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, 2017)


Total Population 8,153
Daytime Population: Workers 6,217
Daytime Population: Residents 3,905
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,122
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.24
Population in Households 7,740
Population in Familes 3,552
Population in Group Qrtrs 413
Population Density2 12,258
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $34,964
Average Household Income $50,026
Per Capita Income $28,237


Total Housing Units 5,444 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,409 (25.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,054 (56.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 981 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $142,864
Average Home Value $149,982


Total Households 4,463
Average Household Size 1.73
Family Households 1,274
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 0.46% 0.47%
Households 0.47% 0.46%
Families 0.37% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

Harrisburg, PA 17102 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17102 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 # 488 71st
Population Density # 41 98th
Diversity Index # 39 98th
Median Household Income # 1563 6th
Per Capita Income # 674 60th

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