South Mountain (zip 17261), Pennsylvania 

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Population

281

+46.1% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.9%

Median Age

56.3

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.0 / 5.3

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in South Mountain (zip 17261), Pennsylvania

Small city - In southern Pennsylvania, midway between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the 17261 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: South Mountain (zip 17261)
Cost of Living: -11.4% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 614 ft above sea level

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South Mountain, Pa Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Low crime
Comfortable summers
Low traffic
Cons
Flat home prices
Rainy days
Few amenities

What Bert Has To Say About Chambersburg-Waynesboro Metro Area

The Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA metro area is located in southern Pennsylvania, midway between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. Chambersburg is one of the smaller metros in the United States and is comprised of Franklin county. It is also considered to be part of the larger Washington, DC consolidated metro area.


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in South Mountain (zip 17261) is 5.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. South Mountain (zip 17261) jobs have increased by 1.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, South Mountain (zip 17261)'s cost of living is 11.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare South Mountain (zip 17261)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the 17261 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Franklin county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 70.7% to 27.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
South Mountain (zip 17261)'s population is 281 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 46.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in South Mountain (zip 17261) is Real Estate: $160,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.6%.

SCHOOLS
South Mountain (zip 17261) public schools spend $12,125 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.7 students per teacher in South Mountain (zip 17261). More Education



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Housing Market in South Mountain

It's a good time to buy in South Mountain. Home Appreciation is up 20.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in South Mountain is $160,600.
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