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Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Facts

Facts
State Pennsylvania
Land area 525.1 square miles
Population Density 510.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 270,937
Population change 1.1%
Under 5 years of age 6.2%
Under 18 22.6%
65 and over 14.9%
Females 51.6%
White 74.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 7.9
Asian 3.6%
Two or more races 2.9%
Black or African American 18.6%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 89%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 28.5%
Veterans 20,825
Households and Housing
Households 108,831
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.1%
Median household income $54,066
The per capita income $29,234
Live below the poverty line. 13.3%
housing units 121,304
Multi-unit structures 24%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $158,800
Residents owning their homes. 64.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 19,512
Women-owned firms 24.3%
Asian-owned firms 3.9%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 7.9%
Native American-owned firms 0.4%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $3,869,515
Retail sales per capita $15,064
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $6,456,618