Manchester, PA Population

Population: 2,350. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,436 (+3.7% change)
Males: 1,149 (48.9%), Females: 1,201 (51.1%)

Zip code: 17345

Median resident age: 35.3 years
Median household income: $41,450
Median house value: $96,000

Races in Manchester:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (40.8%), United States (13.4%), Irish (6.3%), English (4.6%), Dutch (2.9%), Italian (2.7%).

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Manchester

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Manchester borough

  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +609 (+35.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Manchester:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL YORK (about 8 miles; YORK, PA)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSP YORK (about 8 miles; YORK, PA)
  • YORK HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; YORK, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Manchester:

  • HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 9 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Abbreviation: MDT)
  • LANCASTER (about 31 miles; LANCASTER, PA; Abbreviation: LNS)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 58 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Manchester:

  • DONEGAL SPRINGS AIRPARK (about 11 miles; MOUNT JOY/MARIETTA, PA; Abbreviation: N71)
  • CAPITAL CITY (about 14 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Abbreviation: CXY)
  • YORK (about 15 miles; YORK, PA; Abbreviation: THV)
Amtrak stations near Manchester:

  • 10 miles: ELIZABETHTOWN (WILSON AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 16 miles: MOUNT JOY (DELTA & HENRY STS.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: HARRISBURG (4TH & CHESTNUT STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Manchester:

  • YORK COLLEGE PENNSYLVANIA (about 10 miles; YORK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,541)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 10 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 21 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,653)
  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 21 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,761)
  • MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 26 miles; MILLERSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,384)
  • DICKINSON COLLEGE (about 35 miles; CARLISLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,098)
  • GETTYSBURG COLLEGE (about 39 miles; GETTYSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,216)

Schools

Public high school in Manchester:

  • NORTHEASTERN SHS (Students: 802; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Manchester:

  • NORTHEASTERN MS (Students: 569; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • SPRING FORGE INTRD SCH (Students: 503; Grades: 05 – 06)
  • ORENDORF EL SCH (Students: 443; Grades: 01 – 04)

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