Hershey, Pennsylvania 

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Capital-city complex - Southeast-central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River
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

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 5.00% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Hershey jobs have increased by 2.26%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
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
POPULATION
Hershey's population is 14,172 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 19.49%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
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.
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Hershey

It's a good time to buy in Hershey. Home Appreciation is up 4.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Hershey Real Estate.

The median home price in Hershey is $213,900. Browse Homes in this Range.


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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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