Harrisburg, PA 17104 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17104: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Harrisburg, PA 17104

Not Acceptable, USPS
HBG, PA 17104

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 479
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,835
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 768
  • County: Dauphin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.26, Longitude -76.856
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Harrisburg, PA 17104 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 21,321
Daytime Population: Workers 8,696
Daytime Population: Residents 13,363
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,059
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 21,009
Population in Familes 16,396
Population in Group Qrtrs 312
Population Density2 7,180
Diversity Index3 83


Median Household Income $30,777
Average Household Income $44,379
Per Capita Income $16,385


Total Housing Units 9,122 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,067 (33.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,650 (51.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,405 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $85,680
Average Home Value $107,043


Total Households 7,717
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 4,933
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 -0.13% 0.12%
Households -0.26% 0.07%
Families -0.43% -0.02%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Harrisburg, PA 17104 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17104 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 # 183 89th
Population Density # 66 96th
Diversity Index # 13 99th
Median Household Income # 1603 4th
Per Capita Income # 1597 4th

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