Harrisburg Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Harrisburg Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
18,967

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.2%
5 - 17:
23.6%
18 - 24:
9.1%
25 - 34:
9.3%
35 - 54:
34.4%
55 - 64:
9.1%
Over 65 Years:
9.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
5.4%
5.4%
High School Graduates
96.1%
96.1%
College Graduated
48.3%
48.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Harrisburg
$38,633
$38,633
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Harrisburg
$108,942
$108,942
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
4.0%

Employment Industries in Harrisburg

 
Finance
16.6%
16.6%
Healthcare
12.9%
12.9%
Education
11.5%
11.5%
Retail
9.7%
9.7%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
7.0%
7.0%
Accommodation
6.8%
6.8%
Public Service
6.2%
6.2%
Manufacturing
5.7%
5.7%
Construction
3.9%
3.9%
Wholesale
3.2%
3.2%
Administration
2.6%
2.6%
Information Technology
2.6%
2.6%
Transportation
2.5%
2.5%
Arts
2.4%
2.4%
Real estate
2.3%
2.3%
Other
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
61.5%
61.5%
Black or African American
18.7%
18.7%
Asian
10.6%
10.6%
Other Race / Two or More Races
4.8%
4.8%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
3.9%
3.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.5%
0.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
14.0%
14.0%
English
9.1%
9.1%
Irish
7.5%
7.5%
Italian
5.6%
5.6%
African
4.4%
4.4%
Polish
3.2%
3.2%
European
3.1%
3.1%
Scots-Irish
2.7%
2.7%
Scottish
2.1%
2.1%
French
1.2%
1.2%
British
1.0%
1.0%
Jamaican
1.0%
1.0%
Lebanese
1.0%
1.0%
Egyptian
0.9%
0.9%
Swedish
0.8%
0.8%
Welsh
0.6%
0.6%
Norwegian
0.5%
0.5%
Northern European
0.5%
0.5%
French Canadian
0.4%
0.4%
Slovak
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
84.8%
84.8%
Spanish
3.1%
3.1%
Langs. of India
2.2%
2.2%
Chinese
2.2%
2.2%
Arabic
1.3%
1.3%
French
0.7%
0.7%
Other Asian languages
0.6%
0.6%
African languages
0.4%
0.4%
Slavic languages
0.4%
0.4%
Italian
0.4%
0.4%
Portuguese
0.3%
0.3%
Other Indo-European
0.3%
0.3%
Native American languages
0.3%
0.3%
Korean
0.2%
0.2%
Urdu
0.1%
0.1%
Pacific Island languages
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.1%
0.1%
Persian
0.1%
0.1%
German/Yiddish
0.1%
0.1%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Harrisburg Residents:
11.7%


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