StatisticHersheyPennsylvaniaNational
Population14,33812,801,989328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)99928791
Median age40.940.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1837%40%43%
Speak English82%89%79%
Speak Spanish8%5%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Hershey is 248% higher than Pennsylvania
  • The median age in Hershey is 1% higher than Pennsylvania
  • In Hershey 82.08% of the population is White
  • In Hershey 5.29% of the population is Black
  • In Hershey 5.56% of the population is Asian

Compare Hershey, PA Demographics

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      Hershey population breakdown by race

      RaceHersheyPennsylvaniaNational
      White82.08%81.37%73.35%
      Black5.29%11.03%12.63%
      Asian5.56%3.14%5.22%
      American Indian0.02%0.20%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race2.10%2.24%3.06%
      Other race4.96%1.98%4.75%
      In Hershey, 7.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Hershey age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Hershey, PA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).