Gettysburg, PA

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
102,627
0.153% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
Pat Toomey
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
44
0.228% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
7.94%
2.46% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$68,411
1.72% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$212,300
3.16% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
51,151
0.546% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Gettysburg, PA had a population of 103k people with a median age of 44 and a median household income of $68,411. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Gettysburg, PA grew from 102,470 to 102,627, a 0.153% increase and its median household income grew from $67,253 to $68,411, a 1.72% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Gettysburg, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.7%), White (Hispanic) (4.13%), Other (Hispanic) (2.04%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.85%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.35%).

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.

97.8% of the residents in Gettysburg, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Gettysburg, PA are Gettysburg College (694 degrees awarded in 2020) and United Lutheran Seminary (50 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Gettysburg, PA was $212,300, and the homeownership rate was 77.8%.

Most people in Gettysburg, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Gettysburg, PA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Gettysburg, PA is home to a population of 103k people, from which 97.8% are citizens. As of 2020, 3.84% of Gettysburg, PA residents were born outside of the country (3.94k people).

In 2020, there were 21.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (91k people) in Gettysburg, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.24k White (Hispanic) and 2.1k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.8%
2020 Citizenship
97.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.8% of Gettysburg, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Gettysburg, PA was 97.5%, 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)
    91k ± 194
  2. White (Hispanic)
    4.24k ± 516
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    2.1k ± 438
7.17%
Hispanic Population
7.36k people

In 2020, there were 21.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (91k people) in Gettysburg, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.24k White (Hispanic) and 2.1k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.17% of the people in Gettysburg, PA are hispanic (7.36k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    92,750 ± 7,450 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    72,397 ± 6,587 people
  3. China
    65,642 ± 6,274 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 92,750 Pennsylvania residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 72,397 and China with 65,642.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.84%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
3.94k people
4.06%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
4.16k people

As of 2020, 3.84% of Gettysburg, PA residents (3.94k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Gettysburg, PA was 4.06%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,776 ± 281
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,073 ± 196
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,072 ± 211

Gettysburg, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.59 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Gettysburg, PA employs 51.2k people. The largest industries in Gettysburg, PA are Manufacturing (8,022 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (7,038 people), and Retail Trade (5,490 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($90,174), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($85,000), and Utilities ($68,603).

Males in Pennsylvania have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,196. The income inequality in Pennsylvania (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

51.2k
2020 Value
± 1,440
0.546%
1 Year growth
± 3.73%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Gettysburg, PA grew at a rate of 0.546%, from 50.9k employees to 51.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Gettysburg, PA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,875 people), Production Occupations (4,562 people), and Management Occupations (4,350 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

51.2k
2020 Value
± 1,440
0.546%
1 Year growth
± 3.73%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Gettysburg, PA grew at a rate of 0.546%, from 50.9k employees to 51.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Gettysburg, PA, are Manufacturing (8,022 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (7,038 people), and Retail Trade (5,490 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

$46,225
Median earning men ± $2,394
$30,460
Median earning women ± $850

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($74,712), Information ($67,695), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($59,643).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($44,648), Construction ($42,868), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($40,777).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Pennsylvania.

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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

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $1.01M
    Manufacturing
  2. $734k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $115k
    Wholesale Trade

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $110B
  2. $74.2B
  3. $44.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $110B, followed by Mixed freight ($74.2B) and Electronics ($44.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Pennsylvania products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$734B
2020 Value in Pennsylvania
$1.46T
Projected 2050 Value in Pennsylvania
99.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $734B. This is expected to increase 99.3% to $1.46T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $73.5B
  2. $71.1B
  3. $36.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $73.5B, followed by New York with $71.1B and Ohio and $36.8B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Pennsylvania shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey 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 18 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
Pat Toomey
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

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

The following chart shows elected senators in Pennsylvania over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 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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In 2020, universities in Gettysburg, PA awarded 744 degrees. The student population of Gettysburg, PA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,377 male students and 1,520 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Gettysburg, PA are White (554 and 78.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (57 and 8.1%), Black or African American (33 and 4.69%), and Asian (22 and 3.13%).

The largest universities in Gettysburg, PA by number of degrees awarded are Gettysburg College (694 and 93.3%) and United Lutheran Seminary (50 and 6.72%).

The most popular majors in Gettysburg, PA are General Political Science & Government (74 and 9.95%), General Business Administration & Management (67 and 9.01%), and General Economics (56 and 7.53%).

The median tuition cost in Gettysburg, PA for private four year colleges is $58,500.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in Gettysburg, PA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 48.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 20.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 2,897 (47.5% men and 52.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 2,897 students enrolled in Gettysburg, PA, 47.5% men and 52.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,122 records, of which 51.4% were women and 48.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 67 degree-majors awarded
  2. 56 degree-majors awarded
  3. 74 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Gettysburg, PA was General Business Administration & Management with 67 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Gettysburg, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 694 degrees awarded
  2. 50 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Gettysburg College with 694 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

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In 2020, 312 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Gettysburg, PA, which is 0.722 times less than the 432 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 554 degrees mean that there were 9.72 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 57 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 ($58,500) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

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

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.658% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.701% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (3.5M), Bachelors Degree (1.89M), and Some college (1.84M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Gettysburg, PA was $212,300 in 2020, which is 0.924 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $205,800 to $212,300, a 3.16% increase. The homeownership rate in Gettysburg, PA is 77.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Gettysburg, PA have an average commute time of 28.9 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 $68,411. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Gettysburg, PA was Chester County, PA with a value of $104,161, followed by Montgomery County, PA and Bucks County, PA, with respective values of $93,518 and $93,181.

Property

$212,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,742
$30,850
Median Property Taxes
±$1,002

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.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Gettysburg, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

77.8%
Homeownership
2020
63.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 77.8% of the housing units in Gettysburg, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined 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 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Gettysburg, PA was Chester County, PA with a value of $104,161, followed by Montgomery County, PA and Bucks County, PA, with respective values of $93,518 and $93,181.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$68,411
Median Household Income
± $2,608
39.6k
Number of Households
± 1,178

In 2020, the median household income of the 39.6k households in Gettysburg, PA grew to $68,411 from the previous year's value of $67,253.

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
2020 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.469
2019 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2020, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.614% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in Pennsylvania across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (81%)
  2. Carpooled (8.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.11%)

In 2020, 81% of workers in Gettysburg, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.5%) and those who worked at home (6.11%).

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

28.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Gettysburg, PA have a longer commute time (28.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 4.53% 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

7.94% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Gettysburg, PA (7.82k out of 98.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

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

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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94.4% of the population of Gettysburg, PA has health coverage, with 51.9% on employee plans, 10.3% on Medicaid, 15.6% on Medicare, 15.2% on non-group plans, and 1.41% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Pennsylvania was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see 1235 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1237 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1408 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 454 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Pennsylvania, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,235 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pennsylvania

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,235 patients per year. This represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1,237 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pennsylvania in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Pennsylvania across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.9% under 18 years, 18.7% between 18 and 34 years, 39.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

5.58%
Uninsured
51.9%
Employer Coverage
10.3%
Medicaid
15.6%
Medicare
15.2%
Non-Group
1.41%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Gettysburg, PA grew by 0.013% from 5.58% to 5.58%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Gettysburg, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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