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Harrisburg, PA: What you need to know

The capital of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg lies on the east bank of the Susquehanna River and features a large concentration of state and federal government agencies. Other major industries are healthcare and biotechnology, and downtown Harrisburg has been revitalized into an entertainment district with two impressive performance centers. Students have the choice of several college campuses, and air travelers are served by Harrisburg International Airport.


Harrisburg, PA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 49,232
Median Age 32
Median Household Income $33,289
Median Home Price $84,400
Walkscore 71

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Harrisburg, PA Demographics

Median Population in Harrisburg , PA

Median Age 32.4%
Age 18 Over 74%
Age 21 Over 70.1%
Age 62 Over 13.7%
Age 65 Over 9.9%

Race in Harrisburg , PA

  Ethnicity White 33.8%
  Ethnicity Black 49.4%
  Ethnicity Asian 4.8%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 19.1%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.6%
  Ethnicity Other 6%

Population By Gender in Harrisburg , PA

  Male 47.4%
  Female 52.6%

Language in Harrisburg , PA

  English Only 79.8%
  English Other 20.2%

Economics in Harrisburg , PA

  Median Household Income $33,289
  Median Home Price $84,400
  Homes Owned 62.4%
  Homes Rent 37.6%
  Median Property Rent $770

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Commute Types in Harrisburg , PA

  Walked 9.4%
  Worked at Home 2.9%
  Public Transportation 9.1%
  Other Means 2.5%
  Drove Alone 63.4%
  Carpooled 12.7%

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