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Population in 2012: 13,874 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.8%
 

Males: 7,035  (50.7%)
Females: 6,839  (49.3%)

Median resident age:  34.0 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 07029.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,538 (it was $41,350 in 2000)
Harrison:

$51,538
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,369

Harrison town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $311,018 (it was $163,600 in 2000)
Harrison:

$311,018
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $332,355; Detached houses: $314,438; Townhouses or other attached units: $398,375; In 2-unit structures: $342,092; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $350,693; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $295,009

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,164.

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  • Hispanic - 6,605 (48.3%)
  • White alone - 4,238 (31.0%)
  • Asian alone - 2,371 (17.3%)
  • Other race alone - 225 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 139 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 53 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 52 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Harrison: 122.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Portuguese (8.1%), Italian (7.6%), Irish (6.8%), Polish (4.9%), German (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 1.22 square miles.

Population density: 11,361 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Harrison:

  • High school or higher: 78.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harrison town:

  • Never married: 40.0%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

7,706 residents are foreign born (10.7% Europe, 10.7% Asia).

This town:  56.3%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Harrison, New Jersey as of September 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Harrison to the number of sex offenders is 6,937 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $7,258 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $6,868 (2.0%)

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+: New York, NY (12.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 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
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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: -2,246 (-16.4%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,143 (17.0%)

Harrison household income distribution Harrison home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Harrison by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000011020030
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.07.07.10.014.20.00.022.00.0
Rapes 0410113221111
per 100,000 0.027.56.80.07.07.021.314.414.26.56.57.37.2
Robberies 20212423152927282326102023
per 100,000 150.0144.4163.0159.1104.4204.3191.9201.7163.6170.065.0146.4166.2
Assaults 26382529283615141123303037
per 100,000 195.0261.3169.8200.6195.0253.6106.6100.978.2150.4194.9219.5267.3
Burglaries 69105109615956609452729110370
per 100,000 517.6721.9740.2421.9410.8394.5426.4677.2369.9470.7591.2753.8505.7
Thefts 253248207174165225188176181132137187281
per 100,000 1897.81705.21405.71203.41148.91585.11336.11268.01287.4863.0890.01368.52030.2
Auto thefts 110129107126131103111503845386461
per 100,000 825.1887.0726.6871.4912.1725.6788.9360.2270.3294.2246.9468.3440.7
Arson 4312010000001
per 100,000 30.020.66.813.80.07.00.00.00.00.00.00.07.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 277.5325.3269.3249.0236.7297.2271.6232.0215.5187.7169.8299.1276.2

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 49 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.75
New Jersey average:

3.38

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Harrison, New Jersey accommodation, waste management - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.6%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,259 (+9.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Harrison-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 6% 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 slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 28.2 miles away from Harrison center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 37.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

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: 3, Storms: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Power Outage: 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.


Hospital/medical center in Harrison:

  • RCG HARRISON DC (Dialysis Facility, 620 ESSEX STREET)

Other hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Harrison, 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: 7,473)
  • Essex County College (about 2 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,915)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (about 2 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,420)
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (about 2 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,275)
  • Saint Peter's College (about 5 miles; Jersey City, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,366)
  • New Jersey City University (about 5 miles; Jersey City, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Hudson County Community College (about 5 miles; Jersey City, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,527)

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)
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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
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AQI  CO  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5 NO2 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.3. This is about average.
City:

32.3
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.389. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.389
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.51
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 21.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.1
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 14.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.8
U.S.:

22.9
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.89. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.89
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 18.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.9
U.S.:

9.4
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.1072

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

HARRISON W DEPT (Population served: 14425, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Manganese
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-14-2001), St Public Notif received (DEC-14-2001), St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-23-2000), St Public Notif received (OCT-23-2000), St Compliance achieved (OCT-23-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 minor monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.6%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.5% for Black residents, 15.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 16.6% for other race residents, 14.6% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Harrison, NJ

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 compared to New Jersey state average:

Harrison, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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  • 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.


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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 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 (84%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.08%
Here62.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchMuslim EstimateJewishAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAAssemblies of God
Adherents84.1%4.2%3.3%1.4%1.0%
Congregations20.4%3.2%3.2%6.1%7.2%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents1.0%0.8%0.5%0.5%3.2%
Congregations7.9%2.5%5.4%5.0%39.1%
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: 257
Hudson County:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Hudson County:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 120
This 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.
New Jersey:

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

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.8%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hudson County:

22.8%
State:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hudson County:

23.7%
State:

18.0%

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 22$130,254$71,0480$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 15$4,917
Judicial and Legal 16$73,789$55,3420$0
Police Protection - Officers 105$495,709$56,6520$0
Firefighters 56$425,000$91,0710$0
Streets and Highways 37$157,956$51,2290$0
Health 7$39,223$67,2390$0
Parks and Recreation 4$24,272$72,81615$6,667
Housing and Community Development(Local) 9$21,284$28,3790$0
Water Supply 7$41,225$70,6710$0
Transit 2$11,688$70,1280$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 222$1,274,268$68,8790$0
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 31$143,060$55,37823$23,913
Local Libraries 8$36,805$55,2080$0
Totals for Government 526$2,874,533$65,57953$35,497

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $220,000 ($15.86)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,000 ($0.79)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $30,104,000 ($2169.81)
    General - Other: $8,834,000 ($636.73)
    Police Protection: $5,883,000 ($424.03)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,808,000 ($346.55)
    Regular Highways: $2,521,000 ($181.71)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,079,000 ($149.85)
    Water Utilities: $1,017,000 ($73.30)
    Financial Administration: $961,000 ($69.27)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $934,000 ($67.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $878,000 ($63.28)
    Central Staff Services: $783,000 ($56.44)
    Health - Other: $565,000 ($40.72)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $438,000 ($31.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $409,000 ($29.48)
    General Public Buildings: $343,000 ($24.72)
    Libraries: $300,000 ($21.62)
    Public Welfare - Other: $41,000 ($2.96)
    Parking Facilities: $13,000 ($0.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,045,000 ($75.32)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $938,000 ($67.61)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $894,000 ($64.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $167,000 ($12.04)
    Libraries: $90,000 ($6.49)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($0.72)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $32,594,000 ($2349.29)

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

  • Charges - Housing and Community Development: $1,159,000 ($83.54)
    Sewerage: $991,000 ($71.43)
    All Other: $238,000 ($17.15)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $224,000 ($16.15)
    Parking Facilities: $224,000 ($16.15)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,059,000 ($76.33)
    All Other: $30,000 ($2.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,174,000 ($228.77)
    Education: $1,256,000 ($90.53)
    General Local Government Support: $84,000 ($6.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $589,000 ($42.45)
    Interest Earnings: $325,000 ($23.43)
    Rents: $50,000 ($3.60)
    General Revenue, NEC: $37,000 ($2.67)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,421,000 ($102.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $20,625,000 ($1486.59)
    General Local Government Support: $13,332,000 ($960.93)
    All Other: $1,071,000 ($77.19)
    Highways: $220,000 ($15.86)
    Health and Hospitals: $37,000 ($2.67)
  • Tax - Property: $18,774,000 ($1353.18)
    Other Selective Sales: $448,000 ($32.29)
    Other License: $234,000 ($16.87)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $21,000 ($1.51)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,752,000 ($1279.52)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,027,000 ($1227.26)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $725,000 ($52.26)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $5,000,000 ($360.39)
    End of Fiscal Year: $4,979,000 ($358.87)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,413,000 ($894.70)

8.41% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($56,424 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.41%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

0.33% of residents moved from foreign countries ($862 average AGI)
Hudson County:

0.33%
New Jersey average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from New York County, NY  0.99% ($90,736 average AGI)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.86% ($56,352)
from Essex County, NJ  0.66% ($41,527)


9.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($65,498 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.50%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.18% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,337 average AGI)
Hudson County:

0.18%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bergen County, NJ  1.24% ($60,674 average AGI)
to Essex County, NJ  0.83% ($63,892)
to New York County, NY  0.77% ($80,748)

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 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 20
Total length: 202 meters (663ft)
Total costs: $1,031,000
Total average daily traffic: 440,276
Total average daily truck traffic: 35,709

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 3
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 17
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 Hardware1Penske1
Burger King1Popeyes1
Dunkin Donuts2RadioShack1
FedEx2Rite Aid2
H&R Block1UPS3
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets7
Browse common businesses in Harrison, NJ


Harrison on our top lists:

  • #40 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents"
  • #12 (07029) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Brazilian first ancestries"
  • #54 (07029) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries"
  • #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)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #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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  • Soumyajit Chakraborty (11)
  • Sheng Liu (6)
  • Amit Goyal (5)
  • Lei Guan (4)
  • Jorge M. Da Silva (4)
  • Yan Zhang (4)
  • Kai Su (3)
  • Chunhua Chen (3)
  • Shiyou Xu (3)
  • Hao Men (3)

Total of 80 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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