Grantham, PA

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Grantham Profile


Overview

Grantham is a very small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,407 people and just one neighborhood, Grantham is the 566th largest community in Pennsylvania. Grantham has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Grantham, where the median household income is .

Occupations and Workforce

Grantham is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.90% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Grantham is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Grantham who work in food service (23.45%), maintenance occupations (16.70%), and personal care services (12.34%).

A relatively large number of people in Grantham telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.77% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.


Setting & Lifestyle

Grantham is a small town with a large college student population. Because of this, there is a real youthful, hip vibe to the place, and much of the life in the town is centered on the college. This has helped Grantham to buck the trend of other small towns that have suffered declining populations over the past 20 to 30 years. Spending by students, and faculty and staff jobs, are a big part of the local economy.

Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 9.77 minutes getting to work every day.

Grantham Demographics

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Grantham. 71.11% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Grantham in 2010 was $12,312, which is low income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $49,248 for a family of four.

Grantham is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Grantham home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grantham residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Grantham include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Grantham is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Grantham 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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1 in 317

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Grantham 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)

Crime
Grantham 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13

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Grantham Property CRIMES

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

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 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (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

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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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:

MECHANICSBURG AREA SD


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District Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

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Better than of PA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to PA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Kindergarten Center At Filbert St School
505 S Filbert Street
Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055
KG-KG
Mechanicsburg Area High School
500 S Broad St
Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055
09-12
Northside Elementary School
411 N Walnut St
Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055
01-05
Upper Allen Elementary School
1790 S Market St
Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055
03-05
Mechanicsburg Middle School
1750 South Market Street
Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055
06-08
Shepherdstown Elementary School
1849 S York St
Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055
01-02
Broad Street Elementary School
200 S Broad St
Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055
01-05
Elmwood Elementary School
100 E Elmwood Avenue
Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055
01-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 33.0% 44.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 29.0% 40.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.0% 4.5%

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