About Harrisburg, PA

HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA REAL ESTATE

A beautiful state capital where nature is never far away

Harrisburg is the capital of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and is close to the world-famous Hershey Chocolate Factory in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The region is an important economic, political, and agricultural anchor in the Keystone State. The key employment centers are state and federal government and the military.

Harrisburg residents enjoy its small-town feel combined with big-city amenities. Residents who crave the outdoors love taking advantage of the many miles of hiking and biking trails and the recreational activities along the Susquehanna River, including kayaking, boating, and swimming. The City Island Park is right in the middle of the Susquehanna, where you can catch a baseball game, take a ride on a steam train or take in some history at the replica of the John Harris Trading Post. After working up an appetite, there's no shortage of food to enjoy, and chocolate isn't the only culinary draw in the area. Harrisburg has a budding craft brewery and winery scene as well as a variety of gourmet restaurants.

Ranked by US News and World Report as the best place to live in Pennsylvania, the Harrisburg metropolitan area has a small-town atmosphere that can't be matched by many of the larger metro areas on the east coast. Harrisburg has one of the country's most affordable housing markets and a cost of living below the national average, while maintaining a strong job market. Harrisburg provides an urban atmosphere with a manageable price tag.

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Harrisburg Schools and Demographics

 
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Elementary Schools near Harrisburg, PA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Benjamin Franklin School KG - 04 800 12 17102
Downey School PK - 04 450 14 17103
Foose School PK - 04 600 14 17104
Melrose School KG - 04 610 14 17104
North Side Elementary School KG - 05 650 14 17109
Phillips Elementary School KG - 05 400 14 17109
Sara Lindemuth Elementary School KG - 02 737 14 17109
Scott School PK - 04 575 15 17104
Sylvan Heights Science Cs KG - 04 224 15 17104

Middle Schools near Harrisburg, PA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Central Dauphin East Middle School 06 - 08 776 12 17109
Central Dauphin Middle School 06 - 08 850 13 17109
Marshall Math Science Academy 05 - 08 530 17 17104
Marshall School 05 - 08 438 14 17104
Rowland School 05 - 08 840 13 17104
Susquehanna Twp Middle School 06 - 08 800 12 17109

High Schools near Harrisburg, PA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Capital Area School For The Arts Charter School 09 - 12 200 11 17101
Central Dauphin East Senior High School 09 - 12 1,957 12 17109
Harrisburg High School 09 - 12 1,100 13 17103
Harrisburg University Of Science And Technology High School 09 - 12 409 14 17101
Susquehanna Twp High School 09 - 12 735 16 17109

Ungraded Schools near Harrisburg, PA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Cougar Academy 01 - 12 260 10 17103
Cougar Academy KG - 12 93 8 17102
Dauphin County Technical School 09 - 12 1,009 10 17109
Premier Arts And Science Charter School KG - 05 200 18 17103
Ymca Of Greater Harrisburg Youthbuild 10 - 13 0 0 17103

Demographics near Harrisburg, PA 17103

Zip Code City
Population 49,778 279,266
Population Density 6,123 532
Median Age 36.3 41.2
People per Household 2.3 2.4
Median Household Income 38,971 59,808
Average Income per Capita 22,750 32,998

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