Harrison, New York Population 2020

27,838
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Harrison is a city located in New York. With a 2020 population of 27,838, it is the 29th largest city in New York and the 1370th largest city in the United States. Harrison is currently declining at a rate of -0.10% annually but its population has increased by 1.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,472 in 2010. Harrison reached it's highest population of 28,023 in 2014. Spanning over 17 miles, Harrison has a population density of 1,661 people per square mile.

The average household income in Harrison is $219,222 with a poverty rate of 5.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,238 per month, and the median house value is $840,700. The median age in Harrison is 35 years, 34 years for males, and 36.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.3 males.

Harrison Demographics

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

  • White: 78.57%
  • Asian: 7.74%
  • Black or African American: 6.11%
  • Other race: 4.19%
  • Two or more races: 2.90%
  • Native American: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Harrison, New York is 27,838, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,896.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 27,472.

Harrison, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,96578.57%
Asian2,1637.74%
Black or African American1,7086.11%
Some Other Race1,1724.19%
Two or More Races8122.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native1250.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.04%
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Harrison Population Pyramid 2020

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Harrison Median Age

35


Total

34


Male

36.1


Female

Harrison Adults

There are 21,969 adults, (3,932 of whom are seniors) in Harrison.

Harrison Age Dependency

55

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Harrison Sex Ratio

Female

14,691

52.55%

Male

13,265

47.45%

Harrison Households and Families

Harrison Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Harrison Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.1%28.9%
All65.1%34.9%
Female56.3%43.7%
Non Family56%44%
Male55.8%44.2%

65.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,2282.9365.1
Married4,9623.5271.1
Non Family2,0931.3356
Female7913.1256.3
Male3823.5955.8

3.4

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Harrison Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5333.23%
9th to 12th Grade6063.67%
High School Graduate3,12518.94%
Some College2,21113.40%
Associates Degree9825.95%
Bachelors Degree4,99930.30%
Graduate Degree4,04524.51%
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Harrison Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,64211,9127,157
Hispanic1,8941,627633
Asian1,3461,2821,020
Other Race828699221
Black524446215
Multiple Races16416243
Native American5353

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 75.78%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$69,243$87,121$51,655
Less Than High School$26,779$24,844$28,750
High School Grad$43,899$47,755$42,557
Some College$52,838$55,525$41,007
Bachelors Degree$86,109$106,553$65,000
Graduate Degree$105,944$146,250$90,313

$69,243

Average Earnings

$87,121

Average Male

$51,655

Average Female

Harrison Language

Harrison Language by Age

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Harrison Language

69.23% of Harrison residents speak only English, while 30.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 12.31% of the population.

Harrison Poverty

Harrison Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,9208764.89%
Hispanic2,8652157.50%
Black90811712.89%
Asian2,015864.27%
Other1,063343.20%
Multiple59520.34%

5.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.05%

Male Poverty Rate

5.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harrison

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harrison is Black, with 12.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harrison is Multiple, with 0.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.35%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.74%
High School7.37%
Some College4.09%
Bachelors or Greater2.64%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.36%
Male Unemployed12.43%
Female Employed2.68%
Male Employed2.45%

Harrison Income

Harrison Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$124,000$219,222
Families$151,058$259,294
Married Families$166,815-
Non Families$63,360$97,484
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Harrison Marital Status

Harrison Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

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 35-44.

Harrison Marital Status by Race

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Harrison Veterans

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718

Number of Veterans

649

Male Veterans

69

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam218
Second Gulf War106
First Gulf War104
Korea95
World War II81
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Age Group Veterans
75+355
65 to 74169
35 to 54139
18 to 3430
55 to 6425
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Name Veterans % of Total
White7094.06%
Hispanic341.20%
2 or More61.34%
Other30.29%

Harrison Veterans by Education

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1.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harrison Employment Status

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60.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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57.69%

Born in New York

76.49%

Native Born

23.51%

Foreign Born

13.71%

Non Citizen

9.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.49% of Harrison residents were born in the United States, with 57.69% having been born in New York. 13.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202027,838-29-0.10%
201927,867-29-0.10%
201827,896-30-0.11%
201727,926-29-0.10%
201627,955180.06%
201527,937-86-0.31%
201428,0231570.56%
201327,8661120.40%
201227,7541130.41%
201127,6411380.50%
201027,5033,3491.31%
200024,1548460.36%
199023,3082620.11%
198023,0461,5460.70%
197021,5002,3001.14%
196019,2000.00%