Harrison, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 2,086 (83% urban, 17% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.0%
 
Males: 1,053  (50.5%)
Females: 1,033  (49.5%)
Median resident age:

41.9 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48625.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,444 (it was $26,392 in 2000)
Harrison:

$32,444
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,239 (it was $15,443 in 2000)

Harrison city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $109,258 (it was $77,400 in 2000)
Harrison:

$109,258
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $124,409; detached houses: $131,917; mobile homes: $19,937

Median gross rent in 2017: $447.

March 2019 cost of living index in Harrison: 76.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 32.6%
(33.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Harrison, MI (2017)
    • 1,87590.6%White alone
    • 834.0%Hispanic
    • 391.9%Black alone
    • 241.2%Asian alone
    • 211.0%Two or more races
    • 150.7%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 185 registered sex offenders living in Harrison, Michigan as of October 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Harrison is 11 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (16.7%), English (15.0%), Irish (8.5%), Polish (5.3%), Dutch (4.4%), American (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1186 feet

Land area: 3.74 square miles.

Population density: 557 people per square mile   (low).

Harrison, Michigan map

73 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe).

This city:

3.5%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,704 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,382 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (59.4 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (141.8 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (209.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Farwell, MI (3.6 miles ),
Clare, MI (3.7 miles ),
Gladwin, MI (4.0 miles ),
Loomis, MI (4.1 miles ),
Marion, MI (4.3 miles ),
Beaverton, MI (4.3 miles ),
Houghton Lake, MI (4.4 miles ),
Prudenville, MI (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 44.02 N, Longitude: 84.80 W

Area code: 989

Distribution of median household income in Harrison, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Harrison, MI in 2017
Harrison satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.5%
Michigan:

4.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +274 (+14.9%).
Most common industries in Harrison, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.9%)
  • Public administration (12.0%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Truck transportation (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.1%)
  • Machinery (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.5%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.1%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Harrison, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Top executives (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.5%)

Average climate in Harrison, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Harrison, Michigan environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 52.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2003 was 0.149. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.149
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.37. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.37
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 0.576. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.576
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.54. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.54
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.00300. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00300
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Harrison-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Michigan state average. It is 24% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 53.5 miles away from the Harrison city center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/30/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.8 miles away from the city center injured 10 people.

Earthquake activity:

Harrison-area historical earthquake activity is near Michigan state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 283.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 249.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 242.0 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 417.2 miles away from Harrison center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 248.2 miles away from Harrison center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.2 miles away from Harrison 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 Clare County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harrison topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Harrison:

  • ARDIS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FARWELL, MI)
  • NORTH WOODS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FARWELL, MI)
  • TENDERCARE CLARE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CLARE, MI)
  • MIDMICHIGAN MEDICAL CENTER-CLARE Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; CLARE, MI)
  • GLADWIN NURSING AND REHABILITATION COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GLADWIN, MI)
  • MIDMICHIGAN GLADWIN PINES NH (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GLADWIN, MI)
  • MIDMICHIGAN MEDICAL CENTER-GLADWIN Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; GLADWIN, MI)

Airports located in Harrison:

College/University in Harrison:

  • Mid Michigan Community College (Full-time enrollment: 3,653; Location: 1375 S Clare Ave; Public; Website: www.midmich.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Harrison:

  • Central Michigan University (about 30 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; Full-time enrollment: 22,758)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 38 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Ferris State University (about 42 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)
  • Delta College (about 52 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 53 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 9,021)
  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 65 miles; Traverse City, MI; FT enrollment: 3,276)
  • Baker College of Owosso (about 79 miles; Owosso, MI; FT enrollment: 2,081)

Public high schools in Harrison:

Public elementary/middle schools in Harrison:

See full list of schools located in Harrison

Library in Harrison:

  • HARRISON COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $196,286; Location: 105 EAST MAIN STREET; 22,165 books; 858 audio materials; 1,538 video materials; 50 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • You have two cities mixed up here. One is Harrisville (I think that\'s the name and the other is Harrison. Harrison is located in the middle of the state of Michigan not by the water as you indicated. It is nearer to Clare or Cadillac than where you have it. The correct zip code for Harrison is 48625 but it is not near most of the places that you have. added by Michelle
  • Harrison is not near Detroit, it is indeed in Clare county, but that is 100 miles north of Lansing.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Harrison: Clare County Fairground (A), Gowanie Country Club (B), United Rescue Service (C), Harrison City Library (D), Harrison Community Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (E), Harrison Sheriff's Office (F), Harrison Township Fire Department Station 2 (G), Harrison Township Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (H), Selfridge Air National Guard Base Fire Department (I), Michigan Department of Natural Resources Harrison Field Office (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Mariner's Pointe Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Harrison include: Saint Athanasius Church (A), First Congregational United Church of Christ (B), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (C), Faith Church (D), Saint Luke Church (E), Saint Huberts Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Athanasius Cemetery (1), Maple Grove Cemetery (2), Tucker Family Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Budd Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tucker Jones Drain (A), Peltier Drain (B), Black Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Harrison include: Wilson State Park (1), Harrison Area Park (2), Harrison Historical Marker (3), Selfridge Field Historical Marker (4), Waterfront Park (5), Aloysius Trombley Park (6), William Tucker County Park (7), Metropolitan Beach (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Blackie's North Star Cabins (585 County Farm Road) (1), Budd Lake Motel (378 N 1st St) (2), Acorn Motel (1306 North Clare Avenue) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Horace Rackham - Manufacturing businesspeople.

Clare County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

KERNS GROCERY STORE (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
TAYLORS BEACH CAMPGROUND - OFFICE & LAUNDRY (Population served: 255, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-23-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-23-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SNOW SNAKE MT SKI AREA INC (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2008)
HENRY'S CORNER STORE (Address: 6976 E. Townline Rd , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SCOOTER'S AIRPORT BAR (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MONTES FAMILY REST (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
OAKRIDGE RESORT CONDO (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
HIDDEN HILL (Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-04-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Harrison that have no violations reported:

  • VFW POST #1075 (Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHOP N GO (Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MYSTIC LAKE HORSE BARN (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WITHII CAMPGRND (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTHERN STOP AND SHOP (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HAYES COMM BLDG (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUNRISE CONV. STORE #17 (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUNRISE CONV STORE19 (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • K.D. QUICK STOP (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HOPE BAPTIST CHRUCH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.4%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.1%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Harrison in 2010:

  • 114 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Harrison in 2000:

  • 175 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 11 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in nursing homes

Banks with branches in Harrison (2011 data):

  • Chemical Bank: Harrison North Branch at 3245 N Clare Ave, branch established on 1976/03/01; Harrison Branch at 127 North 2nd Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2010/07/30: Bank assets: $5,331.9 mil, Deposits: $4,367.1 mil, headquarters in Midland, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 146 total offices, Holding Company: Chemical Financial Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Harrison Branch at 231 South First Street, branch established on 1883/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Harrison:

Marital status in Harrison, MI
  • Never married: 33.2%
  • Now married: 41.1%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in Harrison:

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Harrison
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Harrison:

(Harrison, Michigan Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Harrison, MI (based on Clare County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,32335
Catholic4,9982
Mainline Protestant1,0675
Other5736
None18,965-
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: 14
Clare County:

4.56 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Clare County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Clare County:

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Clare County:

8.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.5%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Clare County:

15.2%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.0%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.9%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Harrison:

28.9
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Harrison:

22.4%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Harrison:

13.2%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Harrison:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.9%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

51.6%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.9%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Harrison, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 7$411$7050$0
Financial Administration 3$10,234$40,9360$0
Streets and Highways 2$8,020$48,1201$709
Local Libraries 2$4,654$27,9244$2,741
Sewerage 1$2,799$33,5880$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,490$41,8800$0
Water Supply 1$3,583$42,9960$0
Firefighters 1$4,203$50,4360$0
Fire - Other 0$0 20$1,574
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 18$37,394$24,92925$5,024

Harrison government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $302,000 ($144.77)
    Sewerage: $296,000 ($141.90)
    Regular Highways: $294,000 ($140.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $218,000 ($104.51)
    Water Utilities: $170,000 ($81.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $127,000 ($60.88)
    Financial Administration: $88,000 ($42.19)
    Central Staff Services: $66,000 ($31.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000 ($21.57)
    General Public Buildings: $17,000 ($8.15)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $168,000 ($80.54)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $155,000 ($74.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $27,000 ($12.94)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($6.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($3.84)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($3.36)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $240,000 ($115.05)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $84,000 ($40.27)

Harrison government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $520,000 ($249.28)
    Other: $231,000 ($110.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $122,000 ($58.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.96)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $8,000 ($3.84)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $65,000 ($31.16)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $93,000 ($44.58)
    Rents: $59,000 ($28.28)
    Sale of Property: $50,000 ($23.97)
    Special Assessments: $34,000 ($16.30)
    Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($8.15)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($0.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $275,000 ($131.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $177,000 ($84.85)
    General Local Government Support: $158,000 ($75.74)
  • Tax - Property: $789,000 ($378.24)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $26,000 ($12.46)

Harrison government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,438,000 ($2606.90)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,321,000 ($2550.81)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $117,000 ($56.09)

Harrison government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,975,000 ($1905.56)

7.17% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,503 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
Michigan average:

5.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Isabella County, MI  1.49% ($32,025 average AGI)
to Midland County, MI  0.48% ($31,423)
to Gladwin County, MI  0.45% ($30,041)
Businesses in Harrison, MI
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1McDonald's1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Little Caesars Pizza1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets1

Strongest AM radio stations in Harrison:

  • WKKM (1540 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HARRISON, MI; Owner: LAURIE L. FOSTER)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WKJF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: WKJF RADIO, INC.)
  • WGDN (1350 AM; 1 kW; GLADWIN, MI; Owner: APPLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 15 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WBRN (1460 AM; 5 kW; BIG RAPIDS, MI; Owner: RH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harrison:

  • WVXH (92.1 FM; HARRISON, MI; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WUPS (98.5 FM; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: COLTRACE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEJC (88.3 FM; WHITE STAR, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGDN-FM (103.1 FM; GLADWIN, MI; Owner: APPLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCEN-FM (94.5 FM; HEMLOCK, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WMRX-FM (97.7 FM; BEAVERTON, MI; Owner: STEEL BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WUGN (99.7 FM; MIDLAND, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC)
  • WLXV (96.7 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WCFX (95.3 FM; CLARE, MI; Owner: GOLDSEN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPRJ (101.7 FM; COLEMAN, MI; Owner: COME TOGETHER MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCKC (107.1 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Harrison:

  • WWTV (Channel 9; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: HERITAGE B/CING COMPANY OF MICHIGAN)
  • W61CS (Channel 61; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W50CD (Channel 50; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W36CE (Channel 36; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WCMU-TV (Channel 14; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • W52CO (Channel 52; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WFQX-TV (Channel 33; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • W63CH (Channel 63; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18CB (Channel 18; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W57CQ (Channel 57; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W31BN (Channel 31; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W65DJ (Channel 65; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBWM-LP (Channel 32; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W61DK (Channel 61; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
Harrison fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Harrison fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 62Number of bridges
  • 725ft / 221mTotal length
  • $1,110,000Total costs
  • 1,285,308Total average daily traffic
  • 69,817Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Harrison, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 371960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Harrison, MI
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Harrison)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 117 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Harrison, MI)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Harrison)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Harrison)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 93. The highest number of reported fires - 120 took place in 2003, and the least - 61 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Harrison, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.5%), and Outside Fires (34.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Harrison, MI
    • 73346.5%Structure Fires
    • 54334.5%Outside Fires
    • 25716.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 432.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Harrison, MI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Harrison, MI
  • 82.3%Utility gas
  • 9.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.8%Wood
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Electricity
  • 0.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Harrison, MI
  • 53.0%Utility gas
  • 39.9%Electricity
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Other fuel
  • 1.5%No fuel used


Harrison compared to Michigan state average:

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

Harrison on our top lists:

  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 1,000+)"
There are 4 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
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