Harrison, New York Population 2021

31,019
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Harrison is a city located in Westchester County New York. With a 2020 population of 31,019, it is the 22nd largest city in New York and the 1255th largest city in the United States . Harrison is currently growing at a rate of 3.46% annually and its population has increased by 12.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,472 in 2010. Harrison reached it's highest population of 31,019 in 2021. Spanning over 17 miles, Harrison has a population density of 1,850 people per square mile.

The average household income in Harrison is $229,679 with a poverty rate of 5.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,222 per month, and the median house value is $850,500. The median age in Harrison is 36.2 years, 35.3 years for males, and 37.1 years for females.

Harrison Demographics

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

  • White: 79.57%
  • Asian: 7.96%
  • Black or African American: 5.19%
  • Other race: 3.86%
  • Two or more races: 2.80%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Harrison, New York is 31,019 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,905.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 27,472.

Harrison, New York Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,38879.57%
Asian2,2397.96%
Black or African American1,4615.19%
Some Other Race1,0853.86%
Two or More Races7882.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native1640.58%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander100.04%
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Harrison Population by Race

Harrison Population Pyramid $2021

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Harrison Median Age

36.2


Total

35.3


Male

37.1


Female

Harrison Adults

There are 22,171 adults, (4,146 of whom are seniors) in Harrison.

Harrison Age Dependency

56.1

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Harrison Sex Ratio

Female

14,851

52.78%

Male

13,284

47.22%

Harrison Population by Age

Harrison Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Harrison Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.9%26.1%
All66.6%33.4%
Non Family56.5%43.5%
Male55%45%
Female53.6%46.4%

66.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harrison Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,4122.966.6
Married5,0403.4773.9
Non Family2,2641.3856.5
Female7013.2453.6
Male4073.6855

3.38

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

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Harrison Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5963.51%
9th to 12th Grade6723.96%
High School Graduate3,26219.23%
Some College2,16512.77%
Associates Degree9745.74%
Bachelors Degree5,08529.98%
Graduate Degree4,20524.80%
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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
White13,08612,2317,449
Hispanic1,8741,634561
Asian1,5181,3831,076
Other Race719649165
Black369331176
2+ Races14814747
Native American4848

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.88%.

Harrison Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$69,611$87,913$52,388
Less Than 9th Grade$24,345$23,527$29,464
High School Graduate$38,438$35,000$42,717
Some College$53,904$56,088$41,239
Bachelors Degree$82,833$108,965$67,917
Graduate Degree$109,247$161,667$78,500

$69,611

Average Earnings

$87,913

Average Male

$52,388

Average Female

Harrison Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harrison Language by Age

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Harrison Language

71.08% of Harrison residents speak only English, while 28.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 12.14% of the population.

Harrison Language

Harrison Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,2267874.32%
Hispanic2,90232011.03%
Asian2,1191768.31%
Black6467611.76%
Other961242.50%
Multiple58610.17%

5.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.25%

Male Poverty Rate

5.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harrison

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harrison is Black, with 11.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harrison is Multiple, with 0.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.49%.

Harrison Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.56%
High School8.72%
Bachelors or Greater2.47%
Some College2.18%

Harrison Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.04%
Male Unemployed13.87%
Female Employed2.46%
Male Employed1.93%

Harrison Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harrison Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$123,030$229,679
Families$155,047$275,344
Married Families$183,292-
Non Families$65,000$99,162
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Income by Household Type

Harrison Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Harrison Marital Status by Race

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Harrison Marital Status

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750

Number of Veterans

642

Male Veterans

108

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam163
First Gulf War139
Korea122
Second Gulf War117
World War II59

Harrison Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+359
35 to 54175
65 to 74120
55 to 6476
18 to 3420

Harrison Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7164.01%
Hispanic602.12%
Asian221.32%
2+ Races61.65%
Black50.40%
Other Race10.11%

Harrison Veterans by Race

Harrison Veterans by Education

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5.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harrison Veterans by Education

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59.5%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

6.1%

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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57.03%

Born in Harrison

76.95%

Native Born

23.05%

Foreign Born

11.99%

Non Citizen

11.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.95% of Harrison residents were born in the United States, with 57.03% having been born in New York. 11.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Harrison Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202131,0191,0383.46%
202029,9811,0383.59%
201928,9431,0383.72%
201827,905-30-0.11%
201727,935-14-0.05%
201627,949240.09%
201527,925-84-0.30%
201428,0091530.55%
201327,8561130.41%
201227,7431090.39%
201127,6341360.49%
201027,4983,3441.31%
200024,1548460.36%
199023,3082620.11%
198023,0461,5460.70%
197021,5002,3001.14%
196019,2000.00%

Harrison Population by Year