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People

Total Population 1,045
Male Share of the Population 51%
Female Share of the Population 49%
Senior Citizens 12.5%
Employed Population 16+ 465
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 58.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,386
% Above Poverty Level 95.5%
% Below Poverty Level 4.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22.7%
Median Gross Rent $1,009
Median House Value $149,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.6%
US/American 0%
English 3.7%
Irish 9.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Dauphin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles NW of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 75 miles N of Baltimore, Maryland
County Dauphin
Metro Area Harrisburg - Lebanon - Carlisle
Standard Zip Codes 17018
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.367
Longitude -76.931

Dauphin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HARRISBURG CAPITAL CITY
Distance 11.3 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.4 inches
Station NEWPORT RIVER
Distance 13.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
Station SELINSGROVE 2 S
Distance 29 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 42 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Dauphin, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Ellendale (17018)

Middle Paxton (17018)

Singersville (17018)

Water Gap (17018)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Duncannon 1,598 $58,750
Halifax 952 $47,885
Harrisburg 49,232 $35,478

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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