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Population (year 2000): 12,771
Males: 5,916 (46.3%), Females: 6,855 (53.7%)

Dauphin County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 41.8 years
Median household income: $45,098 (year 2000)
Median house value: $153,400 (year 2000)

Hershey, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Hershey:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.1%)
  • Chinese (2.1%)
  • Black (2.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Asian Indian (1.2%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (35.9%), Italian (13.6%), Irish (13.5%), English (12.6%), Polish (5.1%), United States (3.4%).Pennsylvania

Elevation: 410 feet

Land area: 14.4 square miles

Hershey,

For population 25 years and over in Hershey

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hershey CDP

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

6.6% Foreign born (3.7% Asia, 1.7% Europe).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Lancaster, (29.0 miles www.JustListed.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MD Baltimore, (67.2 miles pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (105.3 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA (4.2 miles Hummelstown, PA (4.4 miles Palmyra, PA Campbelltown, (4.6 miles View, PA (6.3 miles Skyline PA Middletown, (7.7 miles PA (8.1 miles Royalton, PA (8.3 miles Rutherford, PA Elizabethtown, (9.3 miles

Latitude: 40.28 N, Longitude: 76.65 W

Area code: 717

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (34.8%), Manufacturing (13.8%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +15,170 (+118.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,769 (49.8%)

Average climate in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hershey-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 29% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2004, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the Hershey city center caused $18 million in damages.

On 4/5/1952, a category 3 tornado 23.2 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Jay Taylor - 2005 NFL player (Tennessee Titans, born: Oct 23, 1976).

Main business address for: HERSHEY FOODS CORP (SUGAR & CONFECTIONERY PRODUCTS).


Hospital/medical center in Hershey:
  • MILTON S HERSHEY MEDICAL CENTER,THE (500 UNIVERSITY DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Hershey:
  • PHILHAVEN HOSP (about 13 miles; MT GRETNA, PA)
  • HARRISBURG STATE HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; HARRISBURG, PA)
  • PINNACLE HEALTH SYSTEM (about 15 miles; HARRISBURG, PA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hershey:
  • HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 10 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; ID: MDT)
  • LANCASTER (about 28 miles; LANCASTER, PA; ID: LNS)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 49 miles; READING, PA; ID: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hershey:
  • REIGLE FIELD (about 6 miles; PALMYRA, PA; ID: 58N)
  • MILLARD (about 9 miles; ANNVILLE, PA; ID: N76)
  • CAPITAL CITY (about 15 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; ID: CXY)

Amtrak stations near Hershey:
  • 10 miles: ELIZABETHTOWN (WILSON AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 16 miles: MOUNT JOY (DELTA & HENRY STS.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: HARRISBURG (4TH & CHESTNUT STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
College/University in Hershey:
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-COLLEGE OF MEDICINE (Full-time enrollment: 634; Location: 500 UNIVERSITY DR; Public; Website: www.collmed.psu.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hershey:
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 8 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 17 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 4,653)
  • YORK COLLEGE PENNSYLVANIA (about 19 miles; YORK, PA; FT enrollment: 4,541)
  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 26 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; FT enrollment: 2,761)
  • MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 29 miles; MILLERSVILLE, PA; FT enrollment: 6,384)
  • DICKINSON COLLEGE (about 39 miles; CARLISLE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,098)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE BERKS (about 48 miles; READING, PA; FT enrollment: 2,003)
Public high school in Hershey:
  • HERSHEY HS (Students: 1,125; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Hershey:
  • MILTON HERSHEY SCHOOL (Students: 1,068; Location: FOUNDERS HALL P O BOX 830; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hershey:
  • HERSHEY MS (Students: 891; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HERSHEY INTRMD EL SCH (Students: 502; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • HERSHEY PRIMARY EL SCH (Students: 470; Grades: 02 - 03)
  • HERSHEY EARLY CHILDHOOD CTR (Students: 460; Grades: KG - 01)
  • SOUTH HANOVER EL SCH (Students: 372; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Hershey:
  • ST JOAN OF ARC ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 346; Location: 329 WEST AREBA AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • HERSHEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 113; Location: HILL TOP RD PO BOX 351; Grades: KG - 6)
  • TENDER YEARS INC (Students: 54; Location: 50 E CHOCOLATE AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTER 754 (Students: 45; Location: 667 CHERRY DR; Grades: KG - 6)
  • MAGIC YEARS (Students: 5; Location: 400 CENTER VIEW LANE; Grades: KG - 1)
Library in Hershey:
  • HERSHEY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $989,111; Location: 701 COCOA AVE; 81,803 books; 7,702 audio materials; 5,177 video materials; 254 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Hershey: Hotel Hershey Golf Course (A), The Hershey Lodge and Convention Center (B), The Hotel Hershey (C), Hershey Country Club and Golf Courses (D), Hershey Nursery (E), Hershey Parkview Golf (F), Hershey Spring Creek Golf (G), Founders Hall (H), Hershey Museum of American Life (I), Hershey Information Center (J).

Churches in Hershey include: Fishburns Church (A), Balsbaugh Church (B), Spring Creek Church (C).

Cemetery: Hershey Cemetery (1).

Parks in Hershey include: Zoo America (1), Hershey Gardens (2), Hershey Park (3), Hershey Park Arena (4).


Hershey compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Hershey:
  • WWSM (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANNVILLE-CLEONA, PA; Owner: PATRICK H. SICKAFUS)
  • WLBR (1270 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WSBA (910 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTKT (1460 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
Strongest FM radio stations in Hershey:
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWKL (92.1 FM; PALMYRA, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHKF (99.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W220BX (91.9 FM; MARIETTA, PA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WNNK-FM (104.1 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WRBT (94.9 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJAZ (91.7 FM; SUMMERDALE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. COMMWEALTH SYS. HGHR ED)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WLAN-FM (96.9 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WYGL-FM (100.5 FM; ELIZABETHVILLE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Hershey:
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: HARRISBURG TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGCB-TV (Channel 49; RED LION, PA; Owner: RED LION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

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