Mount Joy, PA Population

Population: 6,765. Estimated population in July 2020: 6,944 (+2.6% change)
Males: 3,289 (48.6%), Females: 3,476 (51.4%)

Zip code: 17552

Median resident age: 36.3 years
Median household income: $45,127
Median house value: $107,400

Races in Mount Joy:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.1%)
  • Hispanic (3.1%)
  • Black (1.5%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (45.2%), United States (10.9%), Irish (10.1%), English (4.2%), Italian (3.2%), Polish (2.8%).

Land area: 2.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mount Joy

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Joy borough

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

2.2% Foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +145 (+2.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mount Joy:

  • LANCASTER GENERAL HOSPITAL SUSQUEHANNA (about 6 miles; COLUMBIA, PA)
  • YORK HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; YORK, PA)
  • PHILHAVEN HOSP (about 10 miles; MT GRETNA, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mount Joy:

  • LANCASTER (about 16 miles; LANCASTER, PA; Abbreviation: LNS)
  • HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 18 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Abbreviation: MDT)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 43 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mount Joy:

  • DONEGAL SPRINGS AIRPARK (about 5 miles; MOUNT JOY/MARIETTA, PA; Abbreviation: N71)
  • MC GINNESS (about 7 miles; COLUMBIA, PA; Abbreviation: 8N7)
  • REIGLE FIELD (about 13 miles; PALMYRA, PA; Abbreviation: 58N)
Amtrak station:
MOUNT JOY (DELTA & HENRY STS.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Joy:

  • YORK COLLEGE PENNSYLVANIA (about 10 miles; YORK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,541)
  • MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 14 miles; MILLERSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,384)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 17 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 30 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,653)
  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 34 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,761)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE BERKS (about 41 miles; READING, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,003)
  • HARFORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; BEL AIR, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,646)

Schools

Public high school in Mount Joy:

  • DONEGAL SHS (Students: 802; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Mount Joy:

  • THE JANUS SCHOOL (Students: 80; Location: 205 LEFEVER RD; Grades: 1 – 12)
  • SONLIGHT RIVER BRETHREN (Students: 25; Location: 4075 SIEGRIST ROAD; Grades: 2 – 12)
  • FELLOWSHIP BAPT CHRISTIAN ACAD (Students: 14; Location: 151 ORANGE STREET; Grades: 2 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Mount Joy:

  • FARMDALE EL SCH (Students: 536; Grades: KG – 06)
  • GRANDVIEW EL SCH (Students: 298; Grades: KG – 05)
  • SEILER EL SCH (Students: 256; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ELM TREE EL SCH (Students: 89; Grades: KG – 04)
  • DONEGAL SPRINGS EL SCH (Grades: 00 – 00)
  • LANCASTER COUNTY CTC-MT JOY CA (Grades: 00 – 00)
Private primary/middle schools in Mount Joy:

  • KRAYBILL MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 411; Location: 598 KRAYBILL CHURCH RD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • EBY CHIQUES SCHOOL (Students: 28; Location: 950 EBY CHIQUES RD; Grades: UG – UG)

Libraries

Library in Mount Joy:

  • MILANOF-SCHOCK LIBRARY (Operating income: $141,418; Location: 1184 ANDERSON FERRY RD.; 16,341 books; 1,157 audio materials; 673 video materials; 73 serial subscriptions)

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