Hershey, PA 17033 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 17033: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hershey, PA 17033

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bachmanville, PA 17033
Derry Church, PA 17033
Palmdale, PA 17033
S Londonderry, PA 17033
Sandbeach, PA 17033
Swatara Sta, PA 17033
Union Deposit, PA 17033

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 802
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,768
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,222
  • County: Dauphin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.279, Longitude -76.631
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 17033 has segments in 2 Counties (Dauphin, Lebanon).

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Hershey, PA 17033 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,883
Daytime Population: Workers 36,431
Daytime Population: Residents 8,747
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 45,178
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.68
Population in Households 14,790
Population in Familes 11,047
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,093
Population Density2 605
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $60,980
Average Household Income $90,028
Per Capita Income $37,424


Total Housing Units 7,021 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,506 (49.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,014 (42.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 501 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $241,495
Average Home Value $288,185


Total Households 6,520
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 3,699
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.31% 0.27%
Households 0.31% 0.31%
Families 0.18% 0.23%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

Hershey, PA 17033 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17033 to the other 1,663 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 249 85th
Population Density # 584 65th
Diversity Index # 218 87th
Median Household Income # 424 75th
Per Capita Income # 210 87th

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