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Southampton is a township in Cumberland County, in the Harrisburg-Carlisle metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Southampton. For links to other places called Southampton, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Southampton is 40.05N. The longitude is -77.466W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 755 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,787.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Southampton 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 17307 ZIP code.
42% of Southampton residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Southampton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Southampton was $17,458, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Southampton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Southampton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $362. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $936.
Cumberland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Southampton political report.
The average commute time for Southampton workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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