Harrison, Arkansas Population 2021

13,126
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Harrison is a city located in Boone County Arkansas. It is also the county seat of Boone County. With a 2020 population of 13,126, it is the 29th largest city in Arkansas and the 2550th largest city in the United States . Harrison is currently growing at a rate of 0.18% annually and its population has increased by 1.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,943 in 2010. Harrison reached it's highest population of 13,137 in 2012. Spanning over 11 miles, Harrison has a population density of 1,172 people per square mile.

The average household income in Harrison is $52,681 with a poverty rate of 22.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $620 per month, and the median house value is $117,900. The median age in Harrison is 36.2 years, 34.7 years for males, and 37.6 years for females.

Harrison Demographics

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

  • White: 93.57%
  • Two or more races: 4.68%
  • Native American: 0.67%
  • Black or African American: 0.62%
  • Asian: 0.41%
  • Other race: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Harrison, Arkansas is 13,126 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,057.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,943.

Harrison, Arkansas Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202145,1850.00%
202045,1850.00%
201945,1850.00%
201845,185-89-0.20%
201745,2741670.37%
201645,1071420.31%
201544,965-18-0.04%
201444,983-387-0.86%
201345,370-15-0.03%
201245,385480.11%
201145,3371400.31%
201045,1970.00%

Harrison Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,22393.57%
Two or More Races6114.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native880.67%
Black or African American810.62%
Asian540.41%
Some Other Race60.05%
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Harrison Population by Race

Harrison Population Pyramid $2021

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Harrison Median Age

36.2


Total

34.7


Male

37.6


Female

Harrison Adults

There are 10,015 adults, (2,307 of whom are seniors) in Harrison.

Harrison Age Dependency

69.5

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Harrison Sex Ratio

Female

6,761

51.76%

Male

6,302

48.24%

Harrison Population by Age

Harrison Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Harrison Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.9%27.1%
All51.9%48.1%
Non Family40.8%59.2%
Male37.5%62.5%
Female32.8%67.2%

51.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harrison Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5782.2851.9
Non Family2,3801.1840.8
Married2,1343.1272.9
Female6613.0632.8
Male4033.0537.5

3.03

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Harrison Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3433.92%
9th to 12th Grade7438.50%
High School Graduate2,92633.47%
Some College2,29226.22%
Associates Degree8169.33%
Bachelors Degree1,01011.55%
Graduate Degree6137.01%
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Harrison Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Harrison Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,0967,1151,584
2+ Races303198
Hispanic14014011
Native American8888
Black7878
Asian383828
Other Race66

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 73.68%.

Harrison Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,392$32,145$24,575
Less Than 9th Grade$25,574$27,179$17,125
High School Graduate$24,871$30,565$16,927
Some College$27,818$31,135$25,889
Bachelors Degree$39,375$53,854$32,177
Graduate Degree$57,978$47,000$58,681

$29,392

Average Earnings

$32,145

Average Male

$24,575

Average Female

Harrison Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harrison Language by Age

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Harrison Language

98.69% of Harrison residents speak only English, while 1.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.47% of the population.

Harrison Language

Harrison Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,6022,39820.67%
Multiple61146576.10%
Hispanic2833813.43%
Black8133.70%

22.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.94%

Male Poverty Rate

28.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harrison

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harrison is Multiple, with 76.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harrison is Black, with 3.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.39%.

Harrison Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.48%
Some College18.06%
High School15.17%
Bachelors or Greater8.04%

Harrison Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed95.54%
Male Unemployed54.72%
Female Employed10.99%
Male Employed8.57%

Harrison Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harrison Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,271$52,681
Families$44,177$62,369
Married Families$58,264-
Non Families$30,852$38,579
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Income by Household Type

Harrison Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Harrison Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Harrison Marital Status by Race

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Harrison Marital Status

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932

Number of Veterans

842

Male Veterans

90

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam272
First Gulf War252
Second Gulf War182
Korea83
World War II53

Harrison Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54247
75+221
18 to 34191
65 to 74181
55 to 6492

Harrison Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9129.63%
Hispanic3518.23%
2+ Races144.39%
Other Race6100.00%

Harrison Veterans by Race

Harrison Veterans by Education

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9.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harrison Veterans by Education

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60.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Harrison Employment by Age

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Harrison Employment by Race

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Harrison Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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53.04%

Born in Harrison

99.38%

Native Born

0.62%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

0.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.38% of Harrison residents were born in the United States, with 53.04% having been born in Arkansas. 0.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Harrison Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,126230.18%
202013,103230.18%
201913,080230.18%
201813,057-51-0.39%
201713,108390.30%
201613,069390.30%
201513,030-15-0.11%
201413,045-83-0.63%
201313,128-9-0.07%
201213,137730.56%
201113,0641270.98%
201012,9377850.63%
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%

Harrison Population by Year