Dauphin County, PA

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2019 Population
278,299
0.434% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
Pat Toomey
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
39.6
1% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
12.3%
2.79% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$60,733
5.05% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$169,500
0.877% 1-year decline
2019 Employed Population
141,549
0.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Dauphin County, PA had a population of 278k people with a median age of 39.6 and a median household income of $60,733. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Dauphin County, PA grew from 277,097 to 278,299, a 0.434% increase and its median household income grew from $57,814 to $60,733, a 5.05% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dauphin County, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (18.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.17%), White (Hispanic) (4.66%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.75%). 0% of the households in Dauphin County, PA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

95.3% 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 2019, the median property value in Dauphin County, PA was $169,500, and the homeownership rate was 63.4%. Most people in Dauphin County, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Dauphin County, PA was 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Dauphin County, PA is home to a population of 278k people, from which 95.3% are citizens. As of 2019, 14.3% of Dauphin County, PA residents were born outside of the country (39.8k people).

In 2019, there were 3.52 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (179k people) in Dauphin County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 50.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 14.4k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Dauphin County, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    179k ± 88
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    50.9k ± 1.51k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    14.4k ± 947
9.9%
Hispanic Population
27.6k people

In 2019, there were 3.52 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (179k people) in Dauphin County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 50.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 14.4k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.9% of the people in Dauphin County, PA are hispanic (27.6k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Dauphin County, PA as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

14.3%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
39.8k people
7.39%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
20.5k people

As of 2019, 14.3% of Dauphin County, PA residents (39.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Dauphin County, PA was 7.39%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

39
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
45
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 5.6

In 2019, the median age of all people in Dauphin County, PA was 39.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Dauphin County, PA are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Dauphin County, PA residents was 40.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    91,951 ± 7,418 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    72,861 ± 6,608 people
  3. China
    65,984 ± 6,290 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 91,951 Pennsylvania residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 72,861 and China with 65,984.

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Citizenship

95.3%
2019 Citizenship
97%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 95.3% of Dauphin County, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Dauphin County, PA was 97%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    5,779 ± 1,052
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,385 ± 1,182
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,784 ± 909

Dauphin County, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.71 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Pennsylvania, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Pennsylvania (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Pennsylvania.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Pennsylvania across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Dauphin County, PA is $60,733. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Dauphin County, PA was Census Tract 225.01 with a value of $105,852, followed by Census Tract 241.04 and Census Tract 226.04, with respective values of $99,545 and $97,969.

Males in Pennsylvania have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,144. The income inequality in Pennsylvania (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Dauphin County, PA employs 142k people. The largest industries in Dauphin County, PA are Health Care & Social Assistance (24,056 people), Manufacturing (14,663 people), and Retail Trade (14,601 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($80,734), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($66,173), and Public Administration ($56,248).

Wages

Median Household Income

$60,733
2019 value
± $2,917
5.05%
1 Year Growth
± 7.15%

Households in Dauphin County, PA have a median annual income of $60,733, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $57,814 in 2018, which represents a 5.05% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$71,051
Average Male Salary in Pennsylvania
± $1,079
$54,144
Average Female Salary in Pennsylvania
± $847

In 2019, full-time male employees in Pennsylvania made 1.31 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Pennsylvania by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Pennsylvania
  1. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $72,189 ± $38,209
  2. Asian
    $65,415 ± $3,847
  3. White
    $56,158 ± $698

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Pennsylvania workers was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Pennsylvania.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Dauphin County, PA is from Pennsylvania.
0.466
2019 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.469
2018 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2019, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.746% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Pennsylvania across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 225.01
  2. Census Tract 241.04
  3. Census Tract 226.04

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Dauphin County, PA was Census Tract 225.01 with a value of $105,852, followed by Census Tract 241.04 and Census Tract 226.04, with respective values of $99,545 and $97,969.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Dauphin County, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dauphin County, PA (33.4k out of 271k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    15,950 ± 948
  2. Black
    12,644 ± 850
  3. Hispanic
    6,407 ± 622

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Dauphin County, PA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

142k
2019 Value
± 7,222
0.7%
1 Year growth
± 6.68%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Dauphin County, PA grew at a rate of 0.7%, from 141k employees to 142k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dauphin County, PA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (18,467 people), Sales & Related Occupations (12,699 people), and Management Occupations (11,374 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dauphin County, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Dauphin County, PA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (18,467 people), Sales & Related Occupations (12,699 people), and Management Occupations (11,374 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Dauphin County, PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (1.99 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (1.5 times), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.24 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Dauphin County, PA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($78,024), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($77,821), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($70,107).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

142k
2019 Value
± 7,222
0.7%
1 Year growth
± 6.68%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Dauphin County, PA grew at a rate of 0.7%, from 141k employees to 142k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dauphin County, PA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (24,056 people), Manufacturing (14,663 people), and Retail Trade (14,601 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dauphin County, PA, though some of these residents may live in Dauphin County, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Dauphin County, PA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (24,056 people), Manufacturing (14,663 people), and Retail Trade (14,601 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Dauphin County, PA has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.65 times higher than expected), Public Administration (1.82 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.81 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Dauphin County, PA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($80,734), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($66,173), and Public Administration ($56,248).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $85.1B
  2. $67.4B
  3. $60.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $85.1B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($67.4B) and Pharmaceuticals ($60.9B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Pennsylvania products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$703B
2018 Value in Pennsylvania
$1.28T
Projected 2045 Value in Pennsylvania
82.2% growth

In 2018, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $703B. This is expected to increase 82.2% to $1.28T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $77.5B
  2. $75.7B
  3. $33.1B

In 2018, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $77.5B, followed by New Jersey with $75.7B and Ohio and $33.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Pennsylvania shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Dauphin County, PA went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 49.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (46.5%), followed by Other (4.05%). The most partisan county was Fulton County, PA with 84.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Dauphin County, PA
49.4% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Pennsylvania
  1. 84.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 82.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 82.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Pennsylvania was Fulton County, PA with 84.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Pennsylvania colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Pat Toomey
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Pennsylvania over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Dauphin County, PA awarded 4,550 degrees. The student population of Dauphin County, PA is skewed towards women, with 8,431 male students and 13,435 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Dauphin County, PA are White (2,692 and 73.6%), followed by Black or African American (303 and 8.28%), Hispanic or Latino (267 and 7.3%), and Asian (202 and 5.52%).

The largest universities in Dauphin County, PA by number of degrees awarded are Harrisburg Area Community College (2,320 and 51%), Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (1,076 and 23.6%), and Harrisburg University of Science and Technology (817 and 18%).

The most popular majors in Dauphin County, PA are Registered Nursing (431 and 9.47%), Management Science (329 and 7.23%), and General Studies (285 and 6.26%).

The median tuition costs in Dauphin County, PA are $23,900 for private four year colleges, and $14,214 and $23,924 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 285 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 207 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 423 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Dauphin County, PA was General Studies with 285 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Dauphin County, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,320 degrees awarded
  2. 1,076 degrees awarded
  3. 817 degrees awarded
$14,214
Median In-State Public
$23,900
Median Private

In 2019, the Dauphin County, PA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Harrisburg Area Community College with 2,320 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,014
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,536
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 2,014 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Dauphin County, PA, which is 0.794 times less than the 2,536 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Dauphin County, PA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,692 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    303 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    267 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Dauphin County, PA was White students. These 2,692 degrees mean that there were 8.88 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 303 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Dauphin County, PA was $169,500 in 2019, which is 0.705 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $171,000 to $169,500, a 0.877% decrease. The homeownership rate in Dauphin County, PA is 63.4%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Dauphin County, PA have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Dauphin County, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$169,500
2019 Median
± $7,179
$171,000
2018 Median
± $4,474

In 2019, the median property value in Dauphin County, PA declined from to $169,500 from the previous year's value of $171,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Dauphin County, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Dauphin County, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$60,733
Median Household Income
± $2,917
114k
Number of Households
± 5,799

In 2019, the median household income of the 114k households in Dauphin County, PA grew to $60,733 from the previous year's value of $57,814.

The following chart displays the households in Dauphin County, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Dauphin County, PA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Dauphin County, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

63.4%
2019 Homeownership
62.2%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 63.4% of the housing units in Dauphin County, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 62.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Dauphin County, PA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

20.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dauphin County, PA have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 1.42% of the workforce in Dauphin County, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (78%)
  2. Carpooled (10.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.5%)

In 2019, 78% of workers in Dauphin County, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.4%) and those who worked at home (5.5%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Dauphin County, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Dauphin County, PA have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

93.3% of the population of Dauphin County, PA has health coverage, with 52.1% on employee plans, 15.9% on Medicaid, 12.5% on Medicare, 11.2% on non-group plans, and 1.7% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Pennsylvania was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Dauphin County, PA see 930 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.541% increase from the previous year (925 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1271 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 419 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Huntingdon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (20.6%). Additionally, Armstrong County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

930 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Dauphin County, PA

Primary care physicians in Dauphin County, PA see an average of 930 patients per year. This represents a 0.541% increase from the previous year (925 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Dauphin County, PA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,258
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Pennsylvania
$4,634
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,407
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,243
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Pennsylvania (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.29%, from $8,877 to $9,258.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.71%
Uninsured
52.1%
Employer Coverage
15.9%
Medicaid
12.5%
Medicare
11.2%
Non-Group
1.7%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dauphin County, PA grew by 33.3% from 5.04% to 6.71%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Dauphin County, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 20.6% prevalence
  2. 19.3% prevalence
  3. 19.3% prevalence

Huntingdon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania, at 20.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania by county over multiple years.

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