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Colerain is a township in Lancaster County, in the Lancaster metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Colerain. For links to other places called Colerain, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Colerain is 39.866N. The longitude is -76.126W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 574 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,261.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Colerain demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lancaster 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 17509 ZIP code.
33% of Colerain residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Colerain ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Colerain was $15,626, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Colerain residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Colerain, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $372. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,061.
Lancaster County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Colerain political report.
The average commute time for Colerain workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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