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Lurgan is a township in Franklin County, in the Chambersburg metro area.
The latitude of Lurgan is 40.043N. The longitude is -77.583W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 659 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,014.
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41% of Lurgan residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lurgan ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lurgan was $17,276, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Lurgan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lurgan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $383. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $825.
Franklin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lurgan political report.
The average commute time for Lurgan workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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