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East Hempfield is a township in Lancaster County, in the Lancaster metro area.
The latitude of East Hempfield is 40.126N. The longitude is -76.374W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 364 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 21,399.
Sections below provide additional information and links about East Hempfield 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 17520 ZIP code.
36% of East Hempfield residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the East Hempfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in East Hempfield was $28,192, compared with $21,587 nationally.
37% of East Hempfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in East Hempfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $566. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,249.
Lancaster County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our East Hempfield political report.
The average commute time for East Hempfield workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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