For population 25 years and over in Harrison:
For population 15 years and over in Harrison town:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $342 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Macon, GA (53.9 miles , pop. 97,255).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (116.6 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (650.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Riddleville, GA (2.6 miles) , Wrightsville, GA (2.6 miles ), Balls Ferry, GA (3.0 miles ), Tennille, GA (3.0 miles ), Sandersville, GA (3.4 miles ), Davisboro, GA (3.6 miles ), Oconee, GA (3.7 miles ), Brewton, GA (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 32.83 N, Longitude: 82.72 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 478
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Crime rates in Harrison (2010):
Population change in the 1990s: +73 (+16.7%).
Work and jobs in Harrison: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Harrison, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Harrison-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 39% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/13/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.3 miles away from the Harrison town center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 48.0 miles away from the town center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Harrison-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 91% 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 73.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 47.9 miles away from Harrison center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 30.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.9 miles away from Harrison center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Washington County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Herbert Arlene - Politician, Phil Bedgood - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Harrison:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harrison:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 30.2%
(28.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.4% for Black residents, 33.3% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Harrison compared to Georgia state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Harrison (based on Washington County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.82%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Harrison government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,502 average adjusted gross income)
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:
4.77% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,814 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Harrison fatal accident list:
Mar 12, 1995 00:22 AM, 331, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
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