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Franklin County, Pennsylvania

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Population:

  • Total Population: 129,313
  • Males: 62,807
  • Females: 66,506

Ethnicity:

  • White: 122,106
  • Black/African American: 2,919
  • Hispanic: 2,251
  • Native American/Eskimo: 147
  • Asian: 898
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 17
  • Other: 65
  • 2 or more: 910

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (115,640)
  2. Spanish (2,480)
  3. German (700)
  4. Pennsylvania Dutch (630)
  5. French (320)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 2,632

  1. Mexico (530)
  2. Germany (219)
  3. India (204)
  4. Guatemala (150)
  5. United Kingdom (134)
  6. Vietnam (112)
  7. Korea (107)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. United Methodist Church, The (9,825)
  2. Catholic Church (8,551)
  3. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (6,858)
  4. United Church of Christ (3,898)
  5. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (2,941)

Migrant Health Clinics

  • Keystone Woman's Care: Suite 206, Chambersburg - (717) 264-6712
  • Keystone Health Center-Path Valley: 20344 School Board, Dry Run - (717) 349-2779
  • Keystone Dental Services: Suite B-3A, 767 Fifth Avenue, Chambersburg - (717) 263-4462

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 36,347
  • Sensory: 3,943
  • Physical: 9,329
  • Mental: 5,156
  • Self-care: 2,402
  • Go outside home: 6,562
  • Employment: 8,436

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 810

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 50,633
  • Utility gas: 8,639
  • Bottled or LP gas: 1,751
  • Electricity: 18,844
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 17,702
  • Coal or Coke: 419
  • Wood: 2,824
  • Solar Energy: 25
  • Other fuel: 224
  • No fuel used: 205

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 99,723
  • No vehicle: 5,814
  • 1 or more vehicle: 93,909

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 387
  • No High School: 5,859
  • Some High School: 12,291
  • High School: 39,522
  • Some College: 12,791
  • Associate's Degree: 4,114
  • College Degree: 7,744
  • Master's Degree: 3,721
  • Professional Degree: 1,105
  • Doctoral Degree: 425

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 50,633
  • Owners with phone: 37,159
  • Owners without phone: 310
  • Renters with phone: 12,624
  • Renters without phone: 540

10 closest counties:

  1. Washington County, Maryland
  2. Fulton County, Pennsylvania
  3. Adams County, Pennsylvania
  4. Frederick County, Maryland
  5. Berkeley County, West Virginia
  6. Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania
  7. Jefferson County, West Virginia
  8. Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
  9. Morgan County, West Virginia
  10. Mifflin County, Pennsylvania

Data Detail

Zip Codes in county:

17201, 17210, 17214, 17217, 17219, 17220, 17221, 17222, 17224, 17225, 17231, 17232, 17235, 17236, 17237, 17244, 17246, 17247, 17250, 17251, 17252, 17254, 17256, 17261, 17262, 17263, 17265, 17268, 17270, 17271, 17272

Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

  • WJAL (794 TV) CHAMBERSBURG, PA
  • WQCM (94.3 FM) CHAMBERSBURG, PA
  • WIKZ (95.1 FM) CHAMBERSBURG, PA
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM) CHAMBERSBURG, PA
  • WCHA (800 AM) CHAMBERSBURG, PA
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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