Harrisburg, PA 17102 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17102: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Harrisburg, PA 17102

Not Acceptable, USPS
HBG, PA 17102
West End, PA 17102

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 331
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,670
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,727
  • County: Dauphin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.259, Longitude -76.863
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Harrisburg, PA 17102 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,942
Population in Households 7,546
Population in Familes 3,517
Population in Group Qrtrs 396
Population Density1 9,839
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 4,302
Average Household Size 1.75
Family Households 1,257
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,263 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,392 (26.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,910 (55.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 961 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $141,124
Average Home Value $147,252


Median Household Income $33,678
Average Household Income $47,819
Per Capita Income $26,752
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.35%
Households 0.46% 0.37%
Families 0.4% 0.38%
Median Household Income   -1.2%
Per Capita Income   1.3%
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 17102 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17102 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 # 496 70th
Population Density1 # 45 97th
Diversity Index2 # 39 98th
Median Household Income # 1563 6th
Per Capita Income # 695 58th

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