Hanover, PA Profile: Facts & Data

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Hanover, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Hanover had a population of 15,820 as of July 1, 2018. Hanover ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hanover is located at latitude 39.8118 and longitude -76.9836 in York County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Hanover (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. York County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 600 feet.

The Borough of Hanover (GNIS ID: 1215748) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hanover: Hickory-Town, McAllister, McAllisters Folly, McAllisters Town, Rogues Harbor, Rogues Resort.

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Hanover, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 15,820
Population in Households 15,634
Population in Familes 11,346
Population in Group Qrtrs 186
Population Density2 4,280
Diversity Index3 37
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,957
Average Household Income $65,410
Per Capita Income $29,031

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,528 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,723 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,236 (43.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 569 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $175,738
Average Home Value $192,298
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,959
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 3,953
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.42% 0.48%
Households 0.28% 0.41%
Families 0.11% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

Hanover, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hanover to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 43 98th
Population Density # 208 88th
Diversity Index # 225 87th
Median Household Income # 1074 39th
Per Capita Income # 644 64th

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