|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Harrison is 19,212. Harrison, New Jersey is the 1,934th largest city in the US.
Harrison is located entirely in Hudson County.
The peak population of Harrison was in 2020, when its population was 19,439. In 2020, Harrison was the 1,903rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,934th largest city in the US. Harrison is currently 1.2% smaller than it was in 2020.
Harrison has grown 33.2% since the 2000. Harrison, New Jersey is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 70% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Harrison has a population density of 11,321.7 people per square mile.
|1932||Lake Forest, Illinois||19,253||-4.5%|
|1934||Harrison, New Jersey||19,212||33.2%|
|1935||Point Pleasant, New Jersey||19,205||-0.6%|
The total voting age population of Harrison, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 8,257. The voting age population is 47.3% male and 52.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 8.9% of the residents of Harrison are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Harrison are 48.5% White, 22.7% Other, 21.2% Asian, 4.3% Black, 2.8% Two or more races and 0.5% American Indian. Additionally, 48.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Harrison, 16.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 21.3%. On a per-household basis, 10.8% of families are below the poverty line in Harrison.
Among those aged 16 and older, 70.6% of Harrison residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.2% of Harrison residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 41.5% have a bachelor's degree and 21.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Harrison residents aged 5 and older, 72.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 40.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 18.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 11.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Harrison is 5.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Harrison, 10.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Harrison is $69,604.
In Harrison, 26.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 73.6% of housing units in Harrison.
Of all the housing units in Harrison, 25.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Harrison, 27.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,900 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Harrison is $1,504.
In Harrison, 87.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.