Hummelstown is a borough in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 4,360 at the 2000 census. The current mayor of Hummelstown is Brad Miller.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 3.6 km² (1.4 mi²). 3.5 km² (1.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (3.57%) is water.


As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there were 4,360 people, 1,879 households, and 1,200 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,247.0/km² (3,233.6/mi²). There were 1,953 housing units at an average density of 558.6/km² (1,448.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough was 97.02% White, 0.32% African American, 0.02% Native American, 1.06% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.67% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.51% of the population.

There were 1,879 households out of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.1% were non-families. 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the borough the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 32.0% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.4 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $41,625, and the median income for a family was $50,572. Males had a median income of $36,500 versus $27,547 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $21,394. About 4.2% of families and 6.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.3% of those under age 18 and 7.2% of those age 65 or over.

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Hummelstown is home to the Lower Dauphin High School. Hummelstown was named the 63rd best town in America in 2006.[citation needed]

External links

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