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East Hempfield township, PA map Land area: 21.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 21,399 (96% urban, 4% rural)
Males: 10,493  (49.0%)
Females: 10,906  (51.0%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 21,162 (16,610 owner occupied, 4,552 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

29%


Races in East Hempfield township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 92.3%
  • Black: 1.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 2.5%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.8%
  • Two or more races: 0.7%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 40.7
Median age of females: 41.6

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Average household size: 2.47

East Hempfield township:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.96

Estimated median household income in 2009: $66,590 ($54,431 in 1999)
This township:

$66,590
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $766 (lower quartile is $648, upper quartile is $934)
Here:

$766
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $235,662 (it was $144,300 in 2000)
East Hempfield township:

$235,662
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $170,573 - $334,490

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $269,298
Here:

$269,298
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $223,242
Here:

$223,242
State:

$164,518

In 2-unit structures: $439,891
Here:

$439,891
State:

$166,566

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $237,615
Here:

$237,615
State:

$223,507

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $216,956
Here:

$216,956
State:

$225,726

Mobile homes: $20,819
Here:

$20,819
State:

$35,442
Population density: 1012 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

3.9%
Whole state:

11.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

2.0%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Salunga-Landisville.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in East Hempfield township: Lancaster Plaza (A), Lancaster Junction Farm (B), Sporting Valley Turf Farms (C), Landis Farm (D), Leabrook Farm (E), Indian Springs Golf Course (F), Holy Spirit Library (G), Hazardous Materials Environmental Fire Rescue Team Station 2 - 9 (H), Rohrerstown Community Fire Company Station 6 - 7 (I), Wilderness Emergency Strike Team Station 6 - 10 (J), Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Wheatland Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Swarr Run (A), Millers Run (B), Brubaker Run (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 853 (58% naturalized citizens)

East Hempfield township:  4.0%
State:  4.1%

62% of East Hempfield township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 73% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 45% lived in Pennsylvania.

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

  • This state: 15462
  • Northeast: 2014
  • Midwest: 1064
  • South: 1387
  • West: 236

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $155,400


Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.5%

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

People in group quarters in East Hempfield township, Pennsylvania:

  • 111 people in nursing homes
  • 91 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 4 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 3 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally ill

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,792
  • One, attached: 587
  • Two: 215
  • 3 or 4: 218
  • 5 to 9: 285
  • 10 to 19: 599
  • 20 to 49: 402
  • 50 or more: 393
  • Mobile homes: 260

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999


Housing units in East Hempfield township with a mortgage: 4,023 (259 second mortgage, 779 home equity loan, 21 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,581

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 166
  • 1995 to 1998: 586
  • 1990 to 1994: 984
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,725
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,746
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,350
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,078
  • 1940 to 1949: 351
  • 1939 or earlier: 765

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in East Hempfield township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 9
  • 2 rooms: 43
  • 3 rooms: 170
  • 4 rooms: 255
  • 5 rooms: 641
  • 6 rooms: 1,099
  • 7 rooms: 1,189
  • 8 rooms: 1,609
  • 9 or more rooms: 1,198

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in East Hempfield township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 59
  • 2 rooms: 250
  • 3 rooms: 556
  • 4 rooms: 659
  • 5 rooms: 475
  • 6 rooms: 176
  • 7 rooms: 87
  • 8 rooms: 29
  • 9 or more rooms: 44

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in East Hempfield township:

  • no bedroom: 9
  • 1 bedroom: 192
  • 2 bedrooms: 616
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,632
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,435
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 329

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in East Hempfield township:

  • no bedroom: 101
  • 1 bedroom: 906
  • 2 bedrooms: 967
  • 3 bedrooms: 271
  • 4 bedrooms: 54
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 36

Cars and other vehicles available in East Hempfield township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 166
  • 1 vehicle: 1,186
  • 2 vehicles: 3,281
  • 3 vehicles: 1,253
  • 4 vehicles: 272
  • 5 or more vehicles: 55

Cars and other vehicles available in East Hempfield township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 169
  • 1 vehicle: 1,394
  • 2 vehicles: 675
  • 3 vehicles: 88
  • 4 vehicles: 9
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (8%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Printing and related support activities (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Personal and laundry services (3%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in East Hempfield township:

  • German (37.8%)
  • United States or American (10.6%)
  • Irish (10.1%)
  • English (6.2%)
  • Italian (5.8%)
  • Polish (3.0%)
  • Swiss (2.4%)

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

  • Vietnam (28%)
  • Korea (11%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Italy (5%)
  • Peru (3%)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (3%)
  • Honduras (3%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,004 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 613 (5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 49 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 9 (0%)
  • Railroad: 19 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 7 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 21 (0%)
  • Walked: 209 (2%)
  • Other means: 31 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 444 (4%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (44%)
  • Utility gas (29%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

People in group quarters in East Hempfield township, Pennsylvania:

  • 111 people in nursing homes
  • 91 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 4 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 3 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally ill

93.4% of residents of East Hempfield township speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% speak English very well, 41% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,039
  • In family households: 18,129 (5,094 male householders, 966 female householders)
    5,211 spouses, 6,143 children (5,626 natural, 260 adopted, 257 stepchildren), 149 grandchildren, 98 brothers or sisters, 164 parents, 125 other relatives, 179 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,910 (1,097 male householders (815 living alone)), 1,373 female householders (1,250 living alone)), 440 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 223 (102 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,865 2-persons, 1,280 3-persons, 1,275 4-persons, 459 5-persons, 157 6-persons, 24 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 2,065 1-person, 366 2-persons, 35 3-persons, 4 4-persons,

4,173 married couples with children.
686 single-parent households (168 men, 518 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 209
Here:

8.8%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 96
Here:

8.1%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 219
Here:

31.5%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


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 (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in East Hempfield township:

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