Statewide Claims to Fame

Harrisburg is 9th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Home ownership rate

Harrisburg is 9th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents with high school diploma (older than 25)

Harrisburg is 11th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Asian

Harrisburg is 11th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Harrisburg is 15th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Income per household

Harrisburg is 20th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in People per household

Harrisburg, North Carolina Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Harrisburg Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 11,973 73rd 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 9.1 86th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,273.5 71st 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Harrisburg Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 6.7% 80th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 30.4% 11th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 9.2% 115th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Harrisburg Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 96.3% 9th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 39.1% 31st 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Harrisburg Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 75.8% 65th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 16.4% 72nd 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 52nd 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 4.5% 11th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 119th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.0% 83rd 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.7% 111th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 73.4% 62nd 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Harrisburg Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 51.0% 112th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 7.1% 60th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Harrisburg Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 4,174 91st 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 6.4% 126th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 3,898 84th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 89.9% 9th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $220,400 28th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.8 20th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Harrisburg Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $30,894 31st $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $78,084 15th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 6.3% 126th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Harrisburg Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,045 85th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $115,471 95th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $20,598 60th $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $14,921 98th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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