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, the total Hershey population is 14,257, which has grown 11.64% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 3.43% and is higher than the national average rate of 9.71%. Hershey median household income is $58,162 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 28.97% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 22.89% and is much higher than the national average rate of 19.17%. Hershey median house value is $233,700 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 52.35% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 70.62% and is about the same as the national average rate of 50.42%. 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.
Hershey, PA Map, Border, and Nearby Locations
* Based on the U.S. 2010 Data