Harrison, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 13,079 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.6%
 
Males: 6,000  (45.9%)
Females: 7,079  (54.1%)
Median resident age:

36.6 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 72601.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,003 (it was $27,850 in 2000)
Harrison:

$39,003
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,649 (it was $16,909 in 2000)

Harrison city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $110,391 (it was $73,100 in 2000)
Harrison:

$110,391
AR:

$128,500

Median gross rent in 2017: $610.

March 2019 cost of living index in Harrison: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.0%
(21.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Black residents, 9.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 54.4% for American Indian residents, 42.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Harrison, AR (2017)
    • 12,01591.2%White alone
    • 5444.1%Hispanic
    • 2702.0%Two or more races
    • 1461.1%American Indian alone
    • 1150.9%Black alone
    • 220.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 59 registered sex offenders living in Harrison, Arkansas as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Harrison is 225 to 1.


Crime rates in Harrison by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(7.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.7)
1
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(22.6)
1
(7.6)
2
(15.2)
1
(7.6)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(23.7)
9
(69.7)
12
(91.6)
19
(143.7)
19
(142.7)
12
(90.3)
6
(46.0)
11
(84.3)
13
(98.2)
26
(195.5)
22
(166.9)
17
(129.0)
18
(136.3)
6
(45.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(23.7)
1
(7.7)
1
(7.6)
5
(37.8)
6
(45.1)
3
(22.6)
1
(7.7)
1
(7.7)
2
(15.1)
5
(37.6)
3
(22.8)
5
(37.9)
7
(53.0)
10
(76.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
33
(260.2)
44
(340.8)
57
(435.2)
59
(446.3)
63
(473.3)
71
(534.4)
50
(383.4)
47
(360.3)
56
(423.2)
67
(503.9)
72
(546.3)
53
(402.2)
54
(408.8)
49
(374.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
175
(1,380)
163
(1,263)
234
(1,787)
222
(1,679)
238
(1,788)
180
(1,355)
186
(1,426)
157
(1,204)
168
(1,269)
123
(925.1)
194
(1,472)
90
(683.0)
90
(681.4)
80
(610.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
362
(2,854)
375
(2,905)
373
(2,848)
331
(2,504)
409
(3,072)
378
(2,845)
406
(3,113)
489
(3,749)
502
(3,793)
506
(3,806)
524
(3,976)
369
(2,800)
394
(2,983)
357
(2,725)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
29
(228.6)
29
(224.6)
31
(236.7)
25
(189.1)
30
(225.4)
18
(135.5)
27
(207.0)
26
(199.3)
22
(166.2)
27
(203.1)
36
(273.2)
48
(364.2)
28
(212.0)
31
(236.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(47.3)
4
(31.0)
7
(53.4)
10
(75.6)
3
(22.5)
1
(7.5)
1
(7.7)
6
(46.0)
2
(15.1)
6
(45.1)
3
(22.8)
3
(22.8)
9
(68.1)
2
(15.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)322.8348.8420.6448.4503.5405.4372.1407.3421.6546.9548.8414.3405.8305.0

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City-data.com crime index in Harrison, AR

Crime rate in Harrison detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 46 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.60
Arkansas average:

2.22
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Ancestries: American (26.1%), English (13.9%), German (10.4%), Irish (5.5%), Dutch (2.1%), European (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/01/1876

Elevation: 1048 feet

Land area: 10.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,278 people per square mile   (low).

Harrison, Arkansas map

48 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $584 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $626 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (59.5 miles , pop. 58,047).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (157.8 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (316.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Bellefonte, AR (2.1 miles ),
Bergman, AR (2.8 miles ),
Valley Springs, AR (3.0 miles),
Alpena, AR (3.3 miles ),
Zinc, AR (3.4 miles),
Western Grove, AR (3.6 miles ),
Everton, AR (3.6 miles),
Pyatt, AR (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 36.24 N, Longitude: 93.11 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,957 (+52.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,413 (79.3%)

Area code: 870

Distribution of median household income in Harrison, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Harrison, AR in 2017
Harrison satellite photo by USGS

Harrison tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 48 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 1998: 58 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 1999: 54 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 2000: 44 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $145,400
  • 2002: 41 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2003: 42 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2004: 52 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 2005: 55 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2006: 51 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2007: 38 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2008: 26 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $191,100
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $201,600
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $180,200
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $199,400
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $165,500
  • 2015: 16 buildings, average cost: $172,900
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2017: 16 buildings, average cost: $282,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Harrison, AR residents
Average permit cost in Harrison, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Historical population in Harrison, AR
Historical housing units in Harrison, AR

Population change in the 1990s: +1,506 (+14.1%).
Most common industries in Harrison, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Truck transportation (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Truck transportation (7.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.7%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Truck transportation (7.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Harrison, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.6%)

Average climate in Harrison, Arkansas

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Tornado activity:

Harrison-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.1 miles away from the Harrison city center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1982, a category F3 tornado 8.5 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harrison-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 88.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 89.6 miles away from Harrison center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 161.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 184.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 208.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 187.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Boone County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harrison topographic map

Main business address for: FIRST FEDERAL BANCSHARES OF ARKANSAS INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).

Hospitals and medical centers in Harrison:

  • HOSPICE OF THE HILLS (825 NORTH SPRING)
  • NORTH ARKANSAS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 620 NORTH MAIN STREET)
  • BRISTOL POINTE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (202 TIMS AVENUE)
  • HARRISON NURSING HOME (115 ORENDORFF AVE)
  • HILLCREST HOME (1111 MAPLEWOOD RD)
  • HARRISON DIALYSIS (1409 GLADDEN)
  • BOONE COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (1622 CAMPUS DRIVE)
  • HHA OF N AR REGIONAL MED CTR (825 NORTH SPRING)

Airports and heliports located in Harrison:

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College/University in Harrison:

  • North Arkansas College (Full-time enrollment: 1,744; Location: 1515 Pioneer Dr; Public; Website: www.northark.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harrison:

  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 60 miles; Bentonville, AR; Full-time enrollment: 5,634)
  • University of Arkansas (about 61 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 66 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 68 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 69 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)
  • Evangel University (about 69 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Drury University (about 69 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)

Public high schools in Harrison:

  • NORTH ARK COLLEGE SECONDARY CENTER (Location: 1515 PIONEER DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • BERGMAN HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 8949 HWY 7 N, Grades: 9-12)
  • HARRISON JR. HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 515 SO PINE ST, Grades: 7-9)
  • HARRISON HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 925 GOBLIN DR, Grades: 10-12)

Private high schools in Harrison:

  • GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 32, Location: 700 COTTONWOOD RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • HILLCREST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 27, Location: 1307 MAPLEWOOD RD, Grades: 1-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Harrison:

Private elementary/middle school in Harrison:

  • HARRISON SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 14, Location: 4877 HIGHWAY 392 W, Grades: T1-8)
See full list of schools located in Harrison

Library in Harrison:

  • BOONE COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $545,166; Location: 221 WEST STEPHENSON AVENUE; 90,953 books; 678 e-books; 2,181 audio materials; 3,190 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 82 state licensed databases; 97 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Harrison: Harrison Country Club (A), Boone County Jail (B), Boone County Heritage Museum (C), Boone County Courthouse (D), Harrison Fire Department Station 1 (E), Harrison Fire Department Station 2 (F), Harrison Fire Department Station 3 (G), Arkansas State Police Troop I (H), Boone County Sheriff's Office (I), Harrison Police Department (J), Northern Arkansas Regional Medical Center Emergency Medical Service - Boone County (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Northvale Shopping Center (1), Ozark Mall Shopping Center (2), Younes Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Harrison: FIRST FEDERAL BANCSHARES OF ARKANSAS INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Harrison include: Woodland Heights Baptist Church (A), Saint Pauls United Methodist Church (B), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (C), Pine Street Baptist Church (D), Open Door Baptist Church (E), Northside Church of Christ (F), North Pine Street Church of Christ (G), Harrison Alliance Church (H), First Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Maplewood Cemetery (1), Speer Cemetery (2), Rose Hill Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dry Jordan Creek (A), Dry Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Harrison: Woodland Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: The Marine Corporation Legacy Museum (125 West Rush Avenue), Main Street Harrison (Historical Places & Services; 108 East Stephenson Avenue), Mystic Caverns (Caverns; Po Box 13), Mardi GRAS Amusement (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1413 Highway 62 65 North), Flip A Coin Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; 911 Highway 62 65 North), Arkansas Tourist Information Center (3391 Highway 65 North), Queen Anne House Bed & Breakfast (610 West Central).

Hotels: Family Budget Inn (401 South Main Street), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (117 East Highway 43), Hotel Seville (302 Main St N), Days Inn Harrison (1425 Highway 62-65 North), Ozark Mountain Inn (1222 N Main St), Queen Anne House Bed & Breakfast (610 West Central), Scenic 7 Motel (4057 Highway 7 South), Cresthaven Motel (825 North Main Street), Harrison House Bed & Breakfast (205 Jerry Avenue).

Court: Boone County - Municipal Court Clerk (201 North Main Street).

Birthplace of: Bryce Molder - Professional golfer, Jack Williams (Medal of Honor) - Navy Medal of Honor recipient, John Paul Hammerschmidt - Politician, Gracie Pfost - Politician.

Boone County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

HARRISON WATERWORKS (Population served: 12,943, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-03-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-03-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-24-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-09-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-24-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-13-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-15-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2009)
KROOKED KREEK WATER ASSN (Population served: 1,825, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-02-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2008)
KROOKED KREEK WATER ASSN (Population served: 1,825, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-02-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2008)
COTTONWOOD WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 670, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-03-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
LAKE TABLE ROCK ESTATES (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-07-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-04-2008), St Public Notif received (APR-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2009)
WHITE OAK STATION # 6 (Serves MO, Population served: 47, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (NOV-21-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUN-28-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-28-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-02-2012), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from SEP-06-2012 to JAN-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-12-2006), St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2006), St Public Notif issued (OCT-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (NOV-21-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-02-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (NOV-21-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-30-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (NOV-21-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-18-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-18-2012), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from SEP-06-2012 to JAN-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-30-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (NOV-21-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUN-21-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-21-2012), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from SEP-06-2012 to JAN-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-30-2013)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Harrison that have no violations reported:

  • BELLEFONTE WATER (Population served: 445, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.2%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.6%
Whole state:

5.7%


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

People in group quarters in Harrison in 2010:

  • 263 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 57 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Harrison in 2000:

  • 276 people in nursing homes
  • 85 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 85 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 43 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 37 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Harrison (2011 data):

  • Bank of the Ozarks: Bellefonte Branch, Harrison North Branch, Harrison Main Branch. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $3,828.0 mil, Deposits: $2,955.2 mil, headquarters in Little Rock, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of The Ozarks Inc
  • First Federal Bank: 62-65 Bypass Branch, at 1401 Highway 62-65 North, Stephenson Ave Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $590.1 mil, Deposits: $502.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices
  • Arvest Bank: Highway 62-65 North Branch, 401 North Walnut Branch, Harrison Branch. Info updated 2010/11/29: Bank assets: $12,520.8 mil, Deposits: $10,446.2 mil, headquarters in Fayetteville, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 241 total offices, Holding Company: Arvest Bank Group, Inc.
  • The First National Bank in Green Forest: Harrison Branch - South at 702 Highway 62-65 South, branch established on 1997/11/21; Harrison Branch at 1106 Highway 65 North, branch established on 1994/05/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $365.6 mil, Deposits: $321.8 mil, headquarters in Green Forest, AR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bancorp, Inc.
  • Community First Bank: at 200 East Ridge Avenue, branch established on 1997/10/30; Harrison Branch at 1304 Highway 62/65 North, branch established on 1999/05/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $517.6 mil, Deposits: $384.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Community First Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Northside Branch at 700 North Main, branch established on 1974/10/09. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Hester Drive Branch at 318 Hester Drive, branch established on 2006/09/25. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • First National Bank of North Arkansas: Harrison Branch at 204 East Rush, branch established on 2007/07/09. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $154.6 mil, Deposits: $127.4 mil, headquarters in Berryville, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bank Of Berryville Employee Stock Ownership Trust

For population 15 years and over in Harrison:

Marital status in Harrison, AR
  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 45.4%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

For population 25 years and over in Harrison:

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Arkansas average:

11.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Harrison, AR (based on Boone County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,48582
Mainline Protestant2,43713
Catholic9701
Other5752
None9,436-
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: 5
This county:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Boone County:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Boone County:

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Boone County:

9.5%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Boone County:

27.8%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Boone County:

12.8%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Harrison:

51.1%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.4%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Harrison:

19.9%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Harrison:

10.6%
State:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Harrison:

35.7%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
Harrison:

57.1%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.6%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Harrison, AR 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 31$112,351$43,4910$0
Police Protection - Officers 30$96,314$38,5260$0
Water Supply 17$43,269$30,5430$0
Sewerage 16$39,951$29,9630$0
Parks and Recreation 13$34,313$31,6740$0
Police - Other 11$26,997$29,4510$0
Streets and Highways 10$28,627$34,3520$0
Other and Unallocable 8$23,482$35,2231$493
Financial Administration 7$20,247$34,7090$0
Other Government Administration 4$15,567$46,70110$13,480
Judicial and Legal 2$6,368$38,2080$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,306$39,6720$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 150$450,792$36,06311$13,973

Harrison government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,855,000 ($218.29)
    Regular Highways: $2,344,000 ($179.22)
    Water Utilities: $2,184,000 ($166.99)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,833,000 ($140.15)
    Sewerage: $1,501,000 ($114.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,212,000 ($92.67)
    Central Staff Services: $828,000 ($63.31)
    General - Other: $493,000 ($37.69)
    Financial Administration: $398,000 ($30.43)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $249,000 ($19.04)
    General Public Buildings: $182,000 ($13.92)
    Corrections - Other: $123,000 ($9.40)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $58,000 ($4.43)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $3,816,000 ($291.77)
    Corporate Stocks: $1,114,000 ($85.17)
    Benefit Payments: $667,000 ($51.00)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $301,000 ($23.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,000 ($0.08)

Harrison government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,548,000 ($118.36)
    Other: $795,000 ($60.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $522,000 ($39.91)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $94,000 ($7.19)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $344,000 ($26.30)
    From Other Governments: $111,000 ($8.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($0.31)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,900,000 ($145.27)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $407,000 ($31.12)
    General Revenue - Other: $193,000 ($14.76)
    Interest Earnings: $150,000 ($11.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,024,000 ($231.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $820,000 ($62.70)
    General Local Government Support: $343,000 ($26.23)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,416,000 ($261.18)
    Property: $1,462,000 ($111.78)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,010,000 ($77.22)
    Other License: $28,000 ($2.14)

Harrison government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $154,000 ($11.77)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,748,000 ($898.23)

6.15% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,368 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
Arkansas average:

6.87%

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 Newton County, AR  0.62% ($31,088 average AGI)
from Carroll County, AR  0.54% ($26,116)
from Taney County, MO  0.43% ($33,691)


5.87% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,327 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
Arkansas average:

6.90%

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 Newton County, AR  0.56% ($23,861 average AGI)
to Carroll County, AR  0.48% ($27,393)
to Taney County, MO  0.43% ($29,055)
Businesses in Harrison, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Arby's1Maurices1
Ascend Collection1McDonald's2
AutoZone1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike2
Burger King1Nissan1
Chevrolet1Payless1
ColorTyme1Pizza Hut2
Curves1Quality1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In2
Days Inn1Sears1
FedEx5Subway4
Ford1Super 81
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Toyota1
Hardee's1True Value1
Hilton1U-Haul5
Holiday Inn1UPS6
Home Depot1Vans1
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless2
Jones New York1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture2

Strongest AM radio stations in Harrison:

  • KHOZ (900 AM; 1 kW; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNWA (1600 AM; 5 kW; BELLEFONTE, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTHS (1480 AM; 5 kW; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)
  • KCGS (960 AM; 5 kW; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: SOUTHLAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harrison:

  • KCWD (96.1 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KBPB (91.9 FM; HARRISON, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KHOZ-FM (102.9 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSMS-FM (90.5 FM; POINT LOOKOUT, MO; Owner: SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UINIVERSITY)
  • KTHS-FM (107.1 FM; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)
  • KOMC-FM (100.1 FM; KIMBERLING CITY, MO; Owner: TURTLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KBCN-FM (104.3 FM; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: PEARSON B/CASTING OF MARSHALL, INC.)
  • KOZO (89.7 FM; BRANSON, MO; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP, INC)
  • KRZK (106.3 FM; BRANSON, MO; Owner: TURTLE BROADCASTING CO. OF BRANSON)
  • K204CN (88.7 FM; BRANSON, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Harrison:

  • KTKO-LP (Channel 8; HARRISON, AR; Owner: TKO, INC.)
  • KWBM (Channel 31; HARRISON, AR; Owner: R.S. COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • K23DU (Channel 23; HARRISON, AR; Owner: CHRISTIANS INCORPORATED FOR CHRIST)
  • K54FH (Channel 54; GREEN FOREST, AR; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC)
  • K17DL (Channel 17; BRANSON, MO; Owner: KY3, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Harrison: Jack Williams.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Harrison fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 49Number of bridges
  • 331ft / 101mTotal length
  • $7,120,000Total costs
  • 290,703Total average daily traffic
  • 8,996Total average daily truck traffic
  • 285,385Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic
New bridges in Harrison, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 131960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 92000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Harrison, AR
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Harrison)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 170 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Harrison, AR)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 291 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Harrison)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Harrison)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 51 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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 fires per year is 162. The highest number of fire incidents - 204 took place in 2006, and the least - 135 in 2013. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Harrison, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (53.3%), and Structure Fires (29.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Harrison, AR
    • 1,46853.3%Outside Fires
    • 81429.6%Structure Fires
    • 39614.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 752.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Harrison, AR

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Harrison, Arkansas:

  • Comfort Inn, 1210 Hwy 62-65 N, Harrison, Arkansas 72601 , Phone: (870) 741-7676, Fax: (870) 741-0827
  • Hotel Seville, 302 N Main St, Harrison, Arkansas 72601 , Phone: (870) 741-2321, Fax: (870) 741-9211
  • Hampton Inn, 121 Hwy 43, Harrison, Arkansas 72601 , Phone: (870) 365-0505, Fax: (870) 365-0580
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Harrison, Arkansas
Most common first names in Harrison, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James22173.8 years
John20175.6 years
William19775.6 years
Mary14880.7 years
Robert11173.7 years
Charles9373.2 years
George8678.5 years
Dorothy6679.6 years
Helen6678.7 years
Thomas6173.2 years
Most common last names in Harrison, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12875.8 years
Jones9278.7 years
Martin7277.4 years
Brown5879.8 years
Johnson5779.9 years
Wilson5175.4 years
Moore5080.5 years
Young5079.7 years
Taylor4878.8 years
Williams4877.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Harrison, AR
  • 70.4%Utility gas
  • 26.4%Electricity
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Harrison, AR
  • 56.8%Electricity
  • 43.2%Utility gas


Harrison compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Harrison on our top lists:

  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
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