In 2018, Dauphin County, PA had a population of 277k people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $57,814. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Dauphin County, PA grew from 275,710 to 277,097, a 0.503% increase and its median household income declined from $61,622 to $57,814, a -6.18% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dauphin County, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (18.5%), White (Hispanic) (4.51%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.51%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (2.23%). 0% of the households in Dauphin County, PA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97% of the residents in Dauphin County, PA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Dauphin County, PA are Harrisburg Area Community College (2,320 degrees awarded in 2019), Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (1,076 degrees), and Harrisburg University of Science and Technology (817 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Dauphin County, PA was $171,000, and the homeownership rate was 62.2%. Most people in Dauphin County, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Dauphin County, PA was 2 cars per household.