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Greene is a township in Franklin County, in the Chambersburg metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Greene. For links to other places called Greene, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Greene is 40.016N. The longitude is -77.616W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 663 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 12,284.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Greene demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Franklin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17254 ZIP code.
37% of Greene residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Greene ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Greene was $23,288, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Greene residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Greene, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $357. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $931.
Franklin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Greene political report.
The average commute time for Greene workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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