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camp hill

The quaint, close-knit boro of Camp Hill has a reputation for great schools and is home to a number of small businesses. It’s walkable and located close enough to several major highways to make commuting a breeze.

Here’s an in-depth look at Camp Hill, PA, for those considering relocating there.

Population: 7,892

Median income: $62,158

Median price of a 3-bedroom home: $182,400

School districts: Camp Hill School District

Click here for a demographic breakdown of the school district


School district ranking: Derry Township scored an 8 on a scale of 10 by Great Schools

Schools:

Camp Hill High School

Camp Hill Middle School

Eisenhower Elementary

Hoover Elementary School

Click here for information about private schools in Camp Hill

Local library: Cleve J. Fredericksen Library

Crime rate: Homefacts rates Camp Hill as one of the safest towns in PA

Major local businesses: Camp Hill residents actively support small businesses, from boutique stores such as Creative Elegance to beloved local hangout Cornerstone Coffeehouse. Beauty is also big: The boro has at least a dozen salons.

Big local industries also include health care. Orthopedic Institute of Pennsylvania is headquartered in Camp Hill, along with oral surgeons Wood & Myers (they have an elegant facility with a waiting room that looks more like a hotel’s!). Penn State Hershey Medical Group has a location in Camp Hill, too.

You can find an extensive list of Camp Hill businesses here.

Arts and culture: The Grace Milliman Pollock Performing Arts Center opened in 2011. It’s attached to Eisenhower Elementary, and it includes a 500-seat theater that is used for the entire school district for plays, learning and gaining a greater appreciation for the arts.

The annual Camp Hill Plein Air Arts Festival is a fun way to gain exposure to local artists each May.

Sports and outdoors: Camp Hill High School has a number of strong sports teams that compete throughout the fall, winter and spring – you can catch games at Siebert Park and Fiala Field. Yoga studios line Market Street, and the boro is home to several 5K races throughout the year.

Fun fact: Camp Hill was the northernmost point of engagement during the Battle of Gettysburg in the Civil War.