Harrison demographics profile

StatisticHarrisonNew JerseyNational
Population15,0078,915,456318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)12,391191
Median age34.539.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%56%55%
Speak English26%69%79%
Speak Spanish41%16%13%
Harrison, NJ has a population of 15,007 and is the 2,832nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 12,391 per sq mi which is 1238960% higher than the New Jersey average and 13576% higher than the national average. The median age in Harrison is 35 which is approximately 13% lower than the New Jersey average of 40. In Harrison, 52% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 26% speak English and 41% speak Spanish. 34% of Harrison residents were born in New Jersey, 10% were born out of state, 4% were born outside of the United States and 52% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Harrison is 1238960% higher than New Jersey.
  • The median age in Harrison is 13% lower than New Jersey.
  • In Harrison 49.80% of the population is White.
  • In Harrison 2.15% of the population is African American.
  • In Harrison 20.15% of the population is Asian.

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Harrison population breakdown by race

RaceHarrisonNew JerseyNational
White49.80%68.15%73.35%
African American2.15%13.54%12.63%
Asian20.15%9.19%5.22%
American Indian0.76%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.78%2.53%3.06%
Other race24.36%6.35%4.75%
In Harrison, 45.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Harrison, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).