Harrisburg, New York

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Population in 2010: 437.
Population change since 2000: +3.3%
 
Males: 236  (54.0%)
Females: 201  (46.0%)
Median resident age:

43.3 years
New York median age:

40.7 years

Zip codes: 13367.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,375 (it was $30,750 in 2000)
Harrisburg:

$51,375
NY:

$72,108

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,175 (it was $13,785 in 2000)

Harrisburg town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $134,290 (it was $65,500 in 2000)
Harrisburg:

$134,290
NY:

$338,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $159,858; detached houses: $148,517; townhouses or other attached units: $282,644; in 2-unit structures: $527,932; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $557,979; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $367,264; mobile homes: $59,080
March 2019 cost of living index in Harrisburg: 98.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Harrisburg, NY (2010)
    • 43098.4%White alone
    • 40.9%Hispanic
    • 20.5%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Two or more races

Races in Harrisburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: Irish (26.5%), German (24.8%), French (20.3%), English (14.9%), Dutch (5.0%), Italian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 39.9 square miles.

Population density: 11 people per square mile   (very low).

Harrisburg, New York map

5 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.2%
New York:

20.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Harrisburg town:

1.1% ($691)
New York:

1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clay, NY (53.6 miles , pop. 58,805).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (108.2 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (224.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Copenhagen, NY (2.3 miles ),
Denmark, NY (2.5 miles ),
Montague, NY (2.6 miles),
Pinckney, NY (2.6 miles ),
Castorland, NY (2.9 miles ),
Lowville, NY (2.9 miles ),
Martinsburg, NY (3.2 miles ),
Champion, NY (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 43.82 N, Longitude: 75.65 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

Distribution of median household income in Harrisburg, NY in 2019
Harrisburg satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
New York:

8.1%
Most common industries in Harrisburg, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (24.4%)
  • Construction (18.0%)
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (2.9%)
  • Recyclable material merchant wholesalers (2.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (34.6%)
  • Construction (19.7%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.9%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (3.9%)
  • Paper (3.1%)
  • Educational services (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (29.5%)
  • Construction (15.4%)
  • Public administration (9.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.4%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Harrisburg, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (20.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Construction laborers (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (27.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Carpenters (4.7%)
  • Construction laborers (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (7.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.1%)

Average climate in Harrisburg, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Harrisburg, New York average temperatures Harrisburg, New York average precipitation Harrisburg, New York humidity Harrisburg, New York wind speed Harrisburg, New York snowfall Harrisburg, New York sunshine Harrisburg, New York clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 52.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Harrisburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 65.9 miles away from Harrisburg center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 108.2 miles away from Harrisburg center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 106.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 290.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 203.9 miles away from Harrisburg center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.6 miles away from Harrisburg center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lewis County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harrisburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Harrisburg:

  • LEWIS COUNTY PUB HEALTH CHHA (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; LOWVILLE, NY)
  • LEWIS COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; LOWVILLE, NY)
  • LEWIS COUNTY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; LOWVILLE, NY)
  • CARTHAGE AREA HOSPITAL, INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; CARTHAGE, NY)
  • THE COUNTRY MANOR NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CARTHAGE, NY)
  • RENAL CARE OF NORTHERN NEW YORK, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; WATERTOWN, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harrisburg:

  • Jefferson Community College (about 19 miles; Watertown, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,886)
  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 52 miles; Oswego, NY; FT enrollment: 7,550)
  • Utica College (about 54 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 2,952)
  • Mohawk Valley Community College (about 56 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 5,693)
  • Le Moyne College (about 58 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 3,041)
  • St Lawrence University (about 59 miles; Canton, NY; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • Syracuse University (about 60 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 20,717)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Harrisburg: Windy Acres (A), Northern Quest Farm (B), Harrisburg Town Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Battle Cemetery (1), Gallup Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cobb Creek (A), Silver Brook (B), Mud Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lewis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

73.8%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.3%
Whole state:

6.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

13.6%
Whole state:

14.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.4%
Whole state:

7.4%

For population 15 years and over in Harrisburg:

Marital status in Harrisburg, NY
  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 64.4%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 2.0%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

For population 25 years and over in Harrisburg:

  • High school or higher: 68.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
New York average:

14.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Harrisburg, NY (based on Lewis County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,44317
Evangelical Protestant2,69321
Mainline Protestant2,15525
Other1151
None15,681-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Here:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Lewis County:

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Lewis County:

10.61 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lewis County:

9.6%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lewis County:

27.4%
State:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
New York:

15.6%

4.36% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,585 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.36%
New York average:

4.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jefferson County, NY  1.52% ($35,195 average AGI)
from Oneida County, NY  0.55% ($31,125)
from St. Lawrence County, NY  0.27% ($29,926)


5.06% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,820 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
New York average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jefferson County, NY  1.56% ($33,252 average AGI)
to Oneida County, NY  0.69% ($31,700)
to St. Lawrence County, NY  0.33% ($43,206)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harrisburg:

  • WNER (1410 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTNY (790 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSCP (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; SANDY CREEK-PULASKI, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WATN (1240 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WADR (1480 AM; 5 kW; REMSEN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harrisburg:

  • WJNY (90.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: PUBLIC B/CNG COUNCIL CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WBDI (106.7 FM; COPENHAGEN, NY; Owner: FORCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WLLG (99.3 FM; LOWVILLE, NY; Owner: THE FLACK BROADCASTING GROUP L.L.C.)
  • WFRY-FM (97.5 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WTOJ (103.1 FM; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJS (90.1 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: LIBERTY COMMUNICATIONS FAMILY B/G)
  • WSLJ (88.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRVJ (91.7 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WSCP-FM (101.7 FM; PULASKI, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WUCL (93.5 FM; REMSEN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOTT (100.7 FM; HENDERSON, NY; Owner: JEFFERSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCIZ-FM (93.3 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • W240AN (95.9 FM; COPENHAGEN, ETC., NY; Owner: COPENHAGEN CHRISTIAN RADIO)
  • W201CB (88.1 FM; LOWVILLE, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • W220BO (91.9 FM; LOWVILLE, NY; Owner: BLACK RIVER VALLEY GOSPEL RADIO, INC)
  • W261CP (100.1 FM; LOWVILLE, NY; Owner: ENNIS COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Harrisburg:

  • WPBS-TV (Channel 16; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV COUNCIL, INC)
  • WWTI (Channel 50; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WWNY-TV (Channel 7; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSPX-TV (Channel 56; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PAXSON SYRACUSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNYF-CA (Channel 25; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WBQZ-LP (Channel 34; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ANTHONY DiMARCANTONIO)
  • WLOT-LP (Channel 66; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: R. ANTHONY DiMARCANTONIO)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 11.0mTotal length
  • $4,948,000Total costs
  • 4,129Total average daily traffic
  • 531Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,167Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 2424 State Route 177 (Lat: 43.800694 Lon: -75.670583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.6 m, Overall height: 60.8 m, Call Sign: KNKN766
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2020, Expiration Date: 10/01/2030Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Sean O'Malley, Ny S Rt 12 (Lat: 43.846389 Lon: -75.605833), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Faa/Fcc Compliance Specialist, Bosto-n, Phone: (617) 585-7600
  • Sean O'Malley, Ny S Rt 12 (Lat: 43.846389 Lon: -75.605833), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Faa/Fcc Compliance Specialist, Bosto-n, Phone: (617) 585-7600
  • Sean O'Malley, Ny S Rt 12 (Lat: 43.846389 Lon: -75.605833), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: American Towers, Inc., Bosto-n, Phone: (617) 585-7600

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Nichols Run Oil Field (Lat: 42.022000 Lon: -78.562528), Call Sign: KED905,
    Assigned Frequencies: 42.1400 MHz, 154.695 MHz, 155.475 MHz, 155.505 MHz, 155.565 MHz, Grant Date: 12/02/2011, Expiration Date: 02/24/2022, Registrant: New York State Police, 1220 Washington Ave, Bldg 22, Albany, NY 12226-2252, Phone: (518) 457-9466, Fax: (518) 457-5676, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Harrisburg, NY
  • 48.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 33.6%Wood
  • 14.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Harrisburg, NY
  • 36.8%Wood
  • 31.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.5%Electricity


Harrisburg compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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