In 2017, Hershey, PA had a population of 14.8k people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $56,875. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Hershey, PA grew from 14,338 to 14,793, a 3.17% increase and its median household income grew from $54,514 to $56,875, a 4.33% increase.
The population of Hershey, PA is 79.5% White Alone, 7.57% Hispanic or Latino, and 6.07% Black or African American Alone. 16.7% of the people in Hershey, PA speak a non-English language, and 95.7% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Hershey, PA are Pennsylvania State University-College of Medicine (232 degrees awarded in 2016).
The median property value in Hershey, PA is $249,000, and the homeownership rate is 51.1%. Most people in Hershey, PA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19 minutes. The average car ownership in Hershey, PA is 2 cars per household.