Franklin County, Pennsylvania

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 County Essentials

  • 2014 Population – 152,892
  • 49% Male 51% Female
  • Medium Resident Age-40 yrs.old
  • Medium Household Income

      $52,386    2013

  • Cost of Living Index 94  
  • 07% Personal Income Tax
  • 6% Sales & Use Tax
  • 7% Local Tax
  • General Housing Costs:

Yearly Real Estate Taxes   $2,500-$4,000

Water $15 minimum month

Sewer $50 per month

Trash  $25 per month

Electric Bill $100-$250 mo.

 

Real Estate Market Statistics for 2015

Single Family Average Sale Price $169,152

Townhome Average Sale Price  $133,681

Average Days on market 127 (4 Months)

 

5 Main communities:

Each with their Own School District (April 2015)

 

Chambersburg (See all the latest Chambersburg home listings here)

8,998 Enrollment 601 Teachers    www.casdonline.org

Waynesboro (See all the latest Waynesboro home listings here)

4,600 Enrollment 292 Teachers

www.wasd.k12.pa.us

Shippensburg (See all the latest Shippensburg home listings here)

3,342 Enrollment 219 Teachers

www.shipk12.org/

Greencastle  (See all the latest Greencastle home listings here)

3,100 Enrollment 174 Teachers

www.greencastle.k12.pa.us/

Mercersburg (See all the latest Mercersburg home listings here)

2,467 Enrollment 112 Teachers

www.tus.k12.pa.us

 

Balanced Labor & Industry

Top 10 Employers: (Jan 2015)

Letterkenny Army Depot 3,500

Summit Health 3200

Manitowoc Crane Group 1,800

Chbg School District       1,100

Volvo Const. Equipment 1,000

P&G NE Mixing Center     900

County Government           675

Food Lion Inc                     600

Target Distribution Center 590

Johnson Controls/Frick      ­­­500

5% Unemployment Rate   2014

 

      Average Temperatures

               Jan  32         May 64         Sept 67     

               Feb 35          Jun 74           Oct 55

               Mar 45         Jul 78            Nov 45

               Apr 55         Aug 75          Dec 35