Hershey PUMA, PA

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Population
113,752
0.361% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
Pat Toomey
Republican Party
Median Age
42.6

Poverty Rate
9.31%

Median Household Income
$66,876
5.02% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$180,500
3.32% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
54,510
0.044% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Hershey PUMA, PA had a population of 114k people with a median age of 42.6 and a median household income of $66,876. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Hershey PUMA, PA grew from 113,343 to 113,752, a 0.361% increase and its median household income grew from $63,682 to $66,876, a 5.02% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hershey PUMA, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (89%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.83%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.39%), White (Hispanic) (2.37%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.46%). 6.87% of the households in Hershey PUMA, PA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98.2% of the residents in Hershey PUMA, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Dauphin County (Outer)--Hershey PUMA, PA are Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (1,076 degrees awarded in 2019) and Pennsylvania State University-College of Medicine (232 degrees).

In 2018, the median property value in Hershey PUMA, PA was $180,500, and the homeownership rate was 74.9%. Most people in Hershey PUMA, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Hershey PUMA, PA was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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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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Start Year
Y-Axis
-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

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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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Pennsylvania went to Donald J. Trump with 48.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (47.9%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.4%). 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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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Pennsylvania
48.6% for the Republican 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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Diversity

Hershey PUMA, PA is home to a population of 114k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2018, 4.03% of Hershey PUMA, PA residents were born outside of the country (4.58k people).

In 2018, there were 31.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (101k people) in Hershey PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.21k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.72k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Hershey PUMA, PA are Spanish (2,393 speakers), Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages (1,285 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (603 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hershey PUMA, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    101k ± 982
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.21k ± 681
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    2.72k ± 477
4.01%
Hispanic Population
4.57k people

In 2018, there were 31.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (101k people) in Hershey PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.21k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.72k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.01% of the people in Hershey PUMA, PA are hispanic (4.57k people).

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    2,393 speakers (2.22%)
  2. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages
    1,285 speakers (1.19%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    603 speakers (0.56%)

6.87% of Hershey PUMA, PA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Hershey PUMA, PA was Spanish. 2.22% of the overall population of Hershey PUMA, PA are native Spanish speakers. 1.19% speak Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages and 0.56% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.03%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
4.58k people
4.16%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
4.7k people

As of 2018, 4.03% of Hershey PUMA, PA residents (4.58k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hershey PUMA, PA was 4.16%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

43
Median Native-Born Age
± 1
39
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 3

In 2018, the median age of all people in Hershey PUMA, PA was 42.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Hershey PUMA, PA are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Hershey PUMA, PA residents was 43.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. India
    559 ± 579 people
  2. China
    543 ± 571 people
  3. Western Africa, not specified
    193 ± 341 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Hershey PUMA, PA was India, the natal country of 559 Hershey PUMA, PA residents, followed by China with 543 and Western Africa, not specified with 193.

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Citizenship

98.2%
2018 Citizenship
98.3%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 98.2% of Hershey PUMA, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Hershey PUMA, PA was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,312 ± 233
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,411 ± 267
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,083 ± 248

Hershey PUMA, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.64 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Hershey PUMA, PA is $66,876. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Hershey PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $108,761, followed by King of Prussia & Ardmore (East) PUMA, PA and Bucks County (Central) PUMA, PA, with respective values of $104,430 and $103,452.

Males in Hershey PUMA, PA have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,219. The income inequality in Hershey PUMA, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.481, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Hershey PUMA, PA employs 54.5k people. The largest industries in Hershey PUMA, PA are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,168 people), Construction (2,776 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,661 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($247,425), Water, steam, air-conditioning, & irrigation systems ($235,497), and Sugar & confectionery products ($132,457).

Wages

Median Household Income

$66,876
2018 value
± $2,259
5.02%
1 Year Growth
± 4.38%

Households in Hershey PUMA, PA have a median annual income of $66,876, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $63,682 in 2017, which represents a 5.02% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$77,655
Average Male Salary in Hershey PUMA, PA
± $12,462
$56,219
Average Female Salary in Hershey PUMA, PA
± $9,734

In 2019, full-time male employees in Hershey PUMA, PA made 1.38 times more than female employees.

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

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Hershey PUMA, PA
  1. Asian
    $59,638 ± $44,237
  2. Other
    $59,187 ± $56,252
  3. White
    $57,350 ± $7,388

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Hershey PUMA, PA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.01 times more than Other workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Hershey PUMA, PA.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Hershey PUMA, PA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

0.481
2019 Wage GINI in Hershey PUMA, PA
0.481
2018 Wage GINI in Hershey PUMA, PA

In 2019, the income inequality in Hershey PUMA, PA was 0.481 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.00824% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Hershey PUMA, PA was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Hershey PUMA, PA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hershey PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $108,761, followed by King of Prussia & Ardmore (East) PUMA, PA and Bucks County (Central) PUMA, PA, with respective values of $104,430 and $103,452.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Hershey PUMA, 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

9.31% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hershey PUMA, PA (10.4k out of 112k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

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
    8,470 ± 663
  2. Hispanic
    1,185 ± 292
  3. Black
    728 ± 206

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

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

54.5k
2019 Value
0.044%
1 Year growth
± 0.044%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Hershey PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 0.044%, from 54.5k employees to 54.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hershey PUMA, PA, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,690 people), Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (1,609 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,252 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hershey PUMA, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hershey PUMA, PA, by number of employees, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,690 people), Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (1,609 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,252 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Hershey PUMA, PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Residential advisors (6.81 times higher than expected), Radiologic technologists and technicians (4.23 times), and Musicians and singers (4.1 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hershey PUMA, PA, by average salary, are Architectural & engineering managers ($286,400), Personal financial advisors ($229,304), and Physicians ($210,752).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

54.5k
2019 Value
0.044%
1 Year growth
± 0.044%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Hershey PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 0.044%, from 54.5k employees to 54.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hershey PUMA, PA, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,168 people), Construction (2,776 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,661 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hershey PUMA, PA, though some of these residents may live in Hershey PUMA, 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 Hershey PUMA, PA, by number of employees, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,168 people), Construction (2,776 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,661 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Hershey PUMA, PA has an unusually high number of Sugar & confectionery products (22.8 times higher than expected), Metalworking machinery manufacturing (5.12 times), and Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance (4.07 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hershey PUMA, PA, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($247,425), Water, steam, air-conditioning, & irrigation systems ($235,497), and Sugar & confectionery products ($132,457).

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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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Education

In 2019, universities in Dauphin County (Outer)--Hershey PUMA, PA awarded 1,308 degrees. The student population of Dauphin County (Outer)--Hershey PUMA, PA is skewed towards N/A, with N/A male students and N/A female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Dauphin County (Outer)--Hershey PUMA, PA are White (850 and 70.4%), followed by Asian (125 and 10.4%), Black or African American (77 and 6.38%), and Hispanic or Latino (75 and 6.21%).

The largest universities in Dauphin County (Outer)--Hershey PUMA, PA by number of degrees awarded are Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (1,076 and 82.3%) and Pennsylvania State University-College of Medicine (232 and 17.7%).

The most popular majors in Dauphin County (Outer)--Hershey PUMA, PA are Medicine (139 and 10.6%), Mechanical Engineering (114 and 8.72%), and General Computer & Information Sciences (65 and 4.97%).

The median tuition costs in Dauphin County (Outer)--Hershey PUMA, PA are $N/A 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. 62 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 50 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 113 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Dauphin County (Outer)--Hershey PUMA, PA was General Civil Engineering with 62 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Dauphin County (Outer)--Hershey PUMA, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,076 degrees awarded
  2. 232 degrees awarded
$14,214
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2019, the Dauphin County (Outer)--Hershey PUMA, PA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg with 1,076 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

717
Degrees Awarded to Men
591
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 717 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Dauphin County (Outer)--Hershey PUMA, PA, which is 1.21 times more than the 591 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Dauphin County (Outer)--Hershey PUMA, PA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    850 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    125 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    77 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Dauphin County (Outer)--Hershey PUMA, PA was White students. These 850 degrees mean that there were 6.8 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 125 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hershey PUMA, PA was $180,500 in 2018, which is 0.786 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $174,700 to $180,500, a 3.32% increase. The homeownership rate in Hershey PUMA, PA is 74.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Hershey PUMA, PA have an average commute time of 22.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hershey PUMA, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$180,500
2018 Median
± $3,782
$174,700
2017 Median
± $3,192

In 2018, the median property value in Hershey PUMA, PA grew to to $180,500 from the previous year's value of $174,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Hershey PUMA, 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 Hershey PUMA, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$66,876
Median Household Income
± $2,259
45.4k
Number of Households
± 1,285

In 2018, the median household income of the 45.4k households in Hershey PUMA, PA grew to $66,876 from the previous year's value of $63,682.

The following chart displays the households in Hershey PUMA, 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 Hershey PUMA, PA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hershey PUMA, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

74.9%
2018 Homeownership
74%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 74.9% of the housing units in Hershey PUMA, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Hershey PUMA, PA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

22.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hershey PUMA, PA have a shorter commute time (22.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 2.21% of the workforce in Hershey PUMA, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (79.7%)
  2. Carpooled (7.71%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.65%)

In 2018, 79.7% of workers in Hershey PUMA, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.71%) and those who worked at home (6.65%).

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 Hershey PUMA, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hershey PUMA, PA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

95.4% of the population of Hershey PUMA, PA has health coverage, with 58.1% on employee plans, 9.72% on Medicaid, 13.4% on Medicare, 13% on non-group plans, and 1.23% 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 Pennsylvania see 1235 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1237 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1408 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 454 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

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1,235 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pennsylvania

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,235 patients per year. This represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1,237 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pennsylvania 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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Pennsylvania.
$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

4.59%
Uninsured
58.1%
Employer Coverage
9.72%
Medicaid
13.4%
Medicare
13%
Non-Group
1.23%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hershey PUMA, PA declined by 30.8% from 6.63% to 4.59%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hershey PUMA, 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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