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
  • County: Dauphin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.26, Longitude -76.856
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 484
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 7,589
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 809
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,780

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Database updated: April 1, 2020, Maps updated: May 1, 2020.

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  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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  3. Pennsylvania Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Harrisburg, PA 17104 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Harrisburg, PA 17104 Housing Affordability Index is 163
State of Pennsylvania Housing Affordability Index is 131
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Harrisburg, PA 17104 Wealth Index is 35
State of Pennsylvania Wealth Index is 99
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 21,506 (100%)
Population in Households 21,184 (98.5%)
Population in Families 16,486 (76.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 322 ( 1.5%)
Population Density 6,788
Diversity Index2 84
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,802
Average Household Income $47,175
Per Capita Income $17,129
Wealth Index4 35

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,179 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,171 (34.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,618 (50.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,390 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $86,126
Housing Affordability Index3 163
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,789
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 4,951
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.0% 0.16%
Households -0.08% 0.13%
Families -0.28% 0.02%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

Harrisburg, PA 17104 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17104 to the other 1,684 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 179 89th
Population Density # 74 96th
Diversity Index # 15 99th
Median Household Income # 1596 5th
Per Capita Income # 1608 5th

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