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Date taken: 12/26/2006
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Hummelstown is a borough in Dauphin County, in the Harrisburg-Carlisle metro area.

The community was named after Frederick Hummel, founder

The latitude of Hummelstown is 40.265N. The longitude is -76.708W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 384 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,365.


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Median household income
Local
$41,625
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Hummelstown demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Frederickstown
Arms and munitions depot during the Revolution
Well-known residents have included:
· Newt Gingrich, politician
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread
Performing arts: Central Pennsylvania Symphony
Hummelstown attractions: Indian Echo Caverns

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36% of Hummelstown residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hummelstown ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hummelstown was $21,394, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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21% of Hummelstown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Hummelstown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $450.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $966.


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Libraries in Hummelstown include Hummelstown Community Library ... View libraries

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Dauphin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hummelstown political report.

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The average commute time for Hummelstown workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Hummelstown include Cocoa Flats, Comfort Inn Hershey, Hilton Garden Inn Hershey, Holiday Inn Express.

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