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The City of Harrison had a population of 13,278 as of July 1, 2017. Harrison ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Harrison is located at latitude 36.2426 and longitude -93.1177 in Boone County. The formal boundaries for the City of Harrison (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Boone County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,050 feet.

The City of Harrison (GNIS ID: 2403805) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Harrison is located within Township of North Harrison, a minor civil division (MCD) of Boone County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Harrison population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Harrison: Crooked Creek.

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Harrison, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,278
Daytime Population: Workers 13,603
Daytime Population: Residents 7,427
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,030
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.58
Population in Households 12,954
Population in Familes 9,911
Population in Group Qrtrs 324
Population Density2 1,198
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $32,392
Average Household Income $48,457
Per Capita Income $21,208


Total Housing Units 6,221 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,299 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,444 (39.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 478 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $117,154
Average Home Value $137,436


Total Households 5,743
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 3,432
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.44% 0.35%
Households 0.47% 0.37%
Families 0.4% 0.24%
Median Household Income   0.3%
Per Capita Income   1.43%

Harrison, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harrison to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 30 95th
Population Density # 41 93rd
Diversity Index # 406 25th
Median Household Income # 410 24th
Per Capita Income # 235 57th

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