Dauphin County Population 2017

Dauphin County's estimated population is 273,707 with a growth rate of 0.29% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dauphin County is the 15th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016273,7078030.29%
2015272,9049270.34%
2014271,9777180.26%
2013271,2591,2980.48%
2012269,9619020.34%
2011269,0597910.29%
2010268,26830,45512.81%
1990237,8135,4962.37%
1980232,3178,4833.79%
1970223,8343,5791.62%
1960220,25522,47111.36%
1950197,78420,37411.48%
1940177,41012,1797.37%
1930165,23112,1157.91%
1920153,11616,96412.46%
1910136,15221,70918.97%
1900114,44317,46618.01%
189096,97720,82927.35%
188076,14815,40825.37%
187060,74013,98429.91%
186046,75611,00230.77%
185035,7545,63618.71%
184030,1184,87519.31%
183025,2433,59016.58%
182021,653-10,230-32.09%
181031,8839,61343.17%
180022,2704,09322.52%
179018,1770.00%

Dauphin County Population Growth

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Dauphin County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White200,03973.09%
Black or African American51,34418.76%
Asian11,7284.28%
Two or More Races8,5393.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0280.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2260.08%

Dauphin County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Dauphin County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Harrisburg4952848904-624-1.26%
Middletown893392292963.31%
Hummelstown45384609711.56%
Millersburg25572532-25-0.98%
Highspire23992370-29-1.21%
Lykens17791751-28-1.57%
Elizabethville15101487-23-1.52%
Williamstown13871369-18-1.30%
Halifax841830-11-1.31%
Dauphin79179540.51%
Gratz763751-12-1.57%
Berrysburg36837351.36%
Pillow29830131.01%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990