Harrison, AR Profile: Facts & Data


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Harrison, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Harrison had a population of 13,131 as of July 1, 2018. Harrison ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Harrison: Crooked Creek.

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Harrison, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 13,131
Population in Households 12,807
Population in Familes 9,719
Population in Group Qrtrs 324
Population Density2 1,184
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $35,038
Average Household Income $49,066
Per Capita Income $21,439


Total Housing Units 6,181 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,380 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,287 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 514 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $126,699
Average Home Value $149,667


Total Households 5,667
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 3,347
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.25% 0.21%
Households 0.25% 0.22%
Families 0.05% 0.01%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   1.39%

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, 2018 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 # 31 94th
Population Density # 43 92nd
Diversity Index # 396 27th
Median Household Income # 372 31st
Per Capita Income # 278 49th

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