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Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

Dauphin County, pronounced dä-fən, is a county in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and is one of the three counties comprising the Harrisburg–Carlisle Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of 2004, the population was estimated at 253,282. The county includes the city of Harrisburg, which has served as the state capital since 1812. Dauphin County was created on March 4, 1785, from part of Lancaster County and was named after Louis-Joseph, Dauphin of France the first son of Louis XVI. Louis-Joseph's title of Dauphin signified that he was the heir apparent to the throne of France. The county seat is Harrisburg. (from wikipedia)

General Information
Pennsylvania State$87,091 Average House Value (as of 2000)
248,353 Population (as of 2000)$39,133 Average House Income (as of 2000)
259,629 Population (current)495.5 Square Miles of Land
1.9 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)5.5 Square Miles of Water

Business Information
6,647 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$1,257,980,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
150,156 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$5,039,241,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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