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Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

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Population:

  • Total Population: 251,798
  • Males: 121,013
  • Females: 130,785

Ethnicity:

  • White: 190,620
  • Black/African American: 40,840
  • Hispanic: 10,713
  • Native American/Eskimo: 408
  • Asian: 4,997
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 42
  • Other: 235
  • 2 or more: 3,943

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (216,635)
  2. Spanish (9,325)
  3. Vietnamese (1,490)
  4. German (1,240)
  5. French (970)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 10,214

  1. Vietnam (1,420)
  2. India (736)
  3. Mexico (701)
  4. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (495)
  5. Korea (358)
  6. Italy (322)
  7. United Kingdom (321)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (41,449)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (21,674)
  3. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (16,551)
  4. United Church of Christ (5,910)
  5. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (5,604)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 70,950
    • Sensory: 8,340
    • Physical: 18,481
    • Mental: 10,695
    • Self-care: 5,365
    • Go outside home: 13,313
    • Employment: 14,709

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 2,007

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 102,670
    • Utility gas: 31,106
    • Bottled or LP gas: 2,596
    • Electricity: 29,983
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 35,123
    • Coal or Coke: 1,882
    • Wood: 809
    • Solar Energy: 24
    • Other fuel: 879
    • No fuel used: 268

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 186,987
    • No vehicle: 18,828
    • 1 or more vehicle: 168,159

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 1,482
    • No High School: 6,458
    • Some High School: 20,607
    • High School: 64,174
    • Some College: 27,902
    • Associate's Degree: 10,780
    • College Degree: 25,279
    • Master's Degree: 9,415
    • Professional Degree: 4,463
    • Doctoral Degree: 1,223

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 102,670
    • Owners with phone: 66,841
    • Owners without phone: 275
    • Renters with phone: 34,521
    • Renters without phone: 1,033

    10 closest counties:

    1. Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
    2. Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
    3. Perry County, Pennsylvania
    4. York County, Pennsylvania
    5. Snyder County, Pennsylvania
    6. Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
    7. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
    8. Juniata County, Pennsylvania
    9. Adams County, Pennsylvania
    10. Union County, Pennsylvania

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    17005, 17018, 17023, 17028, 17030, 17032, 17033, 17034, 17036, 17048, 17057, 17061, 17080, 17097, 17098, 17101, 17102, 17103, 17104, 17105, 17106, 17107, 17108, 17109, 17110, 17111, 17112, 17113, 17120, 17121, 17122, 17123, 17124, 17125, 17126, 17127, 17128, 17129, 17130, 17140, 17177

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WHTM-TV (548 TV) HARRISBURG, PA
    • WITF-TV (584 TV) HARRISBURG, PA
    • WITF-FM (89.5 FM) HARRISBURG, PA
    • WMSS (91.1 FM) MIDDLETOWN, PA
    • WOKR (93.5 FM) HARRISONBURG, PA
    • WRBT (94.9 FM) HARRISBURG, PA
    • WKYE (96.5 FM) HARRISONBURG, PA
    • WOUR (96.9 FM) HARRISONBURG, PA
    • WRVV (97.3 FM) HARRISBURG, PA
    • WQLV (98.9 FM) GRATZ, PA
    • WHKF (99.3 FM) HARRISBURG, PA
    • WRVE (99.5 FM) HARRISONBURG, PA
    • WUMX (102.5 FM) HARRISBURG, PA
    • WKSB (102.7 FM) HARRISBURG, PA
    • WHRL (103.1 FM) HARRISBURG, PA
    • WHP (580 AM) HARRISONBURG, PA
    • WGY (810 AM) HARRISONBURG, PA
    • WRKK (1200 AM) HARRISONBURG, PA
    • WKBO (1230 AM) HARRISBURG, PA
    • WRNY (1350 AM) HARRISONBURG, PA
    • WRAK (1400 AM) HARRISONBURG, PA
    • WTKT (1460 AM) HARRISONBURG, PA
    • WADR (1480 AM) HARRISONBURG, PA
    • WPRR (1490 AM) HARRISONBURG, PA
    • WUTQ (1550 AM) HARRISONBURG, PA
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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