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Location in York County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Location in York County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County York
Township Penn
 • Total 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
 • Land 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,947
 • Density 2,650/sq mi (1,025/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Pennville is a census-designated place (CDP) in York County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,947 at the 2010 census.


Pennville is located at 39°47′22″N 76°59′26″W / 39.78944°N 76.99056°W / 39.78944; -76.99056 (39.789308, -76.990642) in Penn Township, adjacent to the borough of Hanover.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 1,964 people, 659 households, and 461 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,718.1 people per square mile (1,053.2/km²). There were 682 housing units at an average density of 943.9/sq mi (365.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.01% White, 0.46% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 0.51% from other races, and 0.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.92% of the population.

There were 659 households out of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.6% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.9% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 21.1% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 17.4% from 45 to 64, and 28.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 82.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $38,934, and the median income for a family was $47,841. Males had a median income of $36,231 versus $21,520 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,252. None of the families and 3.3% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 13.7% of those over 64.

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