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Population in 2010: 10,839. Population change since 2000: +88.3%
Males: 5,463  (50.4%)
Females: 5,376  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  35.2 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54487, 54952.

Harrison Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2016: $91,612 (it was $66,094 in 2000)
Harrison:

$91,612
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $36,716 (it was $24,690 in 2000)

Harrison town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $228,038 (it was $142,800 in 2000)
Harrison:

$228,038
WI:

$173,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $199,460; Detached houses: $205,706; Townhouses or other attached units: $139,881; In 2-unit structures: $197,021; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $138,825; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $105,129; Mobile homes: $29,662
  • Races in Harrison, WI (2010)

    Harrison races chart
    • 10,30595.1%White alone
    • 2332.1%Hispanic
    • 1671.5%Asian alone
    • 770.7%Two or more races
    • 310.3%Black alone
    • 240.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.01%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Harrison: 99.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (60.3%), Dutch (16.1%), Polish (9.0%), Irish (7.3%), French (6.9%), Norwegian (6.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 33.5 square miles.

Population density: 323 people per square mile   (very low).

Harrison,WI real estate house value index trend

Harrison, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Harrison:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harrison town:

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 73.0%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 1.2%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

94 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.6%
Wisconsin:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Harrison town:  1.8% ($2,528)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Harrison satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Appleton, WI (5.5 miles , pop. 70,087).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (82.0 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (166.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sherwood, WI (1.9 miles ), Buchanan, WI (2.0 miles ), Combined Locks, WI (2.0 miles ), Kimberly, WI (2.1 miles ), Menasha, WI (2.3 miles ), Little Chute, WI (2.3 miles ), Appleton, WI (2.3 miles ), Kaukauna, WI (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.21 N, Longitude: 88.33 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 920

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.8%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Paper (20%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Printing and related support activities (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Paper (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (3%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Engineers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Harrison, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Harrison-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 22% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Harrison town center injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/18/1996, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.7 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harrison-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 398.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 192.2 miles away from Harrison center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 373.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 405.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 324.4 miles away from Harrison center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 443.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Calumet County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harrison topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Harrison:

  • OAKRIDGE GARDENS NUR CTR, INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MENASHA, WI)
  • OAKRIDGE GARDENS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MENASHA, WI)
  • COLONY OAKS CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; APPLETON, WI)
  • ST ELIZABETH HSPTL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; APPLETON, WI)
  • AFFINITY SUBACUTE CARE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; APPLETON, WI)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; APPLETON, WI)
  • PEABODY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; APPLETON, WI)

Amtrak stations near Harrison:

  • 6 miles: APPLETON (500 N. ONEIDA ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.
  • 17 miles: OSHKOSH (124 N. MAIN ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harrison:

  • Lawrence University (about 6 miles; Appleton, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,821)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 9 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 17 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 21 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 25 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • Moraine Park Technical College (about 30 miles; Fond du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 3,079)
  • Marian University (about 31 miles; Fond Du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 2,045)

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Notable locations in Harrison: High Cliff Country Club (A), North Shore Country Club (B), Sherwood Station (C), Ameri-Milk Farm (D), Gebhart Farm (E), Triangle Dairy Farm (F), Harrison Fire Rescue Department (G), Harrison Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (H), Harrison Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mansfield Family Cemetery (1), High Cliff Cemetery (2), Sacred Heart Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Harrison include: High Cliff Escarpment State Natural Area (1), High Cliff State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Calumet 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 2013 was 68.0. This is about average.

City:

68.0
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.79. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.79
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  3.0 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  83.8%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.4%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.4%
Whole state:

8.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

0.8%
Whole state:

3.7%
8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Wisconsin average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,1687
Evangelical Protestant5,20815
Mainline Protestant2,1458
Other831
None26,367-
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: 6
Calumet County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Calumet County:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Calumet County:

27.2%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.7%
State:

13.0%

6.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,421 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Outagamie County, WI  2.18% ($40,506 average AGI)
from Winnebago County, WI  1.12% ($37,856)
from Manitowoc County, WI  0.43% ($36,855)


6.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,900 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Outagamie County, WI  2.09% ($42,240 average AGI)
to Winnebago County, WI  0.94% ($39,589)
to Brown County, WI  0.45% ($33,860)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harrison:

  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJOK (1050 AM; 1 kW; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCO (1570 AM; 1 kW; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNFL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WCUB (980 AM; 5 kW; TWO RIVERS, WI; Owner: CUB RADIO, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harrison:

  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLFM (91.1 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN)
  • WNCY-FM (100.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPCK (104.9 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • WEMI (91.9 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WROE (94.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHID (88.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: BD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV OF WI SYS)
  • WOGB (103.1 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIXX (101.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXWX (107.5 FM; BRILLION, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPNE-FM (89.3 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WKSZ (95.9 FM; DE PERE, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WORQ (90.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: LAKESHORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWWX (96.9 FM; OSHKOSH, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W271AC (102.1 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: FAMILY EDUC. BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVBO (103.9 FM; WINNECONNE, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEMY (91.5 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC)
  • W203AV (88.5 FM; OSHKOSH, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)
  • WECB (104.3 FM; SEYMOUR, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOZZ (93.5 FM; NEW LONDON, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Harrison:

  • WLUK-TV (Channel 11; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFRV-TV (Channel 5; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WBAY-TV (Channel 2; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF GREEN BAY, INC.)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • WPNE (Channel 38; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WGBA (Channel 26; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: ARIES TELECOMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WACY (Channel 32; APPLETON, WI; Owner: ACE TV, INC.)
  • W17CF (Channel 17; RIPON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W23BL (Channel 23; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WIWB (Channel 14; SURING, WI; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF WISCONSIN, LLC)
  • W49CB (Channel 49; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W30BU (Channel 30; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 66m217ftTotal length
  • $1,609,000Total costs
  • 154,339Total average daily traffic
  • 6,573Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11980-1989
  • 121990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Harrison, WI

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 4.5 Mi W. Of Parrish Wisconsin (Lat: 45.420500 Lon: -89.493444), Overall height: 64 m, Call Sign: WLF856, Licensee ID: L00052924
    Assigned Frequencies: 2008.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/09/1987, Expiration Date: 12/01/2005, Cancellation Date: 03/11/2003Registrant: Northland Television, Inc., P. O. Box 558, Rhinelander, WI 54501

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Wood (1%)

Harrison compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Harrison on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Printing and related support activities (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Mathematical science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Printing and related support activities (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other production occupations including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Social scientists and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Paper and paper products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farmers and farm managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Therapists (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Machinery (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Book stores and news dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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