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ZIP Code 17101

Primary City:Harrisburg, PA (View All Cities)
County: Dauphin County
Timezone: Eastern (1:01am)
Area code: 717 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.26, -76.89
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17101

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17101. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 17101. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17101, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Harrisburg, PA
Unacceptable:
Hbg

Stats and Demographics for the 17101 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17101 is located in south Pennsylvania and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 17101 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17101 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,212
Population Density 4,666 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,867
Median Home Value $117,000
Land Area 0.47 sq mi
Water Area 0.58 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,655
Median Household Income $20,642

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male11113211471601138289110136113107764543187
Female156527164101543728486057766551444735
Total261784831126116711911715819617018314196876542

Gender

 Male 1,292 58%
 Female 920 42%
Gender

Race

 White 1,328 60.0%
 Black Or African American 638 28.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.4%
 Asian 112 5.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 75 3.4%
 Two Or More Races 50 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1109613740
Renter22131615524828519914041
Total22232616425429820614441

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 81 5%
 Single Guardian 60 4%
 Singles 1,394 84%
 Singles With Roommate 120 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 1
 Households without Kids 1,613 97%
 Households with Kids 42 3%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2052332121000203141313
Female4143202020021211351725
Total6195534141021414493038

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17101 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 17101 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17101 real estate data, the median home value of $117,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17101 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17101 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17101 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,012 91%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 50 2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 22 1%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 128 6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 38 2.0%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 12 0.6%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,605 86.0%
 Households Vacant 212 11.4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 116 54.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1.9%
 For Sale Only 5 2.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 36 17.0%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 46 21.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 390 31%
 1 Bedroom 767 61%
 2 Bedroom 104 8%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $20,642 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17101 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 17101 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 17101 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 17101 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 637 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 476 26%
 No Earnings 687 38%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 637 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 476 26%
 No Earnings 687 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 632 68%
 Public transportation 102 11%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 142 15%
 Worked at Home 56 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 125 15%
 High School Graduate 441 51%
 Associate's degree 13 2%
 Bachelor's degree 155 18%
 Master's degree 67 8%
 Professional school degree 61 7%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 19 17%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 94 83%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17101

ZIP Code 17101 is in the Harrisburg City School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17101.

Harrisburg Hs - Scitech Cmp
215 Market St
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Harrisburg City School District
Cathedral Consolidated School
226 Liberty St
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Stephen'S Episcopal School
215 N Front St
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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