Zip Code 17103 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHarrisburg
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Dauphin
Area Code717
Alternate Zip Code NamesPENBROOK
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesHBG
Current Population:11848
Racial Majority:African American 52.67%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 60.3%
Unemployment Rate:11.4%
Median Household Income$37154
Average Adjusted Gross Income$29180
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time16.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range381 - 472 ft.
Area2 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.27519600, -76.86430000

Zip Code 17103 Description

Zip Code 17103 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Harrisburg metro area. Zip code 17103 is primarily located in Dauphin County. The official US Postal Service name for 17103 is HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania. Portions of zip code 17103 are contained within or border the city limits of Harrisburg, PA, Penbrook, PA, and Progress, PA. The area code for zip code 17103 is 717. 17103 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 17103 is 11.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.3% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 17103 increased to 11848 from 11768 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 17103 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 17103 public schools is Black. 77.9% of students in 17103 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2047 18.87% 2420 -15%
 Black Or African American 5715 52.67% 6688 -15%
 Hispanic 2058 18.97% 1981 +4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 39 -100%
 Asian 607 5.59% 182 +234%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 25 0.25% 25 +8%
 Two Or More Races 511 3.65% 511 -23%

Zip Code 17103 Race/Ethnicity

 White 6.4%
 Black Or African American 60.3%
 Hispanic 26%
 Asian 5.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 1.8%

Zip Code 17103 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1184811768
Male Population46.60%
Female Population53.40%
Total Households4504
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$37154
Income Under $50K Per Year65.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.90%
17103 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 4Madeleine DeanDemocrat
Pennsylvania District 11Lloyd SmuckerRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$72371
Average Real Estate Sale Price$59980
Current Unemployment Level 11.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level13.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 67b - Northern Shale Valleys
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 17103 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)22243241516065645644362744
Avg Max Temp (°F)37415163738186847664534262
Avg Precip (In.)3.222.863.593.364.524.013.363.283.763.113.513.2141.8
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA
CBSA Type17103
CBSA Population540236
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours