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Lower Paxton is a township in Dauphin County, in the Harrisburg-Carlisle metro area.
The latitude of Lower Paxton is 40.333N. The longitude is -76.8W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 492 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 44,424.
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29% of Lower Paxton residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lower Paxton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lower Paxton was $26,116, compared with $21,587 nationally.
34% of Lower Paxton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lower Paxton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $570. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,150.
Dauphin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lower Paxton political report.
The average commute time for Lower Paxton workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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