Darlene Gontz
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Franklin County, Pennsylvania

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 County Essentials

  • 2018 Population – 153,851
  • 49% Male 51% Female
  • Medium Resident Age-40 yrs.old
  • Medium Household Income
  • $55,751 - 2018 ( PA $54,895)

 

  • Cost of Living Index 94  
  • 3% Personal Income Tax
  • 6% Sales & Use Tax
  • 1.07% 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 2019

Average Sold Price $191,592

Average Days on market 66 (2 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 11 Employers: (Jan 2018)

Letterkenny Army Depot 3,600

Summit Health              3,600

Chbg School District      1,125

Manitowoc Crane Group    900

Procter & Gamble NE        900

Volvo Const. Equipment    825

Menno Haven                   705

County Government          690

Ventura Foods                  630

Ulta Beauty Distribution    600

Target Distribution Center 590

 

      Average Temperatures

               Jan  32         May 64         Sept 67            Spring 41-62

               Feb 35          Jun 74          Oct 55             Summer 62-83

               Mar 45         Jul 78            Nov 45            Fall  44-64

               Apr 55         Aug 75           Dec 35            Winter 24-39