Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 

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Population

49,278

-0.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

13.4%

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Best Places to Live in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Capital-city complex - Southeast-central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Harrisburg, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Harrisburg, PA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Pennsylvania
County: Dauphin County
Metro Area: Harrisburg-Carlisle Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Harrisburg
Zip Codes: 17104 17103 17102 17101 17120
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 351 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Harrisburg is 13.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Harrisburg jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Harrisburg's cost of living is 25.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Harrisburg's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Dauphin county remained moderately Democratic, 53.4% to 44.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Harrisburg's population is 49,278 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Harrisburg is Real Estate: $51,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.1%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Harrisburg

It's a good time to buy in Harrisburg. Home Appreciation is up 5.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Harrisburg is $51,300.

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Reviews for Harrisburg   22 Reviews
It's OK - 7/6/2017
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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lifetime resident ready to move - 12/1/2015
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

Not so friendly area.... - 6/4/2014
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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ZIP CODES IN HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA
17104 17103 17102 17101 17120

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