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Spring Grove

Spring Grove, Pennsylvania

  •   State: 
    Pennsylvania
      County: 
    York County
      City: 
    Spring Grove
      County FIPS: 
    42133
      Coordinates: 
    39°52′37″N 76°51′56″W
      Area total: 
    0.78 sq mi (2.03 km²)
      Area land: 
    0.78 sq mi (2.03 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
      Elevation: 
    443 ft (135 m)
      Established: 
    1747; Settled 1747; Incorporated 1882
  •   Latitude: 
    39,8585
      Longitude: 
    -76,8713
      Dman name cbsa: 
    York-Hanover, PA
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    17362
      GMAP: 

    Spring Grove, York County, Pennsylvania, United States

  •   Population: 
    2,372
      Population density: 
    2,781.61 residents per square mile of area (1,073.97/km²)
      Household income: 
    $49,721
      Households: 
    980
      Unemployment rate: 
    8.50%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.00%
      Income taxes: 
    3.57%

Spring Grove is a borough in York County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,372 at the 2020 census. The town is known for a strong smell associated with its paper mill. In August 2018, Glatfelter announced an agreement to sell its Specialty Papers division, which includes the Spring Grove mill, to private investment firm Lindsay Goldberg for $360 million. Spring Grove is located at 39°5237N 76°5156W (39.876827, -76.865536).According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²), all of it land. The Spring Grove Borough Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984. The borough was laid out in 1747 on the banks of Codorus Creek, midway between York and Hanover, by a surveyor for the Penns. Its growth since that time falls into two periods, each lasting approximately 100 years. The first witnessed development of the borough as an iron-making center, and the second, which extends to the present day, is as a papermaking center. In the 1770s, attracted by the presence of water, iron ore and wood for charcoal in the Pigeon Hills, an iron manufacturer established a forge at "Spring Forge". It is known as Spring Grove. By the mid-19th century, the manufacturing of iron had grown to a point where almost 200 short tons (180,000 kg) of iron bar were produced locally each year.

History

Spring Grove is the primary city name, but also Menges Mills are acceptable city names or spellings, Nashville, Sinsheim, Stoverstown on the other hand no longer accepted or obsolete and are no longer used as a designation. The official name is Spring Grove, Pennsylvania. Spring Grove was laid out in 1747 on the banks of Codorus Creek, midway between York and Hanover, by a surveyor for the Penns. In the 1770s, attracted by the presence of water, iron ore and wood for charcoal in the Pigeon Hills, an iron manufacturer established a forge at "Spring Forge". It is known as Spring Grove. The residents of the community petitioned the County Court in 1882 for incorporation as a borough, and in August of that year their petition was granted. The borough has grown in area as a result of annexation of the surrounding land, the largest annexation having taken place in 1953. In August 2018, Glatfelder announced an agreement to sell its Specialty Papers division, which includes the Spring Grove mill, to private investment firm Lindsay Goldberg for $360 million, with the sale to close before 2019. Mill operations are expected to continue. The Spring Grove Borough Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984. Since 1865, the growth of the borough has reflected growth of the Glatfelter Paper Mill. None, however, have remained as long nor have been as successful as the paper mill. Other basic industries, such as brick-making and the manufacture of explosives, have from time to time established themselves in the borough. The early German and English woodchoppers who flocked to this first Pennsylvania iron industry west of the Susquehanna River were the forebears of today's community. By the mid-19th century, the manufacturing of iron had grown to a point where almost 200 short tons of iron bar were produced locally each year.

Geography

Spring Grove is located at 39°5237N 76°5156W (39.876827, -76.865536).According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²), all of it land. Spring Grove is home to the Spring Grove High School, a public high school. The school is located in the borough and has a football field. It is also the home of the New Jersey High School football team. The high school's football team is known as the "Spring Grove Bombers" The school's baseball team is called the "New Jersey Highlanders" The football team's mascot is the "Bomber" and the team's colors are blue and white. The football field is named after Spring Grove, a town in New Jersey. The town's football field was named after the town's founder, William "Bill" Spring. The borough's football stadium is named for William "Billy" Spring, who was born in the town in 1881. The baseball field is also known as "The Baseball Field" and was built in 1883. It was the site of the first U.S. high school football game ever played in the state of New Jersey, held in 1884. It has a baseball field, which was the first high school game ever held in the U.N. history. The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the borough's population at 1,000 in 1894.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,050 people, 817 households, and 570 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,698.1 people per square mile (1,041.5/km²). There were 848 housing units at an average density of 1,116.1 per squaremile (430.8/ km²) The racial makeup of the borough was 97.56% White, 0.20% African American, 0.,15% Native American,0.63% Asian, 0,83% from other races, and 0.63%. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.66% of the population. The median income for a household in the Borough was $42,609, and the median income. for a family was $52,228. The per capita income for the borough is $20,124. About 7.5% of those under age 18 and 5.0% of people age 65 or over are living below the poverty line. The borough is located on the New Jersey Turnpike, which connects to New Jersey and New Jersey via the Raritan River and the Susquehannock River. It is located in the New York City metropolitan area and is on the U.S. Mid-Atlanticrail network. It has a population of 2,051, and a population density of 2.1 million people per sq km (1.4 million square miles) The borough has a water supply of 1.7 million gallons (3.2 million liters).

Education

Spring Grove Area School District currently operates three primary schools, an intermediate school, a middle school, and one secondary school. The high school is called Spring Grove Area High School. A new high school was recently built closer to the middle and intermediate schools. The 2009 class was the first class to graduate from the new highSchool. The district also operates a middle and elementary school in the Spring Grove area, as well as a primary school and a junior and senior high school.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Spring Grove, 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 Spring Grove = 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 2,372 individuals with a median age of 35.8 age the population grows by 17.06% in Spring Grove, York County, Pennsylvania population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 2,781.61 residents per square mile of area (1,073.97/km²). There are average 2.45 people per household in the 980 households with an average household income of $49,721 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 Spring Grove per 100,000 population = 178.7.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Spring Grove = 40.4 inches and the annual snowfall = 27.4 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 114. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 198. 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 Spring Grove, York County, Pennsylvania which are owned by the occupant = 57.93%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 47 years with median home cost = $131,970 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 $5,126 per student. There are 15.2 students for each teacher in the school, 664 students for each Librarian and 332 students for each Counselor. 6.35% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 8.88% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 5.61% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Spring Grove's population in York County, Pennsylvania of 1,005 residents in 1900 has increased 2,36-fold to 2,372 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 49.71% female residents and 50.29% male residents live in Spring Grove, York County, Pennsylvania.

    As of 2020 in Spring Grove, York County, Pennsylvania are married and the remaining 40.92% are single population.

  • 22.9 minutes is the average time that residents in Spring Grove 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.

    82.47% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 8.65% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.48% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 1.04% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Spring Grove, York County, Pennsylvania, 57.93% are owner-occupied homes, another 38.52% are rented apartments, and the remaining 3.55% are vacant.

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

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