Gettysburg, PA

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
104,604
0.792% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
43.8
0.455% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
7.89%
1.72% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$78,975
8.94% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$242,800
11.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
51,985
0.162% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Gettysburg, PA had a population of 105k people with a median age of 43.8 and a median household income of $78,975. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Gettysburg, PA grew from 103,782 to 104,604, a 0.792% increase and its median household income grew from $72,492 to $78,975, a 8.94% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Gettysburg, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (88%), White (Hispanic) (3.53%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.12%), Other (Hispanic) (1.76%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.51%).

None of the households in Gettysburg, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.3% of the residents in Gettysburg, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Gettysburg, PA are Gettysburg College (764 degrees awarded in 2022) and United Lutheran Seminary (54 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Gettysburg, PA was $242,800, and the homeownership rate was 78.1%.

Most people in Gettysburg, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Gettysburg, PA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Gettysburg, PA is home to a population of 105k people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.36% of Gettysburg, PA residents were born outside of the country (3.51k people).

In 2022, there were 24.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (92.1k people) in Gettysburg, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.69k White (Hispanic) and 2.21k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.3%
2022 Citizenship
98%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.3% of Gettysburg, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Gettysburg, PA was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Gettysburg, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    92.1k ± 230
  2. White (Hispanic)
    3.69k ± 491
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.21k ± 276
7.35%
Hispanic Population
7.69k people

In 2022, there were 24.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (92.1k people) in Gettysburg, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.69k White (Hispanic) and 2.21k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.35% of the people in Gettysburg, PA are hispanic (7.69k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    99,082 ± 7,698 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    90,229 ± 7,349 people
  3. China
    69,880 ± 6,473 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 99,082 Pennsylvania residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 90,229 and China with 69,880.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.36%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.51k people
3.5%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.63k people

As of 2022, 3.36% of Gettysburg, PA residents (3.51k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Gettysburg, PA was 3.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,503 ± 270
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,224 ± 225
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    876 ± 187

Gettysburg, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.04 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Gettysburg, PA employs 52k people. The largest industries in Gettysburg, PA are Manufacturing (8,359 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (7,209 people), and Retail Trade (5,584 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($87,500), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($65,833), and Finance & Insurance ($65,083).

Males in Pennsylvania have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $62,610. The income inequality in Pennsylvania (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

52k
2022 Value
± 1,458
0.162%
1 Year growth
± 3.97%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Gettysburg, PA grew at a rate of 0.162%, from 51.9k employees to 52k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Gettysburg, PA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,805 people), Management Occupations (4,633 people), and Production Occupations (4,617 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Gettysburg, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

52k
2022 Value
± 1,458
0.162%
1 Year growth
± 3.97%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Gettysburg, PA grew at a rate of 0.162%, from 51.9k employees to 52k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Gettysburg, PA, are Manufacturing (8,359 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (7,209 people), and Retail Trade (5,584 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Gettysburg, PA, though some of these residents may live in Gettysburg, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$51,355
Median earning men ± $1,949
$33,725
Median earning women ± $1,126

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($82,206), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($81,755), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($68,113).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($53,068), Construction ($48,417), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($47,556).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 2.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 18.1%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 634
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 495
    Manufacturing
  3. 420
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pennsylvania went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.15%).

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
John Fetterman
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Gettysburg, PA awarded 818 degrees. The student population of Gettysburg, PA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,485 male students and 1,632 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Gettysburg, PA are White (606 and 78%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (84 and 10.8%), Black or African American (38 and 4.89%), and Two or More Races (19 and 2.45%).

The largest universities in Gettysburg, PA by number of degrees awarded are Gettysburg College (764 and 93.4%) and United Lutheran Seminary (54 and 6.6%).

The most popular majors in Gettysburg, PA are General Political Science & Government (76 and 9.29%), Econometrics & Quantitative Economics (74 and 9.05%), and General Business Administration & Management (69 and 8.44%).

The median tuition cost in Gettysburg, PA for private four year colleges is $61,760.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Gettysburg, PA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 56.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 3,117 (47.6% men and 52.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 3,117 students enrolled in Gettysburg, PA, 47.6% men and 52.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,174 records, of which 50.6% were women and 49.4% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Gettysburg, PA was Econometrics & Quantitative Economics with 74 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 764 degrees awarded
  2. 54 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Gettysburg College with 764 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 369 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Gettysburg, PA, which is 0.822 times less than the 449 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 606 degrees mean that there were 7.21 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 84 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($61,760) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.733% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.743% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.5M), Bachelors Degree (1.98M), and Some college (1.83M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Gettysburg, PA was $242,800 in 2022, which is 0.861 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $217,600 to $242,800, a 11.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Gettysburg, PA is 78.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Gettysburg, PA have an average commute time of 28.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Gettysburg, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Gettysburg, PA is $78,975. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Gettysburg, PA was Chester County, PA with a value of $118,574, followed by Bucks County, PA and Montgomery County, PA, with respective values of $107,826 and $107,441.

Property

$242,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,831
$31,264
Median Property Taxes
±$979

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Gettysburg, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

78.1%
Homeownership
2022
64.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 78.1% of the housing units in Gettysburg, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Gettysburg, PA was Chester County, PA with a value of $118,574, followed by Bucks County, PA and Montgomery County, PA, with respective values of $107,826 and $107,441.

The following map shows all of the counties in Gettysburg, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$78,975
Median Household Income
± $3,334
40k
Number of Households
± 1,220

In 2022, the median household income of the 40k households in Gettysburg, PA grew to $78,975 from the previous year's value of $72,492.

The following chart displays the households in Gettysburg, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Gettysburg, PA is from Pennsylvania.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2022, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.123% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.53%)
  3. Carpooled (7.71%)

In 2022, 79.1% of workers in Gettysburg, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.53%) and those who carpooled to work (7.71%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

28.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Gettysburg, PA have a longer commute time (28.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.88% of the workforce in Gettysburg, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Gettysburg, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Gettysburg, PA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.89% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Gettysburg, PA (7.91k out of 100k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Gettysburg, PA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94% of the population of Gettysburg, PA has health coverage, with 51.2% on employee plans, 11% on Medicaid, 16.7% on Medicare, 13.7% on non-group plans, and 1.43% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see 1222 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1235 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1406 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 421 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,222 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pennsylvania

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,222 patients per year. This represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1,235 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.6% under 18 years, 19% between 18 and 34 years, 38.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.98%
Uninsured
51.2%
Employer Coverage
11%
Medicaid
16.7%
Medicare
13.7%
Non-Group
1.43%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Gettysburg, PA declined by 2.57% from 6.14% to 5.98%.

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