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Population in 2010: 137. Population change since 2000: -15.4%
Males: 60  (44.0%)
Females: 77  (56.0%)

Median resident age:  46.8 years
Montana median age:  38.3 years

Zip code: 59735

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,301 (it was $36,875 in 2000)
Harrison:

$53,301
MT:

$45,076
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,938

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $105,225 (it was $66,100 in 2000)
Harrison:

$105,225
MT:

$184,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $152,632; Detached houses: $170,265; Mobile homes: $112,664

Median gross rent in 2012: $693.

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  • White alone - 134 (97.8%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (1.5%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Harrison: 89.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (34.2%), Irish (14.0%), Norwegian (11.9%), English (10.1%), Welsh (4.3%), Dutch (3.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4915 feet

Land area: 0.23 square miles.

Population density: 596 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Harrison:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harrison CDP:

  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 65.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 0.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $589 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $978 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (126.8 miles , pop. 56,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (517.6 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (842.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Pony, MT (2.5 miles) , Willow Creek, MT (3.4 miles ), Cardwell, MT (3.7 miles) , Three Forks, MT (4.2 miles ), Whitehall, MT (4.4 miles ), Wheatland, MT (4.5 miles ), Logan, MT (4.6 miles) , Amsterdam, MT (4.8 miles) .

Latitude: 45.70 N, Longitude: 111.79 W

Area code: 406

Harrison household income distribution Harrison home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.2%
Montana:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (44%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (29%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (16%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (16%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (12%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (12%)
  • Bus drivers (12%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8%)


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Earthquake activity:

Harrison-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 237% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 96.0 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 87.6 miles away from Harrison center
On 7/26/2005 at 04:08:37, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.6 MW, Depth: 8.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 43.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/20/1999 at 13:50:25, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, 4.5 MS, 5.1 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 80.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/8/2007 at 15:46:49, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.7 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 27.1 miles away from Harrison center
On 6/18/2006 at 00:05:32, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 3.6 MS, 4.1 MW, 4.0 ML, Depth: 7.1 mi) earthquake occurred 9.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Madison County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Harrison, MT

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harrison:

  • Montana State University (about 36 miles; Bozeman, MT; Full-time enrollment: 9,518)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 131 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 12,325)
  • The University of Montana (about 133 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 11,744)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 158 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • Idaho State University (about 199 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 8,867)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 254 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 3,157)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 257 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 2,534)

Public high school in Harrison:

Public elementary/middle schools in Harrison:

See full list of schools located in Harrison, School District: HARRISON K-12 SCHOOLS


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Notable locations in Harrison: Harrison Elevator (A), Harrison (B), Harrison - Norris - Pony Fire District (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Madison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.3%

Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  54.0%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.8%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Harrison, MT

Harrison compared to Montana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Harrison travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (38%)
  • Utility gas (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Electricity (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Harrison CDP (based on Madison County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 24.67%
Here24.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents37.8%19.5%9.8%9.7%7.5%
Congregations18.8%12.5%12.5%12.5%6.3%
NameAssemblies of GodNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsLutheran ChurchChurches of ChristOther
Adherents6.7%5.6%1.8%0.8%0.7%
Congregations12.5%12.5%6.3%6.3%-
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: 2
Madison County:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Madison County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Madison County:

4.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

29.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Madison County:

20.4%
Montana:

23.1%

10.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,405 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.05%
Montana average:

8.25%

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 Gallatin County, MT  2.07% ($41,943 average AGI)


8.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($132,355 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.73%
Montana average:

7.69%

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 Gallatin County, MT  1.75% ($52,341 average AGI)
to Beaverhead County, MT  0.48% ($21,333)
to Silver Bow County, MT  0.44% ($10,545)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harrison:

  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KBOW (550 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KBOZ (1090 AM; 5 kW; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: REIER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)
  • KXTL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KMTX (950 AM; 5 kW; HELENA, MT; Owner: CAPRI, INC)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOBB (1230 AM; 1 kW; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: REIER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harrison:

  • K210BF (89.9 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KAPC (91.3 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA)
  • KOPR (94.1 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KMBR (95.5 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • K213CJ (90.5 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: MONTANA CHRISTIAN RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KAAR (92.5 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KBMC (102.1 FM; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS)
  • KXLB (100.7 FM; LIVINGSTON, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVCM (103.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K218DN (91.5 FM; GALLATIN GATEWAY, ET, MT; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K240CO (95.9 FM; LIVINGSTON, MT; Owner: REIER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOBB-FM (93.7 FM; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: REIER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KZLO-FM (99.9 FM; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: REIER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K240CI (95.9 FM; BIG SKY, MT; Owner: MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS)
  • K288ES (105.5 FM; BIG SKY, MT; Owner: REIER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Harrison:

  • K07PQ (Channel 7; PONY, MT; Owner: PONY HOMECOMING CLUB)
  • K10HZ (Channel 10; PONY, MT; Owner: EAGLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 4 Mi W (Lat: 45.660750 Lon: -111.781917), Call Sign: KNHT403
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.520 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/24/2003, Expiration Date: 11/30/2013
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • SILO, Harrison Elevators - Silo (Lat: 45.701583 Lon: -111.780528), Type: Silo, Structure height: 30.4 m, Call Sign: WPXC218
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.270 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/15/2013, Expiration Date: 03/03/2023, Certifier: Larry Brooke
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC7SQQ, Licensee ID: L01212544
    Grant Date: 11/13/2006, Expiration Date: 09/17/2016, Certifier: Richard N Kantorowicz
    Registrant: Richard N Kantorowicz, Harrison, MT 59735
  • Call Sign: N7AQV, Licensee ID: L00856694
    Grant Date: 04/30/2004, Expiration Date: 07/21/2014, Certifier: Calvin Smith
    Registrant: Calvin Smith, 280 Harrison Lake Rd, Harrison, MT 59735
  • Call Sign: AE7CU, Previous Call Sign: KE7WUF, Licensee ID: L01441530
    Grant Date: 10/29/2008, Expiration Date: 10/29/2018, Certifier: Austin E Timm
    Registrant: Austin E Timm, 7174 Us Hwy 287, Harrison, MT 59735

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: YPMA GENE ONE MORE TRI (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 333GY , Serial Number: 1001
    Registrant (Individual): Gene A Ypma, Po Box 161, Harrison, MT 59735
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A185F (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4762E , Serial Number: 18503868, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/1979
    Registrant (Individual): E H Dba Wachs, Po Box 193, Harrison, MT 59735, Other Owners: End Ranch Trails
  • Aircraft: CHRISTEN INDUSTRIES INC A-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 500TE , Serial Number: 1048, Year manufactured: 1988, Airworthiness Date: 07/22/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Ed Wachs, Po Box 193, Harrison, MT 59735
  • Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER CALLAIR A-9B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7669V , Serial Number: 1397, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 08/08/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Gene A Ypma, Box 161, Harrison, MT 59735


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

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