The borough of Hanover, PA is located in York County, and has served as an important regional crossroads since its earliest days. During the revolutionary years, people would stop in Hanover while traveling along major routes to Baltimore and Philadelphia. Today, Hanover has grown considerably, thanks to a strong school system, a competitive employment market, and more than enough entertainment options to keep the whole family busy. And if you love history, there are stories waiting around every corner.
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Hanover is home to an estimated population of 15,454 residents, spread across the borough's 3.7 square miles of area. The median household income in Hanover is $43,820 and home values in the borough are in line with the Pennsylvania average. Hanover has seen solid growth of around six percent in recent years, and looks set to continue on that path of growth. The average resident age here is 40.5 years, and about 23 percent of adults in the borough have earned at least a bachelor's degree. Schools in Hanover generally rank above average.
The homes in Hanover reflect the borough's diverse, interesting history, with a wide selection of architectural styles and new homes that fit right in with their historic neighbors. Hanover has an urban feel overall, but homes here aren't crowded together. There is plenty of room for tree-lined yards, outdoor fun, and creative landscaping. Overall, Hanover offers a great mix of affordability and value. Search the newest real estate listings in Hanover, PA.
The schools in Hanover are overseen by the Hanover Public School District, which has earned a very solid reputation over the years. The district includes a total of five schools—Clearview Elementary, Hanover Street Elementary, Washington Elementary, Hanover Middle, and Hanover High. Nearby colleges include Gettysburg College, York College PA, and Mount St. Mary's University, while Hanover also offers easy access to the many excellent colleges around the Baltimore area. Search homes for sale in Hanover by school district.
Hanover's long history means that small businesses play an important role in the community, and the job market. The Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce leads the way by supporting local businesses, helping with promotion, and providing residents with educational resources for creating businesses of their own. The most popular industries in Hanover include manufacturing and production (both at rates more than double the Pennsylvania average), construction, waste management, and administration. You'll also find a healthy job market throughout the rest of York County.
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