Harrisburg, PA
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Harrisburg Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (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
49,081

Age

PEOPLE OF Pennsylvania DETAILS
Under 5 Years 8.23
5 To 17 17.75
18 To 24 11.33
25 To 34 16.26
35 To 54 24.50
55 To 64 12.06
65 Years And Over 9.87

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 4.8
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 79.9
COLLEGE GRADUATES 18.9

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Harrisburg 19402 17909.021842223683 #EE2025
USA 28889 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Harrisburg 33289 16543.684402780626 #EE2025
USA 53657 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
31.8%

Employment Industries in Harrisburg

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 16.7
Accommodation 11.7
Public Service 11.1
Retail 8.8
Administration 8.1
Manufacturing 7.6
Finance 6.1
Education 6.1
Transportation 4.7
Other 4.4
Professional, scientific, and technical services 4.3
Wholesale 2.9
Construction 2.5

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 25.2
Black Or African American 47.2
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.1
Asian 4.8
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.1
Some Other Race Alone 3.5
Two Or More Races 0.0
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 19.1

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 9.3
Irish 6.4
Italian 3.7
English 2.5
African 1.5
Polish 1.3
French 0.8
Jamaican 0.7
Dutch 0.7
Welsh 0.5
Other Subsaharan African 0.4
Slovak 0.4
Pennsylvania German 0.4
Scots-Irish 0.3
British 0.3
Scottish 0.3
European 0.3
Portuguese 0.3
Lebanese 0.3
Russian 0.3

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 79.8
Spanish 12.8
Vietnamese 1.6
Indic languages 1.5
French 0.9
Chinese 0.6
African languages 0.6
Arabic 0.5
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian) 0.4
German 0.2
Urdu 0.2
Italian 0.2
Other Asian languages 0.1
Hebrew 0.1
Serbo-Croatian 0.1
Slavic languages 0.1
Korean 0.1
French Creole 0.1
Other Indo-European 0.1
Hindi 0.1

Foreign Born Harrisburg Residents:
10.5%