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
  • County: Dauphin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.259, Longitude -76.863
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 316
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 4,663
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,001
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,662

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 17102 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 17102 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Harrisburg, PA 17102 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,104
Population in Households 7,689
Population in Familes 3,447
Population in Group Qrtrs 415
Population Density2 9,031
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $35,638
Average Household Income $52,427
Per Capita Income $29,597


Total Housing Units 5,423 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,416 (26.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,026 (55.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 981 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $145,238
Average Home Value $152,260


Total Households 4,442
Average Household Size 1.73
Family Households 1,246
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.3% 0.33%
Households 0.31% 0.32%
Families 0.05% 0.14%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Harrisburg, PA 17102 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17102 to the other 1,675 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 485 71st
Population Density # 49 97th
Diversity Index # 38 98th
Median Household Income # 1565 7th
Per Capita Income # 617 63rd

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