Harrison, AR

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2020 Population
13,124
0.467% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
39.5
9.12% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
16.6%
27.1% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$41,393
2.79% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$115,200
2.29% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
5,641
1.33% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Harrison, AR had a population of 13.1k people with a median age of 39.5 and a median household income of $41,393. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Harrison, AR grew from 13,063 to 13,124, a 0.467% increase and its median household income grew from $40,271 to $41,393, a 2.79% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Harrison, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.83%), White (Hispanic) (2.42%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.1%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.686%).

None of the households in Harrison, AR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.3% of the residents in Harrison, AR are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Harrison, AR are North Arkansas College (630 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Harrison, AR was $115,200, and the homeownership rate was 56.1%.

Most people in Harrison, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Harrison, AR was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Harrison, AR is home to a population of 13.1k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.41% of Harrison, AR residents were born outside of the country (185 people).

In 2020, there were 24 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12k people) in Harrison, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 502 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 317 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.3%
2020 Citizenship
99.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.3% of Harrison, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Harrison, AR was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Harrison, AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    12k ± 355
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    502 ± 403
  3. White (Hispanic)
    317 ± 151
2.62%
Hispanic Population
344 people

In 2020, there were 24 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12k people) in Harrison, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 502 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 317 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.62% of the people in Harrison, AR are hispanic (344 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    62,610 ± 6,079 people
  2. El Salvador
    14,219 ± 2,921 people
  3. India
    8,923 ± 2,316 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Arkansas was Mexico, the natal country of 62,610 Arkansas residents, followed by El Salvador with 14,219 and India with 8,923.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.41%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
185 people
0.62%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
81 people

As of 2020, 1.41% of Harrison, AR residents (185 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Harrison, AR was 0.62%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    268 ± 116
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    196 ± 121
  3. Korea
    182 ± 106

Harrison, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.37 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Harrison, AR employs 5.64k people. The largest industries in Harrison, AR are Retail Trade (851 people), Manufacturing (755 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (748 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($49,919), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($48,992), and Educational Services ($45,962).

Males in Arkansas have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,744. The income inequality in Arkansas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.45, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

5.64k
2020 Value
± 585
−1.33%
1 Year decline
± 14.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Harrison, AR declined at a rate of −1.33%, from 5.72k employees to 5.64k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Harrison, AR, are Sales & Related Occupations (730 people), Production Occupations (625 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (465 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Harrison, AR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Arkansas (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industries

5.64k
2020 Value
± 585
−1.33%
1 Year decline
± 14.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Harrison, AR declined at a rate of −1.33%, from 5.72k employees to 5.64k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Harrison, AR, are Retail Trade (851 people), Manufacturing (755 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (748 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Harrison, AR, though some of these residents may live in Harrison, AR and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$34,898
Median earning men ± $9,116
$26,455
Median earning women ± $3,945

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,878), Public Administration ($44,432), and Information ($43,209).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($44,423), Information ($41,591), and Public Administration ($38,523).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Arkansas. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Arkansas.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Arkansas to other states, or from other states to Arkansas.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $14.2B
  2. $13.7B
  3. $9.55B

In 2020, the top outbound Arkansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $14.2B, followed by Meat/seafood ($13.7B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($9.55B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Arkansas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$144B
2020 Value in Arkansas
$271B
Projected 2050 Value in Arkansas
87.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Arkansas trade was $144B. This is expected to increase 87.8% to $271B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Arkansas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Arkansas to other states, or from other states to Arkansas.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $11.8B
  2. $6.92B
  3. $5.91B

In 2020, the top outbound Arkansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $11.8B, followed by Mississippi with $6.92B and Oklahoma and $5.91B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Arkansas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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John Boozman and Tom Cotton are the senators currently representing the state of Arkansas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Arkansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Arkansas

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John Boozman
Senator from Arkansas3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Tom Cotton
Senator from Arkansas2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

John Boozman and Tom Cotton are the senators currently representing Arkansas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Arkansas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Arkansas

Arkansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Arkansas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Harrison, AR awarded 630 degrees. The student population of Harrison, AR in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 628 male students and 976 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Harrison, AR are White (559 and 88.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (38 and 6.04%), Two or More Races (19 and 3.02%), and Asian (5 and 0.795%).

The largest universities in Harrison, AR by number of degrees awarded are North Arkansas College (630 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Harrison, AR are Liberal Arts & Sciences (88 and 14%), Registered Nursing (49 and 7.78%), and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic) (44 and 6.98%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 1,604 students enrolled in Harrison, AR, 39.2% men and 60.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,314 records, of which 61% were women and 39% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 79 degree-majors awarded
  2. 49 degree-majors awarded
  3. 42 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Harrison, AR was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 79 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Harrison, AR according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
630 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was North Arkansas College with 630 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 261 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Harrison, AR, which is 0.707 times less than the 369 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 559 degrees mean that there were 14.7 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 38 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($2,970) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($870) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.79% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.729% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (800k), Some college (553k), and Secondary Education (375k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Harrison, AR was $115,200 in 2020, which is 0.501 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $117,900 to $115,200, a 2.29% decrease. The homeownership rate in Harrison, AR is 56.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Harrison, AR have an average commute time of 15.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Harrison, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Harrison, AR is $41,393. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Harrison, AR was Census Tract 7905.01 with a value of $52,500, followed by Census Tract 7906 and Census Tract 7905.02, with respective values of $41,152 and $31,940.

Property

$115,200
Median Property Value 2020
±$10,109
$3,178
Median Property Taxes
±$429

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Harrison, AR the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Harrison, AR compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

56.1%
Homeownership
2020
66.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 56.1% of the housing units in Harrison, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 51.9%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Harrison, AR compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 7905.01
  2. Census Tract 7906
  3. Census Tract 7905.02

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Harrison, AR was Census Tract 7905.01 with a value of $52,500, followed by Census Tract 7906 and Census Tract 7905.02, with respective values of $41,152 and $31,940.

The following map shows all of the places in Harrison, AR colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$41,393
Median Household Income
± $2,325
5.66k
Number of Households
± 574

In 2020, the median household income of the 5.66k households in Harrison, AR grew to $41,393 from the previous year's value of $40,271.

The following chart displays the households in Harrison, AR distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Harrison, AR is from Arkansas.
0.45
2020 Wage GINI in Arkansas
0.451
2019 Wage GINI in Arkansas

In 2020, the income inequality in Arkansas was 0.45 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.101% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Arkansas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Arkansas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Arkansas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (78.2%)
  2. Carpooled (14.6%)
  3. Walked (3.7%)

In 2020, 78.2% of workers in Harrison, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (14.6%) and those who walked to work (3.7%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

15.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Harrison, AR have a shorter commute time (15.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.55% of the workforce in Harrison, AR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Harrison, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Harrison, AR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Harrison, AR (2.13k out of 12.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Harrison, AR is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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93.6% of the population of Harrison, AR has health coverage, with 36.5% on employee plans, 27.2% on Medicaid, 15% on Medicare, 13.7% on non-group plans, and 1.24% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Arkansas was $7,408 in 2014. This is a 6.91% increase from the previous year ($6,929).

Primary care physicians in Boone County, AR see 1339 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.3% increase from the previous year (1335 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1782 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 764 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Arkansas, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,339 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Boone County, AR

Primary care physicians in Boone County, AR see an average of 1,339 patients per year. This represents a 0.3% increase from the previous year (1,335 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Boone County, AR in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Arkansas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.3% under 18 years, 22.6% between 18 and 34 years, 34.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.2% were men and 51.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

6.41%
Uninsured
36.5%
Employer Coverage
27.2%
Medicaid
15%
Medicare
13.7%
Non-Group
1.24%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Harrison, AR declined by 16.6% from 7.68% to 6.41%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Harrison, AR changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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