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ZIP Code 17103

Primary City:Harrisburg, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Harrisburg
County: Dauphin County
Timezone: Eastern (7:06pm)
Area code: 717 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.27, -76.86
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17103

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17103. 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 17103. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17103, 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
Acceptable:
Penbrook
Unacceptable:
Hbg

Stats and Demographics for the 17103 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17103 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 17103 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17103 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,848
Population Density 5,760 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,421
Median Home Value $82,600
Land Area 2.06 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,504
Median Household Income $34,200

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male52245849650539537834131435942439732421314088914832
Female4875044835324364924214253974834423622811611281397080
Total1,0099629791,037831870762739756907839686494301216230118112

Gender

 Male 5,525 47%
 Female 6,323 53%
Gender

Race

 White 3,071 25.9%
 Black Or African American 6,953 58.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 51 0.4%
 Asian 187 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 830 7.0%
 Two Or More Races 754 6.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2226132748841426319876
Renter1915845566023431016018
Total2138458831,09075736425894

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,056 23%
 Single Guardian 1,708 38%
 Singles 1,423 32%
 Singles With Roommate 317 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,743 61%
 Households with Kids 1,761 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male85101991097410393979110080103961171031071121038087
Female921068991103931039610999949198101961111251109084
Total177207188200177196196193200199174194194218199218237213170171

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17103 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 17103 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17103 real estate data, the median home value of $82,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17103 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17103 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17103 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,785 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 63 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,479 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 570 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,455 45%
 Households Vacant 917 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 311 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 2%
 For Sale Only 103 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 445 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 32 1%
 1 Bedroom 551 25%
 2 Bedroom 518 23%
 3+ Bedroom 1,118 50%
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 $34,200 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17103 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 17103 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 17103 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 3,080 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,234 26%
 No Earnings 3,205 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 3,080 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,234 26%
 No Earnings 3,205 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,602 81.8%
 Public transportation 330 7.5%
 Taxicab 88 2.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 242 5.5%
 Worked at Home 136 3.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 649 20.5%
 High School Graduate 1,890 59.6%
 Associate's degree 267 8.4%
 Bachelor's degree 272 8.6%
 Master's degree 73 2.3%
 Professional school degree 9 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 13 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,195 78.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 240 8.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 351 12.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17103

ZIP Code 17103 is in the Infinity Charter Schools. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17103.

Infinity Cs
51 Banks St
Penbrook, PA 17103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Infinity Charter Schools
Downey School
1313 Monroe St
Harrisburg, PA 17103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harrisburg City School District
Harrisburg High School
2451 Market St
Harrisburg, PA 17103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Harrisburg City School District
Bishop Mcdevitt High School
2200 Market St
Harrisburg, PA 17103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Margaret Mary School
2826 Herr St
Harrisburg, PA 17103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hansel & Gretel Early Learning Center
2206 Walnut St
Harrisburg, PA 17103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hillside Seventh-Day Adventist School
1301 Cumberland St
Harrisburg, PA 17103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Wordsworth Academy
1745 N Cameron St
Harrisburg, PA 17103
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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