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Myerstown is a borough in Lebanon County, in the Lebanon metro area.

The community was named after Isaac Myers, who laid out the town in 1768

The latitude of Myerstown is 40.374N. The longitude is -76.303W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 479 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,111.


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Median household income
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$36,563
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Myerstown demographic reports
Myerstown is on the Tulpehocken Creek
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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50% of Myerstown residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Myerstown ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Myerstown was $17,177, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Myerstown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Myerstown include Tulpehocken Creek Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Myerstown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $405.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $824.


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Libraries in Myerstown include Myerstown Community Library ... View libraries

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Lebanon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Myerstown political report.

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The average commute time for Myerstown workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Myerstown, PA

Pros: It's a small town that doesn't have much crime...

Cons: The biggest minus is that there isn't too much for the kids to do, but that seems to be a problem in almost every town.

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