Harrisburg, Arkansas Population 2024

2,191

Harrisburg is a city located in Poinsett County Arkansas. Harrisburg has a 2024 population of 2,191. It is also the county seat of Poinsett County.Harrisburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.41% annually and its population has decreased by -1.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,217 in 2020.

The average household income in Harrisburg is $59,529 with a poverty rate of 24.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Harrisburg is 37.8 years, 36.2 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Harrisburg Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Harrisburg was:

  • White: 91.04%
  • Two or more races: 6.85%
  • Black or African American: 2%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
905.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.17% (-26)
The current population of Harrisburg, Arkansas is 2,191 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,217.

Harrisburg, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,45891.04%
Two or more races1856.85%
Black or African American542%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander30.11%
Native American
Asian
Other race
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Asian

Other race

Harrisburg Population by Race

Harrisburg Population Pyramid 2024

Harrisburg Median Age

37.8

Total

36.2

Male

40.9

Female

Harrisburg Adults

There are 2,017 adults, (479 of whom are seniors) in Harrisburg.

Harrisburg Age Dependency

75.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Harrisburg Sex Ratio

Female1,32849.19%
Male1,37250.81%

Harrisburg Population by Age

Harrisburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9702.625446
Married3613.0865.134.9
Non Family2721.153.746.3
Female2163.5545.454.6
Male1213.0337.262.8
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3

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

54.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Harrisburg Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Harrisburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Harrisburg Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 25%.

Harrisburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,625

Average Earnings

$39,500

Average Male

$33,984

Average Female

Harrisburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harrisburg Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Harrisburg Language

99.6% of Harrisburg residents speak only English, while 0.4% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.4% of the population.

Harrisburg Language

Harrisburg Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,30853823.31%
Multiple1626640.74%
Black261765.38%
Hispanic19526.32%
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24.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.37%

Male Poverty Rate

27.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harrisburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harrisburg is Black, with 65.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harrisburg is White, with 23.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.64%.

Harrisburg Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.36%
High School28.48%
Some College9.6%
Bachelors or Greater3.87%
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Harrisburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed59.26%
Male Unemployed58.82%
Female Employed6.92%
Male Employed6.62%
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Harrisburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harrisburg Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Harrisburg Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.0%

Male Marriage Rate

34.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Harrisburg Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Harrisburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Harrisburg Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Harrisburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

83

Number of Veterans

83

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Harrisburg Veterans by War

count

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Harrisburg Veterans by Age

count

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Harrisburg Veterans by Race

Harrisburg Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harrisburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.4%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Harrisburg Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Harrisburg Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Harrisburg Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.3%

Born in Harrisburg

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Harrisburg residents were born in the United States, with 76.3% having been born in Arkansas. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Harrisburg Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,146-9-0.42%
20282,155-9-0.42%
20272,164-9-0.41%
20262,173-9-0.41%
20252,182-9-0.41%
20242,191-9-0.41%
20232,200-9-0.41%
20222,209-9-0.41%
20212,21810.05%
20202,217-89-3.86%
20192,306-36-1.54%
20182,34260.26%
20172,336150.65%
20162,32190.39%
20152,312-11-0.47%
20142,323-2-0.09%
20132,325-1-0.04%
20122,326-4-0.17%
20112,330200.87%
20102,310
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Harrisburg Population by Year