Harrison, Arkansas Population 2020

13,181

Harrison is a city located in Arkansas. With a 2020 population of 13,181, it is the 29th largest city in Arkansas and the 2536th largest city in the United States. Harrison is currently growing at a rate of 0.36% annually and its population has increased by 1.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,943 in 2010. Spanning over 11 miles, Harrison has a population density of 1,177 people per square mile.

The average household income in Harrison is $49,413 with a poverty rate of 21.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $617 per month, and the median house value is $105,900. The median age in Harrison is 36 years, 33.5 years for males, and 36.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.5 males.

Harrison Demographics

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

  • White: 95.36%
  • Two or more races: 2.71%
  • Black or African American: 0.90%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Asian: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Harrison, Arkansas is 13,181, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,087.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,943.

Harrison, Arkansas Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202045,209-38-0.08%
201945,247-38-0.08%
201845,285-38-0.08%
201745,3232030.45%
201645,1201500.33%
201544,970-11-0.02%
201444,981-385-0.86%
201345,366-13-0.03%
201245,379470.10%
201145,3321340.30%
201045,1980.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,46295.36%
Two or More Races3542.71%
Black or African American1180.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native760.58%
Asian590.45%

Harrison Population Pyramid 2020

Harrison Median Age

36


Total

33.5


Male

36.8


Female

Harrison Adults

There are 9,782 adults, (2,218 of whom are seniors) in Harrison.

Harrison Age Dependency

72.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Harrison Sex Ratio

Female

7,045

53.91%

Male

6,024

46.09%

Harrison Households and Families

Harrison Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Harrison Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.9%28.1%
All51.3%48.7%
Non Family43.4%56.6%
Male37.3%62.7%
Female25.8%74.2%

51.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3692.3751.3
Non Family2,2151.1943.4
Married2,0213.4171.9
Female7262.6925.8
Male4073.0637.3

3.14

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Harrison Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3914.52%
9th to 12th Grade7548.72%
High School Graduate2,84132.86%
Some College2,43828.20%
Associates Degree6207.17%
Bachelors Degree97411.27%
Graduate Degree6277.25%

Harrison Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,1607,0151,566
Multiple Races157157
Hispanic11511511
Black100100
Native American7676
Asian373724

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.86%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,083$30,095$25,791
Less Than High School$25,938$26,356$25,571
High School Grad$22,646$25,907$17,936
Some College$26,257$27,316$23,125
Bachelors Degree$42,674$54,783$36,875
Graduate Degree$52,917$53,266$47,426

$27,083

Average Earnings

$30,095

Average Male

$25,791

Average Female

Harrison Language

Harrison Language by Age

Harrison Language

98.94% of Harrison residents speak only English, while 1.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.52% of the population.

Harrison Poverty

Harrison Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,8882,51821.18%
Multiple35414540.96%
Hispanic2663312.41%
Black1181815.25%

21.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.18%

Male Poverty Rate

24.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harrison

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harrison is Multiple, with 40.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harrison is Hispanic, with 12.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.33%
Some College20.83%
High School15.23%
Bachelors or Greater5.71%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed77.60%
Male Unemployed57.30%
Male Employed10.76%
Female Employed9.27%

Harrison Income

Harrison Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,748$49,413
Families$41,429$58,477
Married Families$56,063-
Non Families$27,055$35,132

Harrison Marital Status

Harrison Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

38.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Harrison Married by Age and Sex

Harrison Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Harrison Marital Status by Race

Harrison Veterans

903

Number of Veterans

779

Male Veterans

124

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam230
Second Gulf War225
First Gulf War176
Korea95
World War II74
Age Group Veterans
18 to 34243
75+201
35 to 54187
65 to 74149
55 to 64123
Name Veterans % of Total
White8849.44%
Hispanic3622.09%
2 or More1910.33%

$Harrison Veterans by Education

11.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harrison Employment Status

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Harrison Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

55.62%

Born in Arkansas

99.34%

Native Born

0.66%

Foreign Born

0.41%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.34% of Harrison residents were born in the United States, with 55.62% having been born in Arkansas. 0.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202013,181470.36%
201913,134470.36%
201813,087-28-0.21%
201713,115470.36%
201613,068420.32%
201513,026-13-0.10%
201413,039-82-0.62%
201313,121-9-0.07%
201213,130740.57%
201113,0561250.97%
201012,9317790.62%
200012,1522,2302.05%
19909,9223550.37%
19809,5672,3282.83%
19707,2396590.96%
19606,5801,0381.73%
19505,5421,3042.72%
19404,2386121.57%
19303,6261490.42%
19203,4770.00%