Nationwide Claims to Fame

Harrison is 20th out of 6,406 other cities in Foreign born residents

Harrison is 28th out of 6,405 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Statewide Claims to Fame

Harrison is 3rd in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Foreign born residents

Harrison is 6th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Harrison is 15th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Harrison is 18th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Harrison Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 13,874 67th 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 1.2 238th 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 11,321.7 18th 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Harrison Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 6.3% 94th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 20.8% 195th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 9.3% 229th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Harrison Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 79.0% 232nd 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 26.9% 165th 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Harrison Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 58.3% 212th 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 2.2% 183rd 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6% 31st 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 16.3% 37th 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 253rd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.2% 24th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 44.2% 15th 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 35.4% 225th 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Harrison Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 48.6% 243rd 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 57.8% 3rd 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Harrison Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 5,228 98th 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 84.5% 6th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 4,716 100th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 31.9% 244th 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $343,000 143rd $349,100 $186,200
People per household 2.9 70th 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Harrison Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $23,361 228th $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $53,020 214th $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 14.9% 32nd 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Harrison Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,190 84th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $93,061 116th $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $6,679 127th $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $19,828 78th $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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