Harrison, New Jersey

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Population in 2013: 15,227 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.6%
 
Males: 7,899  (51.9%)
Females: 7,328  (48.1%)
Median resident age:  33.9 years
New Jersey median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 07029.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,041 (it was $41,350 in 2000)
Harrison:

$51,041
NJ:

$70,165

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,497 (it was $18,490 in 2000)

Harrison town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $301,307 (it was $163,600 in 2000)
Harrison:

$301,307
NJ:

$307,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $300,953; Detached houses: $276,006; Townhouses or other attached units: $261,563; In 2-unit structures: $315,775; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $340,432; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $254,609

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,225.

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  • Races in Harrison, NJ (2013)

    Harrison races chart
    • 6,99748.7%Hispanic
    • 4,04928.2%White alone
    • 2,94220.5%Asian alone
    • 1951.4%Two or more races
    • 1020.7%Other race alone
    • 920.6%Black alone
    • 290.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Harrison: 123.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (7.1%), Portuguese (6.8%), Irish (6.5%), Polish (4.7%), German (2.6%), United States (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 1.22 square miles.

Population density: 12,469 people per square mile   (very high).

Harrison,NJ real estate house value index trend

Harrison, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Harrison:

  • High school or higher: 78.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harrison town:

  • Never married: 40.3%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

7,715 residents are foreign born (26.9% Latin America, 10.2% Asia, 9.1% Europe).

This town:

53.7%
New Jersey:

21.6%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Harrison, New Jersey as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Harrison to the number of sex offenders is 2,775 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $7,612 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $7,547 (2.5%)

Harrison satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Newark, NJ (1.7 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (9.7 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: East Newark borough, NJ (0.6 miles ), Kearny, NJ (1.2 miles ), Newark, NJ (1.3 miles ), Silver Lake, NJ (1.7 miles ), East Orange, NJ (1.8 miles ), Belleville, NJ (1.8 miles ), North Arlington borough, NJ (1.8 miles ), Irvington, NJ (2.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $64,600
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $46,500
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $222,300
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $168,300
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $195,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.75 N, Longitude: 74.16 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,240 (-15.6%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 961 (13.6%)

Harrison household income distribution Harrison home values distribution

Crime rates in Harrison by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000110200300
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.07.07.10.014.20.00.022.00.00.0
Rapes 410113221111N/A
per 100,000 27.56.80.07.07.021.314.414.26.56.57.37.2N/A
Robberies 21242315292728232610202332
per 100,000 144.4163.0159.1104.4204.3191.9201.7163.6170.065.0146.4166.2229.0
Assaults 38252928361514112330303731
per 100,000 261.3169.8200.6195.0253.6106.6100.978.2150.4194.9219.5267.3221.8
Burglaries 10510961595660945272911037050
per 100,000 721.9740.2421.9410.8394.5426.4677.2369.9470.7591.2753.8505.7357.8
Thefts 248207174165225188176181132137187281191
per 100,000 1,705.21,405.71,203.41,148.91,585.11,336.11,268.01,287.4863.0890.01,368.52,030.21,366.7
Auto thefts 12910712613110311150384538646168
per 100,000 887.0726.6871.4912.1725.6788.9360.2270.3294.2246.9468.3440.7486.6
Arson 3120100000010
per 100,000 20.66.813.80.07.00.00.00.00.00.00.07.20.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 324.8268.9248.6236.3296.8271.2231.6215.2187.4169.5298.6275.8250.9

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City-data.com crime index 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 2013, including police officers: 49 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
New Jersey average:

3.07
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.3%
New Jersey:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,259 (+9.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Harrison: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Harrison, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Harrison, New Jersey average temperatures Harrison, New Jersey average precipitation Harrison, New Jersey humidity Harrison, New Jersey wind speed Harrison, New Jersey snowfall Harrison, New Jersey sunshine Harrison, New Jersey clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Harrison-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.4 miles away from the Harrison town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 30.4 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harrison-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 222.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 103.0 miles away from Harrison center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 259.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 101.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 232.9 miles away from Harrison center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hudson County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Power Outage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harrison topographic map

Birthplace of: Fred A. Hartley, Jr. - Politician, Joe Gardi - Football player and coach, Ray Lucas - Football player, Tom Florie - Soccer player, Joseph Depew - Television director and producer, Joe Stripp - Baseball player, Marty Kavanagh - Baseball player, Samuel Taylor Darling - Pathologist.

Hospitals and medical centers in Harrison:

  • RCG HARRISON DC (620 ESSEX STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Harrison:

  • BELGROVE POST ACUTE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; KEARNY, NJ)
  • CLARA MAASS MEDICAL CENTER, WEST HUDSON DIVISION (Hospital, about 1 miles away; KEARNY, NJ)
  • WEST HUDSON POST ACUTE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; KEARNY, NJ)
  • MOUNT CARMEL GUILD (Hospital, about 1 miles away; NEWARK, NJ)
  • SAINT MICHAEL'S MEDICAL CENTER, INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; NEWARK, NJ)
  • UNITY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; NEWARK, NJ)
  • BROADWAY HOUSE FOR CONTINUING (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NEWARK, NJ)

Amtrak stations near Harrison:

  • 1 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 5 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 9 miles: NEW YORK (PENN STA) (NEW YORK, 7TH AVE. & W. 32ND ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harrison:

  • Rutgers University-Newark (about 2 miles; Newark, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 9,869)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (about 2 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,212)
  • Essex County College (about 2 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,595)
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (about 2 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,210)
  • New Jersey City University (about 5 miles; Jersey City, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,826)
  • Saint Peter's University (about 5 miles; Jersey City, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,583)
  • Seton Hall University (about 5 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,742)

Public high school in Harrison:

Public elementary/middle schools in Harrison:

Private elementary/middle school in Harrison:

  • HOLY CROSS (Students: 159; Location: 15 FRANK E RODGERS BLVD S; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Harrison

Library in Harrison:

  • HARRISON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $814,101; Location: 415 HARRISON AVENUE; 53,237 books; 3,135 audio materials; 3,267 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 125 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Harrison: Harrison Station (A), Harrison Public Library (B), Harrison Fire Department Station 2 (C), Harrison Fire Department Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Harrison include: Christ Episcopal Church (A), Davis Memorial United Methodist Church (B), Harrison Spanish Seventh Day Adventist Church (C), Holy Cross Church (D), Our Lady of Czestochowa Church (E), Portuguese Evangelical Church (F), Saint John's Lutheran Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Harrison include: F E Rodgers Stadium (1), West Hudson Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn And Suites (100 Passaic Avenue), Hampton Inn & Suites (100 Passaic Avenue).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 102. This is worse than average.

City:

102
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.241. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.241
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 17.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.6
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.80
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 14.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.34
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0147

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

HARRISON W DEPT (Population served: 14,425, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-06-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-06-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-27-2012)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.6%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.2% for other race residents, 15.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.0%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.4%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
8 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Harrison in 2000:

  • 9 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Harrison, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Harrison compared to New Jersey state average:

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

Banks with branches in Harrison (2011 data):

  • Crown Bank: Harrison Branch at 212-216 South Frank East Rodgers Boulevard, branch established on 2002/01/14. Info updated 2011/12/21: Bank assets: $566.3 mil, Deposits: $472.6 mil, headquarters in Elizabeth, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Jjr Holding Company, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Harrison Branch at 500 Frank E. Rogers Blvd, branch established on 1945/09/01. 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
  • New York Community Bank: Harrison Branch at 410 Bergen St, branch established on 1941/11/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $39,468.7 mil, Deposits: $20,709.8 mil, headquarters in Westbury, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 247 total offices, Holding Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Valley National Bank: Harrison Branch at 433 Harrison Avenue, branch established on 1977/06/18. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $14,186.7 mil, Deposits: $9,715.7 mil, headquarters in Wayne, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 219 total offices, Holding Company: Valley National Bancorp
  • Lusitania Savings Bank, FSB: Harrison Branch at 302 Frank E. Rodgers Blvd, branch established on 1998/07/25. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $258.9 mil, Deposits: $225.0 mil, headquarters in Newark, NJ, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Kearny Federal Savings Bank: Harrison Branch at 534 Harrison Avenue, branch established on 1996/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,851.0 mil, Deposits: $2,123.4 mil, headquarters in Kearny, NJ, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 41 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Harrison, New Jersey:

  • Hampton Inn & Suites Newark Riverwalk, 100 Passaic Ave, Harrison, NJ 07029 , Phone: (973) 483-1900, Fax: (973) 483-1999
  • Element Harrison, 399 Somerset St, Harrison, NJ 07029 , Phone: (201) 963-5200
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Harrison, New Jersey

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.9
New Jersey average:

12.7

Harrison travel time to work - commute Harrison mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Harrison town (based on Hudson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic280,93053
Other38,32263
Evangelical Protestant19,890133
Mainline Protestant12,85393
Black Protestant12,30826
Orthodox6,31812
None263,645-
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: 257
Hudson County:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 120
Hudson County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Hudson County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 369
Here:

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hudson County:

22.8%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

23.7%
State:

18.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$35,912$71,8242$6,156
Other Government Administration 4$34,703$104,10910$2,702
Judicial and Legal 8$42,626$63,9393$8,275
Police Protection - Officers 39$386,422$118,8990$0
Police - Other 10$37,418$44,9021$1,865
Firefighters 30$249,640$99,8561$2,831
Fire - Other 1$6,764$81,1681$859
Streets and Highways 17$95,614$67,4923$2,834
Welfare 5$20,087$48,2094$6,581
Health 2$14,034$84,2042$2,245
Sewerage 2$9,820$58,9200$0
Parks and Recreation 2$10,350$62,1009$3,087
Housing and Community Development(Local) 10$61,386$73,6630$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 228$1,221,261$64,2770$0
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 72$470,667$78,4454$3,015
Local Libraries 3$11,871$47,4841$1,342
Other and Unallocable 5$39,514$94,83437$46,474
Totals for Government 444$2,748,089$74,27378$88,266

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $220,000 ($14.45)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,000 ($0.72)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $30,104,000 ($1977.01)
    General - Other: $8,834,000 ($580.15)
    Police Protection: $5,883,000 ($386.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,808,000 ($315.75)
    Regular Highways: $2,521,000 ($165.56)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,079,000 ($136.53)
    Water Utilities: $1,017,000 ($66.79)
    Financial Administration: $961,000 ($63.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $934,000 ($61.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $878,000 ($57.66)
    Central Staff Services: $783,000 ($51.42)
    Health - Other: $565,000 ($37.11)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $438,000 ($28.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $409,000 ($26.86)
    General Public Buildings: $343,000 ($22.53)
    Libraries: $300,000 ($19.70)
    Public Welfare - Other: $41,000 ($2.69)
    Parking Facilities: $13,000 ($0.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,045,000 ($68.63)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $938,000 ($61.60)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $894,000 ($58.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $167,000 ($10.97)
    Libraries: $90,000 ($5.91)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($0.66)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $32,594,000 ($2140.54)

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

  • Charges - Housing and Community Development: $1,159,000 ($76.11)
    Sewerage: $991,000 ($65.08)
    All Other: $238,000 ($15.63)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $224,000 ($14.71)
    Parking Facilities: $224,000 ($14.71)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,059,000 ($69.55)
    All Other: $30,000 ($1.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,174,000 ($208.45)
    Education: $1,256,000 ($82.49)
    General Local Government Support: $84,000 ($5.52)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $589,000 ($38.68)
    Interest Earnings: $325,000 ($21.34)
    Rents: $50,000 ($3.28)
    General Revenue, NEC: $37,000 ($2.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,421,000 ($93.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $20,625,000 ($1354.50)
    General Local Government Support: $13,332,000 ($875.55)
    All Other: $1,071,000 ($70.34)
    Highways: $220,000 ($14.45)
    Health and Hospitals: $37,000 ($2.43)
  • Tax - Property: $18,774,000 ($1232.94)
    Other Selective Sales: $448,000 ($29.42)
    Other License: $234,000 ($15.37)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $21,000 ($1.38)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,752,000 ($1165.82)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,027,000 ($1118.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $725,000 ($47.61)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $5,000,000 ($328.36)
    End of Fiscal Year: $4,979,000 ($326.98)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,413,000 ($815.20)

8.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($61,882 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.20%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($473 average AGI)
Hudson County:

0.07%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New York County, NY  0.87% ($101,965 average AGI)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.84% ($59,466)
from Essex County, NJ  0.60% ($46,452)


8.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($75,116 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.23%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,147 average AGI)
Hudson County:

0.20%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bergen County, NJ  1.08% ($71,204 average AGI)
to New York County, NY  0.83% ($94,024)
to Essex County, NJ  0.65% ($68,787)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harrison:

  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWRU (1660 AM; 10 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harrison:

  • WBGO (88.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: NEWARK PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)

TV broadcast stations around Harrison:

  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Harrison fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 202m663ftTotal length
  • $1,031,000Total costs
  • 440,276Total average daily traffic
  • 35,709Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31910-1919
  • 171980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Harrison, NJ

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • KELLYE E ABERNATHY, Wolfert Road & Nj Turnpike (Lat: 39.771667 Lon: -75.244444), Type: 48.7, Overall height: 48.7 m
    Registrant: 4692297422, Kellye.E.Abernathy@cingular.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3
  • David C Jatlow, Wolfert Road & Nj Turnpike (Lat: 39.771667 Lon: -75.244444), Type: 48.7, Overall height: 48.7 m
    Registrant: 2022239222, Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW, 4TH FL
  • DAVID C JATLOW, Wolfert Road & Nj Turnpike (Lat: 39.771667 Lon: -75.244444), Type: 48.7, Overall height: 48.7 m
    Registrant: 9727332092, Kellye.E.Abernathy, 17330 PRESTON ROAD, SUITE 100A
  • DAN MENSER, 600 Cape May St. (Nj05878g) (Lat: 40.735889 Lon: -74.150306), Type: 36.0, Overall height: 36 m
    Registrant: 4253835178, Fccasrrequest@t-Mobile.Com, 12920 SE 38TH ST
  • Shannon Reilly Kraus, 600 Cape May St. (Nj05878g) (Lat: 40.735889 Lon: -74.150306), Type: 36.0, Overall height: 36 m
    Registrant: 4253838401, Fccregulatorycompliancecontact@t-Mobile.Com, 12920 S.E. 38TH STREET
  • Wolfert Road & Nj Turnpike (Lat: 39.771667 Lon: -75.244444), Type: 48.7, Overall height: 48.7 m
    Registrant: 2022239222, Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW, 4TH FL

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 400 Supor Blvd (Lat: 40.744722 Lon: -74.146667), Type: Building, Structure height: 14.3 m, Call Sign: WPYD853
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.612 MHz, 857.612 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/24/2003, Expiration Date: 07/24/2013, Certifier: Robin J Cohen
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 318 Harrison Ave (Lat: 40.746778 Lon: -74.156806), Call Sign: KCP551, Licensee ID: L00058525
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.680 MHz, 155.790 MHz, 155.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/10/1996, Expiration Date: 12/24/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: Harrison, Town Of, 318 Harrison Ave, Harrison, NJ 07029, Phone: (201) 483-4100
  • Gas Plant 4th St (Lat: 40.739000 Lon: -74.153750), Call Sign: KUU974, Licensee ID: L00748850
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/02/2012, Expiration Date: 12/22/2022, Certifier: Thomas M O'Flynn
    Registrant: Pseg Services Corporation
  • Lat: 40.736167 Lon: -74.150722, Call Sign: WQOB300
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.237 MHz, 462.262 MHz, 467.237 MHz, 467.287 MHz, 467.412 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/01/2011, Expiration Date: 08/01/2021, Certifier: Theresa A Rogge
    Registrant: Skylines Unlimited Inc, 100 Stone Church Road, Carlisle, PA 17015, Phone: (717) 218-5003, Fax: (717) 218-5005, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • NJ-NNJ5248A, 753-757 Harrison (Lat: 40.746333 Lon: -74.146722), Type: Bant, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WQLV878
    Assigned Frequencies: 17965.0 MHz, 22125.0 MHz, 22175.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 22225.0 MHz, 22275.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/06/2010, Expiration Date: 05/06/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Harrison)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 100 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9615L , Serial Number: AA1B-0115, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 06/13/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Leo J Mcdonald, Po Box 347, Harrison, NJ 07029

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$279,00056$236,03692$253,3046$76,3331$100,00018$203,611
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$309,66714$239,14321$235,3331$20,0001$170,0001$217,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$267,71411$230,09160$260,5172$192,5000$010$144,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$307,00010$183,40031$265,5812$186,0000$03$173,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$224,5003$165,0007$354,4290$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0135.00 , 0136.00, 0137.00, 0138.00, 0139.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$212,4002$288,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$188,5004$349,750
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$241,2001$440,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0135.00 , 0136.00, 0137.00, 0138.00, 0139.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 83
  • Hazardous Condition: 152
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Harrison

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Harrison, NJ
Businesses in Harrison, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets7
Advance Auto Parts1Penske1
Burger King1Popeyes1
Dunkin Donuts2RadioShack1
FedEx2Rite Aid2
H&R Block1UPS3
Hilton1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1

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  • #78 (07029) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking Indo-European language at home (pop 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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