Gettysburg, PA Metro Area

Moving to Gettysburg? Let us help you find your best place to live in this metro area. First, some basics: The Gettysburg metro area comprises one county in Pennsylvania. The largest cities in the Gettysburg metro area are Littlestown, Carroll Valley and of course, Gettysburg.

101,566 people live in Gettysburg within 37,956 households. The population of Gettysburg is 90% White, 1% Black and 1% Asian. 0% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 6% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 4% of residents are foreign-born. The median age is 42.4, and the largest number of residents falls into the 25 to 34 age range. 21% of residents are under age 18. 17% are over age 65. 49% of Gettysburg’s residents are male.

Who lives in Gettysburg? There are 14,348 married couples without children and another 7,577 married couples with kids under the age of 18. There are 761 single dads and 2,057 single mothers. 8,928 residents of Gettysburg live alone.

How affordable is Gettysburg? The median household income in Gettysburg is $60,068 compared to $53,482 for the nation as a whole. The per capita income is $27,701 compared to $28,555 for the nation as a whole.

The highest incomes in the Gettysburg area are found in Lake Heritage with a median household income of $92,500, followed by Lake Meade and Carroll Valley. The lowest incomes are in Gettysburg with a median household income of $31,158, followed by McSherrystown and Hunterstown.

The highest home values in the Gettysburg area are found in Lake Heritage with a median home value of $276,700, followed by Carroll Valley and Gettysburg. The lowest home values are in Heidlersburg with a median home value of $49,800, followed by Hunterstown and York Springs.

22% of households earn more than $100,000 annually. Conversely, 28% earn less than $35,000. 6.5% of married families with children live below the poverty line. Overall, 16.8% of Gettysburg's children live below the poverty line.


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