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Carroll is a township in Perry County, in the Harrisburg-Carlisle metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Carroll. For links to other places called Carroll, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Carroll is 40.333N. The longitude is -77.166W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 587 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,095.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Carroll demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Perry County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17090 ZIP code.
43% of Carroll residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Carroll ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Carroll was $19,312, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Carroll residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Carroll, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $411. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $996.
Perry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Carroll political report.
The average commute time for Carroll workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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