Harrisburg, PA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Info Snack

Population
49,209
Unemployment
8.6%
Poverty
26.2%
Median Home
$80,800
Median Income
$39,685
Median Rent
$856

Harrisburg SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
10
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Harrisburg, PA Crime Report

1,512
Total Crimes
3,073.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
24.10%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Harrisburg
/ 100k People
Pennsylvania
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,512 3,073.5 1,709.8 2,476.7
Violent Crime 443 900.5 306.4 366.7
Murder 13 26.4 5.2 5.0
Robbery 160 325.2 76.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 234 475.7 191.1 250.2
Property Crime 1,069 2,173.0 1,403.4 2,109.9
Burglary 229 465.5 182.4 340.5
Larceny 728 1,479.8 1,124.2 1,549.5
Car Theft 112 227.7 96.8 219.9

Harrisburg, PA Cost Of Living

88
Harrisburg's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Harrisburg Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 88 99 100
Services 99 98 100
Groceries 99 103 100
Health 88 94 100
Housing 57 91 100
Transportation 106 109 100
Utilities 119 111 100

Harrisburg, PA Photos

Kunkel Building Nov
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Harrisburg Pa From Airplane
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Rankings for Harrisburg in Pennsylvania

Map Of Harrisburg, PA

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Population over time in Harrisburg

Year Population % Change
2019 49,209 -0.0%
2018 49,230 -0.1%
2017 49,278 0.2%
2016 49,160 -0.1%
2015 49,232 -0.1%
2014 49,297 -0.2%
2013 49,395 -0.0%
2012 49,401 -0.2%
2011 49,499 0.3%
2010 49,332 -

Race / Ethnicity in Harrisburg

White
24.1% (11,880)
African American
46.7% (22,973)
American Indian
0.1% (57)
Asian
4.6% (2,252)
Hawaiian
0.0% (9)
Other
0.2% (92)
Two Or More
2.5% (1,211)
Hispanic
21.8% (10,735)
Race Harrisburg PA USA
White 24.1% 76.4% 60.7%
African American 46.7% 10.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 4.6% 3.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.5% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 21.8% 7.3% 18.0%

Gender in Harrisburg

Female
52.4% (25,801)
Male
47.6% (23,408)
Gender Harrisburg PA USA
Female 52.4% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 47.6% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Harrisburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (3,444)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (6,397)
High School / GED
32.0% (15,746)
Some College
19.0% (9,349)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (2,952)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (6,889)
Master's Degree
6.0% (2,952)
Professional Degree
2.0% (984)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (492)
Education Harrisburg PA USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 35.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
11.8% (579,450)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.5% (321,225)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.7% (625,682)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.9% (633,347)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.0% (740,183)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.0% (985,473)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.0% (493,455)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.0% (346,376)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.1% (104,679)
$200,000 or more
1.8% (91,025)
Income Harrisburg PA USA
Less than $10,000 11.8% 6.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.5% 4.3% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.7% 9.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.9% 9.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.0% 12.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.0% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.0% 13.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.0% 15.2% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.1% 6.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.8% 6.6% 7.7%

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