Harrison, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Harrison, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Harrison had a population of 28,138 as of July 1, 2018. Harrison ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Harrison is located at latitude 40.969 and longitude -73.7126 in Westchester County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Harrison (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.6 sq. miles. Westchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 69 feet.

The Village of Harrison (GNIS ID: 2390883) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Harrison is located within Town of Harrison, a minor civil division (MCD) of Westchester County.

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Harrison, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 28,138
Population in Households 23,970
Population in Familes 20,782
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,168
Population Density2 1,679
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $114,489
Average Household Income $176,792
Per Capita Income $54,994


Total Housing Units 9,215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,385 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,219 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 611 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $1,093,695
Average Home Value $1,210,060


Total Households 8,604
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 6,319
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.29% 1.07%
Households 0.33% 1.16%
Families 0.18% 1.24%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Harrison, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harrison to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 49 96th
Population Density # 493 59th
Diversity Index # 229 81st
Median Household Income # 162 87th
Per Capita Income # 174 86th

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