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Silver Spring is a township in Cumberland County, in the Harrisburg-Carlisle metro area.
The latitude of Silver Spring is 40.216N. The longitude is -77.05W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 423 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 10,592.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Silver Spring demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cumberland 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 17072 ZIP code.
33% of Silver Spring residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Silver Spring ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Silver Spring was $31,728, compared with $21,587 nationally.
30% of Silver Spring residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Silver Spring, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $417. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,211.
Cumberland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Silver Spring political report.
The average commute time for Silver Spring workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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