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Shrewsbury is a township in York County, in the York-Hanover metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Shrewsbury. For links to other places called Shrewsbury, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Shrewsbury is 39.733N. The longitude is -76.751W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 883 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,947.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Shrewsbury demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the York 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 17361 ZIP code.
32% of Shrewsbury residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shrewsbury ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shrewsbury was $24,841, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Shrewsbury residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Shrewsbury, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $388. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,236.
York County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shrewsbury political report.
The average commute time for Shrewsbury workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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