Dauphin, PA Population

By | June 30, 2019

Population: 773. Estimated population in 2021: 725 (-6.2% change)
Males: 381 (49.3%), Females: 392 (50.7%)

Dauphin County

Zip code: 17018

Median resident age: 39.2 years
Median household income: $44,219
Median house value: $92,200

Races in Dauphin:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (42.8%), Irish (12.0%), Dutch (9.7%), United States (9.7%), Italian (8.8%), English (5.4%).

Elevation: 375 feet

Land area: 0.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Dauphin

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dauphin borough

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -148 (-16.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Dauphin:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dauphin:

Other public-use airports nearest to Dauphin:

Amtrak station near Dauphin:

  • 9 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.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dauphin:

  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 6 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,653)
  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 16 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,761)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 18 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • DICKINSON COLLEGE (about 22 miles; CARLISLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,098)
  • YORK COLLEGE PENNSYLVANIA (about 34 miles; YORK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,541)
  • BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; LEWISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,534)
  • GETTYSBURG COLLEGE (about 43 miles; GETTYSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,216)
Public primary/middle school in Dauphin:

  • MIDDLE PAXTON EL SCH (Students: 351; Grades: KG – 06)

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