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Steelton is a borough in Dauphin County, in the Harrisburg-Carlisle metro area.
The community was named after the Pennsylvania Steel Company, which chose the site for a plant in 1865
The latitude of Steelton is 40.235N. The longitude is -76.841W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 318 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,781.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Steelton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dauphin 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 17034 ZIP code.
19% of Steelton residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Steelton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Steelton was $16,612, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Steelton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Steelton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $401. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $822.
Dauphin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Steelton political report.
The average commute time for Steelton workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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