Statistic Hershey Pennsylvania National
Population 14,941 12,801,989 328,239,523
Population density (sq mi) 1,045 287 91
Median age 46.5 40.6 37.7
Male/Female ratio 1.0:1 1.0:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 59% 56% 55%
Families w/ Kids under 18 37% 40% 43%
Speak English 82% 89% 79%
Speak Spanish 11% 5% 13%
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Demographics Quick Facts

  • The population density in Hershey is 264% higher than Pennsylvania
  • The median age in Hershey is 15% higher than Pennsylvania
  • In Hershey 77.29% of the population is White
  • In Hershey 2.43% of the population is Black
  • In Hershey 5.39% of the population is Asian

Compare Hershey, PA Demographics

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      Hershey population breakdown by race

      Race Hershey Pennsylvania National
      White 77.29% 81.37% 73.35%
      Black 2.43% 11.03% 12.63%
      Asian 5.39% 3.14% 5.22%
      American Indian 0.06% 0.20% 0.82%
      Native Hawaiian 0.00% 0.03% 0.18%
      Mixed race 1.81% 2.24% 3.06%
      Other race 13.02% 1.98% 4.75%
      In Hershey, 10.9% 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.

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