In 2017, Dauphin County, PA had a population of 276k people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $61,622. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Dauphin County, PA grew from 273,707 to 275,710, a 0.732% increase and its median household income grew from $60,331 to $61,622, a 2.14% increase.
The population of Dauphin County, PA is 65.4% White Alone, 18% Black or African American Alone, and 9.21% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Dauphin County, PA speak a non-English language, and 96.6% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Dauphin County, PA are Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (2,076 degrees awarded in 2016), Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (1,035 degrees), and Pennsylvania State University-College of Medicine (232 degrees).
The median property value in Dauphin County, PA is $173,600, and the homeownership rate is 64.7%. Most people in Dauphin County, PA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Dauphin County, PA is 2 cars per household.