Harrisburg Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Harrisburg, PA

General Harrisburg Information

State: Pennsylvania

County: Dauphin County

Close cities: Colonial Park, PA, Camp Hill, PA, Steelton, PA, Bressler-Enhaut-Oberlin, PA, Summerdale, PA, New Cumberland, PA, Lemoyne, PA, Progress, PA, Wormleysburg, PA, Paxtang, PA, Penbrook, PA

Harrisburg Population (census data)
Total 47,196 (-3.6% since 2000)
Male 22,181 (47.0%)
Female 25,015 (53.0%)

Population Density: 5,819 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 85.7 (US Avg is 100)

Harrisburg Elevation: 320 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1860

Land Area: 8.11 square miles

Median Household Income: $32,467

Zip Codes: 17109, 17106, 17125, 17104, 17121, 17177, 17110, 17130, 17120, 17122, 17105, 17123, 17112, 17140, 17124, 17113, 17108, 17103, 17111, 17107, 17102, 17127, 17129, 17128, 17126, and 17101.

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Harrisburg Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (54.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (28.6%)
  • Hispanic (11.7%)
  • Other race (6.5%)
  • Two or more races (3.6%)
  • Vietnamese (1.9%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (9.6%)
  • Irish (4.6%)
  • Italian (3.7%)
  • United States (3.5%)
  • English (2.2%)
  • Subsaharan African (2.1%)
Foriegn Born: 2,871 people (6.1%)
  • Asia (46.3%)
  • Latin America (37.0%)
  • Africa (16.7%)

Local Harrisburg Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Baltimore Orioles, Philadelphia Phillies
NFL Football: Baltimore Ravens, Philadelphia Eagles
NBA Basketball: Philadelphia 76ers, Washington Wizards
NHL Hockey: Philadelphia Flyers
NCAA Sports: Bucknell University, Pennsylvania State University

Harrisburg School Information

High Schools
Central Dauphin East Senior High School (626 Rutherford Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17109 - Central Dauphin School District District)
Central Dauphin Senior High School (437 Piketown Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17112 - Central Dauphin School District District)
Harrisburg High School (2451 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17103 - Harrisburg City School District District)
Susquehanna Township High School (3500 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA, 17109 - Susquehanna Township School District District)
Middle Schools
Central Dauphin East Middle School (628 Rutherford Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17109 - Central Dauphin School District District)
Central Dauphin Middle School (4600 Locust Lane, Harrisburg, PA, 17109 - Central Dauphin School District District)
Linglestown Middle School (1200 N Mountain Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17112 - Central Dauphin School District District)
Susquehanna Township Middle School (801 Wood Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17109 - Susquehanna Township School District District)
Elementary Schools
Chamber Hill Elementary School (6450 Chambers Hill Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17111 - Central Dauphin School District District)
Lawnton Elementary School (4400 Franklin Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17111 - Central Dauphin School District District)
Linglestown Elementary School (1044 N Mountain Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17112 - Central Dauphin School District District)
Mountain View Elementary School (400 Gibbel Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17112 - Central Dauphin School District District)
North Side Elementary School (4520 Devonshire Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17109 - Central Dauphin School District District)
Paxtang Elementary School (3530 Rutherford Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17111 - Central Dauphin School District District)
Paxtonia Elementary School (6135 Jonestown Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17112 - Central Dauphin School District District)
Phillips Elementary School (100 Oakmont Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17109 - Central Dauphin School District District)
Rutherford Elementary School (6500 Clearfield Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17111 - Central Dauphin School District District)
Sara Lindemuth Elementary School (1201 N Progress Avenue, Harrisburg, PA, 17109 - Susquehanna Township School District District)
South Side Elementary School (4525 Union Deposit Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17111 - Central Dauphin School District District)
Thomas W Holtzman Junior Elementary School (1910 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17110 - Susquehanna Township School District District)
West Hanover Elementary School (7740 Manor Drive, Harrisburg, PA, 17112 - Central Dauphin School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Anna L Carter Kindergarten Center (150 South Progress Avenue, Harrisburg, PA, 17109 - Susquehanna Township School District District)
Camp Curtin School (2900 N 6th Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17110 - Harrisburg City School District District)
Career Technology Academy (2915 North Third Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17110 - Harrisburg City School District District)
Dauphin County Area Vocational-Technical School (6001 Locust Lane, Harrisburg, PA, 17109 - Dauphin County Area Vocational Technical Schools District)
Downey School (1313 Monroe Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17103 - Harrisburg City School District District)
Foose School (1301 Sycamore Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17104 - Harrisburg City School District District)
Hamilton School (1701 N 6th Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17102 - Harrisburg City School District District)
Harrisburg University Of Science And Technology (215 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17101 - Harrisburg City School District District)
Lincoln School (1601 State Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17103 - Harrisburg City School District District)
Marshall School (301 Hale Avenue, Harrisburg, PA, 17104 - Harrisburg City School District District)
Math Science Academy @ Benjamin Franklin School (1205 North Sixth Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17102 - Harrisburg City School District District)
Melrose School (2041 Berryhill Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17104 - Harrisburg City School District District)
Penn Data Special Education Enrollments A (333 Market Street, 14th Floor, Harrisburg, PA, 17126 - Pde Division Of Data Services District)
Penn Data Special Education Enrollments B (333 Market Street, 14th Floor, Harrisburg, PA, 17126 - Pde Division Of Data Services District)
Pennsylvania Distance Learning School (23 N Front Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17101 - Pennsylvania Distance Learning District)
Ronald H Brown Charter School (279 Boas Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17102 - Ronald H Brown Charter School District)
Rowland School (1842 Derry Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17104 - Harrisburg City School District District)
Scott School Early Childhood Center (1900 Derry Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17104 - Harrisburg City School District District)
Shimmell School (548 South 17th Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17104 - Harrisburg City School District District)
Steele School (2537 N 5th Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17110 - Harrisburg City School District District)
Sylvan Heights Science Charter School (915 South 13th Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17104 - Sylvan Heights Science Charter School District)
William Penn School (2915 N 3rd Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17110 - Harrisburg City School District District)
Woodward School @ Ben Franklin (1205 N 6th Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17102 - Harrisburg City School District District)

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