Harrisburg, PA
Demographic Data



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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:   2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

Harrisburg Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
48,904

Age

PEOPLE OF Pennsylvania DETAILS
Under 5 Years 9.00
5 To 17 17.90
18 To 24 10.77
25 To 34 17.10
35 To 54 23.73
55 To 64 11.78
65 Years And Over 9.71

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 4.5
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 78.8
COLLEGE GRADUATES 18.2

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Harrisburg 19427 17367.004659894734 #EE2025
USA 29829 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Harrisburg 32688 15756.086330935252 #EE2025
USA 55322 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
31.7%

Employment Industries in Harrisburg

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 16.1
Accommodation 10.7
Public Service 10.2
Retail 9.6
Administration 8.2
Manufacturing 7.8
Finance 6.7
Education 6.3
Transportation 5.3
Other 4.6
Professional, scientific, and technical services 4.2
Wholesale 3.3
Construction 2.6

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 23.7
Black Or African American 48.6
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.1
Asian 5.2
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.1
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.9
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 19.4

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 8.7
Irish 6.3
Italian 3.3
English 2.3
African 1.2
Jamaican 1.1
Polish 1.0
Dutch 0.7
French 0.6
Pennsylvania German 0.4
British 0.4
Welsh 0.4
Scottish 0.3
Scots-Irish 0.3
Slovak 0.3
Other Subsaharan African 0.3
European 0.3
Portuguese 0.3
Lebanese 0.2
Hungarian 0.2

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 79.7
Spanish 12.4
Vietnamese 1.5
French 0.9
Chinese 0.7
Arabic 0.5
African languages 0.5
German/Yiddish 0.3
Langs. of India 0.2
Native American languages 0.2
Korean 0.2
Urdu 0.2
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian) 0.2
Slavic languages 0.1
Other Asian languages 0.1
Serbo-Croatian 0.1
Italian 0.1
French Creole 0.1
Other Indo-European 0.1
Persian 0.0

Foreign Born Harrisburg Residents:
11.4%