Harrisburg, PA 17101 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17101: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Harrisburg, PA 17101

Not Acceptable, USPS
HBG, PA 17101

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 768
  • Single Family Addresses: 180
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,600
  • County: Dauphin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.262, Longitude -76.881
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Harrisburg, PA 17101 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,409
Population in Households 2,287
Population in Familes 442
Population in Group Qrtrs 122
Population Density1 4,468
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 1,849
Average Household Size 1.24
Family Households 202
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 2,081 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 105 ( 5.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,744 (83.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 232 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $163,816
Average Home Value $176,190


Median Household Income $20,164
Average Household Income $35,416
Per Capita Income $27,693
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.34% 0.98%
Households 1.45% 1.05%
Families 0.9% 0.78%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Harrisburg, PA 17101 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17101 to the other 1,669 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 909 46th
Population Density1 # 131 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 45 97th
Median Household Income # 1631 2nd
Per Capita Income # 598 64th

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