Hanover, PA Population

Population: 14,535. Estimated population in July 2020: 14,990 (+3.1% change)
Males: 6,940 (47.7%), Females: 7,595 (52.3%)

Zip codes: 17331.

Median resident age: 40.5 years
Median household income: $35,536
Median house value: $97,300

Races in Hanover:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Black (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (42.2%), Irish (11.2%), United States (10.4%), English (8.2%), Italian (3.4%), Dutch (1.7%).

Land area: 3.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hanover

  • High school or higher: 75.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hanover borough

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -181 (-1.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Hanover:

  • HANOVER GENERAL HOSPITAL (300 HIGHLAND AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Hanover:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hanover:

  • HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 31 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Abbreviation: MDT)
  • BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTL (about 50 miles; BALTIMORE, MD; Abbreviation: BWI)
  • HAGERSTOWN REGIONAL-RICHARD A HENSON FLD (about 52 miles; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Abbreviation: HGR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hanover:

  • HANOVER (about 3 miles; HANOVER, PA; Abbreviation: 6W6)
  • YORK (about 12 miles; YORK, PA; Abbreviation: THV)
  • CARROLL COUNTY REGIONAL/JACK B POAGE FIELD (about 15 miles; WESTMINSTER, MD; Abbreviation: DMW)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Hanover:

  • HANOVER PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT PRACT NURSING PROG (Full-time enrollment: 38; Location: 403 MOUL AVE; Public)
  • EMPIRE BEAUTY SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 35; Location: CLEARVIEW SHP CTR CARLISLE ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empirebeauty.com)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hanover:

  • WESTERN MARYLAND COLLEGE (about 17 miles; WESTMINSTER, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,245)
  • GETTYSBURG COLLEGE (about 17 miles; GETTYSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,216)
  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 24 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,761)
  • YORK COLLEGE PENNSYLVANIA (about 31 miles; YORK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,541)
  • DICKINSON COLLEGE (about 32 miles; CARLISLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,098)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 33 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 35 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,653)

Schools

Public high schools in Hanover:

  • SOUTH WESTERN SHS (Students: 1,238; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HANOVER SHS (Students: 506; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Hanover:

  • HANOVER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 48; Location: 927 BROADWAY; Grades: KG – 12)
  • MISSIONARY BIBLE BAPTIST ACADE (Students: 22; Location: 920 BECK MILL ROAD; Grades: 2 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hanover:

  • MARKLE INTRMD SCH (Students: 1,385; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • CONEWAGO TWP EL SCH (Students: 599; Grades: KG – 04)
  • HANOVER MS (Students: 535; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • BARESVILLE EL SCH (Students: 506; Grades: KG – 04)
  • PARK HILLS EL SCH (Students: 414; Grades: KG – 04)
  • WEST MANHEIM EL SCH (Students: 323; Grades: KG – 04)
  • HANOVER STREET EL SCH (Students: 261; Grades: KG – 04)
  • CLEARVIEW EL SCH (Students: 241; Grades: KG – 04)
  • WASHINGTON EL SCH (Students: 168; Grades: KG – 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Hanover:

  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 259; Location: 236 BALTIMORE STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • SACRED HEART (Students: 255; Location: 55 BASILICA DRIVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST VINCENT DE PAUL SCHOOL (Students: 201; Location: 224 NORTH THIRD STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • SHEPHERDS FOLD (Students: 165; Location: 603 WILSON AVE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • WEST MANHEIM LITTLE PEOPLE DAY (Students: 57; Location: 71 FAIRVIEW DRIVE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • MAGIC YEARS CHILD CARE AND LRN (Students: 35; Location: 500 BOUNDARY AVE; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Hanover:

  • HANOVER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $631,737; Location: 2 LIBRARY PLACE; 66,108 books; 3,452 audio materials; 2,383 video materials; 194 serial subscriptions)

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