Port Royal, PA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 977. Estimated population in July 2005: 973 (-0.4% change)
Males: 472 (48.3%), Females: 505 (51.7%)

Zip code: 17082

Median resident age: 37.2 years
Median household income: $34,514 (year 2000)
Median house value: $82,200 (year 2000)

Races in Port Royal:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.3%)
  • Hispanic (3.9%)
  • Other race (1.5%)
  • Black (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (27.0%), United States (15.4%), Irish (7.0%), English (5.1%), Dutch (3.6%), Italian (3.3%).

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Port Royal

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Port Royal borough

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +140 (+16.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Port Royal:

  • LEWISTON HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; LEWISTOWN, PA)
  • CARLISLE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 27 miles; CARLISLE, PA)
  • MEADOWS PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (about 29 miles; CENTRE HALL, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Port Royal:

  • UNIVERSITY PARK (about 38 miles; STATE COLLEGE, PA; ID: UNV)
  • HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 51 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; ID: MDT)
  • WILLIAMSPORT RGNL (about 59 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; ID: IPT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Port Royal:

  • MIFFLINTOWN (about 5 miles; MIFFLINTOWN, PA; ID: P34)
  • EWT 4 (about 15 miles; HONEY GROVE, PA; ID: 02P)
  • MIFFLIN COUNTY (about 19 miles; REEDSVILLE, PA; ID: RVL)
Amtrak station near Port Royal:

  • 14 miles: LEWISTON (LEWISTOWN, HELEN ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port Royal:

  • DICKINSON COLLEGE (about 27 miles; CARLISLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,098)
  • SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 34 miles; SHIPPENSBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 6,330)
  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 38 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; FT enrollment: 2,761)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 38 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, PA; FT enrollment: 38,248)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 39 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 4,653)
  • LOCK HAVEN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 43 miles; LOCK HAVEN, PA; FT enrollment: 3,738)
  • BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; LEWISBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 3,534)
Public primary/middle school in Port Royal:

  • TUSCARORA VALLEY EL SCH (Students: 127; Grades: KG – 05)