Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania

Gettysburg: Borough and the county seat of Adams County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania

About

Gettysburg is a city located in the county of Adams in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,620 and a population density of 1,766 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,708 inhabitants.

The city was created 242 years ago in 1779.

Quick Facts about Gettysburg

Population : 7,708 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Adams County
Postal code : 17325
Area : 4.32 km2
Altitude : 1,831 feet / 558 meters
Capital city : Gettysburg is capital of Adams County
Establishment : January 01, 1780 (242 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 15:51:13 (8th December 2022)
Density : 1,786 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.14% (2010-2020)
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Location of Gettysburg on Pennsylvania map.
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Geography

Gettysburg is located at 39°49'51"N 77°13'52"W (39.8309300, -77.2311000).

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Demographics

The population of Gettysburg increased by 1.14% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,620 - census
2011 7,623 0.04% estimation process
2012 7,632 0.12% estimation process
2013 7,604 -0.37% estimation process
2014 7,565 -0.52% estimation process
2015 7,685 1.56% estimation process
2016 7,597 -1.16% estimation process
2017 7,700 1.34% estimation process
2018 7,726 0.34% estimation process
2019 7,724 -0.03% estimation process
2020 7,708 -0.21% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 16,161
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 16,827
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -4.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 17,291
April 1, 2010 Population : 16,826
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 19.7%
People over 65 (%) : 19.3%
Female persons, % : 50.9%
White only, percent : 92.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 2.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 4.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 89.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 908
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 7.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 71.6%

Gettysburg zip code is 17325. County name: Adams, County fips: 42001

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 71.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $161,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,407
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $581
2015-2019 median gross rent : $785
2015-2019 Households : 7,140
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.28
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 88.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 43.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.8%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 43,125
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,077
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 220,382
2012 total retail sales per capita : $13,266
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $61,020
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $37,508
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,253
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 680
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 388
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 82
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,105
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 110
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,056
2010 population per square mile : 3,596.6
2010 land area in square miles : 4.68

People born in Gettysburg (38)

People born in Gettysburg, including politician Benjamin Stephenson, politician Jeremiah Morrow, physicist John H. Malmberg, .

List

  • James Stephenson (American politician (1764-1833)) he was born in 20/03/1764
  • James Albertus Tawney (American politician (1855-1919)) he was born in 03/01/1855
  • James M. Robinson (American biblical scholar) he was born in 30/06/1924
  • Eddie Plank (American baseball player) he was born in 31/08/1875
  • Stanford Zent (American anthropologist) he was born in 24/09/1956
  • John Studebaker (American automobile pioneer) he was born in 10/10/1833
  • Beale M. Schmucker (United States Lutheran clergyman and liturgical scholar) he was born in 26/08/1827
  • Brian Patrick Clarke (American actor) he was born in 01/08/1952
  • Ginnie Wade (seamstress, was the only Gettysburg civilian killed directly during the Battle of Gettysburg) she was born in 21/05/1843
  • Edward McPherson (American politician) he was born in 31/07/1830
  • George Jacob Benner (American politician) he was born in 13/04/1859
  • George Sweeny (American politician) he was born in 22/02/1796
  • Harry Dayhoff (American football player (1896-1963)) he was born in 25/05/1896
  • Henry Eyster Jacobs (American theologian) he was born in 10/11/1844
  • Jack Skelly (Union Army soldier) he was born in 01/01/1841
  • John Augustus Swope (American politician) he was born in 25/12/1827
  • John Monteith (British minister) he was born in 05/08/1788
  • John Rufus Edie (Union Army officer, politician) he was born in 14/01/1814

Schools in Gettysburg

College & universities near Gettysburg, PA

Code Name City ZIP
212674 Gettysburg College Gettysburg (PA) 17325

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Gettysburg, PA

Code Name Address Type
HAG Hagerstown, MD 123 West Franklin Street BUS
FRR Frederick Airport, MD 1341 Hughes Ford Road BUS
FRC Frederick, MD 100 South East Street RAIL
HAR Harrisburg Transportation Center 4th and Chestnut Streets RAIL
MID Middletown Union Street and Mill Street RAIL

Post offices near Gettysburg

Post Office Name City ZIP
Gettysburg Post Office Gettysburg (PA) 17325

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Gettysburg , South Dakota human settlement in Potter County, South Dakota, United States of America with a population of 1,085 people.
  • Gettysburg , Ohio human settlement in Ohio, United States of America with a population of 809 people.

Other cities in Adams County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Adams County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Whitehall 27,919 Borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Hampton 18,119 Census designated place
Hilltown 16,031 Township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Marshall 9,869 Township in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Bridgeport 4,565 Borough of Pennsylvania
Littlestown 4,498 Borough of Pennsylvania
Mount Pleasant 4,186 Borough in Pennsylvania
Carroll Valley 3,930 Borough of Pennsylvania
McSherrystown 3,080 Borough of Pennsylvania
Latimore 2,696 Township of Pennsylvania
Lake Meade 2,563 Census designated place
Bonneauville 1,837 Borough of Pennsylvania
New Oxford 1,808 City in Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
East Berlin 1,542 Borough in Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States
Lake Heritage 1,333 Census-designated place in Adams County, Pennsylvania
Biglerville 1,214 Borough of Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Gettysburg distances to largest Pennsylvania cities