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Harrisburg city, Pennsylvania

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Table

Harrisburg city, Pennsylvania
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
NA
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
NA
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 50,099
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 49,528
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
9.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
27.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
11.1%
Female persons, percent
51.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
34.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
51.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
3.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
Two or More Races, percent
4.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
23.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
24.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 2,044
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 9.0%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 35.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $85,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,036
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $432
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $846
Building permits, 2021 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 20,986
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.29
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 74.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 20.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 87.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 78.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 81.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 22.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 13.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
10.3%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 67.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 63.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 136,009
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 789,689
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 666,078
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 613,818
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $12,456
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 19.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $41,831
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $23,191
Persons in poverty, percent
26.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 X
Total employment, 2020 X
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 3,970
Men-owned firms, 2012 2,225
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,241
Minority-owned firms, 2012 1,518
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 2,062
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 406
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 3,162
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 6,092.1
Land area in square miles, 2010 8.13
FIPS Code 4232800
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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