Mount Gretna, PA

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Mount Gretna Profile


Overview

Mount Gretna is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 197 people and just one neighborhood, Mount Gretna is the 1021st largest community in Pennsylvania. Mount Gretna has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Mount Gretna is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 93.51% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Mount Gretna is a borough of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Gretna who work in healthcare (20.78%), sales jobs (12.99%), and management occupations (12.99%).


Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that Mount Gretna is a major vacation destination. Much of the borough’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Mount Gretna’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.

In addition, Mount Gretna is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.

Because of many things, Mount Gretna is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Mount Gretna really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Mount Gretna perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Mount Gretna Demographics

If knowledge is power, Mount Gretna is a pretty powerful place. 63.08% of the adults in Mount Gretna have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Mount Gretna in 2010 was $53,631, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $214,524 for a family of four.

The people who call Mount Gretna home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mount Gretna residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Mount Gretna include English, Irish, Polish, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Mount Gretna is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Mount Gretna 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Mount Gretna 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

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CORNWALL-LEBANON SD


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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to PA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Ebenezer El Sch
1600 Colonial Cir
Lebanon, PA, 17046
KG-05
South Lebanon El Sch
1825 S 5 Th Ave
Lebanon, PA, 17042
KG-05
Cedar Crest Ms
101 E Evergreen Rd
Lebanon, PA, 17042
06-08
Cornwall El Sch
45 Burd Coleman Rd
Cornwall, PA, 17042
KG-05
Union Canal El Sch
400 Narrows Dr
Lebanon, PA, 17046
KG-05
Cedar Crest Hs
115 E Evergreen Rd
Lebanon, PA, 17042
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 31.7% 42.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 25.4% 37.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.3% 5.1%

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