Rockhill Furnace, PA Population

Population: 414. Estimated population in July 2020: 406 (-1.9% change)
Males: 190 (45.9%), Females: 224 (54.1%)

Zip code: 17249

Median resident age: 40.9 years
Median household income: $27,639
Median house value: $59,300

Races in Rockhill Furnace:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.6%)
  • Hispanic (2.4%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (24.2%), United States (11.4%), English (5.6%), Italian (5.3%), Dutch (4.3%), French (3.9%).

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rockhill Furnace

  • High school or higher: 70.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rockhill Furnace borough

  • Never married: 17.2%
  • Now married: 66.6%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-1.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Rockhill Furnace:

  • J C BLAIR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; HUNTINGDON, PA)
  • FULTON COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 22 miles; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA)
  • CHAMBERSBURG HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; CHAMBERSBURG, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rockhill Furnace:

  • ALTOONA-BLAIR COUNTY (about 29 miles; ALTOONA, PA; Abbreviation: AOO)
  • HAGERSTOWN REGIONAL-RICHARD A HENSON FLD (about 40 miles; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Abbreviation: HGR)
  • UNIVERSITY PARK (about 41 miles; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Abbreviation: UNV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rockhill Furnace:

  • HUNTINGDON COUNTY (about 6 miles; MOUNT UNION, PA; Abbreviation: MUU)
  • CHAMBERSBURG MUNI (about 27 miles; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Abbreviation: N68)
  • EWT 4 (about 27 miles; HONEY GROVE, PA; Abbreviation: 02P)
Amtrak station near Rockhill Furnace:

  • 19 miles: HUNTINGDON (402 ALLEGHENY ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockhill Furnace:

  • SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 31 miles; SHIPPENSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,330)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 39 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 38,248)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE ALTOONA (about 40 miles; ALTOONA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,516)
  • DICKINSON COLLEGE (about 49 miles; CARLISLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,098)
  • GETTYSBURG COLLEGE (about 55 miles; GETTYSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,216)
  • SHEPHERD COLLEGE (about 56 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,576)
  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 63 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,761)
Public primary/middle school in Rockhill Furnace:

  • ROCKHILL EL SCH (Students: 213; Grades: KG – 06)

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