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Population in 2012: 13,163 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.3%
 

Males: 6,219  (47.3%)
Females: 6,944  (52.7%)

Median resident age:  38.9 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72601.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,763 (it was $27,850 in 2000)
Harrison:

$31,763
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,495

Harrison city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $98,591 (it was $73,100 in 2000)
Harrison:

$98,591
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $128,338; Detached houses: $130,853; Townhouses or other attached units: $124,481; In 2-unit structures: $102,804; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $200,063; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $134,953; Mobile homes: $47,258

Median gross rent in 2012: $525.

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  • White alone - 12,112 (93.0%)
  • Two or more races - 305 (2.3%)
  • Hispanic - 276 (2.1%)
  • Asian alone - 158 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 105 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 70 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Harrison: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (20.3%), German (18.3%), United States (11.9%), English (10.1%), French (3.5%), Scottish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/01/1876

Elevation: 1048 feet

Land area: 10.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,286 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Harrison:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harrison city:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

412 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe).

This city:  3.2%
Arkansas:  3.9%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 35 registered sex offenders living in Harrison, Arkansas as of September 14, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Harrison to the number of sex offenders is 376 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $607 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $606 (0.7%)

Harrison satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 36.24 N, Longitude: 93.11 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,318 (+63.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,569 (87.2%)

Area code: 870

Harrison household income distribution Harrison home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Harrison by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000010001011
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.07.90.00.00.07.50.07.77.7
Rapes 635113912191912611
per 100,000 48.924.540.688.023.769.791.6143.7142.790.346.084.3
Robberies 214031156311
per 100,000 16.38.232.50.023.77.77.637.845.122.67.77.7
Assaults 151912383344575963715047
per 100,000 122.3155.397.4304.1260.2340.8435.2446.3473.3534.4383.4360.3
Burglaries 444670150175163234222238180186157
per 100,000 358.9375.9568.21200.31379.71262.61786.71679.11787.91354.91426.31203.7
Thefts 360378412366362375373331409378406489
per 100,000 2936.13089.03344.42928.72854.02904.72848.02503.63072.42845.33113.33749.1
Auto thefts 122725232929312530182726
per 100,000 97.9220.6202.9184.0228.6224.6236.7189.1225.4135.5207.0199.3
Arson N/A014647103116
per 100,000 N/A0.08.132.047.331.053.475.622.57.57.746.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.4) 208.5210.1239.5330.6307.5332.2400.5427.0479.5386.1354.4388.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 41 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
Arkansas average:

1.98

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Harrison, Arkansas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,506 (+14.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Harrison-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 127% 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 significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 90% 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 6/27/2000 at 01:28:45, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/7/1991 at 21:24:02, a magnitude 4.0 (3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/16/2003 at 05:09:22, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.7 miles away from Harrison center
On 9/7/2007 at 10:40:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 2.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Boone County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Landslide: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harrison topographic map

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

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Harrison: Jack Williams.

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Harrison:

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

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College/University in Harrison:

  • North Arkansas College (Full-time enrollment: 1,491; Location: 1515 Pioneer Dr; Public; Website: www.northark.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harrison:

  • University of Arkansas (about 59 miles; Fayetteville, AR; Full-time enrollment: 15,441)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 60 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 3,034)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 66 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 6,534)
  • Missouri State University (about 68 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 14,879)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 69 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 6,501)
  • Drury University (about 69 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,600)
  • Crowder College (about 81 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 2,111)

Public high schools in Harrison:

  • HARRISON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 598; Location: 925 GOBLIN DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • BERGMAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 340; Location: 8949 HWY 7N; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NORTH ARK COLLEGE SECONDARY CENTER (Location: 1515 PIONEER DR; Grades: 09 - 12)

Private high school in Harrison:

  • GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 63; Location: 700 COTTONWOOD RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Harrison:

  • HARRISON JR. HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 663; Location: 525 SOUTH PINE; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • BERGMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 439; Location: 8949 HWY 7N; Grades: PK - 04)
  • HARRISON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 425; Location: 1125 GOBLIN DR; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • SKYLINE HEIGHTS ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 415; Location: 1120 WEST HOLT; Grades: KG - 04)
  • FOREST HEIGHTS ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 366; Location: 1124 SOUTH TAMARIND; Grades: KG - 04)
  • BERGMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 342; Location: 8949 HWY 7N NORTH; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • EAGLE HEIGHTS ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 188; Location: 500 NORTH CHESTNUT; Grades: PK - 04)
  • WOODLAND HEIGHTS ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 133; Location: 520 EAST WOMACK; Grades: KG - 04)

Private elementary/middle schools in Harrison:

  • HILLCREST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 14; Location: 1307 MAPLEWOOD RD; Grades: 3 - 10)
  • HARRISON SDA SCHOOL (Students: 12; Location: 4877 HWY 392 W; Grades: KG - 5)
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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)

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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

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).

 
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:

KROOKED KREEK WATER ASSN (Population served: 1562, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
KROOKED KREEK WATER ASSN (Population served: 1562, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
COTTONWOOD WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 450, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - Between DEC-31-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2003, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2000
  • One minor monitoring violation
BELLEFONTE WATER (Population served: 445, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2001, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
LAKE TABLE ROCK ESTATES (Population served: 53, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
PARKWAY TRAVEL PARK (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1998 and SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-1998), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-04-1998), St Public Notif received (NOV-12-1998), St Other (DEC-30-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
RIVERLAKE OUTDOOR CENTER (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - Between JUL-1998 and SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Other (DEC-30-1998)
  • Notification, Public - Between OCT-1997 and DEC-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Other (2 times from FEB-20-1998 to DEC-30-1998)
  • Notification, Public - Between APR-1997 and JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-20-1998)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • HARRISON WATERWORKS (Population served: 15820, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.1%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 34.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 36.2% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Harrison, AR

People in group quarters in Harrison in 2010:

  • 263 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 57 people in workersí 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

Harrison compared to Arkansas state average:

Harrison, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Harrison, Arkansas:

  • Comfort Inn, 1210 Hwy 62-65 N, Harrison, AR 72601 , Phone: (870) 741-7676, Fax: (870) 741-0827
  • Days Inn, 1425 North Hwy 62/65, Harrison, AR 72601 , Phone: (870) 391-3297
  • Super 8 Motel, 1330 Hwy 62/65 N, Harrison, AR 72601 , Phone: (870) 741-1741
  • Harrison House Bed & Breakfast, 205 Jerry Ave, Harrison, AR 72601 , Phone: (870) 741-6946
  • Holiday Inn Express, 117 E Hwy 43, Harrison, AR 72601 , Phone: (870) 741-3636
  • Hotel Seville, 302 N Main St, Harrison, AR 72601 , Phone: (870) 741-2321, Fax: (870) 741-9211
  • Hampton Inn, 121 Hwy 43, Harrison, AR 72601 , Phone: (870) 365-0505, Fax: (870) 365-0580
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Harrison, Arkansas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Harrison travel time to work - commute


Harrison mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Harrison city (based on Boone County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.72%
Here54.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic Church
Adherents49.8%13.2%6.8%6.8%5.3%
Congregations32.5%10.0%12.5%17.5%1.3%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist AssociationLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.0%2.4%2.0%1.9%8.9%
Congregations1.3%2.5%3.8%1.3%17.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Boone 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.
State:

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.
State:

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

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Boone County:

27.8%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.8%
State:

13.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$21,166$31,7490$0
Other Government Administration 18$38,127$25,4180$0
Police Protection - Officers 28$82,168$35,2150$0
Police - Other 13$25,483$23,5230$0
Firefighters 32$84,050$31,5190$0
Streets and Highways 9$20,789$27,7190$0
Sewerage 20$46,146$27,6880$0
Parks and Recreation 13$26,785$24,7256$2,940
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$8,679$26,0370$0
Water Supply 14$34,346$29,4390$0
Other and Unallocable 8$19,156$28,7340$0
Totals for Government 167$406,895$29,2386$2,940

Harrison government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,200,000 ($91.16)
    Sewerage: $603,000 ($45.81)
    Regular Highways: $179,000 ($13.60)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,898,000 ($144.19)
    Police Protection: $1,627,000 ($123.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,122,000 ($85.24)
    General - Other: $879,000 ($66.78)
    Sewerage: $793,000 ($60.24)
    Regular Highways: $642,000 ($48.77)
    Central Staff Services: $602,000 ($45.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $397,000 ($30.16)
    Financial Administration: $326,000 ($24.77)
    General Public Buildings: $312,000 ($23.70)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $138,000 ($10.48)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $92,000 ($6.99)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $87,000 ($6.61)
    Corrections - Other: $55,000 ($4.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $33,000 ($2.51)
    Health - Other: $27,000 ($2.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $135,000 ($10.26)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Correctional Institutions: $73,000 ($5.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $100,000 ($7.60)
    Sewerage: $84,000 ($6.38)
    Water Utilities: $51,000 ($3.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000 ($1.22)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,320,000 ($328.19)

Harrison government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,189,000 ($90.33)
    All Other: $339,000 ($25.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $321,000 ($24.39)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $46,000 ($3.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,616,000 ($122.77)
    All Other: $289,000 ($21.96)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $296,000 ($22.49)
    General Revenue, NEC: $283,000 ($21.50)
    Interest Earnings: $232,000 ($17.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,133,000 ($162.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $618,000 ($46.95)
    General Local Government Support: $261,000 ($19.83)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,681,000 ($203.68)
    Property: $798,000 ($60.62)
    Public Utilities Sales: $762,000 ($57.89)
    Public Utility License: $35,000 ($2.66)
    Other License: $31,000 ($2.36)

Harrison government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,250,000 ($170.93)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,125,000 ($161.44)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $125,000 ($9.50)

Harrison government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,079,000 ($385.85)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,125,000 ($161.44)

8.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,587 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.22%
Arkansas average:

7.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Newton County, AR  0.81% ($25,660 average AGI)
from Taney County, MO  0.48% ($26,207)
from Carroll County, AR  0.38% ($25,522)


7.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,385 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
Arkansas average:

7.29%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Washington County, AR  0.70% ($36,759 average AGI)
to Newton County, AR  0.57% ($22,471)
to Taney County, MO  0.53% ($18,714)

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.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Harrison fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Harrison)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 110 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Harrison, AR)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 23 (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: 256 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Harrison)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Harrison)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 52 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 204
  • Hazardous Condition: 21
  • Service Call: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Harrison


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Harrison, AR

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
Businesses in Harrison, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Arby's1Maurices1
Ascend Collection1McDonald's2
AutoZone1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike2
Burger King1Payless1
ColorTyme1Pizza Hut2
Curves1Quality1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In2
Days Inn1Sears1
FedEx5Subway4
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul5
Home Depot1UPS6
JCPenney1Vans1
Jones New York1Verizon Wireless2
KFC1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture2Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Harrison, AR


Harrison on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill"
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  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Department and other general merchandise stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Truck transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Truck transportation"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Other health and personal care stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2000-2002 average to 2006"
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