Zip Code 17109 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHarrisburg
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Dauphin
Area Code717
Current Population:23131
Racial Majority:White 60.97%
Public School Racial Majority:White 43%
Unemployment Rate:6.2%
Median Household Income$51769
Average Adjusted Gross Income$46700
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time19.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range479 - 492 ft.
Area7 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.28964300, -76.82292700

Zip Code 17109 Description

Zip Code 17109 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Harrisburg metro area. Zip code 17109 is primarily located in Dauphin County. The official US Postal Service name for 17109 is HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania. Portions of zip code 17109 are contained within or border the city limits of Colonial Park, PA, Progress, PA, Penbrook, PA, and Harrisburg, PA. The area code for zip code 17109 is 717. 17109 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 17109 is 6.2% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.3% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 8.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 17109 decreased to 23131 from 23356 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 17109 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 17109 public schools is White. 43.4% of students in 17109 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 14354 60.97% 14464 -1%
 Black Or African American 5509 23.4% 5204 +6%
 Hispanic 2146 9.11% 1809 +19%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.11% 25 +4%
 Asian 869 3.69% 908 -4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 34 0.14% 9 +278%
 Other Race 36 0% 36 -100%
 Two Or More Races 676 2.57% 676 -10%

Zip Code 17109 Race/Ethnicity

 White 43%
 Black Or African American 30.6%
 Hispanic 11.6%
 Asian 7.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 7.3%

Zip Code 17109 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2313123356
Male Population47.10%
Female Population52.90%
Total Households10494
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$51769
Income Under $50K Per Year47.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year15.20%
17109 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 1Scott PerryRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$155707
Average Real Estate Sale Price$126283
Current Unemployment Level 6.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
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 17109 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)22243241516065635644352743
Avg Max Temp (°F)37415163738185837664524262
Avg Precip (In.)3.262.833.573.384.494.053.523.313.873.153.523.2142.15
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA
CBSA Type17109
CBSA Population540236
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours