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Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metro Area


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2022 population: 603,493   ( 54,018 from 2010)
Land area: 1621.8 square miles
Population density: 372.1 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:442,936 73.40% 0.1%
Black:62,01210.28% 15.2%
Indian:9400.16% 25.8%
Asian:35,5385.89% 124.7%
2+ races:15,2052.52% 48.6%
Hispanic:46,8627.77% 81.4%
Total non-White:160,55726.60% 49.9%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:14,571 12.3
Deaths:14,40412.2
Net Migration: 9,8928.4
Net Immigration: 1,8021.5
Change in White population:593 0.1
Change in Non-White pop.:53,425 9.7




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
549,475
442,34380.50%
53,8419.80%
7470.14%
15,8162.88%
10,2341.86%
25,8314.70%
107,13219.50%

2000
509,074
433,04485.07%
46,8509.20%
6530.13%
8,6571.70%
5,7241.12%
13,5882.67%
76,03014.93%

1990
474,242
423,37189.27%
37,9768.01%
6200.13%
5,4381.15%
n/a
6,8371.44%
50,87110.73%

1980
446,576
405,05590.70%
33,2607.45%
4080.09%
2,9840.67%
n/a
4,4651.00%
41,5219.30%

1970
410,626
379,04892.31%
27,9396.80%
2000.05%
5620.14%
n/a
2,3990.58%
31,578 7.69%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
57,253 11.2
45,1178.9
10,9002.1
7,9401.6
9,299 1.8
31,102 6.1
1990's
NumberRate
62,934 13.3
45,7959.7
3,5710.8
5,6881.2
9,673 2.0
25,159 5.3
1980's
NumberRate
61,556 13.8
42,200 9.4
10,634 2.4
n/a
18,316 4.1
9,350 2.1
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
11,587 2.8
n/a
26,007 6.3
9,943 2.4

Age, Family & Household Data for Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
40.1
126,193 20.9%
477,300 79.1%
107,596 17.8%
240,026
2.39
150,203 62.6%
114,839 76.5%
14,206 9.5%
89,823 37.4%

2010
NumberPercent
39.9
121,633 22.1%
427,842 77.9%
79,880 14.5%
222,281
2.38
142,563 64.1%
108,563 76.2%
14,431 10.1%
79,718 35.9%

2000
NumberPercent
37.9
119,096 23.4%
389,978 76.6%
72,950 14.3%
202,456
2.41
135,197 66.8%
107,149 79.3%
12,721 9.4%
67,259 33.2%

1990
NumberPercent
34.7
109,372 23.1%
364,870 76.9%
64,680 13.6%
183,559
2.50
127,650 69.5%
105,296 82.5%
9,380 7.3%
55,909 30.5%

1980
NumberPercent
31.6
117,142 26.2%
329,434 73.8%
51,883 11.6%
163,117
2.66
119,220 73.1%
101,233 84.9%
8,228 6.9%
43,897 26.9%

2022 Housing Data for Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units255,664 
Median Value$224,611 
Occupied240,02693.9%
Vacant15,6386.1%
Owned162,30067.6%
Rented77,72632.4%
Median Rent$1,092 
Single-Family Units190,95474.7%
    Detached143,45956.1%
    Attached47,49518.6%
Buldings with 5+ Units35,06313.7%
Mobile Homes10,2704.0%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,00010,8684.5%
$10,000 to $14,9996,3982.7%
$15,000 to $19,9997,1363.0%
$20,000 to $24,9997,6023.2%
$25,000 to $29,9998,1483.4%
$30,000 to $34,9997,5953.2%
$35,000 to $39,9998,8833.7%
$40,000 to $44,9999,3393.9%
$45,000 to $49,9998,4173.5%
$50,000 to $59,99918,2397.6%
$60,000 to $74,99925,47310.6%
$75,000 to $99,99934,10914.2%
$100,000 to $124,99926,02910.8%
$125,000 to $149,99918,5287.7%
$150,000 to $199,99921,8289.1%
$200,000 or more21,4348.9%
Median Household Income76,543 
Per Capita Income41,165 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.96 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI9,6534.0%
Public Assistance5,8872.5%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps24,54510.2%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed260,34975.0%
Unemployed10,7763.1%
In Armed Forces1,1920.3%
Total Labor Force272,31778.5%
Not in Labor Force74,74221.5%
Real Unemployment Rate 24.6%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector105,71587,83454.6%
Non-Profit10,65022,63132.0%
Self-Employed14,2657,76364.8%
Local Government6,4508,95741.9%
State Government10,17911,94046.0%
Federal Government7,2323,38368.1%
Total Private + Self119,98095,59755.7%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.34,51146,91142.4%
Total154,491142,50852.0%
Pct. Govt.16.2%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts49,26616.6%
Sales and Office Occupations62,21820.9%
Professional, Technical74,24225.0%
Service Occupations46,73515.7%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1,3690.5%
All others65,05621.9%
White Collar 62.4%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance46,771209.3%
Retail trade34,348153.7%
Educational services25,287113.2%
Public administration23,977107.3%
Manufacturing23,752106.3%
Professional, scientific, technical20,90393.5%
Transportation and warehousing20,56792.0%
Accommodation and food services18,13481.2%
Finance and insurance17,80579.7%
Construction15,38068.8%
Other services13,38459.9%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.10,80148.3%
Wholesale trade8,30837.2%
Arts, entertainment, recreation4,50620.2%
Real estate and rental and leasing4,02618.0%
Information3,47115.5%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting3,27414.7%
Utilities2,2079.9%
Management3551.6%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction2611.2%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican7,9591.34%
Puerto Rican21,1673.57%
Cuban1,3210.22%
Dominican4,3480.73%
Total Central American1,8010.30%
Costa Rican70.00%
Guatemalan4420.07%
Honduran4230.07%
Nicaraguan1110.02%
Panamanian3230.05%
Salvadoran4950.08%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American3,8150.64%
Argentinean3740.06%
Bolivian620.01%
Chilean4510.08%
Colombian1,0410.18%
Ecuadorian4700.08%
Paraguayan590.01%
Peruvian8660.15%
Uruguayan1460.02%
Venezuelan3460.06%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic2,6210.44%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian10,1231.71%
Chinese3,5170.59%
Vietnamese3,1130.52%
Bhutanese1,5870.27%
Filipino1,1860.20%
Korean8820.15%
Japanese6430.11%
Indonesian5560.09%
Laotian2980.05%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English498,60689.1%
Spanish22,4064.0%
Other Indo-European12,1202.2%
German, other Germanic5,7691.0%
Other Asian4,5690.8%
Other2,7260.5%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic2,5980.5%
Vietnamese2,5590.5%
French, Haitian, Cajun2,5300.5%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German152,10125.6%
Irish70,61011.9%
English45,0017.6%
Italian41,0976.9%
American33,9475.7%
Polish17,9723.0%
French9,6631.6%
European9,1371.5%
Scottish8,9331.5%
Dutch7,4151.2%
Scotch-Irish7,2251.2%
Pennsylvania German6,8111.1%
Welsh6,7041.1%
Swedish4,2490.7%
Swiss4,1530.7%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen573,83796.7%
Not a citizen19,4813.3%
Native550,45992.8%
Foreign-born42,8597.2%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
11,959 2.9%20,965 5.1%136,257 33.0%101,875 24.6%89,213 21.6%53,234 12.9%
  Average years of education: 13.7
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 11,959 2.9%
9-12 Years 20,965 5.1%
H.S. Grad or GED 136,257 33.0%
Some College 101,875 24.6%
Bach. Degree 89,213 21.6%
Grad Degree 53,234 12.9%
Average years of education: 13.7

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 521,966 498,654 23,312 4.5%
1991 528,244 502,568 25,676 4.9%
1992 534,468 508,090 26,378 4.9%
1993 538,504 516,020 22,484 4.2%
1994 543,798 522,582 21,216 3.9%
1995 551,202 530,946 20,256 3.7%
1996 568,820 549,524 19,296 3.4%
1997 577,482 558,844 18,638 3.2%
1998 579,198 562,052 17,146 3.0%
1999 578,560 558,876 19,684 3.4%
2000 538,444 520,060 18,384 3.4%
2001 545,336 523,070 22,266 4.1%
2002 554,002 528,674 25,328 4.6%
2003 547,566 522,240 25,326 4.6%
2004 552,130 528,026 24,104 4.4%
2005 556,158 533,598 22,560 4.1%
2006 563,286 541,906 21,380 3.8%
2007 567,302 545,906 21,396 3.8%
2008 576,764 550,500 26,264 4.6%
2009 573,452 532,942 40,510 7.1%
2010 578,344 536,156 42,188 7.3%
2011 578,098 538,320 39,778 6.9%
2012 582,028 542,908 39,120 6.7%
2013 579,188 543,796 35,392 6.1%
2014 578,234 549,244 28,990 5.0%
2015 587,106 561,100 26,006 4.4%
2016 593,824 567,726 26,098 4.4%
2017 593,366 568,138 25,228 4.3%
2018 595,276 572,612 22,664 3.8%
2019 604,154 581,206 22,948 3.8%
2020 598,414 552,218 46,196 7.7%
2021 605,104 573,896 31,208 5.2%
2022 611,720 589,028 22,692 3.7%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com