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Harrisburg, PA (Pennsylvania) Houses and Residents

Harrisburg,PA index of house prices

Total population: 49,082 (Urban population: 49,070, Rural population: 30 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 24,896 (20,171 occupied: 7,365 owner occupied, 12,679 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

63%
State:

31%

Housing density: 3,070 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $92,748.

Median contract rent in 2016: $402 (lower quartile is $295, upper quartile is $499)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $486


Median gross rent in Harrisburg, PA in 2016: $479

Housing units in Harrisburg with a mortgage: 4,415 (121 second mortgage, 506 home equity loan, 60 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,937

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $58,120

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $41,070

Median monthly housing costs: $802


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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $87,183 (it was $56,900 in 2000)
Harrisburg:

$87,183
Pennsylvania:

$174,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $60,468 - $136,428

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $142,548
Here:

$142,548
State:

$238,147

Townhouses or other attached units: $81,777
Here:

$81,777
State:

$174,860

In 2-unit structures: $122,252
Here:

$122,252
State:

$160,838

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $219,434
Here:

$219,434
State:

$215,517

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $265,271
Here:

$265,271
State:

$261,606
Median year house/condo built: 1938

Median year apartment built: 1951

Household type by relationship:

Households: 49,475
  • In family households: 36,566 (3,584 male householders, 7,268 female householders)
    4,743 spouses, 15,133 children (13,943 natural, 246 adopted, 984 stepchildren), 1,612 grandchildren, 937 brothers or sisters, 517 parents, 1,313 other relatives, 1,425 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 11,907 (4,284 male householders (3,309 living alone)), 5,199 female householders (4,366 living alone)), 2,394 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,027

Size of family households: 4,009 2-persons, 3,161 3-persons, 1,987 4-persons, 727 5-persons, 385 6-persons, 369 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,683 1-person, 1,617 2-persons, 70 3-persons, 114 4-persons, 12 5-persons.

3,389 married couples with children.
7,981 single-parent households (1,032 men, 6,949 women).

79.0% of residents of Harrisburg speak English at home.
13.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
4.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (27% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
3.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (35% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (25% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 33% speak English not well, 19% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 5,590 (11.3%)
(33.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.5
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania:

  • 22no bedroom
  • 1921 bedroom
  • 1,0732 bedrooms
  • 4,1303 bedrooms
  • 1,1334 bedrooms
  • 7805+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Harrisburg population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania:

  • 992no bedroom
  • 3,9051 bedroom
  • 3,3722 bedrooms
  • 2,9383 bedrooms
  • 1,0854 bedrooms
  • 5365+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Harrisburg population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Harrisburg in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 688no vehicle
  • 2,9521 vehicle
  • 2,7032 vehicles
  • 7133 vehicles
  • 704 vehicles
  • 535+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Harrisburg population

Cars and other vehicles available in Harrisburg in renter-occupied apartments

  • 4,419no vehicle
  • 5,9501 vehicle
  • 1,8392 vehicles
  • 1483 vehicles
  • 204 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Harrisburg population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania:

  • 51 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 113 rooms
  • 4624 rooms
  • 1,0175 rooms
  • 2,2276 rooms
  • 1,4017 rooms
  • 1,4568 rooms
  • 7829+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Harrisburg population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania:

  • 8961 room
  • 5082 rooms
  • 2,2143 rooms
  • 3,1114 rooms
  • 2,0075 rooms
  • 2,0526 rooms
  • 1,0477 rooms
  • 6218 rooms
  • 1529+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Harrisburg population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Harrisburg, PA household income distribution

  • Harrisburg, PA household income distribution
  • 2,522Less than $10,000
  • 1,630$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,372$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,254$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,390$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,170$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,344$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,078$40,000 to $44,999
  • 708$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,420$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,110$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,638$75,000 to $99,999
  • 618$100,000 to $124,999
  • 338$125,000 to $149,999
  • 355$150,000 to $199,999
  • 318$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Harrisburg, PA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Harrisburg, PA
  • 71Less than $10,000
  • 5$10,000 to $14,999
  • 39$15,000 to $19,999
  • 101$20,000 to $24,999
  • 196$25,000 to $29,999
  • 240$30,000 to $34,999
  • 136$35,000 to $39,999
  • 428$40,000 to $49,999
  • 549$50,000 to $59,999
  • 885$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1,020$70,000 to $79,999
  • 703$80,000 to $89,999
  • 341$90,000 to $99,999
  • 855$100,000 to $124,999
  • 410$125,000 to $149,999
  • 498$150,000 to $174,999
  • 282$175,000 to $199,999
  • 435$200,000 to $249,999
  • 38$250,000 to $299,999
  • 85$300,000 to $399,999
  • 37$400,000 to $499,999
  • 59$500,000 to $749,999
  • 5$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Harrisburg, PA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Harrisburg, PA
  • 512Less than $100
  • 199$100 to $149
  • 219$150 to $199
  • 90$200 to $249
  • 404$250 to $299
  • 143$300 to $349
  • 134$350 to $399
  • 150$400 to $449
  • 573$450 to $499
  • 649$500 to $549
  • 1,101$550 to $599
  • 1,064$600 to $649
  • 1,252$650 to $699
  • 1,020$700 to $749
  • 1,481$750 to $799
  • 1,205$800 to $899
  • 751$900 to $999
  • 636$1,000 to $1,249
  • 131$1,250 to $1,499
  • 58$1,500 to $1,999
  • 31$3,000 to $3,499
  • 342No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2,8362010 or later
  • 1,7812000 to 2009
  • 9391990 to 1999
  • 6331980 to 1989
  • 3331970 to 1979
  • 250Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Harrisburg population
Harrisburg commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 174
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,600
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 4,221
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 5,218
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3,155
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,104
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,046
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 337
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 260
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 519
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 439
  • 90 or more minutes: 470
Harrisburg, PA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 74.6%
Number of people working at home: 715 (3.6% of all workers)

Harrisburg mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 45,044 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 6,567 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,062 (4%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 10 (0%)
  • Railroad: 726 (1%)
  • Taxi: 1,313 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 217 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,128 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 715 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 1,216
 American: 728
 Irish: 643
 African: 547
 Jamaican: 481
 Italian: 415
 English: 390
 Arab: 239
 European: 145
 Pennsylvania German: 141
 Polish: 71
 Moroccan: 64
 British: 58
 Dutch: 58
 Liberian: 54
 Haitian: 51
 Guyanese: 47
 Lebanese: 42
 Welsh: 40
 French (except Basque): 37
 Scottish: 36
 Scotch-Irish: 35
 Ethiopian: 29
 German Russian: 29
 Hungarian: 28
 West Indian: 26
 Bahamian: 25
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 25
 Lithuanian: 24
 Slovak: 24
 Northern European: 22
 Scandinavian: 22
 Ugandan: 22
 Ukrainian: 22
 Iraqi: 21
 Egyptian: 20
 Czechoslovakian: 20
 Kenyan: 18
 Russian: 18
 Nigerian: 17
 French Canadian: 16
 Portuguese: 15
 Czech: 13
 Greek: 12
 Norwegian: 11
 Swedish: 10
 Iranian: 9
 Serbian: 8
 Yugoslavian: 8
 Turkish: 7
 Israeli: 5
 Latvian: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 12%Nepal
  • 11%Dominican Republic
  • 11%Other South Central Asia
  • 9%Mexico
  • 9%Vietnam
  • 9%Peru
  • 6%Jamaica

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 30,407
  • Other state: 10,699
  • Northeast: 4,093
  • Midwest: 897
  • South: 5,014
  • West: 739

74% of Harrisburg residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Pennsylvania.

Harrisburg:

74.5%
State average:

87.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 177
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 117
  • 5th and 6th grade: 238
  • 7th and 8th grade: 263
  • 9th grade: 238
  • 10th grade: 291
  • 11th grade: 1,042
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 331
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,360
  • Less than 1 year of college: 627
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,007
  • Associate degree: 1,013
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,724
  • Master's degree: 697
  • Professional school degree: 419
  • Doctorate degree: 109

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 424
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 149
  • 5th and 6th grade: 79
  • 7th and 8th grade: 387
  • 9th grade: 432
  • 10th grade: 633
  • 11th grade: 509
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 636
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,871
  • Less than 1 year of college: 709
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,487
  • Associate degree: 955
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,161
  • Master's degree: 759
  • Professional school degree: 244
  • Doctorate degree: 90

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.5%Males
  • 6.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 18.4%Males
  • 15.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 6.4%Males
  • 1.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 24.7%Males
  • 14.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 33.7%Males
  • 7.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.8%Males
  • 12.8%Females
Harrisburg marital status for males
Harrisburg marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,180
  • One, attached: 11,446
  • Two: 1,948
  • 3 or 4: 2,979
  • 5 to 9: 1,214
  • 10 to 19: 1,244
  • 20 to 49: 443
  • 50 or more: 2,931
  • Mobile homes: 81

Median worth of mobile homes: $23,238

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 4.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 7.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Harrisburg:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Harrisburg
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (66.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17.1%)
  • Electricity (14.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)
  • Coal or coke (0.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • Wood (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (47.0%)
  • Electricity (46.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 556
Here:

10.4%
Pennsylvania:

15.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 368
Here:

13.9%
Pennsylvania:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 267
Here:

15.1%
Pennsylvania:

37.6%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)