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Pros

-Capital-city amenities
-Central location
-Nearby mountains

Cons

-Entertainment
-Air service
-Dull infrastructure


What Bert Has To Say About Harrisburg-Carlisle Metro Area


Harrisburg, Pennsylvania’s state capital, features a nondescript, fairly unattractive downtown for a capital city. Amenities include an assortment of historic museums and a nice waterfront strip along the Susquehanna River. Beyond downtown, residential and industrial areas spread across the river into Camp Hill and Mechanicsburg to the west. The economy isn’t spectacular but is projected to grow because of the area’s relatively low cost of doing business and the strategic central location along key surface transportation routes within the eastern United States.

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Capital-city complex - Southeast-central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River See Local Real Estate
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City: Harrisburg
Zip Codes: 17104, 17103, ... 5 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 351 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Harrisburg


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Harrisburg is 7.20 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Harrisburg jobs have Increased by 2.26 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Harrisburg's cost of living is 15.60% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Harrisburg's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Harrisburg's population is 49,081 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -6.29 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Harrisburg is $83,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.44%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Harrisburg public schools spend $22,707 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.1 students per teacher in Harrisburg. Learn more...

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It's a good time to buy in Harrisburg. Home Appreciation is up 4.8% in the last 12 months. Browse Harrisburg Real Estate.
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  7/6/2017
It's OK

I moved to Harrisburg right after college and have been here for about 6 years now. This city is OK. Downtown has some nicer restaurants, but still has just as many... (Read More)

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  12/1/2015
lifetime resident ready to move

Having lived here many years I've noticed that some people are very nice but most won't give you the time of day.Due to many years of "lifetime" politicians, the city is... (Read More)

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  6/4/2014
Not so friendly area....

I am a transplant to the area, moved here from Maryland a few years ago. I thought that this would be a great place to raise my children, especially since my family... (Read More)

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