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Area Demographics

The Hershey Harrisburg Region is a popular destination for both work and play. An easy drive from the east coast's major cities, events at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center attract visitors from Baltimore, New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Washington DC and points in between. The Pennsylvania Turnpike, Interstates 81 and 83, an Amtrak Train Station and the Harrisburg International Airport are within miles of the complex, making it a convenient regional and neighboring metropolitan market venue for shows, events and meetings.

In addition to robust annual visitor traffic, with ample lodging, food and beverage, shopping and recreation opportunities, 1.57 million people and 773,600 households call the Hershey Harrisburg Region home.