Hershey demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)99927791
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%
Hershey, PA has a population of 14,338 and is the 2,934th largest city in the United States. The population density is 999 per sq mi which is 260% higher than the Pennsylvania average and 1002% higher than the national average. The median age in Hershey is 41 which is approximately 1% higher than the Pennsylvania average of 41. In Hershey, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 82% speak English and 8% speak Spanish. 58% of Hershey residents were born in Pennsylvania, 29% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 10% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Hershey is 260% 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 or African American.
  • In Hershey 5.56% of the population is Asian.

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Hershey population breakdown by race

Black or African American5.29%11.03%12.63%
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.

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