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Lawnton is in Dauphin County, in the Harrisburg-Carlisle metro area.
The latitude of Lawnton is 40.258N. The longitude is -76.804W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 390 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,787.
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32% of Lawnton residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lawnton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lawnton was $24,342, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Lawnton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lawnton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $482. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,034.
Dauphin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lawnton political report.
The average commute time for Lawnton workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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