Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
574,691
0.644% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
Pat Toomey
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
40.4
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
9.56%
2.19% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$67,219
3.55% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$190,700
3.98% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
289,207
0.0729% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA had a population of 575k people with a median age of 40.4 and a median household income of $67,219. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA grew from 571,013 to 574,691, a 0.644% increase and its median household income grew from $64,916 to $67,219, a 3.55% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (75.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.34%), White (Hispanic) (2.95%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.46%).

None of the households in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.7% of the residents in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA are Harrisburg Area Community College (2,381 degrees awarded in 2020), Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (1,478 degrees), and Harrisburg University of Science and Technology (1,040 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA was $190,700, and the homeownership rate was 67.5%. Most people in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23 minutes. The average car ownership in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA was 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA is home to a population of 575k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 6.78% of Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA residents were born outside of the country (39k people).

In 2020, there were 7.38 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (436k people) in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 59k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 24.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    436k ± 1.08k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    59k ± 960
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    24.9k ± 569
6.69%
Hispanic Population
38.5k people

In 2020, there were 7.38 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (436k people) in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 59k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 24.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.69% of the people in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA are hispanic (38.5k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.78%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
39k people
6.49%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
37k people

As of 2020, 6.78% of Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA residents (39k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA was 6.49%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

40
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
41
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.4

In 2020, the median age of all people in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA was 40.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA are getting staying the same age. In 2019, the average age of all Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA residents was 40.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    92,750 ± 7,450 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    72,397 ± 6,587 people
  3. China
    65,642 ± 6,274 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 92,750 Pennsylvania residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 72,397 and China with 65,642.

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Citizenship

96.7%
2020 Citizenship
96.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96.7% of Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA was 96.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    12,331 ± 685
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    7,383 ± 724
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    5,182 ± 534

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.67 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Pennsylvania, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Pennsylvania (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Pennsylvania.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Pennsylvania across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA is $67,219. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA was Chester County, PA with a value of $104,161, followed by Montgomery County, PA and Bucks County, PA, with respective values of $93,518 and $93,181.

Males in Pennsylvania have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,196. The income inequality in Pennsylvania (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA employs 289k people. The largest industries in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA are Health Care & Social Assistance (44,901 people), Retail Trade (32,797 people), and Public Administration (23,938 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($68,500), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($66,427), and Utilities ($65,699).

Wages

Median Household Income

$67,219
2020 value
± $930
3.55%
1 Year Growth
± 2.01%

Households in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA have a median annual income of $67,219, which is more than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $64,916 in 2019, which represents a 3.55% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$72,428
Average Male Salary in Pennsylvania
± $1,115
$54,196
Average Female Salary in Pennsylvania
± $827

In 2020, full-time male employees in Pennsylvania made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Pennsylvania by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Pennsylvania
  1. Asian
    $66,664 ± $4,080
  2. Alaska Native
    $58,659 ± $80,539
  3. White
    $56,784 ± $709

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Pennsylvania workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.14 times more than Alaska Native workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Pennsylvania.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA is from Pennsylvania.
0.466
2020 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.469
2019 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2020, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.614% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Pennsylvania across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA was Chester County, PA with a value of $104,161, followed by Montgomery County, PA and Bucks County, PA, with respective values of $93,518 and $93,181.

The following map shows all of the counties in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.56% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA (53.1k out of 556k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    30,964 ± 1,343
  2. Black
    14,539 ± 1,026
  3. Hispanic
    8,877 ± 758

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

289k
2020 Value
± 5,038
−0.0729%
1 Year decline
± 2.37%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA declined at a rate of −0.0729%, from 289k employees to 289k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (35,715 people), Management Occupations (27,922 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (27,503 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (35,715 people), Management Occupations (27,922 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (27,503 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (1.69 times higher than expected), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.3 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (1.26 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($74,364), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($72,950), and Legal Occupations ($72,778).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

289k
2020 Value
± 5,038
−0.0729%
1 Year decline
± 2.37%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA declined at a rate of −0.0729%, from 289k employees to 289k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (44,901 people), Retail Trade (32,797 people), and Public Administration (23,938 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA, though some of these residents may live in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (44,901 people), Retail Trade (32,797 people), and Public Administration (23,938 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA has an unusually high number of Public Administration (1.77 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (1.4 times), and Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.33 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($68,500), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($66,427), and Utilities ($65,699).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $110B
  2. $74.2B
  3. $44.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $110B, followed by Mixed freight ($74.2B) and Electronics ($44.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Pennsylvania products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$734B
2020 Value in Pennsylvania
$1.46T
Projected 2050 Value in Pennsylvania
99.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $734B. This is expected to increase 99.3% to $1.46T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $73.5B
  2. $71.1B
  3. $36.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $73.5B, followed by New York with $71.1B and Ohio and $36.8B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Pennsylvania shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pennsylvania went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.15%). The most partisan county was Fulton County, PA with 85.5% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Pennsylvania
50% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Pennsylvania
  1. 85.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 83.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 81.4% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Pennsylvania was Fulton County, PA with 85.5% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Pennsylvania colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Pat Toomey
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Pennsylvania over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2020, universities in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA awarded 6,902 degrees. The student population of Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA is skewed towards women, with 12,444 male students and 19,529 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA are White (4,395 and 76.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (440 and 7.67%), Black or African American (404 and 7.04%), and Two or More Races (195 and 3.4%).

The largest universities in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA by number of degrees awarded are Harrisburg Area Community College (2,381 and 34.5%), Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (1,478 and 21.4%), and Harrisburg University of Science and Technology (1,040 and 15.1%).

The most popular majors in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA are General Business Administration & Management (525 and 7.61%), Registered Nursing (490 and 7.1%), and Computational & Applied Mathematics (356 and 5.16%).

The median tuition costs in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA are $36,340 for private four year colleges, and $9,570 and $10,048 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 207 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 175 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 110 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA was General Business Administration & Management with 207 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,381 degrees awarded
  2. 1,478 degrees awarded
  3. 1,040 degrees awarded
$9,570
Median In-State Public
$36,340
Median Private

In 2020, the Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Harrisburg Area Community College with 2,381 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

2,788
Degrees Awarded to Men
4,114
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 2,788 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA, which is 0.678 times less than the 4,114 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,395 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    440 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    404 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA was White students. These 4,395 degrees mean that there were 9.99 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 440 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA was $190,700 in 2020, which is 0.83 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $183,400 to $190,700, a 3.98% increase. The homeownership rate in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA is 67.5%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA have an average commute time of 23 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$190,700
2020 Median
± $2,047
$183,400
2019 Median
± $1,589

In 2020, the median property value in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA grew to to $190,700 from the previous year's value of $183,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$67,219
Median Household Income
± $930
233k
Number of Households
± 3,600

In 2020, the median household income of the 233k households in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA grew to $67,219 from the previous year's value of $64,916.

The following chart displays the households in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

67.5%
2020 Homeownership
67.6%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 67.5% of the housing units in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 67.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

23 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA have a shorter commute time (23 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.97% of the workforce in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (78.1%)
  2. Carpooled (8.01%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.71%)

In 2020, 78.1% of workers in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.01%) and those who worked at home (7.71%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

94.3% of the population of Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA has health coverage, with 54.2% on employee plans, 12.9% on Medicaid, 13.2% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 1.56% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Pennsylvania was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see 1235 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1237 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1408 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 454 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Huntingdon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (20.6%). Additionally, Armstrong County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,235 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pennsylvania

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,235 patients per year. This represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1,237 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pennsylvania in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,258
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Pennsylvania
$4,634
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,407
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,243
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Pennsylvania (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.29%, from $8,877 to $9,258.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.74%
Uninsured
54.2%
Employer Coverage
12.9%
Medicaid
13.2%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
1.56%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA grew by 0.169% from 5.73% to 5.74%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 20.6% prevalence
  2. 19.3% prevalence
  3. 19.3% prevalence

Huntingdon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania, at 20.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania by county over multiple years.

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