Harrison, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 17,643 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +22.3%
 
Males: 9,159  (51.9%)
Females: 8,484  (48.1%)
Median resident age:

35.0 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 07029.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,916 (it was $41,350 in 2000)
Harrison:

$68,916
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,244 (it was $18,490 in 2000)

Harrison town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $379,657 (it was $163,600 in 2000)
Harrison:

$379,657
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $370,895; detached houses: $338,208; townhouses or other attached units: $446,588; in 2-unit structures: $393,449; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $509,640; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $350,120

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,354.

March 2019 cost of living index in Harrison: 122.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.4%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.5% for Black residents, 17.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.2% for other race residents, 9.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Harrison, NJ (2017)
    • 7,04945.4%Hispanic
    • 4,68030.1%White alone
    • 3,27721.1%Asian alone
    • 2481.6%Black alone
    • 2261.5%Two or more races
    • 1000.6%American Indian alone
    • 510.3%Other race alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Harrison, New Jersey as of February 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Harrison is 3,044 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Harrison by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(7.0)
1
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(22.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(7.0)
3
(21.3)
2
(14.4)
2
(14.2)
1
(6.5)
1
(6.5)
1
(7.3)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(19.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(27.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
29
(204.3)
27
(191.9)
28
(201.7)
23
(163.6)
26
(170.0)
10
(65.0)
20
(146.4)
23
(166.2)
32
(229.0)
16
(102.0)
16
(101.1)
23
(145.7)
29
(172.6)
11
(60.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
36
(253.6)
15
(106.6)
14
(100.9)
11
(78.2)
23
(150.4)
30
(194.9)
30
(219.5)
37
(267.3)
31
(221.8)
23
(146.6)
21
(132.7)
18
(114.0)
29
(172.6)
24
(132.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
56
(394.5)
60
(426.4)
94
(677.2)
52
(369.9)
72
(470.7)
91
(591.2)
103
(753.8)
70
(505.7)
50
(357.8)
42
(267.8)
29
(183.3)
55
(348.4)
37
(220.2)
45
(249.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
225
(1,585)
188
(1,336)
176
(1,268)
181
(1,287)
132
(863.0)
137
(890.0)
187
(1,368)
281
(2,030)
191
(1,367)
175
(1,116)
234
(1,479)
252
(1,596)
260
(1,547)
259
(1,434)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
103
(725.6)
111
(788.9)
50
(360.2)
38
(270.3)
45
(294.2)
38
(246.9)
64
(468.3)
61
(440.7)
68
(486.6)
54
(344.3)
32
(202.2)
48
(304.0)
44
(261.9)
69
(382.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(7.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)280.8256.6219.2203.6177.3160.4282.5261.0231.7150.8160.2179.1184.6183.5

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City-data.com crime index in Harrison, NJ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 50 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Portuguese (9.3%), Polish (4.7%), Brazilian (3.8%), American (2.6%), Irish (2.0%), Italian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 1.22 square miles.

Population density: 14,447 people per square mile   (very high).

Harrison, New Jersey map

8,268 residents are foreign born (26.6% Latin America, 9.5% Asia, 8.7% Europe).

This town:

53.3%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $9,837 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $8,361 (2.8%)

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 )

Latitude: 40.75 N, Longitude: 74.16 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,384 (-15.4%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 961 (12.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Harrison, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Harrison, NJ in 2017
Harrison satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $64,600
  • 2006: 144 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 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
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $205,500
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $8,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Harrison, NJ residents
Average permit cost in Harrison, NJ
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Historical population in Harrison, NJ
Historical housing units in Harrison, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +1,259 (+9.6%).
Most common industries in Harrison, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Private households (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Harrison, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Computer specialists (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.8%)
  • Computer specialists (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Construction laborers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)

Average climate in Harrison, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Harrison, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 94.6. This is worse than average.

City:

94.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.320. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.320
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 15.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.317. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.317
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.41. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.41
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

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 (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harrison topographic map

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:

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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.

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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Harrison:

Marital status in Harrison, NJ
  • Never married: 36.9%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

For population 25 years and over in Harrison:

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.8
New Jersey average:

12.4

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

Religion statistics for Harrison, NJ (based on Hudson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This 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.
New Jersey:

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
This county:

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:
This county:

23.7%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Harrison:

49.1%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.6%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.2
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.1%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.2%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Harrison:

6.8
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Harrison:

30.4%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Harrison:

55.7%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.0%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Harrison, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 279$1,641,956$70,6220$0
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 80$305,260$45,7890$0
Police Protection - Officers 40$407,793$122,3380$0
Firefighters 30$263,447$105,3791$2,954
Streets and Highways 17$100,902$71,2253$2,957
Housing and Community Development (Local) 10$68,170$81,8040$0
Police - Other 10$39,489$47,3871$1,946
Judicial and Legal 8$44,984$67,4763$8,633
Financial Administration 6$37,898$75,7962$6,422
Welfare 5$21,198$50,8754$6,865
Other and Unallocable 5$41,699$100,07839$48,483
Other Government Administration 4$36,622$109,86611$2,819
Local Libraries 3$12,529$50,1161$1,400
Health 2$14,811$88,8662$2,342
Parks and Recreation 2$10,923$65,53810$3,219
Sewerage 2$10,363$62,1780$0
Fire - Other 1$7,138$85,6561$897
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 504$3,065,182$72,98178$88,937

Harrison government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $916,000 ($51.92)
    Regular Highways: $310,000 ($17.57)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $119,000 ($6.74)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($0.85)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $46,666,000 ($2645.02)
    General - Other: $10,390,000 ($588.90)
    Police Protection: $5,439,000 ($308.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,027,000 ($228.25)
    Regular Highways: $2,272,000 ($128.78)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,384,000 ($78.44)
    Water Utilities: $1,345,000 ($76.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,117,000 ($63.31)
    Financial Administration: $1,041,000 ($59.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,012,000 ($57.36)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $515,000 ($29.19)
    Central Staff Services: $490,000 ($27.77)
    Health - Other: $298,000 ($16.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $285,000 ($16.15)
    Libraries: $274,000 ($15.53)
    General Public Buildings: $262,000 ($14.85)
    Sewerage: $118,000 ($6.69)
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000 ($0.11)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,379,000 ($78.16)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,857,000 ($105.25)
    Other - Sewerage: $779,000 ($44.15)
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $121,000 ($6.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $692,000 ($39.22)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $406,000 ($23.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,944,000 ($1413.82)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $492,000 ($27.89)

Harrison government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Housing and Community Development: $1,661,000 ($94.14)
    Sewerage: $1,454,000 ($82.41)
    Parking Facilities: $330,000 ($18.70)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $236,000 ($13.38)
    Other: $74,000 ($4.19)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $909,000 ($51.52)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,908,000 ($108.14)
    Other: $92,000 ($5.21)
    Health and Hospitals: $7,000 ($0.40)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,459,000 ($139.38)
    Fines and Forfeits: $528,000 ($29.93)
    Rents: $158,000 ($8.96)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($0.40)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,075,000 ($117.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $34,610,000 ($1961.68)
    General Local Government Support: $11,928,000 ($676.08)
    Other: $509,000 ($28.85)
    Highways: $310,000 ($17.57)
    Health and Hospitals: $16,000 ($0.91)
  • Tax - Property: $17,934,000 ($1016.49)
    Other Selective Sales: $635,000 ($35.99)
    Other License: $485,000 ($27.49)
    Public Utilities Sales: $112,000 ($6.35)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $44,000 ($2.49)

Harrison government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,596,000 ($2357.65)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,182,000 ($2164.14)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,414,000 ($193.50)

Harrison government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,942,000 ($166.75)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,431,000 ($1044.66)

8.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($88,457 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.11%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,532 average AGI)
Hudson County:

0.12%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New York County, NY  1.12% ($161,976 average AGI)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.80% ($68,313)
from Essex County, NJ  0.55% ($65,771)


9.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($99,399 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.05%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,887 average AGI)
Hudson County:

0.14%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bergen County, NJ  1.23% ($103,054 average AGI)
to Essex County, NJ  0.84% ($95,396)
to New York County, NY  0.66% ($145,743)
Businesses in Harrison, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets7
Advance Auto Parts1Penske1
Burger King1Popeyes1
Dunkin Donuts2RadioShack1
FedEx2Rite Aid2
H&R Block1UPS3
Hilton1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1

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
See more detailed statistics of Harrison fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 194ft / 59.5mTotal length
  • 491,520Total average daily traffic
  • 39,077Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Harrison, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31910-1919
  • 181980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Harrison, NJ

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Harrison)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Harrison, NJ)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 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, 22175.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 22275.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, 22075.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, 22075.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, 22075.0 MHz... (+16 more), Grant Date: 05/06/2010, Expiration Date: 05/06/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • Harrison, Lat: 40.736667 Lon: -74.150278, Call Sign: WQYE827,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1445.00 MHz, 1485.00 MHz, 2365.00 MHz, 2385.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/06/2016, Expiration Date: 09/24/2016, Cancellation Date: 11/26/2016, Certifier: Argyle Nelson, Registrant: Aerial Video Systems, 3200 W Valhalla Drive, Burbank, CA 91505, Phone: (818) 954-8842, Fax: (818) 954-9122, Email:
  • NY25XC009, 600 Essex St (Lat: 40.742972 Lon: -74.151222), Type: Building, Structure height: 37.8 m, Call Sign: WRBL396,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23175.0 MHz, 23275.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 23275.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 23275.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 23275.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 23275.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 04/18/2018, Expiration Date: 04/18/2028, Certifier: Kyle Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Harrison)
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 in Harrison, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Harrison, NJ - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 83
  • Hazardous Condition: 152
  • Service Call: 1
Fire incident types in Harrison, NJ

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Harrison, NJ

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

  • Hampton Inn & Suites Newark Riverwalk, 100 Passaic Ave, Harrison, New Jersey 07029 , Phone: (973) 483-1900, Fax: (973) 483-1999
  • Element Harrison, 399 Somerset St, Harrison, New Jersey 07029 , Phone: (201) 963-5200
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Harrison, New Jersey
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Harrison, NJ
  • 88.0%Utility gas
  • 5.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.1%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Solar energy
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Harrison, NJ
  • 78.1%Utility gas
  • 13.9%Electricity
  • 4.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel


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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Harrison on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Peru (population 500+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South America (population 500+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Portugal (population 500+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ecuador (population 500+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Southern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bus, a trolley bus, a streetcar, or a trolley car to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Brazil (population 500+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Spain (population 500+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: wholesale trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (population 500+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in China (population 500+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people driving a car to work alone (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 (07029) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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