Statewide Claims to Fame

Hershey is 5th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Hershey is 7th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Hershey is 17th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Size in square miles

Hershey is 19th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Race - Asian

Hershey is 19th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Hershey Rank Pennsylvania US
Size in square miles 14.4 17th 44,742.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 992.9 241st 283.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Hershey Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents younger than 5 4.3% 232nd 5.6% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 29.1% 5th 21.5% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 16.7% 104th 16.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Hershey Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 94.2% 44th 87.9% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 52.4% 19th 26.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Hershey Rank Pennsylvania US
Race - White 83.5% 181st 83.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 6.2% 90th 11.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 90th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 6.6% 19th 3.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 7th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.9% 116th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.4% 90th 6.1% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 81.5% 180th 78.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Hershey Rank Pennsylvania US
Female residents 52.7% 86th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 9.5% 41st 5.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Hershey Rank Pennsylvania US
Housing units 5,946 59th 5,579,275 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 35.9% 71st 20.5% 25.9%
Households 5,623 58th 4,952,566 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 55.4% 170th 70.6% 66.1%
Home median value $239,800 39th $163,200 $186,200
People per household 2.2 167th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Hershey Rank Pennsylvania US
Income per capita $36,129 32nd $27,824 $27,915
Income per household $55,810 87th $51,651 $52,762
Income below poverty line 11.1% 130th 12.6% 14.3%

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