Conestoga, PA

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Conestoga Profile


Overview

Conestoga is a very small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,275 people and just one neighborhood, Conestoga is the 730th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Conestoga isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Conestoga are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Conestoga is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Conestoga who work in healthcare (14.20%), office and administrative support (12.39%), and management occupations (7.70%).

Also of interest is that Conestoga has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Of important note, Conestoga is also a town of artists. Conestoga has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Conestoga’s character.

Setting & Lifestyle

Conestoga is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Conestoga’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Conestoga has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Conestoga a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Conestoga is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Conestoga, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 97.20% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.

Conestoga is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Conestoga Demographics

The education level of Conestoga citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.13% of adults in Conestoga have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Conestoga in 2018 was $33,743, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $134,972 for a family of four.

The people who call Conestoga home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Conestoga residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Conestoga include German, Irish, English, Slovak, and French.

The most common language spoken in Conestoga is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Conestoga, PA HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Conestoga VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to PA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Conestoga Elementary School
100 Hill St
Conestoga, PA 17516
KG-06
Letort Elementary School
561 Letort Rd
Washington Boro, PA 17582
KG-06
Martic Elementary School
266 Martic Heights Dr
Holtwood, PA 17532
KG-06
Marticville Middle School
356 Frogtown Rd
Pequea, PA 17565
07-08
Penn Manor High School
East Cottage Avenue
Millersville, PA 17551
09-12
Pequea Elementary School
802 Millwood Rd
Willow Street, PA 17584
KG-06
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

PENN MANOR SD


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

(10 is best)

Better than of PA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 41.1% 50.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 35.7% 47.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.4% 2.8%

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