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Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Mount Gretna had a population of 193 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Gretna is located at latitude 40.2456 and longitude -76.4715 in Lebanon County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Mount Gretna (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lebanon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 673 feet.

The Borough of Mount Gretna (GNIS ID: 1215366) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mount Gretna population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Mount Gretna, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 193
Daytime Population: Workers 124
Daytime Population: Residents 132
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 256
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.33
Population in Households 193
Population in Familes 144
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,338
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $52,366
Average Household Income $64,744
Per Capita Income $34,364


Total Housing Units 202 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (46.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 ( 4.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 100 (49.5%)
Median Home Value $182,143
Average Home Value $224,468


Total Households 102
Average Household Size 1.89
Family Households 63
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.21% 0.0%
Households -0.4% 0.0%
Families -1.05% -0.32%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   1.88%

Mount Gretna, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Gretna to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1629 8th
Population Density # 917 48th
Diversity Index # 973 45th
Median Household Income # 828 53rd
Per Capita Income # 271 85th

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