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Gratz is a borough in Dauphin County, in the Harrisburg-Carlisle metro area.
The community was named after Simon Gratz, founder
The latitude of Gratz is 40.611N. The longitude is -76.718W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 817 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 669.
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62% of Gratz residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gratz ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gratz was $16,837, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Gratz residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Gratz, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $293. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $745.
Dauphin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gratz political report.
The average commute time for Gratz workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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