When families begin searching for their dream homes, they often add quality of life and local amenities to their home buying wish list. Homes for Sale in Camp Hill raise the bar on both quality of life and amenities because of the town’s central location to employment centers, proximity to outdoor recreation and entertainment, and excellent school systems. Located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, Camp Hill is a borough in the West Shore region. Camp Hill is just two miles from Harrisburg, the capital of Pennsylvania and the state’s ninth largest city. The borough’s proximity to Harrisburg gives Camp Hill homeowners the cultural amenities, shopping and dining of a large city. Camp Hill is less than an hour’s drive to Hershey, Gettysburg, Carlisle and Lancaster County.
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Camp Hill’s population is approximately 7,900 residents, according to the latest U.S. Census. According to the borough’s website, the average resident is 43 years old, college-educated, earning an average income of more than $57,774. The median family income is $61,578. Real estate in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania is not only a good place to call home; it has proven to be a good investment. The median house in Camp Hill in 2000 was $126,300. As of 2009, the average value of a home is $201,789.
Camp Hill is home to the corporate headquarters of Rite Aid, the national drugstore and pharmacy retailer. The Camp Hill postal address includes Harsco Corporation, a diversified, worldwide company serving industries fundamental to global economic progress and infrastructure development, according to Harsco’s official website. Gannett Fleming Inc., a global infrastructure firm that provides planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse range of markets worldwide, calls Camp Hill home.
Healthcare is important to a town’s wellness and well being. Holy Spirit Hospital, a 326-bed non-profit Catholic community hospital, founded in 1963, is sponsored by the Sisters of Christian Charity. The hospital is located in Camp Hill.
With so many employment and career opportunities, Camp Hill also features many recreational activities. The borough is home to three parks, Beverly Park, Siebert Park and Willow Park, providing walking trails, swimming and tennis. Camp Hill’s surrounding county, Cumberland County, features a diverse blend of outdoor activities, including hiking the Appalachian Trail, biking, camping, bird watching, kayaking and boating. If walking a shopping mall is more your recreational speed, Camp Hill has two nearby malls, Camp Hill Mall and Capital City Shopping Mall.
Camp Hill School District serves the borough of Camp Hill. The district provides an excellent education to kindergarteners through the 12th grade. Trinity High School is a parish-driven Catholic high school serving students who elect a private school.
Local legends claim the borough of Camp Hill got its name when the Peace Church, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, split. One faction of the church met outdoors on a hill. Prior to the American Civil War, the area was known locally as White Hill, a stop along the Cumberland Valley Railroad between Harrisburg and the town of Carlisle.
Camp Hill was the site of the June 1893 Battle of Sporting Hill, the northernmost conflict of the Gettysburg campaign.
Camp Hill has been incorporated since November 10, 1885.
To make Camp Hill your home, use a Prudential Homesale Services Group Camp Hill real estate agent. Prudential Homesale Services Group has real estate agents specializing in properties throughout Camp Hill, Pennsylvania and surrounding Pennsylvania real estate markets.
|2010 to 2012 Changeup 1.4%|
|Age Distribution (Years Old)|
|0 to 45.2%|
|5 to 1720.2%|
|18 to 6458.3%|
|65 and Older16.3%|
|White (not Hispanic)88.7%|
|Place of Birth|
|High School Graduate, Age 25+91.1%|
|Bachelor's Degree or Higher, Age 25+32.5%|
|English is Second Language, Age 5+8.0%|
|English is First Language, Age 5+92.0%|
|Per Capita Income$30,958|
|Median Household Income$60,832|
|People in Poverty7.1%|
|Average Work Commute Time22 minutes|
|Total Housing Units101,122|
|Average Household Size2.33|
|Owner-Occupied Median Value$179,400|
|New Private Housing Issued 20121,034|
|Years at Residence|
|1 Year or More84.3%|
|Less Than 1 Year15.7%|
|Business and Employment|
|Private non-farm Establishments5,709|
|Private non-farm Employment113,311|
|Private non-farm Employment Growthup 1.5%|
|Number of Firms19,279|
|Business Ownership by Ethnicity and Gender|
|Value of Shipments$3,472,636,000|
|Accommodation and Food Services$16,179|
|Sales Per Capita$402,745,000|
|Land Area545.46 sq. miles|
|Population Per Square Mile432|
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