Harrisburg Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Harrisburg Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 49,209 0.0%
Male Population 23,408 1.2%
Female Population 25,801 -1.2%
Male Population 47.57 %
Female Population 52.43 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 31 -0.6%
Citizen US Born 41,206 1.5%
Citizen not US Born 4,865 -3.1%
Not Citizen 3,138 -13.0%
Citizen US Born 83.74 %
Citizen not US Born 9.89 %
Not Citizen 6.38 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 543 -46.0%
Moved from Same Country 6,790 2.4%
Moved from Same State 3,029 -0.4%
Moved from Different State 2,176 14.6%
Same House as Last Year 35,816 -0.1%
Moved from Abroad 1.12 %
Moved from Same Country 14.04 %
Moved from Same State 6.26 %
Moved from Different State 4.5 %
Same House as Last Year 74.07 %

Occupational Employment in Harrisburg top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 18,058 3.4%
Blue Collar 4,749 -2.8%
White Collar 79.18 %
Blue Collar 20.82 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 1,264 21.0%
Private Companies 15,074 0.6%
Governmental Workers 3,911 3.0%
Not for Profit Companies 2,558 1.6%
Self Employees 5.54 %
Private Companies 66.09 %
Governmental Workers 17.15 %
Not for Profit Companies 11.22 %

Number of Households in Harrisburg top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 20,543 0.1%
Average People Per Household 2 -0.4%
Family Households 10,621 -2.4%
Non-family Households 9,922 3.0%
Family Households 51.7 %
Non-family Households 48.3 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 6,076 -3.5%
Households without Children 14,467 1.7%
Households with Children 29.58 %
Households without Children 70.42 %

Median and Average Income in Harrisburg top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $52,800.00 2.4%
Median Household Income $39,685.00 6.2%
People below Poverty Level 12,424 -5.6%
People above Poverty Level 35,301 1.8%

Housing in Harrisburg top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 25,447 0.0%
Median Year Built 1942 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 12,081 -2.2%
Built between 1940 and 1949 2,650 9.7%
Built between 1950 and 1959 3,914 -3.9%
Built between 1960 and 1969 2,022 -2.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 1,834 13.8%
Built between 1980 and 1989 800 -0.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 1,077 4.9%
Built between 2000 and 2009 807 -0.7%
Built in 2010 or Later 262 -7.1%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 20,543 0.1%
Owner Occupied 7,322 3.2%
Renter Occupied 13,221 -1.5%
Owner Occupied 35.64 %
Renter Occupied 64.36 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 4,596 2.6%
Without Mortgage 2,726 4.1%
Median Value with Mortgage $86,800.00 1.3%
Median Value without Mortgage $71,700.00 8.8%
Median Housing Costs per Month $852.00 2.2%
With Mortgage 62.77 %
Without Mortgage 37.23 %

Harrisburg Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 2,254 -4.4%
Some High School 16,600 -4.0%
Some College 7,850 -0.2%
Associate Degree 2,100 -0.1%
Bachelor's Degree 4,731 8.9%
Graduate Degree 2,559 11.2%
No High School 6.25 %
Some High School 46.03 %
Some College 21.69 %
Associate Degree 5.82 %
Bachelor's Degree 13.12 %
Graduate Degree %

Marital Status in Harrisburg top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 19,249 -1.9%
Married 11,342 -1.7%
Separated 1,396 0.7%
Widowed 2,063 -4.1%
Divorced 5,128 5.5%
Never Married 50.95 %
Married 30.02 %
Separated 3.69 %
Widowed 5.46 %
Divorced 13.57 %

Means of Transport to Work in Harrisburg top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 16,507 3.0%
Bus or TrolleyBus 1,512 -13.7%
Subway or Elevated 0 N/A
Railroad 0 N/A
Ferryboat 0 N/A
Bicycle 291 13.7%
Motorcycle 0 -100.0%
TaxiCab 83 -29.1%
Walk 2,379 10.8%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.

No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 17101 17102 17103 17104 17110 17120
Harrisburg is an area in Dauphin County,Pennsylvania with a population of 49,209. There are 23,408 male residents living in Harrisburg and 25,801 female residents. The total number of households is 20,543 with 2 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 31 with 11,342 people being married and 27,836 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 79.18% white collar employees and 20.82% blue collar employees in Harrisburg..
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