Hempfield, Pennsylvania

Hempfield: A township in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. It is located in the southwestern part of the state. Hempfield is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Hempfield Historical Society and the Hempfield Township Park.


Hempfield is a city located in the county of Lancaster in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 43,241. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 40,558 inhabitants.

Hempfield Township is a township in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 43,241 at the 2010 census, making it the second largest suburb in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area by population. Area: 199.1 km²

The township was founded in 1765 and incorporated as a township on February 26, 1804. It is named after Hempfield Parish in Lancaster County, England.

Hempfield Township is located approximately 25 miles south of Pittsburgh and is part of the Monongahela Valley region of Pennsylvania. It has been ranked as one of the wealthiest municipalities in America with a median household income of $107,000.

Quick Facts about Hempfield

Population : 40,558 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Lancaster County
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 14:03:22 (1st March 2024)
Population growth : -6.62% (2010-2020)


Hempfield is located at 40°3'17"N 76°26'20"W (40.0548200, -76.4388500).

Hempfield map


According to census records, the population of Hempfield decreased by 6.62% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 43,241 - census
2011 43,207 -0.08% estimation process
2012 42,990 -0.5% estimation process
2013 41,812 -2.82% estimation process
2014 41,648 -0.39% estimation process
2015 41,478 -0.41% estimation process
2016 41,201 -0.67% estimation process
2017 40,903 -0.73% estimation process
2018 40,666 -0.58% estimation process
2019 40,463 -0.5% estimation process
2020 40,558 0.23% estimation process

Schools in Hempfield

College & universities near Hempfield, PA

Code Name City ZIP
212276 Empire Beauty School-Lancaster Lancaster (PA) 17603

Stations (23)

Amtrak & bus stations near Hempfield, PA

Code Name Address Type
MJY Mount Joy East Henry St. and North Market St. RAIL
LNC Lancaster station 53 McGovern Avenue RAIL
ELT Elizabethtown station South Wilson Avenue at West High Street RAIL
MID Middletown Union Street and Mill Street RAIL
HAR Harrisburg Transportation Center 4th and Chestnut Streets RAIL

Post offices near Hempfield

Post Office Name City ZIP
Silver Spring Post Office Silver Spring (PA) 17575

Other cities in Lancaster County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Lancaster County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Lancaster 17,106 City in central Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
West Lampeter 15,983 Township of Pennsylvania
Ephrata 13,801 City of the state Washington, United States
Elizabethtown 11,494 Borough in northwestern Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Columbia 10,295 Borough in western Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Lititz 10,022 Borough in northern Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Conewago 8,536 Unincorporated community in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Millersville 8,289 City in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Mount Joy 8,071 Borough in northwestern Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Willow Street 7,578 Census designated place
Clay 6,939 Census-designated place in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
East Earl 6,899 Township in northeastern Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Leacock 5,783 Township in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Union 5,661 Township in southeastern Union County, Pennsylvania
New Holland 5,547 Borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Pequea 5,448 Unincorporated community in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Hempfield distances to largest Pennsylvania cities