Quarryville, PA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,994. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,101 (+5.4% change)
Males: 947 (47.5%), Females: 1,047 (52.5%)

Lancaster County

Zip code: 17566

Median resident age: 37.1 years
Median household income: $35,798 (year 2000)
Median house value: $118,400 (year 2000)

Races in Quarryville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.1%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Other race (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (33.2%), English (11.8%), Irish (9.8%), United States (8.0%), Italian (6.7%), Scotch-Irish (4.0%).

Elevation: 503 feet

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Quarryville

  • High school or higher: 80.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Quarryville borough

  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +337 (+20.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Quarryville:

  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF LANCASTER (about 17 miles; LANCASTER, PA)
  • LANCASTER GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; LANCASTER, PA)
  • LANCASTER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 17 miles; LANCASTER, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Quarryville:

  • LANCASTER (about 18 miles; LANCASTER, PA; ID: LNS)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 36 miles; READING, PA; ID: RDG)
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 42 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; ID: ILG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Quarryville:

  • SMOKETOWN (about 10 miles; SMOKETOWN, PA; ID: Q08)
  • CHESTER COUNTY G O CARLSON (about 23 miles; COATESVILLE, PA; ID: 40N)
  • BAUBLITZ COMMERCIAL (about 23 miles; BROGUE, PA; ID: 9W8)
Amtrak stations near Quarryville:

  • 15 miles: LANCASTER (53 MCGOVERN AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: PARKESBURG (WEST 1ST & S. CULVERT STS.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Quarryville:

  • MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 16 miles; MILLERSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,384)
  • HARFORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; BEL AIR, MD; FT enrollment: 2,646)
  • YORK COLLEGE PENNSYLVANIA (about 32 miles; YORK, PA; FT enrollment: 4,541)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE BERKS (about 33 miles; READING, PA; FT enrollment: 2,003)
  • DELAWARE TECHNICAL & COMM COLL-STANTON-WILMINGTON (about 37 miles; NEWARK, DE; FT enrollment: 3,817)
  • WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 39 miles; WEST CHESTER, PA; FT enrollment: 10,419)
  • IMMACULATA COLLEGE (about 43 miles; IMMACULATA, PA; FT enrollment: 2,042)

Schools

Public high school in Quarryville:

  • SOLANCO HS (Students: 1,326; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Quarryville:

  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 41; Location: 1225 ROBERT FULTON HIGHWAY; Grades: 1 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Quarryville:

  • CLERMONT EL SCH (Students: 526; Grades: KG – 05)
  • SWIFT MS (Students: 514; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SMITH MS (Students: 509; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • QUARRYVILLE EL SCH (Students: 475; Grades: KG – 05)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Quarryville:

  • BETHEL MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 60; Location: 333 FULTON VIEW ROAD; Grades: 1 – 9)
  • CHESTNUT RUN SCHOOL (Students: 37; Location: RIVER ROAD; Grades: UG – UG)
  • SPRING HILL SCHOOL (Students: 34; Location: SPRINGHILL ROAD; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • HIGHFIELD AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 34; Location: CHURCH ROAD; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • OAK SHADE SCHOOL (Students: 33; Location: 505 KING PEN ROAD RD 2; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • GREENTREE AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 31; Location: VALLEY RD GREENTREE RD 3; Grades: UG – UG)
  • FURNACE ROAD SCHOOL (Students: 30; Location: FURNACE ROAD; Grades: UG – UG)
  • POND VIEW (Students: 30; Location: ST CATHARINES DRIVE; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • FULTON VIEW AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 30; Location: FULTON VIEW ROAD; Grades: UG – UG)
  • STONY HILL AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 29; Location: RR3 SPRINGVILLE RD; Grades: UG – UG)

Libraries

Library in Quarryville:

  • QUARRYVILLE LIBRARY CENTER (Operating income: $160,265; Location: 357 BUCK ROAD; 25,874 books; 772 audio materials; 877 video materials; 60 serial subscriptions)