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ZIP Code 17102

Primary City:Harrisburg, PA (View All Cities)
County: Dauphin County
Timezone: Eastern (3:44pm)
Area code: 717 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.27, -76.89
ZIP (~1500 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17102

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17102. 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 17102. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17102, 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, West End

Stats and Demographics for the 17102 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17102 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 17102 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is slightly higher than average. 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 17102 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,628
Population Density 9,723 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,072
Median Home Value $137,100
Land Area 0.78 sq mi
Water Area 0.86 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,147
Median Household Income $37,889

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male21215712118028252637831830529430132425713381554449
Female196122104142300513332252199216268244213124968563142
Total4082792253225821,039710570504510569568470257177140107191

Gender

 Male 4,017 53%
 Female 3,611 47%
Gender

Race

 White 4,075 53.4%
 Black Or African American 2,792 36.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 39 0.5%
 Asian 172 2.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 220 2.9%
 Two Or More Races 330 4.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner253522752673571325019
Renter25869340941743822913393
Total2831,045684684795361183112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 570 14%
 Single Guardian 641 15%
 Singles 2,328 56%
 Singles With Roommate 608 15%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,558 86%
 Households with Kids 589 14%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4437463235323335222623242820233435385032
Female4539472936122227252423162318191927413638
Total8976936171445562475046405138425362798670

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17102 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 17102 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17102 real estate data, the median home value of $137,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 17102. Rentals in 17102 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17102 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,250 95%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 98 1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 89 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 191 3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,210 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 267 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,670 53%
 Households Vacant 925 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 264 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 1%
 For Sale Only 149 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 37 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 437 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 287 10%
 1 Bedroom 1,367 46%
 2 Bedroom 801 27%
 3+ Bedroom 540 18%
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 $37,889 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17102 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. Residents in ZIP code 17102 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 17102 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 17102 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 3,406 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,446 21%
 No Earnings 2,102 30%
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 3,406 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,446 21%
 No Earnings 2,102 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,982 71.0%
 Public transportation 221 5.3%
 Taxicab 21 0.5%
 Motorcycle 7 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 827 19.7%
 Worked at Home 144 3.4%
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 450 14.2%
 High School Graduate 1,296 41.0%
 Associate's degree 191 6.0%
 Bachelor's degree 877 27.8%
 Master's degree 262 8.3%
 Professional school degree 75 2.4%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 594 68.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 133 15.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 140 16.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17102

ZIP Code 17102 is in the Harrisburg City School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17102.

Math Science Academy
1205 North Sixth St
Harrisburg, PA 17102
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Harrisburg City School District

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