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Red Lion

Red Lion

  •   State: 
    Pennsylvania
      County: 
    York County
      City: 
    Red Lion
      County FIPS: 
    42133
      Coordinates: 
    39°53′56″N 76°36′23″W
      Area total: 
    1.31 sq mi (3.40 km²)
      Area land: 
    1.31 sq mi (3.40 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
      Elevation: 
    921 ft (281 m)
      Established: 
    1852; Settled 1852; Incorporated January 16, 1880
  •   Latitude: 
    39,9019
      Longitude: 
    -76,5985
      Dman name cbsa: 
    York-Hanover, PA
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    17356
      GMAP: 

    Red Lion, York County, Pennsylvania, United States

  •   Population: 
    6,506
      Population density: 
    4,959.63 residents per square mile of area (1,915.54/km²)
      Household income: 
    $42,447
      Households: 
    2,595
      Unemployment rate: 
    8.50%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.00%
      Income taxes: 
    3.57%

Red Lion, settled in 1852, was named after one of the first pubs in town, the Red Lion Tavern. Town was a main stop along the old Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad, known locally as the "Ma & Pa" Railroad. The town produced millions of cigars per month, about 10% of the cigars made in the U.S. It was also known nationwide for its furniture industry, with several large factories producing ornate, hand crafted furniture for over 100 years. Red Lion is located about 35 miles (56.3 mi) southeast of Harrisburg. The borough has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.3 km²), all of it land. The population was 6,506 at the 2020 census, and is expected to rise to 6,500 by the end of the decade. The community has a rich heritage as a musical heritage. It is home of the Red Lions, a band started in 1932. The principal of Red Lion, Eugene Segro, killed himself before killing himself in April 2003, before the school year began. The school district closed 2 elementary schools in the 2009 school year. The new elementary school, Larry J. Macaluso Elementary School, was completed in 2009 and is named after Red Lion Area School District superintendent, who retired the same year. On April 24, 2003, Red Lion Junior High School in Red Lion shot and killed the principal of the school, James Sheets, before he could be taken to the hospital for treatment.

History

Red Lion, settled in 1852, was named after one of the first pubs in town, the Red Lion Tavern. The town was a main stop along the old Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad, known locally as the "Ma & Pa" Railroad. Red Lion was once famous for the many brands of cigars made there. It was also known nationwide for its furniture industry, with several large factories producing ornate, hand crafted furniture for over 100 years. The Consumers Cigar Box Company and Red Lion Borough Historic District are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The furniture industry has mostly shifted to kitchen cabinet production and retail store fixtures over the last 40 years. It raises a cigar every New Year's Eve. It is located in York County, Pennsylvania, on the Pennsylvania-Maryland border. It has a population of about 3,000. It lies in the eastern part of the county, near the border with Pennsylvania. It's located on the Maryland-Pennsylvania border, near Pennsylvania's Maryland in the western part. It sits on the Delaware River, which runs through the town and into Maryland. It used to be known as "Red Lion" because of the red-and-white striped flags that adorn many of the town's buildings. It also was known for its large cigar factories, which produced millions of cigars per month, about 10% of the cigars made in the U.S. The city has a history of being involved in the Civil War, and was a stop on the old "Ma and Pa" railroad, which ran from Pennsylvania to Maryland.

Geography

Red Lion is located about 35 miles (56.3 mi) southeast of Harrisburg. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.3 km²), all of it land. Red Lion is home to the Red Lion High School, a public high school. The school is located in the borough and has a junior high and senior high. It also has a high school, which has a senior high, and a middle school, both of which are located in Red Lion. The high school has a football field, which was built in the 1930s. It is located on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, which runs through the borough. The borough's high school was founded in the 1940s and is named after Red Lion, Pennsylvania, a town that was once part of the state. It was the first high school in the United States to be named after a Red Lion in the state's history, and the second in the nation. The town's senior high school is also known as Red Lion and was established in the early 1950s. Its senior high is called Red Lion School, and it was founded by Red Lion residents in the mid-19th century. It has an elementary school, Red Lion Elementary, and Red Lion Middle School, which were founded in 1953. The Borough's junior high is named for Red Lion's founder, John L. L. Lion, who was born in the town in 1858.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 6,149 people, 2,575 households, and 1,645 families residing in the borough. The population density was 4,789.9 people per square mile (1,854.8/km²). There were 2,729 housing units at an average density of 2,125.8 per squaremile (823.2/ km²) The racial makeup of the borough was 97.12% White, 0.60% African American, 0,24% Native American,0.41% Asian, 0.,05% Pacific Islander, and 0.25% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.91% of the population. The median income for a household in the Borough was $35,828, and the median family income was $41,850. The per capita income for the borough is $17,723. About 6.1% of families and 10.4% of those under the age of 18 were below the poverty line, including 17. 4% ofThose under age 18 and 11.1. of those age 65 or over. The borough is located on the New Jersey Turnpike, which connects to New Jersey and New Jersey via the Raritan River and the Delaware River. It is located in the New York City metropolitan area and is on the U.S. East Coast. It has a population of 6,150, making it one of the smallest boroughs in New Jersey.

Schools

Red Lion, Pennsylvania has a rich musical heritage. Halestorm reached the top ten on the US Mainstream Rock charts and receives extensive local radio play. The Guitar Spot USA and Tom's Music Trade are part of what's now known as a "Musician's Row" of sorts to local musicians and artists. The Red Lion Area School District has also been awarded the NAMM Foundation's Best Community for Music Education from 2012 to 2018. Red Lion also had a fully functional opera house and a downtown movie theater until the mid-1960s. The opera house has since been converted to housing, and the movie theater was demolished and is now a parking lot. On April 24, 2003, at the Red Lion Junior High School in Red Lion, James Sheets killed the principal of the school, Eugene Segro, before killing himself. The new school, Larry J. Macaluso Elementary School, was completed in 2009 and is named after the Red Lions' former superintendent, who retired the same year. The students from the schools were placed in other schools throughout the district including a brand new elementary school.Red Lion has many talented veteran and up and coming artists and musical talents of all genres (including funk, blues, jazz, bluegrass and country). Red Lion is also home to an extensive array of local underground bands and independent local artists, perhaps the most popular being Halestorman, who reached theTop 10 on the U.S. Mainstreamrock charts. The school district has been named the best community for music education in the United States since 2012.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Red Lion, York County, Pennsylvania = 22.4. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 40. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 20. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Red Lion = 3.9 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 6,506 individuals with a median age of 35.2 age the population dropped by -1.56% in Red Lion, York County, Pennsylvania population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 4,959.63 residents per square mile of area (1,915.54/km²). There are average 2.32 people per household in the 2,595 households with an average household income of $42,447 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 8.50% of the available work force and has dropped -4.99% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 21.52%. The number of physicians in Red Lion per 100,000 population = 178.7.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Red Lion = 41.6 inches and the annual snowfall = 28.8 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 126. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 202. 88 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 21.6 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 46, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Red Lion, York County, Pennsylvania which are owned by the occupant = 57.66%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 59 years with median home cost = $115,830 and home appreciation of -4.98%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $13.79 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $4,996 per student. There are 16.5 students for each teacher in the school, 1209 students for each Librarian and 432 students for each Counselor. 4.37% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 11.27% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 3.72% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Red Lion's population in York County, Pennsylvania of 1,337 residents in 1900 has increased 4,87-fold to 6,506 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 51.27% female residents and 48.73% male residents live in Red Lion, York County, Pennsylvania.

    As of 2020 in Red Lion, York County, Pennsylvania are married and the remaining 45.00% are single population.

  • 25.3 minutes is the average time that residents in Red Lion require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    82.09% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 11.26% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.22% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 1.08% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Red Lion, York County, Pennsylvania, 57.66% are owner-occupied homes, another 37.16% are rented apartments, and the remaining 5.18% are vacant.

  • The 42.82% of the population in Red Lion, York County, Pennsylvania who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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