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Schaefferstown is in Lebanon County, in the Lebanon metro area.
The community was named after Alexander Schaeffer, who laid out the town
The latitude of Schaefferstown is 40.298N. The longitude is -76.294W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 577 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 984.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Schaefferstown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lebanon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Harrisburg area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17088 ZIP code.
55% of Schaefferstown residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Schaefferstown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Schaefferstown was $29,176, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Schaefferstown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Schaefferstown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $429. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $859.
Lebanon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Schaefferstown political report.
The average commute time for Schaefferstown workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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