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, 2017)


Total Population 2,168
Daytime Population: Workers 29,974
Daytime Population: Residents 1,131
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 31,105
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 14.35
Population in Households 2,061
Population in Familes 409
Population in Group Qrtrs 107
Population Density2 4,000
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $20,550
Average Household Income $37,373
Per Capita Income $28,859


Total Housing Units 1,869 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 86 ( 4.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,560 (83.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 223 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $166,176
Average Home Value $175,000


Total Households 1,646
Average Household Size 1.25
Family Households 185
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.69% 0.69%
Households 0.74% 0.7%
Families 0.46% 0.53%
Median Household Income   0.75%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Harrisburg, PA 17101 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17101 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 # 941 43rd
Population Density # 142 92nd
Diversity Index # 44 97th
Median Household Income # 1626 2nd
Per Capita Income # 614 63rd

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