Harrisburg, PA 17103 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17103: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Harrisburg, PA 17103

Acceptable Alternative
Penbrook, PA 17103

Not Acceptable, USPS
HBG, PA 17103

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 321
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,660
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 416
  • County: Dauphin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.26, Longitude -76.86
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Harrisburg, PA 17103 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,265
Daytime Population: Workers 3,492
Daytime Population: Residents 7,250
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,742
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 12,146
Population in Familes 9,344
Population in Group Qrtrs 119
Population Density2 6,205
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $33,736
Average Household Income $46,085
Per Capita Income $17,491


Total Housing Units 5,538 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,023 (36.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,575 (46.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 940 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $93,852
Average Home Value $113,223


Total Households 4,598
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 2,818
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 0.83% 0.69%
Households 0.72% 0.64%
Families 0.59% 0.58%
Median Household Income   0.86%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

Harrisburg, PA 17103 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17103 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 # 354 79th
Population Density # 89 95th
Diversity Index # 26 98th
Median Household Income # 1578 5th
Per Capita Income # 1586 5th

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