Harrison, NY

Census Place

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2022 Population
28,721
0.3% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
35.5
1.14% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
4.56%
15.3% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$151,038
5.87% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$954,600
6.78% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
13,653
0.183% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Harrison, NY had a population of 28.7k people with a median age of 35.5 and a median household income of $151,038. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Harrison, NY grew from 28,635 to 28,721, a 0.3% increase and its median household income grew from $142,665 to $151,038, a 5.87% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Harrison, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.73%), White (Hispanic) (6.26%), Other (Hispanic) (5.5%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.48%).

None of the households in Harrison, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

88.4% of the residents in Harrison, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Harrison, NY are SUNY at Purchase College (1,017 degrees awarded in 2022) and Manhattanville College (823 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Harrison, NY was $954,600, and the homeownership rate was 66.8%.

Most people in Harrison, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Harrison, NY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Harrison, NY is home to a population of 28.7k people, from which 88.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 20.7% of Harrison, NY residents were born outside of the country (5.95k people).

In 2022, there were 10.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.2k people) in Harrison, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.93k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 1.8k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

88.4%
2022 Citizenship
87.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 88.4% of Harrison, NY residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Harrison, NY was 87.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Harrison, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    20.2k ± 989
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    1.93k ± 537
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.8k ± 524
15.8%
Hispanic Population
4.54k people

In 2022, there were 10.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.2k people) in Harrison, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.93k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 1.8k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

15.8% of the people in Harrison, NY are hispanic (4.54k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    505,872 ± 17,239 people
  2. China
    415,960 ± 15,668 people
  3. Jamaica
    230,433 ± 11,717 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,872 New York residents, followed by China with 415,960 and Jamaica with 230,433.

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Foreign-Born Population

20.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
5.95k people
22.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
6.4k people

As of 2022, 20.7% of Harrison, NY residents (5.95k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Harrison, NY was 22.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    161 ± 99
  2. Korea
    71 ± 78
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    49 ± 61

Harrison, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.27 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Harrison, NY employs 13.7k people. The largest industries in Harrison, NY are Educational Services (2,143 people), Finance & Insurance (1,882 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,342 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($213,676), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($178,333), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($111,429).

Males in New York have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $77,694. The income inequality in New York (measured using the Gini index) is 0.494, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

13.7k
2022 Value
± 965
−0.183%
1 Year decline
± 9.86%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Harrison, NY declined at a rate of −0.183%, from 13.7k employees to 13.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Harrison, NY, are Management Occupations (2,151 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,857 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1,227 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Harrison, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

13.7k
2022 Value
± 965
−0.183%
1 Year decline
± 9.86%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Harrison, NY declined at a rate of −0.183%, from 13.7k employees to 13.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Harrison, NY, are Educational Services (2,143 people), Finance & Insurance (1,882 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,342 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Harrison, NY, though some of these residents may live in Harrison, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$83,827
Median earning men ± $17,836
$46,363
Median earning women ± $10,500

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($232,321), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($121,307), and Information ($119,419).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($122,988), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($94,232), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($82,943).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.74%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.56M people employed in New York. This represents a 2.74% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 19.7%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New York went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 60.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (37.5%), followed by Other (0.813%).

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing the state of New York. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New York is currently represented by 26 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New York

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Chuck Schumer
Senator from New York3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
Kirsten Gillibrand
Senator from New York1
Assumed office on January 26, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Hillary Clinton, who had become Secretary of State.

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing New York.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New York

New York is currently represented by 26 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Harrison, NY awarded 1,840 degrees. The student population of Harrison, NY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,158 male students and 3,264 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Harrison, NY are White (990 and 54.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (398 and 21.9%), Black or African American (184 and 10.1%), and Unknown (106 and 5.84%).

The largest universities in Harrison, NY by number of degrees awarded are SUNY at Purchase College (1,017 and 55.3%) and Manhattanville College (823 and 44.7%).

The most popular majors in Harrison, NY are General Psychology (120 and 6.52%), General Special Education & Teaching (90 and 4.89%), and Registered Nursing (77 and 4.18%).

The median tuition costs in Harrison, NY are $39,660 for private four year colleges, and $7,070 and $16,980 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Harrison, NY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 78.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 14.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 5,422 (39.8% men and 60.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 5,422 students enrolled in Harrison, NY, 39.8% men and 60.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,818 records, of which 59.8% were women and 40.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 77 degrees awarded
  2. 59 degrees awarded
  3. 120 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Harrison, NY was Registered Nursing with 77 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,017 degrees awarded
  2. 823 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was SUNY at Purchase College with 1,017 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 676 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Harrison, NY, which is 0.581 times less than the 1,164 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 990 degrees mean that there were 2.49 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 398 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($39,660) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,883) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,240) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.7% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.75% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.04M), Bachelors Degree (3.33M), and Some college (2.79M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Harrison, NY was $954,600 in 2022, which is 3.39 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $894,000 to $954,600, a 6.78% increase. The homeownership rate in Harrison, NY is 66.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Harrison, NY have an average commute time of 30.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Harrison, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Harrison, NY is $151,038. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Harrison, NY was Census Tract 84.01 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 85 and Census Tract 86.02, with respective values of $250,001 and $250,001.

Property

$954,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$45,741
$5,509
Median Property Taxes
±$467

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Harrison, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

66.8%
Homeownership
2022
57.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 66.8% of the housing units in Harrison, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 84.01
  2. Census Tract 85
  3. Census Tract 86.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Harrison, NY was Census Tract 84.01 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 85 and Census Tract 86.02, with respective values of $250,001 and $250,001.

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Household Income

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$151,038
Median Household Income
± $14,132
8.24k
Number of Households
± 750

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.24k households in Harrison, NY grew to $151,038 from the previous year's value of $142,665.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Harrison, NY is from New York.
0.494
2022 Wage GINI in New York
0.493
2021 Wage GINI in New York

In 2022, the income inequality in New York was 0.494 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.125% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (49.7%)
  2. Public Transit (20.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (18.2%)

In 2022, 49.7% of workers in Harrison, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (20.6%) and those who worked at home (18.2%).

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Commute Time

30.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Harrison, NY have a longer commute time (30.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.73% of the workforce in Harrison, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

4.56% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Harrison, NY (1.16k out of 25.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Harrison, NY is Hispanic, followed by White and Black.

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Health

95.5% of the population of Harrison, NY has health coverage, with 67.7% on employee plans, 7.41% on Medicaid, 10.1% on Medicare, 10.1% on non-group plans, and 0.15% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Westchester County, NY see 724 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.695% increase from the previous year (719 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 898 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 234 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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724 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Westchester County, NY

Primary care physicians in Westchester County, NY see an average of 724 patients per year. This represents a 0.695% increase from the previous year (719 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.9% under 18 years, 21.6% between 18 and 34 years, 38.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.4% were men and 53.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.51%
Uninsured
67.7%
Employer Coverage
7.41%
Medicaid
10.1%
Medicare
10.1%
Non-Group
0.15%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Harrison, NY declined by 1.8% from 4.59% to 4.51%.

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