Orrstown, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2022: 213 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.8%
 
Males: 98  (46.3%)
Females: 115  (53.7%)
Median resident age:

47.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 17244.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $63,980 (it was $38,542 in 2000)
Orrstown:

$63,980
PA:

$71,798

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $30,129 (it was $14,346 in 2000)

Orrstown borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $158,899 (it was $83,100 in 2000)
Orrstown:

$158,899
PA:

$245,500

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $280,694; detached houses: $298,504; townhouses or other attached units: $221,501; in 2-unit structures: $357,562; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $386,430; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $255,147; mobile homes: $92,967; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $551,310
March 2022 cost of living index in Orrstown: 89.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 7.5%
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  • Races in Orrstown, PA (2022)
    • 34497.2%White alone
    • 20.6%Hispanic
    • 10.3%Two or more races

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According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Orrstown, Pennsylvania as of May 24, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Orrstown is 256 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (35.9%), German (28.1%), Swedish (11.1%), English (5.2%), Italian (5.2%), Irish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/03/1847

Elevation: 685 feet

Land area: 0.06 square miles.

Population density: 3,425 people per square mile   (average).

Orrstown, Pennsylvania map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,382 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,586 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (44.9 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (74.1 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (130.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Shippensburg borough, PA (2.1 miles ),
Shippensburg University, PA (2.1 miles ),
Newburg borough, PA (2.5 miles ),
Scotland, PA (2.5 miles ),
Chambersburg borough, PA (3.0 miles ),
Guilford, PA (3.1 miles ),
Fayetteville, PA (3.2 miles ),
Newville borough, PA (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 40.06 N, Longitude: 77.61 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 717

Distribution of median household income in Orrstown, PA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Orrstown, PA in 2022
Orrstown satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.4%
Pennsylvania:

2.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+4.1%).
Most common industries in Orrstown, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Machinery (9.7%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.2%)
  • Social assistance (6.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.7%)
  • Machinery (17.7%)
  • Truck transportation (9.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (6.5%)
  • Food (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.6%)
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Social assistance (13.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.8%)
  • Electrical & electronic goods merchant wholesalers (5.9%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (5.9%)
Most common occupations in Orrstown, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (21.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (17.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Child care workers (5.9%)

Average climate in Orrstown, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Orrstown, Pennsylvania average temperatures Orrstown, Pennsylvania average precipitation Orrstown, Pennsylvania humidity Orrstown, Pennsylvania wind speed Orrstown, Pennsylvania snowfall Orrstown, Pennsylvania sunshine Orrstown, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
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 2023 was 91.2. This is worse than average.

City:

91.2
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2023 was 0.183. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.183
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 2.84. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.84
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 0.475. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.475
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 40.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

40.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 14.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

8.1

Tornado activity:

Orrstown-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/16/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the Orrstown borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 tornado 31.3 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Orrstown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 57% 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 149.7 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) earthquake occurred 176.4 miles away from Orrstown 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 85.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 214.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 147.3 miles away from the city 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 86.7 miles away from Orrstown 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 (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
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, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Orrstown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Orrstown:

  • MENNO-HAVEN, INC. (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CHAMBERSBURG, PA)
  • PENN HALL AT MENNO-HAVEN (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CHAMBERSBURG, PA)
  • LUTHERAN HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; CHAMBERSBURG, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE CHAMBERSBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; CHAMBERSBURG, PA)
  • SHIPPENSBURG HEALTH CARE CENTE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SHIPPENSBURG, PA)
  • FALLING SPRING NURSING AND REH (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CHAMBERSBURG, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-CHAMBERSBURG (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CHAMBERSBURG, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orrstown:

  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 5 miles; Shippensburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,051)
  • Dickinson College (about 24 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,505)
  • Gettysburg College (about 26 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,772)
  • Mount St Mary's University (about 30 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Hagerstown Community College (about 30 miles; Hagerstown, MD; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • Messiah College (about 34 miles; Mechanicsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,035)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 42 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 13,276)

Private elementary/middle school in Orrstown:

  • STONEY CREEK SCHOOL (Students: 16, Location: 10894 WEAVER RD, Grades: 1-8)

Points of interest:

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Church in Orrstown: Saint Pauls Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Franklin 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 Orrstown and their reported violations in the past:

EZ MINI MARKET (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
TIMMONS COUNTRY STORE (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-22-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This borough:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

61.0%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

3.0%
Whole state:

6.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

27 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
20 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Orrstown (2011 data):

  • Orrstown Bank: Orrstown Branch at 3580 Orrstown Road, branch established on 1982/11/08. Info updated 2007/06/29: Bank assets: $1,449.8 mil, Deposits: $1,220.6 mil, headquarters in Shippensburg, PA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Orrstown Financial Services, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Orrstown:

Marital status in Orrstown, PA
  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 18.2%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Orrstown:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Orrstown, 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
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Here:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

2.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Franklin County:

8.3%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

27.2%
State:

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

10.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 3$7,850
Totals for Government 0$0 3$7,850

Orrstown government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($46.95)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($14.08)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($14.08)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($9.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($4.69)

Orrstown government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $6,000 ($28.17)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $18,000 ($84.51)
    Property: $8,000 ($37.56)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,000 ($4.69)

Orrstown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $145,000 ($680.75)

4.86% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($56,031 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Pennsylvania average:

5.27%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($291 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Washington County, MD  0.76% ($53,395 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, PA  0.69% ($46,888)
from Adams County, PA  0.25% ($48,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Orrstown:

  • WCBG (1590 AM; 5 kW; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WEEO (1480 AM; 0 kW; SHIPPENSBURG, PA; Owner: CARY H. SIMPSON)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WCHA (800 AM; 1 kW; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHYL (960 AM; 5 kW; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Orrstown:

  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WIKZ (95.1 FM; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WQJU (107.1 FM; MIFFLINTOWN, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PA CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WJRC (90.9 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQCM (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSRT (92.1 FM; MERCERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WJSM-FM (92.7 FM; MARTINSBURG, PA; Owner: MARTINSBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Orrstown:

  • W38AN (Channel 38; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WJAL (Channel 68; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 131ft / 40.1mTotal length
  • $1,130,000Total costs
  • 31,582Total average daily traffic
  • 1,872Total average daily truck traffic
  • 50,188Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Orrstown, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 61960-1969
  • 11990-1999
  • 62010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Orrstown, PA

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WA11SH645, 12002 Cumberland Highway (Lat: 40.082667 Lon: -77.638222), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQRE673,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11605.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11605.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz... (+20 more), Grant Date: 06/26/2023, Expiration Date: 04/26/2033, Certifier: Steve Sharkey, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th St, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Orrstown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A185E (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 125 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 70071, N70071, N-70071, Serial Number: 18501940, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 11/18/1971, Certificate Issue Date: 03/03/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Charles A Jr Bender, 10379 Sandy Mount Rd, Orrstown, PA 17244

Most common first names in Orrstown, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1474.9 years
Charles973.6 years
John972.5 years
William878.9 years
George877.9 years
Paul778.7 years
Hazel676.2 years
James672.7 years
Ruth682.5 years
Harry676.0 years
Most common last names in Orrstown, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson769.3 years
Weaver762.3 years
Alleman672.7 years
Martin668.7 years
Reed681.2 years
West675.3 years
Culbertson480.5 years
Diehl486.5 years
Bert479.0 years
Myers472.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Orrstown, PA
  • 68.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.6%Electricity
  • 9.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.7%Wood
  • 1.1%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Orrstown, PA
  • 65.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 23.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.8%Utility gas
  • 5.8%Wood


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

Orrstown on our top lists:

  • #90 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females"
  • #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)"
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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