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Dickinson is a township in Cumberland County, in the Harrisburg-Carlisle metro area.
The latitude of Dickinson is 40.113N. The longitude is -77.335W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,148 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,702.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dickinson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cumberland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Harrisburg area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17065 ZIP code.
37% of Dickinson residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dickinson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dickinson was $24,977, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Dickinson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Dickinson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $523. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,120.
Cumberland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dickinson political report.
The average commute time for Dickinson workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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