Highspire, PA Population

Population: 2,720. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,625 (-3.5% change)
Males: 1,309 (48.1%), Females: 1,411 (51.9%)

Dauphin County

Zip code: 17034

Median resident age: 37.4 years
Median household income: $32,083
Median house value: $78,600

Races in Highspire:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.2%)
  • Black (8.2%)
  • Hispanic (5.1%)
  • Other race (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (32.2%), Irish (12.8%), United States (9.9%), Italian (6.6%), English (4.9%), Polish (3.4%).

Elevation: 320 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Highspire

  • High school or higher: 79.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Highspire borough

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

4.5% Foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 0.9% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -21 (-0.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Highspire:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Highspire:

  • HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 3 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Abbreviation: MDT)
  • LANCASTER (about 36 miles; LANCASTER, PA; Abbreviation: LNS)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 59 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Highspire:

  • CAPITAL CITY (about 5 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Abbreviation: CXY)
  • REIGLE FIELD (about 16 miles; PALMYRA, PA; Abbreviation: 58N)
  • DONEGAL SPRINGS AIRPARK (about 18 miles; MOUNT JOY/MARIETTA, PA; Abbreviation: N71)
Amtrak stations near Highspire:

  • 8 miles: HARRISBURG (4TH & CHESTNUT STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: ELIZABETHTOWN (WILSON AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Highspire:

  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 4 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 10 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,653)
  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 16 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,761)
  • YORK COLLEGE PENNSYLVANIA (about 19 miles; YORK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,541)
  • DICKINSON COLLEGE (about 29 miles; CARLISLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,098)
  • MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 33 miles; MILLERSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,384)
  • GETTYSBURG COLLEGE (about 41 miles; GETTYSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,216)

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