Hershey is located in southeast Pennsylvania. Hershey is between the Dauphin, Lebanon county. Hershey has 14.36 square miles of land area and 0.06 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Hershey population is 14,172, which has grown 10.97% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 3.89% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Hershey median household income is $54,118 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 20.00% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 32.44% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Hershey median house value is $238,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 55.54% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 70.00% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Hershey is much better than the state average in quality. The Hershey area code is 717.