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-Capital-city amenities
-Central location
-Nearby mountains


-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.


Capital-city complex - Southeast-central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River See Local Real Estate
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City: Hershey
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Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 351 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Hershey

    The unemployment rate in Hershey is 5.00 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Hershey jobs have Increased by 2.26 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Hershey's cost of living is 6.80% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Hershey's Cost of Living
    Hershey's population is 14,172 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 19.49 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Hershey is $213,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.89%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Hershey public schools spend $15,235 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.9 students per teacher in Hershey. Learn more...

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Born and Raised Hershey, PA

Lived her most of my life, with a few years in locations close by. If moving to Central PA, Hershey is by far the best. It is a cute town where you will feel extremely... (Read More)



A cool place to live

We moved to Hershey, PA 2 years ago and fell in love with it. It is a quaint town that hosts various community activities throughout the year. The schools are among... (Read More)



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We live right next door to Hersheypark and there are many recreational programs within the city for... (Read More)



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