Hershey, Pennsylvania 

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Population

14,793

+13.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

7.2%

Median Income

$54,118

Median Home Price

$235,900

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Best Places to Live in Hershey, Pennsylvania

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

Hershey, 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

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Pennsylvania
County: Dauphin County
Metro Area: Harrisburg-Carlisle Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Hershey
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 351 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Hershey is 7.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Hershey jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Hershey's cost of living is 0.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Hershey'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
Hershey's population is 14,793 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 13.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Hershey is Real Estate: $235,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.9%.

SCHOOLS
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. More Education



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Housing Market in Hershey

It's a good time to buy in Hershey. Home Appreciation is up 1.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Hershey is $235,900.

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Reviews for Hershey   3 Reviews
Born and Raised Hershey, PA - 4/30/2017
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

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A cool place to live - 1/8/2008
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

Hershey, PA - 4/20/2006
We live right next door to Hersheypark and there are many recreational programs within the city for... Read More


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