Harrisburg, PA 17111 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17111: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Harrisburg, PA 17111

Acceptable Alternative
Paxtang, PA 17111
Swatara, PA 17111

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,139
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,713
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,973
  • County: Dauphin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.27, Longitude -76.805
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Harrisburg, PA 17111 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 32,348
Population in Households 30,702
Population in Familes 24,256
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,646
Population Density1 1,719
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 13,180
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 8,307
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,915 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,020 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,160 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 735 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $203,219
Average Home Value $247,287


Median Household Income $61,769
Average Household Income $75,900
Per Capita Income $31,208
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.89% 0.7%
Households 1.01% 0.76%
Families 0.74% 0.59%
Median Household Income   3.96%
Per Capita Income   2.78%
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 17111 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17111 to the other 1,635 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 87 95th
Population Density1 # 324 80th
Diversity Index2 # 95 94th
Median Household Income # 354 78th
Per Capita Income # 332 80th

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