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Population (year 2000): 14,424. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,060 (-2.5% change)
Males: 7,352 (51.0%), Females: 7,072 (49.0%)

Median resident age: 34.1 years
Median household income: $41,350 (year 2000)
Median house value: $135,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Harrison:

  • White Non-Hispanic (46.8%)
  • Hispanic (37.0%)
  • Other race (16.0%)
  • Chinese (7.2%)
  • Two or more races (4.6%)
  • Asian Indian (2.4%)
  • Other Asian (1.5%)
  • Black (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Filipino (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Portuguese (13.6%), Polish (8.0%), Irish (7.7%), Italian (7.6%), German (2.7%), United States (2.5%).

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Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Harrison,

For population 25 years and over in Harrison

  • High school or higher: 69.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harrison town

  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

56.0% Foreign born (29.4% Latin America, 15.4% Europe, 10.2% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,259 (+9.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NJ Newark, (2.2 miles pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (16.5 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Newark, NJ (0.5 miles East NJ Kearny, (1.7 miles NJ Newark, (2.2 miles NJ Belleville, (3.3 miles Arlington, NJ (3.5 miles North Orange, NJ East (4.1 miles NJ Bloomfield, (4.6 miles NJ (4.9 miles Lyndhurst,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 0 buildings
  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $64,600

Latitude: 40.75 N, Longitude: 74.16 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (14.1%), Manufacturing (13.8%), Retail trade (11.1%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,468 (-10.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,208 (18.4%)


 

Crime in Harrison by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 4 1 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 27.7 6.9 0.0 6.9
Robberies 26 20 21 24 23 15
    per 100,000 180.3 138.7 145.6 166.4 159.5 104.0
Assaults 31 26 38 25 29 28
    per 100,000 214.9 180.3 263.4 173.3 201.1 194.1
Burglaries 96 69 105 109 61 59
    per 100,000 665.6 478.4 728.0 755.7 422.9 409.0
Thefts 256 253 248 207 174 165
    per 100,000 1774.8 1754.0 1719.4 1435.1 1206.3 1143.9
Auto thefts 165 110 129 107 126 131
    per 100,000 1143.9 762.6 894.3 741.8 873.5 908.2
306.2 242.3 298.7 257.0 235.8 219.8


Average climate in Harrison, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Harrison,

Harrison-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Jersey state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.0 miles away from the Harrison city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 tornado 39.5 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Harrison:
  • ST JAMES HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; NEWARK, NJ)
  • MOUNT CARMEL GUILD (about 2 miles; NEWARK, NJ)
  • ST MICHAELS MEDICAL CENTER (about 2 miles; NEWARK, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Harrison:
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 5 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
  • TETERBORO (about 11 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 12 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Harrison:
  • NEWARK NR 1 (about 1 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: 3N4)
  • LINDEN (about 11 miles; LINDEN, NJ; ID: LDJ)
  • WEST 30TH ST. (about 11 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRA)

Amtrak stations near Harrison:
  • 2 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 5 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 12 miles: NEW YORK (PENN STA) (NEW YORK, 7TH AVE. & W. 32ND ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Housing and Community Development(Local) 0 $0   10 $10,414
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 174 $841,645 $58,044 0 $0
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 72 $229,357 $38,226 21 $25,102


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harrison:
  • RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEWARK (about 2 miles; NEWARK, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,878)
  • NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 2 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • ESSEX COUNTY COLLEGE (about 2 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,893)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY (about 3 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,134)
  • NEW JERSEY CITY UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; JERSEY CITY, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,582)
  • HUDSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; JERSEY CITY, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,630)
  • SAINT PETERS COLLEGE (about 7 miles; JERSEY CITY, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,643)
Public high school in Harrison:
  • HARRISON HIGH (Students: 719; Location: ONE NORTH FIFTH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Harrison:
  • LINCOLN NO 3 (Students: 872; Location: 221 CROSS STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WASHINGTON NO 1 (Students: 361; Location: 223 HAMILTON ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
Private primary/middle school in Harrison:
  • HOLY CROSS (Students: 393; Location: 15 FRANK E RODGERS BLVD SOUTH; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Harrison:
  • HARRISON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $517,312; Location: 415 HARRISON AVENUE; 53,190 books; 2,334 audio materials; 1,630 video materials; 77 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Harrison: Harrison Station (A), Harrison Public Library (B).

Churches in Harrison include: Christ Episcopal Church (A), Holy Cross Church (B), Davis Memorial United Methodist Church (C), Our Lady of Czestochowa Church (D), Harrison Spanish Seventh Day Adventist Church (E), Portuguese Evangelical Church (F), Saint John's Lutheran Church (G).

Parks in Harrison include: West Hudson Park (1), F E Rodgers Stadium (2).

Post office: (A).  


Harrison compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Harrison:
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WWRU (1660 AM; 10 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harrison:
  • WBGO (88.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: NEWARK PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)

TV broadcast stations around Harrison:
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

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