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Where is Dauphin County, Pennsylvania?

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Dauphin County is a county equivalent area found in Pennsylvania, USA. The county government of Dauphin is found in the county seat of Harrisburg.

With a total 1,445.67 sq. km of land and water area, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania is the 1976th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 271,453 people, Dauphin County has a total 121304 households earning 54066 on average per year.

Dauphin County, Pennsylvania offers the following attraction to visitors: Hersheypark

Dauphin County, Pennsylvania - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 42043
Area Codes 717
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Harrisburg (population: 166,489), Hummelstown (population: 22,040), Middletown (population: 21,453), Hershey (population: 17,071), Halifax (population: 8,239), Millersburg (population: 7,198), Dauphin (population: 4,338), Lykens (population: 4,069), Grantville (population: 3,748), Elizabethville (population: 3,555)
Land Area 104,809 sq miles
Water Area 525 sq miles
Household Income $54,066
Housing Units 121,304
Median Home Value $158,800
High School Grads 89% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 29% of population
Retail Spending $15,064 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $676,791 per capita
Universities and Colleges Empire Beauty School-Harrisburg, Kaplan Career Institute, University of Phoenix-Harrisburg Campus

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.