Harrisburg, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 15,728 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +250.1%
Males: 7,542  (48.0%)
Females: 8,186  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

36.5 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28075.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $92,030 (it was $65,086 in 2000)
Harrisburg:

$92,030
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $36,378 (it was $25,478 in 2000)

Harrisburg town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $293,138 (it was $165,100 in 2000)
Harrisburg:

$293,138
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $255,410; detached houses: $270,731; townhouses or other attached units: $123,667; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $72,119; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $57,526; mobile homes: $90,211

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,433.

March 2019 cost of living index in Harrisburg: 93.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.1%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.6% for Black residents, 16.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for American Indian residents, 20.5% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Harrisburg, NC (2017)
    • 10,06164.4%White alone
    • 3,05619.6%Black alone
    • 1,5199.7%Asian alone
    • 5583.6%Hispanic
    • 3632.3%Two or more races
    • 1491.0%Other race alone
    • 760.5%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Harrisburg, North Carolina as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Harrisburg is 800 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: American (12.0%), German (7.2%), English (6.9%), African (6.1%), Irish (5.9%), Italian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 6.25 square miles.

Population density: 2,515 people per square mile   (average).

Harrisburg, North Carolina map

1,504 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 1.1% Europe, 1.0% Africa).

This town:

9.6%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,423 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,091 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Concord, NC (6.4 miles , pop. 55,977).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (12.7 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (442.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Concord, NC (2.5 miles ),
Mint Hill, NC (3.1 miles ),
Midland, NC (3.3 miles ),
Kannapolis, NC (3.4 miles ),
Charlotte, NC (3.6 miles ),
Huntersville, NC (3.6 miles ),
Locust, NC (3.7 miles ),
Mount Pleasant, NC (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 35.32 N, Longitude: 80.65 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,571 (-16.5%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 962 (13.1%)

Area code: 704

Distribution of median household income in Harrisburg, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Harrisburg, NC in 2017

Property values in Harrisburg, NC

Harrisburg satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +2,064 (+85.0%).
Most common industries in Harrisburg, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (9.6%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Beverage & tobacco products (3.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Beverage & tobacco products (5.1%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Utilities (4.6%)
  • Truck transportation (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.9%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Harrisburg, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Registered nurses (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Computer specialists (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.5%)
  • Top executives (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (8.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Computer specialists (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)

Average climate in Harrisburg, North Carolina

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Harrisburg, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.4. This is about average.

City:

74.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.236. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.236
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.30
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.166. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.166
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.09. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.09
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Harrisburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.4 miles away from the Harrisburg town center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harrisburg-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 144.8 miles away from Harrisburg center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 170.1 miles away from Harrisburg center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 270.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 189.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 160.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cabarrus County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Droughts: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harrisburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Harrisburg:

  • THE OAKS AT TOWN CENTER (6300 ROBERTA ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Harrisburg:

  • HARRISBURG DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; CONCORD, NC)
  • VOCA-SANDBURG GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; CHARLOTTE, NC)
  • UNIVERSITY PLACE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CHARLOTTE, NC)
  • RAI CARE CENTERS CHARLOTTE (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; CHARLOTTE, NC)
  • HOSPICE OF CABARRUS COUNTY (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CONCORD, NC)
  • INDEPENDENT NEPHROLOGY SERVICES CHARLOTTE (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; CHARLOTTE, NC)
  • BAYADA NURSES INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; CONCORD, NC)

Airports located in Harrisburg:

Amtrak stations near Harrisburg:

  • 12 miles: CHARLOTTE (1914 N. TYRON ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: KANNAPOLIS (306 N. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Operable nuclear power plants near Harrisburg:

  • 17 miles: McGuire 1 and 2 in Cornelius, NC.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harrisburg:

  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (about 5 miles; Charlotte, NC; Full-time enrollment: 22,807)
  • Central Piedmont Community College (about 13 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 15,371)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte (about 13 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Queens University of Charlotte (about 14 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,083)
  • NASCAR Technical Institute (about 23 miles; Mooresville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,350)
  • Stanly Community College (about 24 miles; Albemarle, NC; FT enrollment: 2,307)
  • Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (about 24 miles; Salisbury, NC; FT enrollment: 5,749)

Public high schools in Harrisburg:

Public elementary/middle schools in Harrisburg:

  • A.C.E. ACADEMY (Location: 7807 CALDWELL ROAD, Grades: KG-5, Charter school)
  • HARRISBURG ELEMENTARY (Location: 3900 STALLINGS ROAD, Grades: KG-6)
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Points of interest:

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Churches in Harrisburg include: Oak Grove Church (A), Providence Mission (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Twin Lakes (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Harrisburg: Harrisburg Community Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Natrone Means - Football player, Troy Cline - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Sep 12, 1969), Dick May - Racing driver, Jeff McClure - Racing driver, Nathan Cranford - College basketball player (Appalachian St. Mountaineers).

Cabarrus County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Harrisburg and their reported violations in the past:

BROOKDALE DEVELOPMENT (Population served: 69, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-13-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-13-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-13-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-13-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-13-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-13-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-13-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-13-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-13-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-13-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2014), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-10-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2014)
  • One other older monitoring violation
MECKLENBURG SHRINE CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-31-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-31-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-31-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-14-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-23-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.9 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

79.3%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.4%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
30 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
61 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Harrisburg (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Harrisburg Branch at 5075 Highway 49 South, branch established on 1967/09/25. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Fifth Third Bank: Harrisburg Branch at 4725 Nc Highway 49 South, branch established on 1967/06/12. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • SunTrust Bank: Harrisburg Branch 667 at 4720 Highway 49 South, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Bank of North Carolina: Harrisburg Office at 4351 Main Street, Suite 105, branch established on 2006/03/01. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $2,453.6 mil, Deposits: $2,119.0 mil, headquarters in Thomasville, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: Bnc Bancorp
  • Bank of the Carolinas: Harrisburg Branch at 4350 Main Street, branch established on 2003/01/06. Info updated 2006/08/21: Bank assets: $485.8 mil, Deposits: $416.8 mil, headquarters in Mocksville, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of The Carolinas Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Harrisburg:

Marital status in Harrisburg, NC
  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 57.4%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

For population 25 years and over in Harrisburg:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Harrisburg
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Harrisburg:

(Harrisburg, North Carolina Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Harrisburg, NC (based on Cabarrus County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant57,730188
Mainline Protestant27,97869
Catholic8,4722
Black Protestant3,05819
Other1,3354
None83,485-
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: 27
Cabarrus County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Here:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Cabarrus County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
This county:

3.99 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 136
Here:

8.35 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.7%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.5%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cabarrus County:

17.8%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Harrisburg:

51.7%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Harrisburg:

50.5%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Harrisburg:

28.7
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.5%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Harrisburg:

7.8%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Harrisburg:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.7%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Harrisburg:

58.4%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Harrisburg:

79.7%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Harrisburg, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 40$156,876$47,06329$11,667
Other and Unallocable 9$38,896$51,8613$5,248
Parks and Recreation 9$31,698$42,26425$3,915
Sewerage 7$23,529$40,3350$0
Water Supply 5$18,157$43,5770$0
Financial Administration 4$19,745$59,2350$0
Fire - Other 3$15,115$60,4600$0
Other Government Administration 3$16,158$64,6328$3,884
Streets and Highways 3$8,107$32,4280$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,406$40,8720$0
Totals for Government 84$331,687$47,38465$24,714

Harrisburg government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $968,000 ($61.55)
    Water Utilities: $968,000 ($61.55)
    Regular Highways: $140,000 ($8.90)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $4,364,000 ($277.47)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,271,000 ($144.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,002,000 ($63.71)
    Financial Administration: $793,000 ($50.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $711,000 ($45.21)
    Sewerage: $660,000 ($41.96)
    Regular Highways: $214,000 ($13.61)
    Central Staff Services: $193,000 ($12.27)
    Housing and Community Development: $162,000 ($10.30)
    Police Protection: $71,000 ($4.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $66,000 ($4.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $100,000 ($6.36)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $586,000 ($37.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $2,099,000 ($133.46)
    Sewerage: $2,078,000 ($132.12)
    Police Protection: $30,000 ($1.91)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $134,000 ($8.52)

Harrisburg government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,507,000 ($159.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $440,000 ($27.98)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $205,000 ($13.03)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $375,000 ($23.84)
    Interest Earnings: $64,000 ($4.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,270,000 ($207.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $786,000 ($49.97)
    Highways: $338,000 ($21.49)
    Other: $51,000 ($3.24)
  • Tax - Property: $4,857,000 ($308.81)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $804,000 ($51.12)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $41,000 ($2.61)
    Other License: $13,000 ($0.83)

Harrisburg government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,093,000 ($578.14)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,845,000 ($498.79)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,486,000 ($94.48)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $238,000 ($15.13)

Harrisburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,324,000 ($84.18)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,886,000 ($501.40)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,184,000 ($75.28)

9.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,629 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.84%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($238 average AGI)
Cabarrus County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Mecklenburg County, NC  3.46% ($63,873 average AGI)
from Rowan County, NC  0.96% ($34,566)
from Stanly County, NC  0.26% ($42,711)


7.78% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,230 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.78%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($211 average AGI)
Cabarrus County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Mecklenburg County, NC  2.25% ($56,408 average AGI)
to Rowan County, NC  1.27% ($35,123)
to Iredell County, NC  0.26% ($63,350)
Businesses in Harrisburg, NC
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Hardee's1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Penske1
CVS2Rite Aid1
Circle K1SONIC Drive-In1
Cricket Wireless1Taco Bell1
Curves1U-Haul1
FedEx2UPS2
H&R Block1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Harrisburg:

  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WGFY (1480 AM; 10 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WYFQ (930 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WEGO (1410 AM; 1 kW; CONCORD, NC; Owner: GHB OF WAXHAW, INC.)
  • WCGC (1270 AM; 10 kW; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WHVN, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOGR (1540 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER)
  • WRKB (1460 AM; 2 kW; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: FORD BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harrisburg:

  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAV (89.9 FM; DAVIDSON, NC; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE)
  • WCHH (92.7 FM; HARRISBURG, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE OF NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WXRC (95.7 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEND (106.5 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRCM (91.9 FM; WINGATE, NC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE BROADCASTING CO)
  • WABZ-FM (100.9 FM; ALBEMARLE, NC; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • WSGE (91.7 FM; DALLAS, NC; Owner: GASTON COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Harrisburg:

  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W34BN (Channel 34; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • W38CN (Channel 38; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
Harrisburg fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Harrisburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 292ft / 89.4mTotal length
  • 169,040Total average daily traffic
  • 15,078Total average daily truck traffic
  • 292,080Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Harrisburg, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 102010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Harrisburg, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Harrisburg)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Millbrook Rd, Millbrook Rd Rr Crossing At Mp 365.62 (Lat: 35.313806 Lon: -80.678917), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WPTT827, Licensee ID: L00008014,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.535 MHz, 160.950 MHz, Grant Date: 09/16/2011, Expiration Date: 12/13/2021, Certifier: Jerry R Celio, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • Lat: 35.340528 Lon: -80.678444, Call Sign: WQDE713,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.387 MHz, Grant Date: 08/08/2005, Expiration Date: 08/08/2015, Cancellation Date: 10/10/2015, Certifier: Dan Winters, Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • WELL 3 SITE, 4150 Stallings Rd (Lat: 35.317500 Lon: -80.645000), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQGV395,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.162 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/2017, Expiration Date: 04/25/2027, Certifier: Carl L Parmer, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Lat: 35.290778 Lon: -80.636389, Call Sign: WQNV356,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.537 MHz, 456.537 MHz, Grant Date: 06/07/2011, Expiration Date: 06/07/2021, Certifier: Greg Okorn, Registrant: Wireless Communications, Inc., 4800 Reagan Drive, Charlotte, NC 28206, Phone: (704) 597-5220, Fax: (704) 597-7050, Email:
  • Lat: 35.314722 Lon: -80.675833, Call Sign: WRAS987,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.362 MHz, 452.487 MHz, 456.362 MHz, 457.487 MHz, Grant Date: 02/21/2018, Expiration Date: 02/21/2028, Certifier: Anthony Schook, Registrant: Mobilcomm, Inc., 1211 W. Sharon Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45240, Phone: (513) 595-5800, Fax: (513) 595-5822, Email:
  • Lat: 35.292778 Lon: -80.641111, Call Sign: WRDB892,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.225 MHz, Grant Date: 03/22/2019, Expiration Date: 03/22/2029, Certifier: Jose D Mena, Registrant: Kamstrup Water Metering, LLC, 245 Hembree Park Drive, Ste. 110, Roswell, GA 30076, Phone: (404) 835-6716

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

83 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Harrisburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Harrisburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$169,18114$158,710108$172,7123$126,7605$151,4081$36,030
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$122,0902$82,8509$163,1411$9,5300$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$134,1753$106,89034$190,8762$67,0902$168,6551$55,960
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$198,8302$164,78021$184,9281$83,6501$137,7700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$56,6506$178,5330$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0415.00 , 0426.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$188,7035$194,802
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$270,6602$199,840
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$171,1000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0415.00 , 0426.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Harrisburg, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Harrisburg, NC - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 28. The highest number of fire incidents - 54 took place in 2013, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Harrisburg, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (43.6%), and Outside Fires (37.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Harrisburg, NC
    • 20743.6%Structure Fires
    • 17937.7%Outside Fires
    • 6213.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 275.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Harrisburg, NC
Most common first names in Harrisburg, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4170.1 years
William3574.7 years
James3072.0 years
Mary2976.2 years
Thomas2268.3 years
Robert2269.8 years
Charles2070.5 years
Margaret1580.5 years
Elizabeth1480.2 years
Ruth1181.7 years
Most common last names in Harrisburg, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Blackwelder1975.9 years
Williams1474.7 years
Smith1378.7 years
Linker1281.5 years
Helms1274.6 years
Harris1177.9 years
Alexander1182.8 years
Taylor1177.1 years
Miller1170.8 years
Davis1068.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Harrisburg, NC
  • 72.3%Utility gas
  • 25.4%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Harrisburg, NC
  • 69.3%Utility gas
  • 30.7%Electricity


Harrisburg compared to North Carolina state average:

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

Harrisburg on our top lists:

  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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