: 85
  • Doctorate degree: 16

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.1%Males
  • 3.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 47.6%Females
Elizabethtown marital status for males
Elizabethtown marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,070
  • One, attached: 899
  • Two: 255
  • 3 or 4: 492
  • 5 to 9: 354
  • 10 to 19: 101
  • 20 to 49: 145
  • 50 or more: 230
  • Mobile homes: 63
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 4.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Elizabethtown:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Elizabethtown
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (36.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (36.6%)
  • Utility gas (18.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • Coal or coke (0.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)
  • Electricity (50.0%)
  • Utility gas (30.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)
  • Wood (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 170
Here:

22.0%
Pennsylvania:

15.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 63
Here:

12.7%
Pennsylvania:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,637
Here:

79.2%
Pennsylvania:

37.6%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)