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ZIP Code 17109

Primary City:Harrisburg, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Harrisburg
County: Dauphin County
Timezone: Eastern (1:33pm)
Area code: 717 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.29, -76.82
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17109

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17109. 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 17109. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17109, 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:
Lower Paxton, Penbrook

Stats and Demographics for the 17109 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17109 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 17109 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17109 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,131
Population Density 3,077 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,230
Median Home Value $151,000
Land Area 7.52 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,494
Median Household Income $50,411

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male718621622656788941785705721768791687602422311282252218
Female6976146136438501,017814735751879894787696502416447426460
Total1,4151,2351,2351,2991,6381,9581,5991,4401,4721,6471,6851,4741,298924727729678678

Gender

 Male 10,890 47%
 Female 12,241 53%
Gender

Race

 White 15,141 65.5%
 Black Or African American 5,453 23.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 47 0.2%
 Asian 920 4.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 655 2.8%
 Two Or More Races 906 3.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner565758351,2521,156789729275
Renter5691,305856823555266232221
Total6251,8801,6912,0751,7111,055961496

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,855 37%
 Single Guardian 1,981 19%
 Singles 3,847 37%
 Singles With Roommate 811 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,730 74%
 Households with Kids 2,764 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male149150140132140110104134133132132110116132132132126130136129
Female139147138124119134130127104130118121116128113131147119133147
Total288297278256259244234261237262250231232260245263273249269276

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17109 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17109 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 17109 real estate data, the median home value of $151,000 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 17109. Rentals in 17109 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17109 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,941 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 172 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 18 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,858 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,809 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,827 43%
 Households Vacant 736 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 368 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1%
 For Sale Only 85 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 92 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 168 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 273 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,382 28%
 2 Bedroom 2,698 54%
 3+ Bedroom 656 13%
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 $50,411 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17109 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 17109 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 17109 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 9,132 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,343 23%
 No Earnings 5,667 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 9,132 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,343 23%
 No Earnings 5,667 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,556 94.9%
 Public transportation 163 1.3%
 Taxicab 33 0.3%
 Motorcycle 7 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 236 1.9%
 Worked at Home 183 1.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 696 9%
 High School Graduate 4,020 53%
 Associate's degree 655 9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,517 20%
 Master's degree 438 6%
 Professional school degree 169 2%
 Doctorate degree 67 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,403 67.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 753 21.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 392 11.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17109

ZIP Code 17109 is in the Central Dauphin School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17109.

Central Dauphin Ms
4600 Locust Ln
Harrisburg, PA 17109
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Central Dauphin School District
Central Dauphin East Ms
628 Rutherford Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17109
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Central Dauphin School District
Phillips Elementary School
100 Oakmont Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Central Dauphin School District
North Side Elementary School
4520 Devonshire Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Central Dauphin School District
Susquehanna Twp Ms
801 Wood St
Harrisburg, PA 17109
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Susquehanna Township School District
Sara Lindemuth Elementary School
1201 North Progress Ave
Harrisburg, PA 17109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Susquehanna Township School District
Central Dauphin East Shs
626 Rutherford Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17109
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Central Dauphin School District
Dauphin County Technical School
6001 Locust Ln
Harrisburg, PA 17109
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dauphin County Technical School District
Susquehanna Twp High School
3500 Elmerton Ave
Harrisburg, PA 17109
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Susquehanna Township School District
Harrisburg Adventist School
424 N Progress Ave
Harrisburg, PA 17109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Covenant Christian Academy
1982 Locust Ln
Harrisburg, PA 17109
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Hansel & Gretel Early Learning Center
4820 Londonderry Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17109
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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