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ZIP Code 17104

Primary City:Harrisburg, PA (View All Cities)
County: Dauphin County
Timezone: Eastern (6:49am)
Area code: 717 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.26, -76.85
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17104

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17104. 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 17104. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17104, 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 17104 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17104 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 17104 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young 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 17104 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,962
Population Density 7,809 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,747
Median Home Value $79,600
Land Area 2.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,647
Median Household Income $30,726

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2269018107817066755826065606216085624152741561127347
Female1,1708927368431,026924737717634695740656519336218168121115
Total2,3961,7931,5461,6241,7321,5991,3191,3231,1941,3161,3481,218934610374280194162

Gender

 Male 9,715 46%
 Female 11,247 54%
Gender

Race

 White 5,555 26.5%
 Black Or African American 10,681 51.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 131 0.6%
 Asian 1,032 4.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 28 0.1%
 Other Race 2,401 11.5%
 Two Or More Races 1,134 5.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4834450276883037124595
Renter6461,0949008725432729225
Total6941,4381,4021,6401,373643337120

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,933 25%
 Single Guardian 3,056 40%
 Singles 2,124 28%
 Singles With Roommate 534 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,412 58%
 Households with Kids 3,235 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male255262274218187194166179175154152170173161140163175157146144
Female245237247221200181135181195148134166141147177175170152169192
Total500499521439387375301360370302286336314308317338345309315336

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17104 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 17104 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17104 real estate data, the median home value of $79,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17104 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17104 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17104 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,676 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 14 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 5 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 267 1.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,360 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 843 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,444 51%
 Households Vacant 1,100 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 429 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 30 3%
 For Sale Only 133 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 474 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 180 4%
 1 Bedroom 724 16%
 2 Bedroom 1,750 38%
 3+ Bedroom 1,922 42%
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 $30,726 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17104 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 17104 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 17104 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 5,617 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,397 22%
 No Earnings 6,098 40%
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 5,617 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,397 22%
 No Earnings 6,098 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,006 80%
 Public transportation 594 8%
 Taxicab 109 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 576 8%
 Worked at Home 182 2%
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 1,350 28.9%
 High School Graduate 2,372 50.7%
 Associate's degree 245 5.2%
 Bachelor's degree 386 8.3%
 Master's degree 208 4.5%
 Professional school degree 78 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 35 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,011 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 542 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 883 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17104

ZIP Code 17104 is in the Sylvan Heights Science Charter Schools. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17104.

Sylvan Heights Science Cs
915 South 13th St
Harrisburg, PA 17104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sylvan Heights Science Charter Schools
Rowland School
1842 Derry St
Harrisburg, PA 17104
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Harrisburg City School District
Scott School
1900 Derry St
Harrisburg, PA 17104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harrisburg City School District
Marshall School
301 Hale Ave
Harrisburg, PA 17104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harrisburg City School District
Foose School
1301 Sycamore St
Harrisburg, PA 17104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harrisburg City School District
Melrose School
2041 Berryhill St
Harrisburg, PA 17104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harrisburg City School District
Holy Family Elementary School
555 S 25th St
Harrisburg, PA 17104
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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